Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Help your students through gamification (II)

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Gamification (article here) has been one of the most effective learning methods for over 15 years now. Gamifying the learning experience increases learners’ levels of goal achievement, engagement, interactivity, and motivation. What more would any teacher ask for? Last week we share some ideas (here) about how to use gamification with your students,in this post we want…

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Is math an universal language?

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Watching college football games as math assignment? For the fifth-grade students at Woodward Elementary School this is a reality. Students were asked to score the plays and keep track or yards, points and time. They translated this data into fractions and percentages which were used as mathematics learning tools.  ​The goal of this activity was to reach…

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How to be a good (new) teacher?

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As a new teacher, facing new students is always challenging, so get ready to make a great impression on your new students. Here are some tips that can help you be a star teacher from the first day and win all your students over.   1. Establish the ground rules By being…

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Help your students through gamification

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Gamification (article here) has been one of the most effective learning methods for over 15 years now. Gamifying the learning experience increases learners’ levels of goal achievement, engagement, interactivity, and motivation. What more would any teacher ask for? Here you have some ideas about how to use gamification with your students, let the game begin!…

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The importance of math and science in life

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Math and science are two very important subjects, not just in school but also in our lives. We are surrounded by math and science in our everyday lives making them essential parts of our existence. Whether calculating the monthly expenses or understanding healthy food habits, math and science surround us in so…

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As a Mom, What’s your Animal Spirit?

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  Human nature is related to animal instincts in many more ways that we know. Shopping in the supermarket, someone’s trying to take advantage in he line, you prepare to protect your space… It’s your right! Walking on the street, some strange walks too close to you: your adrenaline is ready to make you react,…

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