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Reports: Early inclusion strategies shape students’ perception of math

Reports: Early inclusion strategies shape students’ perception of math

Education Dive – Shawna De La Rosa The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics on Tuesday released two new “Catalyzing Change” reports focused on identifying better policies and approaches to equitably teaching mathematics in early childhood as well as elementary and middle school math. The reports highlight studies showing how a student’s grasp of math at age 5 predicts later success — not only in math, but also in other academic areas. Read...
Teaching Target Language Vocabulary With Micro Field Trips

Teaching Target Language Vocabulary With Micro Field Trips

Edutopia – Laurel Schwartz Task-based language teaching, the practice of learning through student-centered meaningful tasks, makes a target language come alive for students both in and outside the classroom. Using audio and visuals in any literacy classroom is important, particularly when working with English language learners, and research from the National Reading Technical Assistance Center shows that students learn target language vocabulary more effectively when they engage with it in a variety of ways. Read...
7 tips to help kids find peace during remote learning

7 tips to help kids find peace during remote learning

E-School News – Jill Badalamenti In a matter of moments, your life as kids and students went from predictable to chaos. One moment you were going to school everyday, seeing your friends and teachers, and learning new material, and now suddenly you are stuck at home, unsure of what the day will look like, not playing with anyone, and engaged in online and remote learning with your parents. Read...
Pictures and gestures are effective support methods in foreign language teaching for children

Pictures and gestures are effective support methods in foreign language teaching for children

Phys.Org – Staff Writer Foreign language teaching in primary schools literally opens up new worlds for primary school children: with a large portion of curiosity, willingness to learn and impartiality, they encounter not only new languages but also new cultures. Early foreign language teaching takes advantage of the special learning conditions at this age. It is therefore all the more important that the learned content is permanently anchored in the children’s memory and not only available for a short time. Read...
A Shark Tank state of mind: Empowering entrepreneurship

A Shark Tank state of mind: Empowering entrepreneurship

E-School News – Michele Israel Be your own boss–an enticing dream that is achievable with honed business know-how. It’s a career journey that can actually start in school through programs that prepare learners for future entrepreneurship in a continually evolving workforce. In the edWebinar “A Shark Tank State of Mind: Empowering an Entrepreneurial Mindset,” educators shared strategies for developing the capabilities and mindset students should embrace to become entrepreneurs. Read...