Tag: studying

The Art of the Vocabulary Journal

There are many reasons to work to improve a student’s (or your!) vocabulary.

One of the best ways to improve a student’s vocabulary is to keep what I call simply, a vocabulary journal.


Using Dice in Teaching Math

It’s no secret that many students struggle with math. Because of this struggle, both kids and adults often have the impression that math is boring, hard, and something to be feared. Math was certainly a challenge for me in school! Thankfully, many… Read More

Distractions: Part 1

Technological gadgets are perhaps the biggest distraction our students have during study time. Older students especially (and adults, if we are honest) hear the notification “bing” on phone, iPods, computers, etc. and just can’t help but take one little peek and, 20… Read More