Following the math trail home

Worksheets, questions on the board, and a pile of workbooks. Don’t mind me, I was just in the midst of recounting (ha ha!) my experience in learning math. Formally, at least. Outside the classroom, there were instances of grocery shopping, buying gum and memorizing the times tables with fridge magnets. There is no question that […]

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Screen Time vs Screen Quality: Mobile devices and your learners

Are you reading this on your smartphone or table? Given how much of daily life is centered around the mobile device, it’s no surprise that mobile device usage is a practice being acquired earlier and earlier in life. Like a double-edged sword, mobile devices can be both avenues of learning and efficiency, and also distraction. […]

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Setting goals: Be SMART

Hello. Now that the festivities and fireworks of the new year are done, here comes the scary question: What’s next? It’s only 5 days into 2018, but if you dread seeing yourself being between the estimated 42%-92% that don’t meet their New Year’s resolutions, hang in there. Here’s what we were talking about previously, to […]

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Begin the new year in high resolution

Happy New Year! What is your resolution? Now, no diversions. We both know it isn’t the screen between us that I’m talking about. If you’re planning to join the many people that sigh at the thought, hold on. You’ve heard enough motivational stuff about the need for change and having the resolve to do so. […]

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New Year wishes on repeat

Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana. No matter if you’re a member of the human race, or a fruit fly (in which case, you may or may not be able to usher in 2018, depending on where you are in your life cycle), if you have been alive on planet Earth […]

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