With the end of the summer season comes the beginning of the new school year. It is a time of sadness (no one likes waking up early!) but also a time of excitement. To teachers, the month of August symbolizes new students and new opportunities. We know that there is a lot to consider when planning for the next school year, so we’ve compiled this list of five tips to get teachers started!
Does that phrase sound familiar? Although children at the preschool age are discovering their independence and establishing their identity, the concept of “sharing” doesn’t develop until about the age of 5. To add to the stress, these young minds often have no concept of time, so waiting for their toy to make its way back to them after giving it up can be frustrating for young children. However, help is on the way! These super fun and creative tips will turn them into a pro at the art of sharing in no time!
Are you an art person or a math person? Do you think logically or creatively? We often categorize ourselves based on these questions, but of course being a math person or art person don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Artists often use math concepts like ratios in their work, and mathematicians exercise creativity when they come up with new formulas to solve problems. As much as we love using games to teach math concepts, we also love using art as well! These are some of our favorite visual representations of math!