# Charis Covich

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### Bridging the gender gap: why do so few girls study Stem subjects?

To attract more girls to study Stem subjects at university, we need to tackle the stereotypes they are exposed to early on<p>You will no doubt be aware that women are underrepresented in Stem (science, technology, engineering and maths) occupations. They make up 14.4% of all people working in Stem in …

Gender### 42 Crazy Australian English Words and Phrases

You’re about to learn 42 Australian English words and phrases to make you sound like a real Aussie.<p>As you may have noticed from last week’s post …

Australia### Closely connected

Photo by Sudhamshu Hebbar on Flickr [CC BY 2.0]<p>An article written by the British linguist Vyvyan Evans entitled “Language Instinct is a Myth” which I …

### Film English

Latest Posts<p>Posted on January 3, 2018 by<p>This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Job, Joris & Marieke and the theme of stages of life. …

### The Six Must-Have Elements Of High Quality Project-Based Learning

Elizabeth Vega teaches pre-kindergarten at Loma Verde Elementary in Novato, California. Her school and district leaders want to do more project-based …

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Fermi Problems - From Pianos to m&m's<p><i>By Barbara Romack, Kaneland Elementary School, Elburn, IL</i><p><b>BACKGROUND</b><p>Fermi problems are questions which help …

### Understanding Uncertainty

Submitted by david on Wed, 19/06/2013 - 9:53am<p>Welcome to the site that tries to make sense of chance, risk, luck, uncertainty and probability. …

### 10 Tweaks That Can Deepen Math Tasks

So often we miss opportunities to deepen our students' thinking about mathematics that would require just a few moments of our teacher time. Take a …

Teaching### 8 Strategies to Quickly Assess Prior Knowledge

<b>By Barbara Blackburn</b><p>Prior to teaching your lesson, it’s important to gauge where students are in their knowledge of the topic. We are going to look …

### Developing math fact fluency | Virginia Commonwealth University Training and Technical Assistance Center Newsletter

Chris Frawley, M.Ed.<p>Mr. Toledo, a fifth grade teacher, presents a lesson on solving multistep math problems involving multiplication. As small groups …

### The Great Gingerbread House Project

Kids need a lot of motivation to do this much math during a time when they’re thinking of snow, hot chocolate, and holidays. Before we begin, we look …

Teaching### How you can be good at math, and other surprising facts about learning | Jo Boaler | TEDxStanford

Mathematics### Kids prefer maths when you let them figure out the answer for themselves

A common view is that students learn maths best when teachers give clear explanations of mathematical concepts, usually in isolation from other …

Pedagogy### Challenging the status quo in mathematics: Teaching for understanding

Despite decades of reform efforts, mathematics teaching in the U.S. has changed little in the last century. As a result, it seems, American students …

Teaching### Fractions: Where It All Goes Wrong

Why do Americans have such trouble with fractions—and what can be done?

Mathematics### Based Learning: Quick Projects to Build Problem-Solving Fluency

You can use the study guide before or after you have read the book, or as you finish each chapter. The study questions provided are not meant to …

Pedagogy### 10 of The Best Chrome Apps for Math Teachers

February 23, 2015<br>Here is what we have been working on over the last weekend. This is a list that comprises some of the best math apps and extensions …

### 20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students

The Simpsonsmath contains over a hundred instances of mathematics ranging from arithmetic to geometry to calculus, many designed to expose and poke …

### 5 New Math Websites for Teachers

May 22, 2015<br>Today we have curated for you this list featuring some new math websites. These are recommendations we have received in the mail in the …

### A List of Great Free Math Websites for Teachers and Students

This is the third post in a series of posts covering a wide spectrum of free resources on different subject areas. After reviewing Social Studies and …

### A List of 16 Websites Every Teacher should Know about

Teachers Network provides lesson plans, classroom specials, teacher designed activities for different subjects and many other resources.<p>Smithsonian …

### 6 Good Apps to Introduce Students to Art Masterpieces

November 25, 2017 After posting about apps to help students unleash their artistic creativity here is another collection of apps to use with students …

Apps### Making in Math

By Jamie Back: While a makerspace is nice, it takes only some simple classroom supplies to start “making” in math. The process of making concrete …

Mathematics### US students aren’t bad at math—they’re just not motivated

It’s no secret that young Americans perform poorly on math and science tests, especially compared to their peers in countries like Singapore, Korea and China, where math scores are among the highest in the world. Now, a working paper surfaces a fundamental reason for that weak performance: American …

Education### How to multiply numbers by drawing lines

Learn how drawing lines and counting can visually calculate multi-digit multiplication problems. This handy math trick, sometimes referred to as the …

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