At RiT, we LOVE education technology (Ed Tech). Ed Tech lets us extend our impact by offering learners a chance to practice or learn outside of tutoring hours. Below is a sample of what we do.
Some students come to us with strong career interests. We blend their interests with their school curriculum. Here, we showcase three problem sets from a student interested in accounting. We introduced the student to forensic accounting to inspire their interest in math.
This fun, interactive lesson asks students to examine an interactive map of seasonal polar bear movements. By answering increasingly difficult questions about the map, students gain an understanding of what controls bear seasonal movements. The map is produced and maintained by Polar Bears International.
Do we really read to our children to teach them to read? Do we read to them to pass the time? Join Dr. Dutilly on a surprising journey into the heart of research around why we read to our children.
In this episode, Dr. Dutilly takes you on a deep dive into Dialogic Reading. This is a shared book reading strategy that actively engages your child. The goal is to develop enhanced pre-literacy skills and help your child become more verbal as he or she grows.
Learn how bears move between land and ice during the summer and winter. Use this video to learn how to use the polar bear interactive map to answer the questions for the activity. Find the polar bear activity sheet HERE.
Worksheets based on the San Diego Zoo for Kids website. Each document contains thoughtful questions, a coloring page, answer key, and a glossary. The worksheets target reading comprehension, knowledge of animals, linguistic development, searching websites for information, and biology vocabulary development.