Engaging Students in Math, Even When the Teacher Isn’t Looking.

We recently interviewed Cindy Bess, a first grade teacher at Webber Elementary School in Westminster, California. She is always on the look out for apps that will not only supplement her curriculum, but are intuitive enough for students to play independently. Cindy has been using Zap Zap Math since the beginning of this year and continues to use it because her […]

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Tips for Teachers: Integrating Technology In The Classroom

Terrific teachers are given due tribute in May, thanks to Teacher’s Day, and we definitely agree that so many teachers go above and beyond to serve, and should be celebrated for their hard-work and dedication. The role of teachers these days has evolved just as everything else has, and they have to find new ways […]

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Summer Slide No More: Fun Ways To Keep Learning Going

School’s out for summer, but unlike the classic song, it’s not out forever! So how can parents ensure there’s no summer slump, when the kids are away from school? We’re here to help you keep the learning at a steady yet fun momentum, so that come fall, the kids will be prepared to take on […]

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How To Never DiSSS Your Abilities: Tim Ferriss on the Secret To Learning Any Skill!

Tim Ferriss is a name that will be familiar to those interested in the self-help genre. He’s not yet forty but already wears many hats as a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, author and life coach. Another thing he’s known for is the DiSSS method of learning, which is meant to be a model by which one […]

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Tags: cool ideas, DiSSS, for parents, for teachers, Learning Methods, Tim Ferriss