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Top Children’s Vitamins Full of Aspartame, GMOs & Harmful Chemicals

I'm in!<p>How often are parents aware of the ingredients contained in the multivitamin that they feed their children? We often believe what we hear …

How Involved Should Parents Be in Their Child's Education?

The common answer to how involved a parent should be in their child's education is this: As much as possible! I know, as a parent, that's the loving impulse in my heart.<p>However, two professors have actually found that parental involvement is often harming student performance. Their research has …

Parenting

Grades, Attendance Bigger Keys to School Success Than Test Scores: Report

HYDE PARK — Grades and attendance are much bigger indicators of success in high school and college than test scores, a new University of Chicago …

Education

Want Kids to Eat More Fruits and Veggies? Make Recess Before Lunch

Photograph by another sergio on Flickr<p>A new study has shown a simple, no-cost trick to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption by as much as …

Holistic Medicine

Over 20 Reading and Math Games You Can Make

With summer being here we have had so much fun with games, activities, and <b>summer learnin</b>g. My kids love to snack, actually what kid doesn’t?<p>While …

5 Books That'll Get Your Kids Drawing, Creating and Thinking Out of the Box

I'm always looking for ways to sneak creative inspiration into my kids' day. Books are a fantastic way to illustrate to children how our imaginations …

Kids

Five Fab iPad Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia

dys·lex·i·a<p>dəsˈleksēə/<p><i>noun</i><p>As a language-based disorder, dyslexia is often associated with speech problems, word recognition, and spelling …

Creating Gender Inclusive Classrooms: Boys, Girls, or Purple Penguins?

Teaching Inclusion in the Classroom<p>Published<p>2 weeks ago<p>on<p>2018/01/25<p>General education teachers are tasked with keeping many balls in the air, which is …

5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

1. Set the Tone<p>I firmly believe that a student's misbehavior in the past does not necessarily equate to future indiscretions. At the beginning of the …

Teaching

Students Learn Best When You Do This

<b>Students Learn Best When You Do This. And This. And This.</b><p>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ed.D, Authentic Education<p><i>Editor’s note: This post is a follow-up to a post</i> …

Teaching

10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year

<b>10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><b>1. Why are my most powerful units powerful?</b><p>And how can I share those …

Teaching

4 Ways Teachers Can Change the World

Spend some time sharing this summer. You can share with your colleagues at school, write blog posts or tweets, or open up some Google Docs with ideas …

Myths and Facts about Autistic Children

With increased awareness about autism, you’d think that there would be more understanding about it. Not so. When speaking with parents and educators, …

Teacher's Guide to Pinterest - Part 2: Follow Your Interests

Pinterest<p><b>Use Pinterest to Follow What Interests You!</b><p>Pinterest is a powerful search engine for finding and discovering new ideas, DIY projects, …

Talk about a role reversal! These primary school children have been brought into a secondary school...to teach the teachers about IT

They might only be 11, but these primary school pupils have been enlisted to teach secondary school staff about the new technology and computer …

Fifteen Teacher Pages to Follow on Facebook

Do you enjoy following teachers on Facebook? What is it about that page that makes you love it? For me, I like a variety of content when I first …

Minecraft: Researchers urge teachers to embrace game as tool to teach maths, art, geography

Teachers should use the hugely popular children's digital game Minecraft to help teach maths, design, art and geography, research from the Queensland …

Teaching
Kids