Bryon Scoggin

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Color blind or color brave?

The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it's a "conversational third rail." But, she says, that's exactly …

APIs

The Power (and Danger) of Public Shaming

Public shaming can be powerful medicine. But used in the wrong context it can kill.<br>Read More

Social Media

One Simple Way to Make Your Kids Better at Math

If math has never been your subject, your kids might just follow in your footsteps— math anxiety could be contagious, according to a new study …

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog

Blog Post<p>Integrate science and Common Core State Standards with this weeklong investigation of Groundhog Day, then share the history of the groundhog …

What’s the Real Purpose of Classroom Management?

June 25, 2015<p>What’s the Real Purpose of Classroom Management?<p>By Alfie Kohn<p>Everyone knows why classroom management skills are considered a critical …

Pedagogy

Let’s Talk Topics on Flipboard: Top Things to Know

One of the defining features of the new Flipboard is topics.* Topics are designed to give you more of the stories you want, no matter how niche the subject. At the same time, topics empower you to discover a diversity of sources and magazines you might not have known about before. Here are the top …

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …

7 Tips to Effectively Use Google Scholar

October 9, 2014<br>This is the third post in a series of posts I am sharing with you to help you better make the most out of Google Scholar. After we …

This Is How to Create A Library in Google Scholar

December 6, 2014<br>We have recently started a series of posts on Google Scholar. The purpose of these posts is to help teachers and students make the …

An Indispensable Google Scholar Tip for Teachers and Academics

March, 2015<br>The power of Google Scholar as an academic search engine lies in the various hidden gems it contains. Digging a little bit deeper into the …

Google Scholar

5 Formative Assessment Activities for the Classroom

Now that you’ve learned what formative assessment is, why you should use formative assessment in your classroom, and six practical tips, it’s time to …

Teaching

Why teachers need social and emotional learning too

<i>How can integrated SEL practices help both teachers and students?</i><p>Schools across the nation are exploring ways to teach foundational skills like grit, …

Teaching

5 TED Talks You Need to Watch if You Care About Learning

Whether teacher, trainer, or instructional designer these are 5 TED talks you need to watch. They all provide insight into the way we learn and …

Pedagogy

Flexible Seating Elevates Student Engagement

Becky Fisher, the director of educational technology at Albemarle County Public Schools, is interested in learning about the thinking that drives …

What Does the Research Say on Professional Development, Anyway?

<b>By Dina Hasiotis</b><p>We know that by consistently helping teachers reach their full potential in the classroom, we could put millions of students on the path to success. And as we shared previously, conventional wisdom is that we all already know how to help teachers improve. But do we really?<p>Over the …

Pedagogy

Flipping Staff Meetings The Why, How, and What to Get you Started – Amy Arbogash

Going into my 15th year as a teacher, I have been through a lot of staff meetings. This may surprise you, but they are not a highlight of my job. In …

Professional development for teachers: New study questions value of teacher training.

A study raising a lot of eyebrows in the education world this week suggests that, despite the billions of dollars we are pouring into teacher …

Education

Science Proves Reading To Kids Really Does Change Their Brains

Pediatricians often recommend parents routinely read aloud to their young children.<p>Now, for the first time, researchers have hard evidence that doing so activates the parts of preschoolers' brains that help with mental imagery and understanding narrative -- both of which are key for the development …

The Brain

U.S. Schools Kids Start Too Early, Study Finds

America’s teenagers are starting school too early, in spite of a flurry of studies showing they need more sleep and national recommendations that school days start later, government health experts said Thursday.<p>A survey of U.S. school districts shows fewer than one in five middle and high schools …

Sleep

BEHAVIOURAL PRODUCTION: Investigations into Swarm Printing

london UNITED KINGDOMArchitectural Association, Design Research Lab (AADRL)<br>critic: Robert StUART-SMITH.<br>tech consultants: Tyson HOSMER & Manos …

3D Printing

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

Teaching