Posts Tagged "education"

How To Enhance Your Child’s Creativity

Remember the days we reveled in the making of a fort for hours, just to eventually sit inside of it with a flashlight pretending to be surrounded by wilderness? Or the make believe tea parties and dinner extravaganzas that nobody

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Easy Ways to Introduce Math Into Your Child’s Life

Introducing math into your child’s life can be a difficult task. Unlike reading, it needs to be introduced in various ways and will most likely require more effort on your part. Reading and writing are skills that a child typically

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Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style

Classroom instruction usually follows a fairly standard formula. A teacher creates a curriculum deemed feasible for a large group of students and implements their lesson plans throughout the school year. Homework is given, completed, and turned in; tests are taken

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Back-to-School Shopping Made Easy

Summer camp is winding down, nights are coming sooner, and bedtimes are making a dreaded reappearance. That’s right, summer is over and school is coming back! It’s time to get all your ducks in a row and make sure the

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Curing Back-to-School Blues for Elementary School Kids

The emergence of back-to-school sales can mean many things: no more white pants, shorter evenings, and a sharp decline in bug bites. For kids, this means one thing – no more playful summertime. Most likely, the return to class is

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Why Kids Should Learn Coding At An Early Age

  As we reach a technological peak, it’s becoming exceedingly important to gain fluency in programming and coding. According to Mitchel Resnick, Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, “Coding is the new literacy. To thrive

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The Gender Gap In Math Starts In Kindergarten

The gender gap in math may start at kindergarten ― and preschool teachers may unintentionally play some role in it. A study published Thursday in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association, shows that’s where the

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Get Better Math Grades: Indirectly Reading And Talking About Math Can Improve Academic Performance

Simple questions can go a long way in helping young children understand math and perform well in class. Which person in the candy shop has more jelly beans? Is the sleeping child above the bed or below it? These are the types

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Schoolchildren with disabilities face digital gap

Strides in special education have not caught up with technology, leaving disabled students in the digital dust as their peers type and swipe through daily lessons. Federal investigations in Utah and across the country are drawing attention to the lag

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Robotics Can Get Girls Into STEM, but Some Still Need Convincing

When her high school in Grosse Ile, Michigan, started a co-ed robotics team dubbed The Wired Devils, Maya Pandya thought she’d give it a try. The 17-year-old already excelled in math and science, and had considered going into engineering as

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