AR with Rox’s Secret Code

Anytime you can combine augmented reality, cute robots, and coding fun, you are guaranteed student engagement. And that’s exactly what the Rox’s Secret Code app […]

8 Tips for Homeschooling Your Kindergartner

As a virtual Kindergarten teacher, I work closely with homeschool families. After spending three years in this role, I’ve seen firsthand what works for students […]

Back-to-School Basics for Elementary Parents

It’s a teacher’s most wonderful time of the year – time to start a new school year! We’re ready to serve our Kindergarten through 5th […]

Learning to Juggle with Seesaw

Are you a juggler when it comes to education? Have you ever wanted one spot to keep track of everything as a teacher? Sometimes, we […]

The LEGO Rocket Challenge

LEGO has a wide variety of classroom applications. One way that the company encourages educators to use the popular construction tool is through the six […]

Building Elementary Relationships in a Virtual World

When I first accepted a job with Florida Virtual School as a Kindergarten teacher (almost 3 years ago), I thought there was no way I’d be able […]

Using Boom Cards in the Primary Classroom

Helping primary students take charge of their own learning can be difficult. But now there are Boom Cards. Boom Cards are self-checking digital task cards […]

Saturday Science: Creating Lava Lamps

Find Saturday Science instructions for creating your own lava lamp below! Saturday Science is a monthly enrichment opportunity for FLVS elementary students and their families. […]

Sparking Elementary Invention with Sumo-Bots

Looking for a robotics challenge to finish out the school year? Why not hold a Sumo-Bot competition? Last May, I was invited to McCoy Elementary […]

Island Time: Previewing the Elementary Technology Conference

Educators know that the end of the school year doesn’t mean the end of their work. In fact, crucial elements of planning and professional learning […]

5 Lessons Learned from Elementary Career Day

How many kids dream of becoming an astronaut as a child? At this year’s FLVS Flex Elementary Career Day, NASA Astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher shared […]

Brain Breaks for Online Elementary Students

Brain breaks are a BIG part of most elementary classrooms that you will see today. These mental breaks help students refocus, get some wiggles out, and […]

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