Understanding student privacy laws is a daunting prospect. In this webinar, privacy expert Linnette Attai (PlayWell) explores California privacy laws, some of the strictest in the country. This webinar will help you to ensure you are compliant with student privacy, no matter what state you are in.
Summer is the one time when teachers have space and time to reflect on the past year’s teaching practice. Memories flood through my brain with snapshots of daily life with students. It is a time to respond to reflections from the past year and plan or project for next year. Last summer I was selected as a […]
In January 2016, New York’s State Education Department announced that its exams will no longer be timed. The overhaul of the federally mandated English and math tests, which are taken by students from grades three to eight, follows concerns that students often struggle to finish within the allotted time. Instead of the tests taking 50 […]
Here at Matific we write a lot about math anxiety, those who suffer from it and the long-term impact. But what about math confidence? Just as math anxiety affects marks, being able to relate to math is actually linked to having better results. How does this work? Well, a new study by University of Washington […]
Pop quiz! Two words with the capacity to make even grown-ups shudder. The surprise quiz is the classroom scourge of the reluctant and the unprepared, one of the most powerful and dreaded weapons in a teacher’s arsenal. As a form of discipline, it’s hard to beat. But how useful is the quiz as an educational […]
Understanding comparisons is key to a kindergarten student. This core principle lays the foundation for many mathematical concepts that will follow. Our game, Busy As A Bee can help you illustrate this lesson. If you don’t have a computer in class, you can make these adorable comparison alligators from PreK+K Sharing and use. Not […]