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Nov14

The Role of Grandparents in Their Grandchildren’s Education

The Role of Grandparents in Their Grandchildren’s Education

Sharing Experiences In almost all cultures, grandparents are the transmitters of experience and wisdom through oral tradition and affection. They unify the family environment and are spokespersons for the family’s heritage, as well as the cultural and traditional aspects of their ancestors. They are very important figures within a child’s environment, providing them with security […]

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Nov08

10 Tips to Help Children Do Homework Independently

10 Tips to Help Children Do Homework Independently

At Smartick, where we insist that children complete their 15-minute sessions independently, we have wanted to make a helpful list to prevent parents from losing the entire afternoon to homework. 10 Tips to Help Children Do Homework Independently A specific place to do homework: It is not about all of us having a beautiful library […]

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Nov06

Attention and Learning with SmartickBrain

Attention and Learning with SmartickBrain

When it comes to studying and learning, one of the most important ingredients is attention. It is the cognitive process that allows us to concentrate on and respond to the relevant stimuli as a consequence. Some children, in particular those with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), have difficulty maintaining their focus. This makes the learning process challenging […]

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Nov04

Learning with Analogies. Are Analogies Good for Learning?

Learning with Analogies. Are Analogies Good for Learning?

We will continue talking about Craig Barton’s book, How I Wish I’d Taught Maths, in this post. As you know, the book is about evidence-based education and today we will discuss the chapter about learning with analogies. Here are some previous posts we have written about the book: Evidence-Based Education: The Story of Craig Barton […]

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Oct28

Calculating the Area of Polygons

Calculating the Area of Polygons

In today’s post, I am going to show you some exercises we have recently incorporated into Smartick for calculating the area of polygons. For some time we have had exercises to practice the area of figures with small squares. The way to calculate the area of these figures is very simple because all you have […]

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Oct23

Prepare children and let math open doors

Prepare children and let math open doors

Numbers are woven into the fabric of our society, whether we like it or not. We need math to pursue degrees like engineering, calculate a customer’s change, or prepare a meal for a family of five. The subject is critical in a child’s education. Despite the subject being an integral part of our lives, we […]

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Oct17

Exercising Memory with SmartickBrain Games

Exercising Memory with SmartickBrain Games

In a recent post on our blog, we spoke about the importance of working memory in learning mathematics. Memory skills, and exercising memory skills, are critical to any mathematical task such as memorizing multiplication tables or remembering the order of operations and geometric formulas. There are different types of memory, but Smartick Brain games primarily […]

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Oct14

What Is an Angle? How Is It Made?

What Is an Angle? How Is It Made?

In today’s post we are going to answer the question, what is an angle? To begin, it would be a good idea for you to review the following link where we have explained the concept of ”straight lines.” Types of Lines Now that you remember straight lines, let’s begin! In order to understand what an […]

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