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Learn about education with Smartick. Interviews, testimonials, posts written by experts and current education in general. Here you will find posts about education to answer all of your questions.

Oct11

Frustration and Failure as Instruments of Education

Various scientific studies, such as those by Walter Mischel, Martin Seligman, and Angela Duckworth, among others, confirm that cognitive ability, measured by IQ, is not a reliable indicator of success and achievements that help us to have a happier life or greater academic and social success. Things like a professional career, stable family life, not […]

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Oct07

Motivation – Evidence Based Education

Motivation – Evidence Based Education

In this post, we are going to continue analyzing the book How I Wish I’d Taught Maths by Craig Barton. This book is focused on evidence-based education and today we are going to talk about the second chapter, Motivation. Motivation Models Barton explains that he was a geek and has always like mathematics. However, when he […]

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Sep19

How to Help Our Children with Their Homework

How to Help Our Children with Their Homework

  We live at 200 miles per hour. Between children, work, home life, cooking meals, a social life, and then the activities, plans, and tasks that fill up our agendas, we are surviving day to day. But when the dust settles and we get home, we are faced with homework! How can I help my […]

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Sep13

10 Steps to Introduce Routines to Kids

10 Steps to Introduce Routines to Kids

The Austrian psychiatrist and educator, Rudolf Driekurs, speaks about routines in one of his books and says that ”Routine is to a child what walls are to a house: it gives boundaries and dimensions to his life. No child feels comfortable in a situation in which he doesn’t know exactly what to expect. Routine gives […]

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Aug26

The Relationship Between Thinking and Learning

The Relationship Between Thinking and Learning

As we said in a previous post, we are going to analyze different chapters from Craig Barton’s book, How I Wish I’d Taught Maths, about evidence-based education. Today we will speak about the first chapter which focuses on how students think and learn. A simple model for thinking and learning Barton considers it important to […]

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Aug14

Books to Pique Children’s Math Curiosity

Books to Pique Children’s Math Curiosity

  As you may know, at Smartick, we’re advocates of more than just math. For one, our curriculum covers not just arithmetic, but coding, logic, and word problems. If you browse through our blog, you will find different themes arise. In a recent post, we discussed the importance and benefits of reading. Not only does […]

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Aug08

8 Guidelines to Improve Frustration Tolerance in Children

8 Guidelines to Improve Frustration Tolerance in Children

When you fail, are you able to get up and keep going? If you answered yes, that means that you have successfully learned to improve frustration tolerance. Frustration is the unpleasant experience that generates feelings of sadness, anger, and helplessness that we have upon realizing that we are not able to achieve a goal that […]

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Aug02

How to Manage Temper Tantrums and Outbursts

How to Manage Temper Tantrums and Outbursts

Temper tantrums are a loss of emotional control when we are frustrated. There are several types of tantrums that we can differentiate between with our children: The preventable and avoidable ones that we can improve by anticipating them. They mainly have to do with hunger, lack of sleep, or an interruption to the schedule or […]

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Jul25

6 Tips for Your Children to Succeed in Math

6 Tips for Your Children to Succeed in Math

6 tips for your children to succeed in math Encourage them to play games that require math. Any game that has dice will help kids enjoy math and develop number sense. Always support your kids when they are working on math problems and do not tell them that they are wrong. For example, if your […]

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