Gamification

Help your students through gamification

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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September 10, 2015
Education

The importance of math and science in life

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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September 9, 2015
News

Apple to Dive into the Education Program for Public Schools

With the start of a new school year, Apple is now focusing on their educational program. Apple is now an active participant in White House's ConnectED initiative. Apple has issued several grants regarding this to public schools. 114 public schools across 29 states are beefed up with Ipads, Macs, and Apple…
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August 24, 2015
Parenthood

Do you need some tips to transition to School?

  Summer is this time with less structure, more freedom and outside adventures. But August also means that the new school year is coming. There may also be some relief when children are back into the school year routine... How do we transition ourselves and our children from the summer into the…
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August 24, 2015
Curiosities

Zero in Roman Numerals: What is it look like?

While learning in school, all of us must be wonder about "zero in roman numerals", because no one talk about it, and no one teaching it. Hereby, in this article we will explain for you carefully about the Roman numerals system as well as the number in it. Hope you…
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August 11, 2015
Gamification

SOS! Has Your Kid Forgotten the Lesson after Summer?

Summer break may only be a couple months but that's long enough for some students to forget much of what they learned. Summer learning loss is the loss in academic skills and knowledge over the course of summer vacation. But parents say their students can't take a vacation from keeping their…
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August 10, 2015
Curiosities

Fascinated by Animals? Take this Quiz!

Kangaroos have large, powerful hind legs, large feet adapted for leaping, a long muscular tail for balance, and a small head.  The word "kangaroo" derives from the Guugu Yimithirr word gangurru. The name was first recorded as "kanguru" on 12 July 1770. There are more kangaroos than humans in Australia.  Now…
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August 6, 2015
Curiosities

What is Googol (or Google): Story behind it!

When searching for the word “Googol” Wikipedia advices “Not to be confused with Google.” But, is there any relationship in between those concepts? Widespread sounding of the word occurs through the name of the company Google, with the name "Google" being an accidental misspelling of "googol" by the company's founders,…
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August 4, 2015
News

Exciting News: We’re Expecting a Baby Girl

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has announced on the popular social network that he will become a father: "Priscilla and I have some exciting news: we're expecting a baby girl!” “Now we'll focus on making the world a better place for our child and the next generation.” That’s one of…
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August 3, 2015