In the world dominated by the Internet and digital media, it's easy to rely on various electronic tools to create a map. But the craft of making maps, otherwise known as cartography, can teach children a lot about mathematics, geography, and aesthetics. Teaching your children how to create maps can expand their sense of the size of the world. Maps are also important for other development processes. Let's take a look at what creating maps can teach your child. Teach kids ratios and how to … [Read more...]
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Following our article on educational YouTube channels for older learners (part 1), we’re continuing our list of places to find videos that would be suitable for high school or university-age students. Or the curious-minded adult! Plus, don’t forget our two original posts listing even more educational YouTube resources: Educational YouTube resources for better learning More educational YouTube resources for expanded learning YouTube engineering learning channels We found a few that … [Read more...]
This article is a follow up to our other articles listing educational YouTube resources. Check those out at the links below: Educational YouTube resources for better learning More educational YouTube resources for expanded learning Those provide extensive resources and reviews of some great free content you can find on YouTube that is educational and fun! Below we’re going to expand our list of educational YouTube resources by delving into the channels that may be best suited for … [Read more...]
If you’re a parent struggling to understand why your child has trouble in school, or with simple tasks that their siblings and friends do just fine, you may want to learn to recognize signs of dyslexia. Now, we’re not going to go so far as to say that all the symptoms of dyslexia on their own warrant a parent diagnosis for your own child. In fact, when you read about dyslexia, you may get a little confused. Sometimes the symptoms of the neurological disorder overlap with what you may have … [Read more...]
In last week's article, we discussed: How teachers can benefit from open education resources (OERs) However, according to an article on EdTech, the knowledge that open access course material and educational resources exists is slim. This is unfortunate considering that the movement’s aim is to provide more access, for which teacher awareness (in all grade levels) is essential. So how can we as tutors and teachers begin using these materials that educators so passionately put online for … [Read more...]
Open education resources (OERs) have become a hot topic since the advent of the World Wide Web. The mass dissemination of information has become the norm with search engines like Google. Not to mention, the extremely cheap and easy ability to publish almost anything online. As we’ve seen, there has since been no shortage of information being passed around the web. Many traditional print publications are also now available in digital format. We may argue that teachers can now benefit from open … [Read more...]