It’s well-known that there are large disparities in achievement between various groups of students of different socioeconomic backgrounds, races and ethnicities, and locations. While the overall national graduation rate is the highest it’s ever been, many groups of students still struggle to reach that goal and fall well short of the national average. This 2014… Continue reading 6 Interesting Facts About the Effect of Teachers
It's one of the most recognizable expressions around: "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." But besides the fact that it rhymes, which makes it fun to say and easy to recall, does it really have any value? Could the common apple honestly help a person to maintain perfect health? For the full article,… Continue reading Will an apple a day keep the doctor away?
Not a week goes by without a national news story proclaiming the latest sins of a public school teacher. People love to like, share, and comment on any story that exposes even the smallest wrongdoing on the part of an educator. I get it, I do. “Teacher Gives Own Time and Money to Buy Supplies… Continue reading 6 Facts People Should Know About Teachers.
Stats about Technology transforming learning: 50% of students ages 10 to 18 go online for homework help at least once a week 75% of students ages 5-7 regularly use technology to play educational games students who study on mobile devices spend 40 minutes more per week studying than those who don't. Stats about Technology transforming… Continue reading Amazing facts about how technology is transforming education.
Even though colds and the flu share some of the same symptoms, the viruses that cause them are different. Generally, a child with the flu will appear to be much sicker than a child with a cold. Most kids get from 8 to 10 colds before their second birthday. This chart can help you tell… Continue reading Does My Child Have A Cold Or The Flu?
The past five years have seen a tremendous boom in education technology (“ed-tech”) startups that are pushing the boundaries of online and hybrid content delivery and learning experiences.Unsurprisingly, investments in education technology have more than quadrupled from the time I founded my first edtech startup in 1998. For the full article, please visit the link… Continue reading To empower students, let’s bring interactive learning tools into the classroom
INCORPORATE SOME MYSTERY INTO YOUR LESSONS DO NOT REPEAT CLASSROOM MATERIAL CREATE CLASSROOM GAMES GIVE STUDENTS CHOICES UTILIZE TECHNOLOGY DON'T TAKE TEACHING SO SERIOUSLY MAKE LESSONS INTERACTIVE RELATE MATERIAL TO STUDENTS' LIVES FLIP YOUR LESSONS THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX To read more about this article, please checkout the link below. https://www.thoughtco.com/ways-to-keep-your-class-interesting-4061719