4 Ideas To Learn Science Vocabulary

Science is a fascinating subject, and with all there is to explore and all the hands-on activities there are to perform, it’s no wonder that it’s the favorite school subject for so many kids. When learning about science, though, students encounter a lot of unfamiliar and challenging vocabulary in their science books. Challenging vocabulary presents […]

Minding the Knowledge Gap

The Knowledge Gap Many elementary science textbooks do not provide scientific vocabulary, leaving students without the foundational language of science to succeed in middle school, high school, and college science courses. This lack of scientific literacy in science textbooks creates a knowledge gap. Most textbook publishers focus on science concepts that do not teach science […]

Will we raise more confident kids if we ditch traditional teaching methods?

Can you recall a time you felt completely confident at something? How did it make you feel? Did it come after some sort of effort on your part? Studying, hard work, trial and error, etc. Think of how that confidence makes you feel. Then think about kids and how they ask questions and make mistakes […]