Check out these books that can help develop beginning STEAM skills in preschoolers. Read the full article here.
Studies have found that homework in elementary school does not contribute to academic achievement and has only a modest effect on older students in terms of improving academic performance. This school put that into effect by implementing the following and, six months later, found that students had not fallen behind academically: “1. Read just-right books …
“Veteran researchers present five strategies—like maintaining success files and allowing choice—to help struggling students develop a positive attitude needed for success.” Read article here.
“The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) recommends that spatial reasoning should be a large focus of pre-K – 8th grade math education.” Read the article here.
I have seen some interesting methods of calming a noisy room over the years. These techniques might add a few more to your repertoire. Please add any others you might like in the comments section. 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class
Signs of Dyscalculia These signs can be symptomatic of Dyscalculia and other learning difficulties. A good evaluation can identify learning differences as well as provide specific strategies/interventions for improving any areas of weakness that might be found.
Study: Poor children are now the majority in American public schools in South, West “We have an education system that continues to assume that most of our students are middle class and have independent resources outside the schools in order to support their education, Suitts said. The trends and facts belie that assumption. We can’t …