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13 Creative Ways To Teach Kids Math With Art

Do you feel struggled to explain the basic mathematical concepts to your schoolchildren? If you're looking for some interesting ways to do so, check …

Kids

How a Single App Can Promote Literacy in Your Classroom

December 13, 2015<p>As educators, we’re always looking for new and exciting ways to inspire our readers and support literacy. “News-O-Matic” is an …

Super-Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes So You Can Show Off Without Stress

To make a shortcut version of decorated sugar cookies, embellish the dough with chocolate chips and mint extract, then glaze the finished product with creamy icing and crushed peppermint candies.

Dessert

No Child Left Behind is finally getting replaced by a brilliant new system

It's called the Every Student Succeeds Act, and its departure from standardized testing could be just what American public education needs.<p>Members of Congress will issue their votes over the coming weeks, and President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law by the end of the year.<p>First …

Education

50 Fabulous Shabby Chic Kitchens That Bowl You Over!

Shabby chic is much more than another style on the decorating spectrum. It is a lifestyle choice and a philosophy that encourages you to surround …

Why I Had My Babies With a Midwife Instead of a Doctor

“Are you having an ultrasound?” the midwife asked, at my first appointment. I thought there had been a miscommunication: nobody had told me whether I …

How To Make an Ugly Rental Kitchen Look Better FAST

No matter how well appointed your dining room or how small your cooking space, guests often seem to congregate in and around the kitchen during …

Facelifts

6 Powerful Chrome Apps for Classroom Management

November 6, 2015<br>For those of you using Chrome in their instruction, below is a collection of some of our favourite extensions to use for classroom …

Study: Religious Kids Are Jerks

A study published in the journal Current Biology testing the behavior of Christian, Muslim, and atheist children has found that religious kids are …

Religion

Why Does the (White) Lower Middle Class Vote Republican?

During the 2008 Presidential election, 51% of white voters who earned less than $50,000<p>a year voted for John McCain. The Pew Research Center reported that, during the 2012 election, the GOP held a 54 percent to 37 per cent advantage over Democrats among whites without a college degree -- which …

The Only 12 Principles You Need To Sustain A Loving Relationship

A well-respected leader in the meditation community told me he had broken up and gotten back together with his partner 13 times in three years. That …

Relationships

27 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p>Plus, there are a few things Siri can do for you that you may not know about.<p><i>(Note: Most of these features are available in iOS 8 and higher, while some are available in iOS 9 and higher.)</i>

Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning… Ten Free Resources and Tools

<i>Welcome to this second post in a series devoted to supporting student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. In the first post I</i> …

Education Technology

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

This school has banned all technology in the classroom—and at home

The next time your kid complains about your draconian 30-minute iPad limit, try this one on them: there is a school in London where all internet, TV, smartphones, and other tech devices are banned until at least age 12. (Pause, wait for gasps.)<p>The charter of the Acorn School, founded in 2013, …

London School of Economics

7 ways to prioritize teaching tasks when EVERYTHING seems urgent

I believe it’s possible to be a great teacher while still having a great personal life. But that requires knowing how to figure out what’s most …

Time Management

Curiosity Machine- A Great Website to Boost Students Creativity

September , 2015 <i><br>Curiosity Machine</i> is an interesting website that connects scientists and engineers with children inspiring them to be creative …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

20 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up.<p>1. INVARIABLY<p>If something happens invariably, it …

5 amazing ways Pope Francis made Republicans squirm yesterday

In his speech to Congress, the pope made one thing very clear: Republicans aren’t acting very Christian<p>Despite all the talk that Pope Francis’ address to Congress wouldn’t be political or partisan, it turns out it was both. And, as I predicted here in Salon, it definitely leaned to one side of the …

A Dated Lake House Gets a Modern Rustic Makeover

This place is alluring as the view — with a fresh color palette to match.<p>Designer (and HGTV star) Sarah Richardson reinvented a 1950s cottage on Lake Huron with fresh budget-savvy tricks.

Here Is An Amazing Tool for History Teachers

September , 2015 <br>WhatWasThere is an excellent web tool and mobile app that uses Google Maps technologies to provide users with an interactive …

Mathspace- An Interesting Educational Platform for Math Teachers

September 19, 2015<br>Mathspace is another great math resource we want to draw your attention to in this post. This award-winning platform combines three …

Religious Fundamentalism: A Side Effect of Lazy Brains?

Insights from neuroscience suggest that the brain tends to automatically accept rather than reject beliefs, oftentimes independent of how logical …

Religion

29 Things Every Woman Needs in Her Apartment by 30

Your space is often a reflection of your state of mind.<p>Your 20s can feel like a constant state of flux. Frequent moves are a fact of life as you transition from college to your first real apartment and beyond. But by the time you're 30, you're usually ready to settle down a bit.<p>I'm not by any means …

Digital Age

Teacher's Guide on How to Create Forms Using The New Google Forms

September , 2015<br>Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Besides being free and easy to use, Forms …

Education Technology

5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Quizizz<p>Much like Kahoot, Quizizz allows teachers to gather evidence of student learning in a fun, gamified environment. When teachers create …

How To Build A 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin For $2k

Basic information on solar energy<p>Solar energy is one of the world’s best and largest natural resources. Solar power is said to be green since, in …