There are so many great apps out there and so little time to see them all. Some are available for just the iPad, and some are available for iPhone and Android. Teacher-librarians are always on the lookout for great apps and programs for their students and colleagues.
There seems to be one in almost every classroom. That student that just can’t get it together. Maybe it’s the homework that never gets turned in or the desk that resembles a pigpen. Possibly the student is disruptive, blurting out inappropriate remarks or just can’t stop tapping her pencil even when you have asked her a million times to stop.
Celebrating the end of school together as a family is such a great way to create lasting memories. The last day of school is the perfect opportunity to start a new tradition that your kids can look forward to year after year.
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Question: My daughter was never taught to read phonetically. Now when she meets a new word, she can't sound it out. She's in fifth grade, and this is becoming quite a problem in her social studies and science classes. Where do we get help for her?
Question: All of my middle-school friends seem to be multitasking all the time. In class they text during discussions. When they do homework, they also tweet or spend time on Facebook. Most of them get good grades. My parents have made homework a technology-free time. It doesn't seem fair. It isn't like I'm addicted and staying in contact with my friends every minute of the day.
Many parents complain that their children are just not motivated, or are lazy. They are not completing assignments, don't care about their grades and aren't interested in school (aside from their friends). They have too many appealing distractions, like their social lives, their online social lives, and their computers, iPhones and TVs.
Take your kids and your out-of-town visitors to see these sites, and be sure to stop at the antique carousel in front of the Arts & Industries Building. Note that with the sequestration still in effect, visiting hours may be curtailed and lines longer. Check websites for times and details.
Free apps for kids …. For today’s 5 a day we have a the full educational apps series by LudoSchool to learn math, times table, time, days of the week and more; A cute colourful and engaging app for the little ones - Dot Collector; A fun art and...