WordMasters Challenge is an analogy-based vocabulary competition for grades 3-8. With meets held at your school, our program challenges students to expand their vocabulary, build verbal reasoning and critical thinking skills and have fun with words!
Do Kids Learn More When They Trade in Composition Books for iPads?
One winter morning, Spark Matsunaga Elementary School teacher Greta Fitch asks her fourth-graders to consider the world outside their door — specifically, the businesses that line their suburban streets. What sorts of stores and services and rest...
The Fantastic New Ways to Teach Math That Most Schools Aren't Using
This is an exciting time to be a mathematics teacher-educator. In the past two decades, we have developed a much better understanding not only of how children learn math, but also of how to teach math — and how to prepare teachers to teach math.
How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors and Relationships
We need all of our emotions for thinking, problem-solving and focused attention. We are neurobiologically wired, and to learn anything, our minds must be focused and our emotions need to "feel" in balance. Emotional regulation is necessary so that we c...