Dolch Word Games Free online Dolch word games to help you learn those all-important sight words. There are games where you match the spoken word to text, word searches and spelling practice games. The games are divided into sets for Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade. The most frequently used words in the English language are in the Pre-Primer section, so that's the best section to start with.
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The War Against Teachers as Public Intellectuals in Dark Times (Image: Students in class via Shutterstock)Please support Truthout’s work by making a tax-deductible donation: click here to contribute. A little learning is a dangerous thing. - Alexander Pope The tragic deaths of 26 people shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., included 20 young children and six educators. Many more children might have been killed or injured had it not been for the brave and decisive actions of the teachers in the school. Magical Thinking and Spoiled Children Sandra Dodd I won't build up to the punchline: I don't believe money makes kids spoiled, and I don't think they will be spoiled by getting their way about things. It seems to me after all these years of hanging around discussions of whether it hurts to give kids what they want, that "spoiled" is a boogey man parents use to scare one another and themselves. From observation and nosiness/curiosity and teaching I've gathered a lab sample of lots and lots of families.
Fun Math Games for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st to 6th Grade Maths Practice Math Worksheets & Printables These worksheets are printable PDF exercises of the highest quality. Writing reinforces Maths learnt. These worksheets are from preschool, kindergarten to 6th grade levels of maths. The following topics are covered among others: Reading Games - PrimaryGames - Play Free Online Games Eat the letters in the correct order to spell each word. Match the words to the pictures. Drag and drop each word label onto the matching picture. Look at the picture very carefully and find the hidden letters. Salman Khan (educator) Salman Amin "Sal" Khan is a Bangladeshi American educator, entrepreneur, and former hedge fund analyst. He is the founder of the Khan Academy, a free online education platform and nonprofit organization. From a small office in his home, Khan has produced more than 4,800 video lessons teaching a wide spectrum of academic subjects, mainly focusing on mathematics and the sciences. Salman Khan was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana. His mother was born in Calcutta, India and his father was born in Barisal, Bangladesh.
How apraxia got my son suspended from school – Michael Graziano A few months ago, my son, who is in second grade, went on a field trip. As the class assembled in the parking lot, a new child joined in. He had metal leg braces and difficulty walking. Nobody quite knew how to talk to him and so he was left by himself at the edge of the crowd. But my son seemed drawn to him. As the little boy in braces began to struggle up the steps of the bus, my son went over to help and then sat beside him.
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Constructivism (learning theory) Jean Piaget: founder of Constructivism In past centuries, constructivist ideas were not widely valued due to the perception that children's play was seen as aimless and of little importance. Jean Piaget did not agree with these traditional views, however. He saw play as an important and necessary part of the student's cognitive development and provided scientific evidence for his views.