Anusha Vineeth

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6 Ways to Turn Your Kids Into Geniuses

Family Field Guide<p>Kids are curious and imaginative, and they like being challenged—just like any average genius. Nurturing these qualities will keep kids’ genius juices flowing—even beyond childhood. So get children into brainiac-mode by challenging them with these Nat Geo Kids’ activities that …

Creativity

“Crio” Is Going To Become A Favorite Online Tool Of Many Teachers

I have previously blogged about SAS Curriculum Pathways many times (forty times, in fact).<p>I use it in all my classes and, particularly, in my Social …

Education Technology

5 historical events kids should know about, even if they aren’t taught in school

When I was in college, I told my friends that I chose history as my major because it was easy — I already knew what had happened. I was being facetious, but there was some truth to it as well; I started college with a good foundation in history.<p>After reading that two-thirds of millennials don’t …

Middle School

PSA: Plastic food containers with these *three* recycling codes aren’t safe for your health

If your food-container collection still consists of plastics instead of glass, frequently recycling and replacing ’em is a <i>must</i> to protect yourself …

Sustainability

The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

<i>A version of this interview ran in 2015.</i><p>Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop off a forgotten assignment? Have you done a college student's laundry? What about coming along to Junior's first job interview?<p>These examples are drawn from two bestselling books —</i> …

Parenting

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco — Shopping

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Nutrition

4 things every child needs before breakfast

“The way you see [a child] is the way you treat them and the way you treat them is [who] they [will] become.” — adapted a quote from Goethe<p>Most …

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Mindful Eating for Families: 5 Tips to cut Mealtime Chaos.

Another mealtime had arrived, signaling the start of another battle with my six-year-old over eating her dinner.<p>I usually love cooking, but lately, …

The Quick Q&A: I’m fed up with being a 24/7 teacher, how do I get some headspace?

I want to be a great teacher – for the kids, my colleagues, my school and myself – but I also want to be a person, too. I’m keeping my head above …

Mindfulness 101

previous articleThe Disappearing Self<p>Read this touching excerpt from a former professor who took 'field notes' on her own dementia.<p>next article …

Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

<b>To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind.</b><p><b>Buddha</b><p>You …

Changing the Grade: A Step-by-Step Guide to Grading for Student Growth

<i>Jonathan Cornue</i><p>About This Book<p>Many educators agree that the 100-point grading model is not always a reliable way to evaluate student learning. But is …

8 Flexible Strategies for Formative Assessment

Barbara Blackburn strongly believes that if we are going to truly support students to higher levels, we must continually assess their learning and …

6 Best YouTube Channels for Quality Learning Online Courses / Material | The College Puzzle

BY MARTHA KARN<p>If you want to expand your knowledge and gain more skills, one of the best way to do it is by taking online courses. The only problem …

Five things parents can do every day to help develop STEM skills from a young age

Educators and researchers agree early literacy experiences are important for children’s cognitive and language development. For the past 30 years …

The 10-Minute Teacher Show with Vicki Davis, the Cool Cat Teacher: Beat Boredom: Engaging Tired-Out Students in Critical Thinking (e251)

Top chef reveals secret to making perfect pancakes - and the common batter mistake we make

It's almost that most wonderful time of the year - Pancake Day !<p>Nestled between Christmas and Valentine's Day , Shrove Tuesday provides some much …

Adults who went undercover at a high school found 7 things people don't realize about life for teenagers today

• On A&E’s documentary series “Undercover High,” seven adults posed as students for a semester in a Kansas high school.<br>• Some had only graduated five …

Social Media

16 Google Sheets Templates for Almost Every Classroom

Flippity is a great service that provides easy-to-follow Google Sheets templates. Recently, Flippity added a new template that you can use to build …

Education Technology

How YOU can be a better creative writer!

The Best Resources For Doing Classroom Observations

We periodically create time at our school for teachers to observe our colleagues teaching, followed by reflection.<p>Soon, I hope to be posting more …

Fun Valentine Crafts and Activities for Kids

There are so many great Valentine’s Day crafts and activities for kids, it would take more than all month to share them.But NurtureStore has a great …

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy …

Response: Underutilized Teaching Ideas

<b>(This is the third post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.)</b><p>The new question-of-the-week is:<p><b>What is an instructional</b> …

8 Strategies to Quickly Assess Prior Knowledge

Assessing students’ prior knowledge allows you to customize your teaching by anticipating their needs. Consultant Barbara Blackburn provides 8 simple …

Teaching

The i5 Approach: Lesson Planning That Teaches Thinking and Fosters Innovation

<i>Jane E. Pollock with Susan Hensley</i><p>About This Book<p>If the three r's define education's past, there are five i's—<i>information, images, interaction,</i> …

“eStory” Is A New Free Tool For Making Online Timelines

eStory is a new free online timeline-making tool.<p>It’s a quick-and-easy registration process, has a very intuitive interface, and the timelines …

Acknowledging What Students Do Well

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