Education

5 Tips for Innovative Math Teaching ideas

Tips for Innovative Math Teaching ideas For any Innovative educators math doesn't have to be boring or abstract. There are 5 tips for Innovative Math Teaching ideas for spicing up your math class. Kids teach kids with mathcasting. "Teach what you learn"! Kids should share and teach what they learn…
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February 16, 2016
EducationParenthood

Kid’s language skills and speech: How to develop it?

Kid's language skills and speech matter!! The first few years of a child’s life are key to the development of speech, language and cognitive skills. For this reason it is important to create an environment that helps to develop speech and language skills that give them all the stimulation, positive role…
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February 16, 2016
Parenthood

15 Best Halloween Movies for Kids – Part I

Skidos team has selected our favorites movies to enjoy this Halloween in family. We promise tons of terrific fun with this movies! Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Dreamed up by Tim Burton, The Nightmare Before Christmas tells the story of Jack Skellington—the “King of Halloween”—who, tired with staging Halloween festivities year after year, finds a…
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October 30, 2015
Gamification

Game-based learning is the new black at schools

Game-based learning has the potential to drastically improve the way children are taught. Games have peculiar qualities that let them engage hard-to-reach students in a way lessons cannot, that's why gamification is a must into the classrooms. A good game is a powerful motivator for learning. It engages the mind and…
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October 8, 2015
Curiosities

Teacher Experiences: Time to laugh with themmmmmm

What is the funniest thing that has ever happened in your classroom? (teacher experiences) Most of us have no shortage of sad or tragic moments that occur in our classrooms, and most classrooms are also often filled up with laughter. I invited some educators to share their favorite funny moments.…
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October 5, 2015
Education

Is math an universal language?

Why math be called as Universal Languages? - Is really math universal language? 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…
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September 16, 2015
Education

How to be a good (new) teacher?

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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September 15, 2015
Parenthood

Today is kids & family movie night!

It's Friday! Time to make plans in family, enjoy the spare time. Visiting a museum, going to play Frisbee to a park or take a walk on the beach... Those are good plans, but also it can be time to relax at home. For that, is there a better plan to do than…
skidos
September 11, 2015
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!…
skidos
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