For Teachers

News, tips, and articles for teachers to use in the classroom. Looking for an innovative and fun way to incorporate games in your classroom? Look here!

Seeing is just as important as reading

Reading is one of the most important skills a child will ever learn. To live a productive life one needs to be able to read, to be literate. In most schools, children are expected to be able to read simple sentences and stories by the end of first grade. By third grade, they are expected to be able to read almost any kind of text. As well as being able to “sound out” regularly spelled words, children must also master reading basic, common sight words.

10 Games that help boost memory

NewsMax just ran an article on ten games that help improve memory. They’re fun and mostly free, and a great reminder that educational games aren’t just for kids. They help us stay sharp throughout our lives. Here’s the link.

[Editor’s Note: There’s a great memory game that NewsMax apparently missed, written by yours truly and published by ThinkFun: Distraction]