The way children learn in the classroom today presents an opportunity for a skilful blending of tech with traditional teaching methods. By harnessing features of online learning, students’ progress is easily tracked, feedback can be given instantly and teaching styles can be recorded, analysed and adapted further to suit the way their students learn. This approach has been perfected within NumberWorks’nWords centres and principles from this can be applied to children’s daily learning. Read on to learn how an encouraging environment using tech, is seeing students walk out of the centre feeling more motivated than ever.
Budding artists bring a spark of creativity to many of their pursuits. Seeing the world around them in a left-of-centre way, can also increase their critical thinking and problem solving skills. While developing the left brain’s ability to reason with logic, there are a range of reasons why activating the complementary side is worth equal attention.
We often don’t associate the word ‘STEM’ with creativity, as the science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects have traditionally been reserved for a purely scientific concept approach to education. But what if STEM also came to represent sensory-exploration, thought-provoking discoveries, entertaining education and monumental inventions?
Books can transport us on endless adventures, and there are countless benefits to reading together with your child for as little as 10 minutes a day. But setting some quiet time aside to do just that isn’t always so simple. We can often feel as if we are constantly on the go, from one task to the next … whether it be ferrying between sports, tutoring classes or to pick up some groceries. Here are opportunities to educate your child and encourage a love of reading, even when books are not at your fingertips.