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Do you feel flushed when you think about math? Do you feel that you are not good at math? If you find yourself struggling with math, this may be cause of math anxiety. Don’t panic, feeling nervous about math is common in most of the students. Math anxiety is a type of fear. The fear that won’t allow students to do well at math, reducing math anxiety has become an important task for all.…

Added by John Marsh on July 18, 2014 at 6:11am — No Comments

Making **math is fun** for kids is a challenging task for many parents and tutors. Most of the elementary students experience that, math is a skill which needs lots of brain power to master the concepts. Because of this, teachers or parents need to imply some techniques to engage students. Below you can find 7 easy ways to teach math for elementary students.…

Added by John Marsh on July 16, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

There are several myths about math that are often associated with the development of math anxiety. Research has shown that none are true, but many people believe them and may struggle with math anxiety.

**• Men Are Better At Math Than Women.**

This is a stereotype that is…

Added by John Marsh on July 16, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Teaching math to the slow learner is a challenging task for many parents and tutors. Math may be challenging for slow learner, but not impossible. Students who are slow learner are not learning disabled. They are also like normal students. Slow learner students also want to learn math, but lack of learning ability and math education system they are not able to learn faster. Later, those students considered as a slow learner. Some techniques are there which can help slow learner students.…

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Problem solving is a challenging for many students. However, many students never learnt the strategies of math problem solving. There are numbers of approaches to solve math problem. Four common problem solving strategies are,

1) Understand the problem

2) Make a plan

3) Solve problem in parts

4) Work backwards

These are the basic 4 ways to solve any math problem. But for solving some math problems you need to follow additional…

Added by John Marsh on July 10, 2014 at 7:56am — No Comments

Something this simple should not evoke much of a reaction from educators, should it? It's what we are all about, isn't it? What we spend a career pursuing.

When we talk about redefining education, do we not also have to talk about redefining learning? The Learning Platform is still quite an elusive construct for most, so how do we make more concrete something that is so abstract?

Peter C. Brown, author of __Make it Stick__, suggests that “first, to be…

Added by John Doughney on July 8, 2014 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Geometry is the easiest branch of mathematics, still some students struggle with geometry. The main reason could be they have not been thought the abstract nature of geometry that is used. To become better at geometry first thing which you need to do is develop geometrical thinking. An **online geometry tutor** can help you to develop geometrical thinking by explaining and showing real geometry models and 3-D objects and so…

Added by John Marsh on July 8, 2014 at 5:53am — No Comments

Most of the students struggle with math, especially when it comes to algebra. The main reason for this is algebra have many different concepts, procedures, rules and formulas. Algebra is the core of mathematics. Tutors teach algebra concepts almost at each grade, starting from 3^{rd} or **4 ^{th} grade math tutoring** to till higher grades tutoring. This article will help you to learn the art of handling…

Added by John Marsh on July 2, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

If you have trouble with mathematics it means you need to improve your math skills. As math skills are very important in life. Go through this article and read on. This is going to help you to learn the art of improving math skills. Below mentioned 5 ways guaranteed help you to improve math grades and skills.…

Added by John Marsh on July 1, 2014 at 6:29am — No Comments

Children grow and develop at their own pace, but research shows that group learning is often a more effective teaching tool than one-on-one interaction. Let’s have a look at some of the reasons why playtime is so important in preschool:

**Attention…**

Added by Oscar Marin on June 27, 2014 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Slow learner students are not weak students they are also normal students like others. Only thing is slow learner students are unable to understand the traditional education system. During their earlier day of school parents and teachers do not take student’s word seriously, and then later students lose their interest in mathematics. If the concepts are not clear or students are unable to understand the problems this directly impact to the students learning. Specific techniques like…

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Recently, the editors of Edutopia were considering a theme for their bloggers to blog about concerning testing. In order to keep things timely, they needed to find out when most schools were being affected by standardized tests. It was a reasonable consideration, worthy of a responsible examination of the subject. It was the question posed to the bloggers however, that set me off about our evolved approach to these standardized tests. **When is your Testing Season?**

Every…

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Engaging students in mathematics is a big challenge for many **math tutor** and parents. Most of the students hate mathematics. The reason can be how tutors teach mathematics or what tutors teach, both the things are important to engage students in mathematics. Sometimes students like mathematics but still engaging them in math become a challenging task for tutors. Here are 10 important tips to engage students in…

Added by John Marsh on June 17, 2014 at 8:06am — No Comments

I just finished reading a post from my good friend and co-author of *The Relevant Educator*** ,** Steve Anderson. His recent post, “Why Formative Assessments Matter” got me thinking about assessments in general and how often they are misunderstood and often abused by well-meaning educators.

