Reading aloud to all students, even older ones, is very valuable. Students reading level doesn’t catch up to their listening level until about eighth grade. Reading for fun at least 15 minutes a day helps develop vocabulary, factual knowledge, and reading skills as well as provides another way to spend quality family time.
Grace Hopper, A Trailblazer In ComputingSeptember 15, 2015
A Mighty Girl: Grace Hopper The First Lady of Software So very true–progress requires change. Think of how you might be able to challenge the status quo this week to affect positive change in some way.
Reducing Math-AnxietySeptember 9, 2015
Study: Kids’ Math Anxiety Reduced When Learning With Tutors Tutors’ anxiety-reducing effects Here’s an interesting article about how math tutoring, alone, helped to reduce math anxiety. Having a combination of the right kind of math tutoring and training in CBT strategies would likely be even more successful. Check out this link for some nice, free …
We See You TeachersSeptember 14, 2015
Dear Teachers: You’re Not Fooling Me Teachers and Parents Shared Emotions Great article! Dear teachers, we’re in this together, and we see you…