Literacy across curriculum ‘Literacy is every teacher’s responsibility.’ No matter your discipline, interests or teaching strengths, it’s essential for teachers to ensure their students are engaged in literacy. First, because students are struggling with literacy. Second, because students need literacy to understand what
It is human to err; and the only final and deadly error, among all our errors, is denying that we have ever erred. G.K Chesterton, the Prince of Paradox In 1993, two researchers (Robert J. Connors and Andrea A. Lunsford) and 50 analysers collected
There’s more to the question of the difference between scientific knowledge and literacy than first meets the eye. Our understanding of the world has never been better – for every advance we make into the digital world, for every discovery we make of the
At the core of science is the wonderment of inquiry. Encouraging this inquiry is how you bring science into the classroom, transforming your kids into budding scientists who want to discover the why’s hiding behind everyday phenomena. Luckily, there are ways to turn
4 Activities to Support Mathematics Learning at Home For anyone who's accidentally chosen the wrong words to say something around a child, then you already know something: kids are like little sponges. Their brains are always developing, and the opportunity for learning is
Online safety (also known as e-safety) is a new normal in children's education. For it to be effective, it's important for school communities - teachers, parents and students - to have a good understanding of what it is and what can be done.
A snapshot of Australian student literacy Australian student literacy has been in sharp decline since 2000 - we look at the reasons why and what we can do about it. We’re in the age of information, where the ebb and flow of the
STEM in a nutshell What STEM stands for is pretty simple: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. These are the STEM subjects. Understanding what it is - ie the most important set of learning in the 21st Century - is a little trickier. Understanding
Mathematics at Home: Games Keep Kids Sharp! If mathematics would be fun, then everyone would love doing it, right? Not exactly. Sometimes, all it takes is a change in attitude and just a little bit of skill development to make math fun.
The holiday season doesn’t have to be a holiday from learning — even if a child does have some time off school. It's all the more reason to keep little brains learning and thinking about mathematics at home when on break. Creating
We're excited because one of our favourite times of the year is here - Book Week! From 18 -24 August, children celebrate books, reading and everything that goes with them including authors, illustrators, characters and more. We love the 2018 Book Week
Finding ways to support your child's mathematics learning in every day life without having to schedule it is wonderfully beneficial to your child and friendly to your daily routine. We ran across this post from Bright Horizons, and wanted to share it with you because they
Recently, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) conducted a survey of 400 mathematics teachers. Laura Ascione of eschoolnews summarized some of the key findings from the teachers surveyed, and we think some of them are particularly useful to you as parents
In the February issue of ParentEd we introduced you to the 5 pillars of reading, which are key to developing reading skills from an early age. This month Karen Turnbull, literacy education expert at 3P Learning gives parents tips for helping children build
Going on a maths walk is an article written by education expert Dr. Steve Humble from Newcastle University. As you know, our love for learning at 3P Learning spans the globe, and we want to share this with you because it has some great ideas you might