As teachers, how can we foster creative thinking in our classrooms? One of the easiest ways is through creative writing. And coincidentally, there is a direct connection that can be made between creative writing and mastering typing.
Kids who used technology both in and out of school did substantially better than those who didn’t.
STEM refers to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. In recent years there has been a growing body of research seeking to figure out why so few girls pursue degrees and careers in STEM fields.
Up to a certain age, children’s brains are like sponges.
Studies show that children have a much easier time learning a second language if they start before their third birthday.
This early start will help them reach better levels of fluency and retention than if they start later in life.
Additionally, some studies even indicate that learning multiple languages at a young age can lead to cognitive benefits in critical thinking and creativity.
If you’ve ever received an email from a student, you likely know the horror. Abbreviations and slang? Everywhere. Emojis? At least half a dozen. Proper formatting? Nowhere to be found.
Teachers have reported that when dyslexic students shift to doing more of their writing on the computer, their overall enthusiasm for school and confidence in their abilities soars.