Due to the increase in technological advancements in our lives and classrooms, it’s easy to be alarmed at the EdTech opportunities aimed at enhancing teaching. Some benefits of these Edtech tools like decreasing time spent on assessments, the ability to personalize … Continue reading
The Common Core State Standards is an educational assembly in the United States that details what K–12 students should know in English language arts and mathematics at the end of each grade. The initiative is sponsored by the National Governors … Continue reading
Primary Presenter(s):Andy Cole Wallace Foundation Co-Presenter(s): Susan Hasson Carrie Nemec Jennifer Rodarte Monique Sloan Mark Covington The Wallace Foundation is a national philanthropy that seeks to improve learning and enrichment for disadvantaged children and foster the vitality of the arts … Continue reading
Think back to your own childhood. Who were the teachers you remembered most? What did they teach you that still remains a vivid memory? Even if your desire to remember did not stem from an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, certain lessons and ideas may “stick with you” based on a story, novel method of teaching or mnemonic device.
The three areas that suffer most from summer learning loss are in the areas of vocabulary/reading, spelling, and math. In Stop! In the Name of Education: Prevent Summer Learning Loss With 7 Simple Steps, we discussed some activities parents could use with children to prevent summer slide. Let’s add to that list with even more ways to keep children engaged and learning – all summer long.