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Do educators in your building(s) use mathematics apps?
How effective are they in helping primary school students learn?
Is it worth using math apps at all and, if so, what types should you use?
To answer some of those questions, researchers Robin Kay and Jae Yeon Kwak reviewed the relevant literature published from 2005 to 2017.
The year is 1999. Cellphones are clunky, Napster has been launched, the Matrix was just released, and the euro is created.
Fast forward to now — phones and tablets are sleek and ever-changing, streaming services have changed how we consume entertainment, and an increasingly global economy has transformed how we do everything from grocery shopping to vacations.
In the face of such rapid change, educators and activists are promoting 21st century skills to prepare students for an unknown future and jobs that have yet to be created.
Bullying. It’s one of the few words that trigger alarm in students, parents, teachers, and school leaders alike.
School safety is the right of all your students — and it’s up to you to put a bullying prevention plan in place to ensure your students feel safe, comfortable, and confident. With the right plan, you, your staff, and your community will be ready to take on bullying when it arises in your school.
Creating an entire bullying prevention plan seems like a tall order, but with this guide, you’ll be ready to take on bullying wherever it appears.
Progress monitoring is a crucial tool for improving the academic outcomes of students with and without disabilities.
|40+ years of progress monitoring research conducted||Progress monitoring has value when used across all students||14% learning gains in students who received immediate feedback on their performance|
Classrooms today look very different than they did 30, 20, or even ten years ago.
That’s because digital game-based learning is now a prominent teaching method, thanks to the technology that has become available in classrooms today. This has drastically changed how students are taught as well as how they learn.
Studies show kids play video games an average of 4-6 hours a day — and it’s thought using similar gameplay in the classroom can increase engagement and overall learnings in classes like math!
Research has shown 74% of teachers already implement digital game-based learningto help augment instruction.
Let’s explore the different facets of digital game-based learning and how it’s used in education!
Digital game-based learning keeps students engaged with educational content and can improve their overall success at school.
|74% of teachers implement digital game-based learning into their lessons||Progress monitoring has value when used across all students||34% of conversations revolve around math when using game-based learning|
As a school leader, you take on the (rather lofty) responsibility of ensuring your students have enough support to learn, grow, and succeed in their education.
One way to achieve this growth — and promote a positive school culture — is to make sure individualized education plans (IEPs) are effective and useful for every student that needs them.
To keep things running smoothly, you need to create an IEP that actually works. One of the best ways to do this is to run a successful IEP meeting.
What’s the point of an in-school suspension?
Is it to punish students for bad behavior? Remove them from class so other students can keep working? Keep them from an out-of-school suspension?
Focusing on the narrow applications of an in-school suspension means losing sight of the positive impact this strategy can have on your school culture.
Keep reading to find out how a thorough in-school suspension plan can benefit your school, 6 key elements that you’ll need to successfully create your own program, and 3 alternatives to consider using.