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…
skidos
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…
skidos
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…
skidos
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…
skidos
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…
skidos
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? What is Googol in Math? A googol is the large number 10100; that is, the digit 1 followed by 100 zeroes: What is higher than a googol?…
skidos
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…
skidos
August 3, 2015
Interviews

Today’s Meeting: a Teacher Like you

Teacher from the heart, Fran loves his profession. He works in a bilingual public school in South Spain. Not happy with that he also spends his holidays teaching in developing countries. This multifaceted teacher is a game lover, traveller and an amateur actor. 1. Who are you? My name is Francisco…
skidos
July 30, 2015
Interviews

MEET the teacher!

Born in Switzerland, Katia S. has Mexican and Swiss genes. She is 30 and a great traveller: this lovely teacher has lived and worked in Switzerland, México and Denmark. Katia is a primary teacher since 2007. She works in a bilingual school in Copenhagen for 6 to 9 years old children.What an…
skidos
July 24, 2015