Maria Carreras

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Does Student Motivation Even Matter?

Engagement isn't necessarily a recipe for academic gains, suggests a new report on global education.<p>At schools around the globe, girls outscore boys, and bored students are better test takers than their more motivated peers. These topsy-turvy observations are the latest findings in a report from …

Education

Kindergarteners Who Share iPads May Perform Better: Study

Students perform better if they share an iPad with another student as opposed to having one all to themselves, according to a new study.<p>Though …

Writing Strategies for Students With ADHD

As essay writing is both the most common and the most complicated assignment for students, writing instruction for students with ADHD requires …

12 Excellent Android Apps for Learning Math

May 21, 2015<br>Today we curated for you this compilation of excellent Android Math apps. You can use these apps with your kids and students to improve …

Mathematics

What should the new global goals for education look like?

After 15 years of pressure on governments to get increasing numbers of children through the doors of primary school, there is a rising shift in the …

We Must Be Bold to Improve Learning in Classrooms

<i>© Ami Vitale/Word Bank</i><p>Education is one of the surest means to end extreme poverty in our time. Yet, 121 million children today remain out of school. These young people are the hardest to reach, due to poverty, gender barriers, remoteness and disability. We must make a new concerted push to bring …

A concern for critical thinking

When I think about my education, I realize much of the information I have retained is of very little value to my fast-approaching life as an …

Feedback from teachers doesn’t always help pupils improve

Dr Beng Huat See and Professor Stephen Gorard from Durham University have undertaken research that suggests teacher feedback might not always be as …

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

5 Ways to Make STEM More Exciting For Students

Image via Flickr by Maryam<p>For many students, the list of subjects included in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math ­– doesn’t inspire the …

What Should We Teach the Teachers Who Will Teach Tomorrow? @coolcatteacher

What Schools Could Use Instead Of Standardized Tests

Close your eyes for a minute and daydream about a world without bubble tests.<p>Education Week recently reported that some Republican Senate aides are doing more than dreaming — they're drafting a bill that would eliminate the federal mandate on standardized testing.<p>Annual tests for every child in …

10 herramientas para crear libros digitales

Te explicamos las principales características de algunas de las herramientas para crear libros digitales disponibles en la red. Toma nota: todas son</b> …

Trastorno de espectro Autista Materiales TECNOLOGÍAS DE AYUDA

Os compartimos una guía que trata sobre las distintas tecnologías para ayudar a personas con TEA. Realizada por Francisco Tortosa Nicolás, Colegio …

colección de SUDOKUS de Colores 4x4 también en inglés

<b>Sudokus</b> entretenidos de colores de 4 por 4 de nivel fácil para trabajar el <i>razonamiento lógico, la percepción visual, la moticidad fina, la memoria y</i> …

Entretenidas Tarjetas de Navidad para hacer en clase

Hoy presentamos Tarjetas de Navidad. La navidad se aproxima y desde imágenes educativas iremos recopilando diferentes propuestas para decorar …

Nuevas Ideas Juegos matemáticos caseros para trabajar operaciones y otros conceptos lógico matemáticos

Los contenidos matemáticos que tradicionalmente trabajamos en las escuelas de educación infantil, preescolar y primaria son: Los números (contar, …

Los niños con TDAH necesitan moverse para aprender

El reciente estudio sugiere que la mayoría de alumnos con TDAH pueden sacar mejores resultados tanto en la actividades de clase como en los deberes …

La música y el desarrollo cerebral infantil

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Profesores que se salen del guión con sus innovadores métodos

Pero no hace falta buscar fuera de nuestras fronteras para encontrar ejemplos de centros y docentes que, antes de que se implante la reforma …

Apps para niños con dificultades de aprendizaje

Piruletras, una app para niños con dislexia<p>Los niños con dislexia tienen dificultades para aprender a leer y a escribir. Este trastorno …

Las mejores herramientas educativas online del 2013

C4LPT (Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies) ha compartido una nueva edición de los resultados arrojados por su encuesta anual sobre las …

10 cursos para educadores que buscan aprovechar la tecnología

Si eres educador, estos 10 cursos de tecnología educativa son para ti. Explora este interesante campo de la educación y transforma tu práctica …

7 consejos para trabajar la autoestima en clase

La autoestima es un ingrediente imprescindible para lograr tener una educación emocional sana y completa. <b>Modela la forma en que las personas se ven a</b> …

La LOMCE desafina: Música deja de ser obligatoria y pierde horas de clase

Ya lo dijo el ministro de Educación, José Ignacio Wert: "Hay asignaturas que distraen". No es que fuera un secreto en qué estaba pensando, pero la …