Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.
Spend your energy on how you can fix a problem and not who to blame for it.
The secrets to success: preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.
Critical Thinking Tip #5: When doing a word problem in math, talk to your student about the information given and ask them to tell you how they will use it to solve the problem. Also discuss what information could be missing or if information is given that is not needed.
For the PARCC math tests, students will have to solve complex problems, show their work and demonstrate how they solved the problems. Tomorrow in the final part of our PARCC series, learn about new English assessments.
Research shows playing board games with kids have a major impact on math achievement. Dice and spinners strengthen understanding of probability and counting while games with money teach how to count and make change.
Solitary (intrapersonal) learners prefer to work alone and use self-study. A solitary learner tends to be more private, introspective and independent. They like to work on problems by retreating to somewhere quiet and working through possible solutions on their own.
When siblings between the ages of 3 and 7 are together they tend to fight 3.5 times per hour. Studies show that these fights tend to last a total of 10 minutes. Check back tomorrow for ways you can reduce sibling arguments.