We have all been taught…

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Stress is a natural part of being human and some stress can be good as it motivates us to work hard. When it comes to math exam, most of the student’s sweat as the date of examinations approaches. In today's world exams are unfortunate necessity and math exam stress is the big part of student’s life. This article cannot make math exam away, but still it will help you to deal with math **exam…**

Added by John Marsh on June 16, 2014 at 8:31am — No Comments

I have written about why I feel Tenure is important and how it is used as a scapegoat for inadequate follow through on the part of many administrators inTenure’s Tenure. I guess it comes as no surprise that I am appalled at the recent decision in California against Tenure.

Of course the statement that upset me the most came from the presiding judge. Judge Treu wrote, “There is also no dispute that there…

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Unlocking children math and logic skill is easy with the right time and right kind of fun activities. For modern school student's learning should be practical and classroom should be full with fun activities. Games are the best way to offer children the opportunity to develop the logical skills. Early math skills are the most important skills which students use throughout their life. There are some cool tricks explained below, which helps children to develop and unlock their basics and math…

ContinueAdded by John Marsh on June 4, 2014 at 8:55am — 2 Comments

Home is the best place for math practice. Parents have many opportunities at home to explore math with their children. Parents only can build children confidence. There are many math games which you can play with children at home. Not everyone loves math but everyone uses math in their daily life. Parents can help children in many ways like, by understanding their thoughts or by giving them opportunities to do math. There is some math related games which you can use at home to help your…

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When you do math problems and for some problems you think that, this is not possible. What you do in this condition? You try to solve this problem, ask your teacher, ask help from **Math Tutor**, follow a friend, or just give up. Well, just go through this article then you do not have to give up, as you are going to learn how to develop problem solving skill. Once you develop the planning strategy and mastered that…

Added by John Marsh on May 22, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

When someone is interested in becoming a teacher or has a calling, they usually have not a clue what they are getting into. I mean this in a good way, because many believe that teaching is something easy and that anyone can do it. That is not the case, I have seen it many time in college and how many students are lost and some haven't even been in a classroom to feel the environment.

One way to help future educators to be more involved is through joining clubs in college. It is a…

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Christine Hinkley updated an event### 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference on Online Learning at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

October 29, 2014 to October 31, 2014

Online learning is one of the most talked about and fastest growing sectors in higher education and corporate training today. The OLC International Conference on Online Learning is the premier global gathering covering this field.Call for Presentations deadline extended to May 19, 2014.See More

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Joel Josephson posted a discussion### EU Multilingual Families children’s eStoryBooks

Great NewsThe EU Multilingual Families children’s eStoryBooks have now been published. There are 2 books, for 0 to 6 and 6 to 10.http://www.multilingual-families.eu/repository/for-children They are specifically designed to motivate children to be learn…See More

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Teresa Conley posted a discussion### Still time to participate in letting your views be known through my study

It is not too late in get in on this study. I am looking to interview teachers and principals on how effective they believe they are in influencing student learning while operating under Federal and State mandates and district initiatives. I want to know what you believe the problem to be, what skills or knowledge are not being addressed in these mandates and initiatives and what you believe would best help you in your mission of providing effective, quality education for all students. If you…See More

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Teresa Conley replied to Teresa Conley's discussion What are you beliefs about how effectively you are able to deliver instruction while operating under school reform?

"Robin,
I am sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. Please, if you are still interested in participating in this study, contact me at tac014vr@gmail.com. We can set up a way to do an interview. Looking forward to it.
Thanks,
Teresa"

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