Tag: Education

Free STEM Lessons: Making a Milk Rainbow

How to Make A milk Rainbow

Making a milk rainbow or milk firework simply requires a few drops of food coloring placed in milk and a drop of soap added to initiate the chemical reaction between them

What To Do When Phonics Doesn’t Work

Methods such as whole language instruction, balanced literacy, and Native Instruction are alternatives to phonics and work well for many children, including those with Dyslexia.

The Best Tips For First Year Teachers

These teaching tips for first year teachers come from experience and include concrete actions. Dealing with parents, effective class management, dealing with students issues and problems, motivating and engaging students and upskilling are all covered here.

21 of The best Side Hustles for Teachers in 2021

21 Side Hustles for teachers in 2021

Side hustles in tutoring, voice overs, organizing, sales, writing, editing, coaching all utilize skills that each and every teacher has.

How to teach Activating Prior Knowledge

Activating Prior Knowledge, also referred to as making connections, as a reading comprehension strategy encompasses two main ideas, it is the the enabling of students to access the relevant information they have already learnt, and to be able to identify if that information is absent and use strategies to learn it.

How to teach Determining Importance

Another crucial task for reading comprehension is determining importance. Often, inferencing, summarizing and determining importance strategies can go hand in hand. Every detail in a story is not important. This is especially true when reading fiction like mysteries and suspense stories.

We need a word about online learning

Not sure the last 6 month field test of online learning gave us the answers we were looking for, it certainly raised a lot of questions though.

Adult Education: Upskilling in the COVID Era

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused unprecedented upheaval across the world. Life as we know it has been brought to its knees as we scramble to find ways of restoring normality. While lockdown restrictions are easing up globally, there is no telling the full extent that the virus has had on the economy

Junior Science: Make a Floating Compass.

emember seeing this on an old ( very old) English TV show called Why Don’t You, when i was a kid and running off to my mum sewing kit to try to take her needles. I tried to explain it to her that if ever we were lost i was learning how to save us. Luckily she let me go.

How to use Augmented Reality (AR) in the Classroom

Using AR ( Augmented Reality) in the classroom can be an awesome experience. There are AR books, Apps, websites and ideas all designed for students, schools and classrooms. Here we show you some of the best!