Archive for September, 2015

Maths ≠ calculating

Economy and technology progress puts maths at the very top of the list of priorities in the modern world. And yet we see mathematics is failing. Students think it is difficult and teachers find it as a huge struggle to move mathematics in their students forward. The question comes:...

My right hand in Maths lesson is …

… actually, it is the interactive SMART Board and SMART Notebook software that has really powerful tools to work with teaching and learning materials, to make interactive activities and involve students. But this is not the most exciting part of this story. Teachers have a lot of different interactive...

Why my students do like Scratch

I think that the concept “one size fits all” is the most frustrating idea in the learning system today as it does not give children many of opportunities to individualize their learning. Building a Lego sculpture, making an original drawing or giving free reins to the students’ imagination are...

Astronomy and space science in the STEM classroom

Image: Shutterstock/Alphaspirit Astronomy is one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving branches of science. Historically, not only scientists and students, but the general public has been very much interested in the achievements and advances of this science. Students are fascinated to understand different astronomy topics, such as the...