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Written by Sandy J., Home School Educator “We have been home schooling both of our children since kindergarten age. For our daughter, who has a rare syndrome and many delays, I have been able to tailor the course of study to work with her capabilities and interests.  While our son used a more traditional curriculum, [...]

The Classroom Spotlight is our way to shine light on the hard work and creativity you dedicate to each student and class. This section features educators like you – teachers, parents, and homeschoolers – who are finding success using abcteach materials or who simply have a great idea to share.   Anne M. – California [...]

Written by Brittany Nestell, Math Teacher, Perry Middle School (Perry, Michigan) While in the car the other day, I was listening to a wonderful interview on NPR (National Public Radio) about how educators need to adapt to the needs of the changing generation of students who learn through internet and group collaboration. The report was [...]

“I am currently in my 4th year teaching high school Spanish. I have taught in Michigan and now in California for both levels 1 and 2.  I have always thought that Spanish is a unique high school class because all grades (9-12) are in one room learning and working together. While, at times, this creates [...]

Differentiated Learning for English Language Learners Submitted by Karyn Keenan from Chicago, IL “Abcteach helps me reach all of my students. My twenty-seven second graders have over 14 different home languages and reading abilities that range from two grades below grade level to three grades above! To reach my students, I often reach out to [...]

Using Math Clip Art to Meet State Standards Submitted by Ann M. from California I have created lots of math problems for the second grade California state math standards curriculum using your math graphics. My class aced the final with 80% proficient levels by using this curriculum. This is double what they normally score! These [...]

Ellen Lunz, from Chicago, IL I am a certified speech/language pathologist who has been in the field for over 38 years, working in the Chicago public schools. I have been an abcteach member for many years and almost ALL of my speech therapy sessions use one of your activities or worksheets! Your site is the [...]

Welcome to one of the exciting new features on abcteach! Our Classroom Spotlight highlights educators like you, from around the world, who are finding success using our materials. Have a project or idea to share? Let us know. We’d love to shine the spotlight on your story. Sandra, from Viareggio, Italy “As a professional who [...]

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