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To Learn Fractions, Slice Fractions!

A deep understanding of fractions is one of the most important and difficult learning objectives of Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School. To give kids a deep sense of what fractions are, what fractions mean, it can really help to get them to experience thinking about fractions and manipulating fractions from a number of angles. 255 more words

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Match Attacked

For some people, they are a scourge in the playground – leading to fights and friendship strange. To others, mainly boys – big and small! (probably) they are a normal part of growing up. 1,002 more words

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December Reads: 5 Edu Articles To Check Out

1. 11 Alternatives to “Round Robin” (and “Popcorn”) Reading

Your traditional reading instruction activities might actually be counterproductive to your desired progress in fluency in your classroom. 224 more words

Education

What makes Minecraft a highly motivated community

A lot of the discussion about why teachers might use video games in their class has centred around the belief that video games are motivating. It’s also the central controversy about children playing games at home — they are so motivating that they are reluctant to put them down. 566 more words

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Shafaque Riaz: Unconscious Learning through Fun, Fantasy, and Challenge

by Shafaque Riaz
Expert Educator Columnist, UAE

I am a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert for 2014 and 2015 from Dubai. My interest in gaming mainly started from seeing my sons’ craze about games. 407 more words

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Games Based Learning

The use of “Game Based Learning” in schools and with teachers to improve student engagement in topics can have a measurable effect on student success in subjects like math, science, reading and languages. 473 more words

Brain Training

Is your school global or snow global?

Is your school global or snow global? That was the question sketched out by @kevinhoneycut this week. I liked the question and the ease of which middle schoolers could reflect on their own lives with it. 67 more words

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