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Meet Students Where They Are

Education has changed, we must accept how students are learning differently from previous generations. The vast plethora of information has always continued to grow at an astronomical rate. Take medical school, for example, the pep-talk you are given often includes how learning in medical school is like trying to drink…
Reggie Rego
February 4, 2022
Education

How to Help Anxious Students Succeed on Science Exams

A study from the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Science" conducted by Barnard College President Sian Leah Beilock and her research team revealed that helping lower-income high school freshman to regulate their test-taking anxiety can actually cut their biology course failure rates in half. A brief pre-exam de-stressing session can…
Daniela Zapata
November 20, 2019
Education

Surviving Your Childs Math Class

Math seems to be taught different these days. The simplicity of 2 oranges + 2 oranges = 4 oranges problem has been dissected and taught in what seems a much more intricate way. Now, children are most likely learning to solve real problems like figuring out how many oranges they…
Daniela Zapata
July 24, 2018
Education

Strategies for Teaching Students With ADHD

Many parents and teachers who have and teach children with ADD/ADHD know the difficulties that come with it. Issues like distractibility, hyperactivity, frustration are issues that tend to hinder their ability to learn in the traditional way. This is why teachers and parents need to come up with new adaptive…
Daniela Zapata
July 2, 2018
EducationTechnology

Facing Education in Urban Schools

In urban public schools, many students and their families are living with severe economic disadvantages. There is more than 68% of students receiving free or reduced lunch in high-poverty public schools. The conversations about the increased challenges facing students in these areas need to focus on the fact that these…
Daniela Zapata
July 2, 2018
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