Summer’s over, mom and dad!

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If you’re loving summer as much as we are, you and your kids aren’t likely to be jumping for joy at the prospect of a new school year. With less than a month before we’re going back to school, there’s no reason why you and your kids can’t be back-to-school cool! School readiness isn’t just […]

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Higher Order Thinking Skills: the way to go! – by Teoh Poh Yew

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Parents and teachers today across a variety of educational settings are talking about helping their kids develop Higher Order Thinking Skills. Here’s a closer look at what these skills are all about. The concept of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) was established by Dr. Benjamin Bloom and his team in 1956 pertaining to the learning […]

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Why Being Good At Math Matters Big-Time In Real Life

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For many students studying math, the question, “Why should I learn this?” and “What is math good for?” often pops up. If you’re a teacher or parent reading this—it’s absolutely essential to know the right answers to this, beyond the usual: “Ace math and you ace life!” or, “Score 80+ on your next test and […]

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Tags: education, help for parents, help for teachers, learning, math, mathematics, mathspiration


What Is Your Child’s Personality Type? Find Out Here!

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Everyone receives and processes information differently and there have been extensive studies done over the years to try and identify the various ways people learn. These are often based on their personalities and other factors. Understanding someone’s personality type can give an insight into their preferred learning style. Using the MBTI personalities as a guideline, […]

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Tags: children, help for parents, help for teachers, learning styles, personality types


Education Technology Must-Haves for Geeky Teachers & Mamas

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Hands up if you’re a digital savvy parent or teacher who never steps out of your house without your trusty iPad or Kindle! Fess up, there’s a big geeky kid in most of us—and nothing like the creative distraction of Instagram photo filters, Pinterest boards, word games, and once upon a time B.P. (Before Pokemon)—Sugar […]

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Tags: education, gameplay, gamified learning, help for parents, help for teachers, technology