By: Courtnie Rederick. As both the mother of an autistic child and a teacher, here is a letter I wrote to my son's new teacher offering my support and partnership during the upcoming school year.
3 days ago by Guest Author
After spending a morning testing it out, both my son and I found the Todo math app to be user-friendly and fun, and feel it is without a doubt a great math learning tool.
7 days ago by Andrew Larson
By: Murray Woodard. Parents and families are essential stakeholders in improving education outcomes for students. Let's make an effort as schools to better engage with them for better outcomes.
13 days ago by Guest Author
Math is all around us, and stories are one way we attempt to understand the world. So here is a list of good books for children compiled by our friends at MIND Research that use story-telling to explore math concepts.
23 days ago by Guest Author
To avoid the dreaded "Summer Slide" with students, parents can harness the positive energy we all associate with summer break by helping children find educational projects around their own choices and interests.
one month ago by Amber Chandler
In this Getting Smart podcast, Tom Vander Ark and author Paul Tough discuss his new book, Helping Children Succeed, which includes combining personalized and project-based learning in next-gen learning models, building relationships and pedagogy.
one month ago by Getting Smart Staff
On Mother's Day, let's thank mom not only for the food she prepares with love, but the extra boost to educational success that sitting down to family meals provides to children.
2 months ago by Mary Ryerse