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.
Your students might disagree, but quizzes are a teacher’s best friend. Not only are they an effective study tool, they’re also perfect for providing snapshots of your class’ progress on a particular topic. The results of a well-placed quiz can help steer and pace your lessons to ensure that everyone is learning. So how do […]
Everyone’s heard the proverb “you learn from your mistakes.” Until recently, I mainly applied that phrase to drunken escapades and a small collection of ex-boyfriends. However, I find that I’m repeating the mantra to myself regularly as I watch my daughter stumble her way through a playground. In fact sometimes it’s the only reason I […]
Since the 1900s, Montessori teachers have encouraged students to trace out numbers and letters with their fingers. While there was little scientific reasoning behind the task, Australian researchers have since discovered that those teachers were on to something. A new study has found that students who use their finger to trace math problems seem to […]
Many children experience difficulty grasping mathematics as an abstract concept. Without any grounding in reality, mathematical principles can escape even the most engaged students. Sure, they know that four times four equal sixteen…but why is that important? What impact does that have on the world around us? How can we use that knowledge in our […]
By playing counting games with different types or colors of objects, you are preparing your kindergartens for addition. With our String A Bead episode, children start with an empty string and various beads. They are the asked to put a specific number of beads on the string. But, here is the fun part – they […]