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.
There have been a few incidents in the media that have highlighted just how terrifying helping your children with their math homework can be. So if, like me, you would like to avoid this exercise altogether then help your kids in other ways: by playing board games with them. We have already written about the […]
I have never been a sporty child, and I can’t imagine explaining to someone whose principal concerns are football scores about the importance of math for their future. I’m not suggesting that the two are mutually exclusive. However, this is a blog subject for a parent whose child thinks that they are. So if your […]
Graphs are a huge part of math, and can be used to cover many different topics and concepts. Check out Matific’s ‘Graph and Release.’ Kids use graphs to gather all sorts of statistics on the fish in the tank. If you don’t have a computer in class, check out this great idea from Math Coach’s […]
One of the best way to teach multiplication is with games, be they virtual or physical. One of our third-grade episodes, A Spinning Table, lets kids pull a lever and WHOOSH!!!!! Some of the numbers fly off as the table spins. Students are asked to fill in the missing numbers, a fun way to reinforce their multiplication […]
Too often students come into math class ready to abandon all writing and communication skills. For many years, students were able to succeed in school by simply computing fluently and memorizing algorithms. Now, with the Common Core curriculum, students and teachers alike are finding that this is no longer sufficient. How then, do we encourage […]