With much of the country following stay-at-home orders, scheduled field trips have been put on temporary hold. So, why not try a virtual field trip to…anywhere? Virtual field trips are a great way to enhance curriculum and make learning more engaging. They incorporate 21st-century technology in a meaningful way, provide interactive learning experiences, and expose […]
Looking for more learning opportunities to use at home? At Summer Solutions, we specialize in keeping students academically engaged outside of school, so here is another lesson idea with a free download you can use right away. Science Is Out The Window Science is everywhere. Peek out any window and you’ll see examples in every […]
Here’s a plethora of poetry links and a free download to get you started! World Poetry Day Celebrated around the world every March 21st National Poetry Month 30 ways to celebrate National Poetry Month this April April brings an abundance of great things…warm spring days, National Poetry Month, and a free Simple Solutions sample lesson […]
Many states have decided to close their K–8 schools for at least a few weeks. With so little time to prepare instructional materials for home use, we want to remind you of what Simple Solutions already provides: Students can use their Simple Solutions at home. If possible, teachers should continue to give feedback daily or […]
While the best way to teach reading is still debated, years of research support explicit, systematic phonics instruction as the foundation for reading success. In 2000, the National Reading Panel¹ recommended teaching phonics patterns by following a defined scope and sequence. “Learning to read is not natural or easy for most children. Reading is an […]
We have created two math activities to celebrate leap day, although this activity can be used any day of the year! The primary Counting On worksheet contains problems that are similar to what can be found in our first grade Standards-Based Simple Solutions and Summer Solutions books. To complete the problems, students start with the […]
Yes, summer break is a long way off, but you may be too busy in the spring to think about one more thing. Summer Solutions is being used by tens of thousands of children across the country over the summer break. Please take a minute to find out why your parents will want to order Summer Solutions for their […]
Snow is starting to fall in Northeast Ohio and to celebrate we’ve created a “Flurry of Math” to keep your students’ math skills sharp. The worksheet for each grade is coded with the Common Core State Standard that it reinforces. social media Follow Simple Solutions!
Kentucky Studies applies the Simple Solutions Approach to Kentucky’s 4th grade academic standards and incorporates the 5 big ideas: geography, history, government, economics, and culture.
Reading is the fundamental building block of all learning. Statistics show that the reading habits and achievement levels of students at all levels is in decline. The US ranks 7th in reading literacy among 60 nations in the world. Although this number has improved, more needs to be done. The key to increasing proficient readers […]