Educators, in just a few short days you may be enjoying a healthy dose of nutrients with family and friends! It's a great time to be thankful so the ScootPad team is also getting ready to enjoy the short break. Check out some updates to the platform and what to expect as far as support hours for the holiday.
One of my main goals as a GT teacher is to engage my advanced students in thinking and learning. I’m not above any method that will hook them. In my class, we use a gamification platform to support the notion that we start knowing nothing and we move up the levels to greater and greater... Continue Reading →
I didn't always love technology. In fact, ours was the house where the kids watched zero TV and used zero electronic devices. Zero. I wanted my kids to touch and build and race and play. Until my oldest was in 5th grade, my kids (then 10, 7, and 4) didn’t even go to movies or... Continue Reading →
With the holiday season in full effect, we would like to wish everyone a relaxing break from their every day hustle and bustle. May everyone have a holiday break full of laughter, peace, and love. We've also compiled a short list of games to include in your holiday celebrations. Enjoy! 1. Charades--This one never gets old. Form two teams.... Continue Reading →
To help prevent kids' minds from turning into mush this winter break, try giving them some creative options to stay mentally engaged. Reinforce their learning by assigning fun assignments before they leave and give them the opportunity to get caught up with extra practice! Today's post will go over a few ideas for teachers and... Continue Reading →
Teachers, parents, and kids alike are all anxiously awaiting the Thanksgiving holiday break. Time for turkey, stuffing, football, afternoon naps, and of course, black Friday shopping! Lesson plans may be the last thing on your mind, but you might want to consider introducing your kids to some fun Thanksgiving stories before they head home for... Continue Reading →