Cameron Weckerley

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'Helping Children Succeed' Starts At Birth; A Case For The Power Of Nurture

"I'm giving you these comments because I have very high expectations and I know that you can reach them."<p>In one of the many experiments cited in Paul Tough's new book, <i>Helping Children Succeed</i>, a group of middle school students received this message on a Post-it note, attached to a paper their …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Lucas Museum team unveils new design with more park space

CHICAGO (AP) — The team behind George Lucas' art and movie museum released revised renderings showing more green space at the Chicago site but no …

Add Some Artistic Flair to Your Lesson Plans Using These Awesome Apps

Create collages with this free kid-friendly iOS app.<p>Draw 8-bit color graphics using this free iOS app.<p>Identify almost any font by taking a picture of …

iOS Apps

What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

Solar System

Pope Francis Wraps Up Trip to South America

Foster the People - Houdini

Foster the People's debut full-length album <i>Torches</i> is a pop driven, electronica dream. The harmonized vocals and sunny beats are catchy as hell and …

Articles about how accent interiors color on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>From defining the scope of work to knowing when to compromise, here's what you need to know about working with an interior...<p>When interior designer Mara Silber first visited what …

20 great free and open source music making programs

Freedom fighters...<p>There are important distinctions between what we call “freeware” and what is known as “free software”, “free and open source …

What's going on Friday? (George Clinton/P-Funk, Talib Kweli, Pile, Circuit Des Yeux, Juan Atkins, Heaven's Gate more)

<i>photo: George Clinton @ Beekman Beer Garden, 2011 (more by Chris La Putt)</i><p>It’s Independence Day Weekend and we’ve got a guide to holiday …

Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

Amid all the high rollers and glitz of the Las Vegas Strip are a surprising number of things to do that won't cost you a thing. The casinos alone are a sensory tour de force, with lights, fountains, shows, and music—much of it free. Use this guide to explore some of the other no-cost opportunities …

Two Powerful Timeline Creation Apps for Android Users

July 1, 2015<br>Timelines are a great way to teach students about relevant topics in discrete bits. While they are mainly used in History and Social …

Black Teacher in Ohio Slaps Disabled White Student Saying She Doesn't Have to 'Serve White People Like You'

Black Teacher in Ohio Slaps Disabled White Student Saying She Doesn’t Have to ‘Serve White People Like You’<p>Jul, 2015<p>Print this article Font size …

Vanishing and veiled view, dead bushes too. It's bleak out there today✤

Announcing rosterSync: A free Add-on for Google Classroom

Technology has been one of the most critical drivers of educational innovation in recent years, expanding the possibilities of teaching and learning …

Education Technology

5 Powerful iPad Apps to Enhance The Way You Grade Students Assignments

June 26, 2015<br>After posting about the best web tools to help you create gradebooks, today we are sharing with you this collection of iPad apps to use …

Some of The Best Gradebook Tools for Teachers

June 25, 2015<br>Here are some good web tools teachers can use to create and manage online grade books. These tools provide a plethora of features that …

How Machine Vision Solved One of the Great Mysteries of 20th-Century Surrealist Art - MIT Technology Review

In 1983, a painting by the Belgian surrealist René Magritte came up for auction in New York. The artwork was painted in 1948 and depicts a bird of …

Art

Classroom Freedom Versus Control

<i>Want more teaching tips? Browse the Pedagogy Unbound archives or start a thread in our teaching group.</i><p>This fall I will be teaching rhetoric at the …

8 Classroom Management Apps for Tech Savvy Teachers

For teachers, the calling to make a difference in a student’s life is strong. But for many, the workload and burden overwhelms their ability to …

How YOU can build a positive school culture, no matter where you teach

<b>BONUS extended episode! Join Jimmy Casas, Krysta DeBoer, Hope King, and Amber Teamann as they share a behind-the-scenes glimpse into schools that</b> …

Teaching

10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice

Last summer, we published a week-long series called "The Young Person's Guide to Making Music" in collaboration with our colleagues at the radio program <i>From The Top</i>. The idea was to provide guidance and suggestions for parents and kids just starting out in music, with ideas for everything from …

Allan MacDonnell - Punk Elegies Reading - 6/27 - with D.H. Peligro (Dead Kennedys)!

Nat Geo Photog Says Amazon Won’t Stop Selling His Stolen Photograph

Earlier this month, National Geographic photographer Tomas van Houtryve had one of his photographs selected by <i>TIME</i> magazine as one of the Top 10 …

Joe Cocker, Rock Legend, in Pictures

NASA rocket's explosion: What happened?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball.<p>The explosion also swallowed several experiments, many of them from schools.<p>The bad news: Everything in the rocket is gone.<p>The good …

Teen Adventurer Dies In Plane Crash

Haris Suleman had a goal: to become the youngest person to fly around the world in a single-engine plane in 30 days. Suleman and his father, Babar, were undertaking the trip in an attempt to raise $1 million in charity for Seeds of Learning, an organization that builds schools in …