Elementary School

New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Study: Too Much Homework Can Make Children SickAccording to a recent study, students are doing more than three hours of homework per night; and it is making the child sick.
Students Past And Present Upset Over Sacramento Elementary School ClosuresIt's the last day of school for kids at seven local schools that may not reopen come next year.
Profiled: An Elementary School Teacher In SacramentoSarah Kesty teaches special kids at Oakdale Elementary School. Find out why she loves her job.
Parents, Students Continue Protesting As Sacramento School Closure Vote NearsConcerned parents and students continued to protest as a vote is set to come Thursday night to decide the fate of 11 Sacramento schools on the chopping block.
Concerned Students, Parents Protest 11 Sacramento School ClosingsMore than 200 parents and students rallied Wednesday night to save 11 Sacramento-area schools, whose fate lies in a vote less than 24 hours away.
11 Sacramento Schools Could Close Due To Declining EnrollmentSacramento is counting down to the closure of some district schools after the Sacramento Unified School District identified 11 schools that could be shut down due to declining enrollment.
Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School StudentsThe first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.