I’ve been both a public school teacher as well as a homeschooling mom. I have to admit, at this point, I’ve homeschooled longer than I’ve taught in public school. I love them both though! On this page, I’ll share with you some of my experiences and views on education, along with some of my favorite quotes on education. Perhaps the most important piece of information on this page is that kids learn best when learning is combined with movement. Another problem is the lack of a good evaluation system for teachers. A lot of teachers who aren’t doing a good job may really care about their students. Without an effective evaluation system, teachers really have no way of knowing whether they’re effective or not. About half of all teachers leave teaching within five years. As a result, there are a lot of inexperienced teachers in classrooms.
The situation is often no better when you look at high income schools. Those students typically are ambitious and are aiming to enter ivy league and other highly selective schools. However, teachers in many of these schools complain that they come under a lot of pressure to inflate grades. Ambitious parents and students don’t … Read more
Dreamworker is a retired educator who spent 26 years teaching in both middle and high schools nationwide. The website of the Los Alamos National Laboratory has a clickable periodic table. When an element is clicked, information about the element appears on the screen. Another aspect of thinking to become an author is that you don’t have to leave your current job. On the side, you can try your hand at writing a novel, or at least start by writing a short story.
Educational: Also known as school psychology, this field work with the school system to improve student’s success and wellbeing through an understanding of their behaviors and psychological needs. A friend of mine tutors kids with dyslexia. He says the kids retain more if they and their tutor walk around outside while studying vocab words.
The ABC Letter Tracing app is a colorful engaging game to help your young ones learn to recognize and write the alphabet. Each upper and lowercase letter has an accompanying picture representing its sound. And a gentle encouraging voice guides your children along as they trace the letters.
However, the move towards both Charter schools and online learning are two ways that help to … Read more
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Sex Preference: the status of women has improved considerably and, as a result, less emphasis is placed on sex when raising children. A Closer look – This was displayed for all to see. Talk about self-esteem boost! Occupation: people with prestigious occupations have fewer children than those with less prestigious occupations.
Yes, the workers that built your homes (that you cannot make yourself), that manufacture the car you drive (that you cannot make yourself), that print the very book you learn from (that you cannot assemble yourself) are often looked down on by those of society such as yourself that put false values ahead of … Read more
New skills and knowledge can spark a lifetime of change. Every day, EDC’s programs in education, health, and economic development deliver life-changing opportunities to those who need them most. A bulletin board works well for a jeopardy board. One way to set up the game is as follows. I won’t counter #4, but would like to mention for those students who have a serious hobby or interest, they have more time to pursue it. For me, it was writing fiction. For my older brother, it was computers and robots.
Again, taking the case of India, the education system is geared to making an engineer or a doctor or an MBA of every student. The pressure on students is so much that many commit suicide, unable to cope up. Scribenet – thanks for the warm and kind words. I really appreciate that you took the time to visit and comment – and give me such a wonderful compliment. Now I have to try to live up to it! LOL!
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This is a very good question! In my life experience so far, it appears that absentee parents and uneducated parents are a major reason that children don’t value education. This is not always true but very common. Children from these families are more likely to be in the workforce if not parents themselves by the time their peers have finished a Bachelor’s degree. Clearly, these are characteristics that can be learned in formal education but do need to be developed in such a process. A persons ambition and desire to succeed has little to do with education but rather their character and personality. There are a few parent and teacher resources, but most pertain to the site itself. Overall this website is simple, but it is free and offers so many games your toddler will be bound to find one that they love.
Tim, you sound like an amazing father and your kids are lucky to have you. Because of our country’s quest for academic rigor at younger ages, elementary schools (and even preschools) feel pressured to teach in ways that are not developmentally appropriate. You are so right that children learn in different ways and different rates. A one-size-fits-all … Read more