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.
Place value is one of the key concepts in mathematics curriculum and though it is only explicitly in the standards in the lower grades, understanding place value (or not understanding it) will follow students through their mathematics journey. It is essential that students understand the meaning of a number. For example, in the number 635, […]
When you’re an English speaker it seems like the world is your oyster. You can travel almost anywhere and find people to communicate with, books to read, movies to see. You’ll find English speakers in virtually any international career path, in universities and corporations worldwide, programming computers and smartphones, dominating Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Yep […]
Students giving small gifts to their teachers at the end of the year is a longstanding and lovely tradition, a meaningful gesture of thanks and appreciation. For teachers, it’s not about receiving something valuable or expensive, but knowing that all their hard work has meant something to students and their parents. And increasingly, teachers are […]
Last week Matific made a site visit to a primary school in Western Sydney. The class was a mixed kindergarten and Year 1 group and – as expected – the kids had a broad spectrum of skills. The students were seated in front of netbooks, iPads and the Interactive Whiteboard and were allocated a Matific […]
As I have mentioned before, I’m a huge fan of passive parenting. I like to occupy my child without making much effort. At the moment, she is too young for me to put my feet up, and the most relaxing it ever gets is when she is in front of an Ipad. When she’s older, […]