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A High School Educator’s Take on The Facts about Food

A High School Educator’s Take on The Facts about Food

Guest Blogger: Jessica Donaldson – Pre-engineering teacher, Berkeley County School District in Moncks Corner, SC     There are times when my students have trouble grasping economic concepts. But when those topics are transformed into an independent, interactive, and relevant learning experience, things definitely get easier. That experience is what Econ Essentials and the Facts About

Digital numeracy tips & tricks: Using footage of real life contexts to teach fractions and more

Videos on Discovery Education Espresso contain great real-life context. I’m going to demonstrate how to utilise this using an example from KS2 Maths. One of the videos is Fraction, decimal and percentage problem and is set on a space station. Play until just past the first minute and pause on the screen below It’s unlikely

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