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Big Meta-Analysis Says Four Teaching Strategies Are Most Effective For Low-Income Students

There really isn’t any shortage of research trying to identify the most effective instructional strategies (see The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On …

Pedagogy

How to Talk to Your Children to Discourage Stereotypes

How can modern parents raise the next generation to be free from corrosive gender and racial stereotypes? By the time children start elementary …

New York University

Open letter about climate change from scientists to Trump

More than 800 American energy and Earth science researchers have signed a letter to Donald Trump outlining six steps they're urging him to take to …

Proof You Shouldn't Blame Teachers For The Achievement Gap

Teachers shouldn’t be held responsible for the big gap in the achievement levels of rich and poor students, new data suggests.<p>By looking at the effectiveness ratings of teachers who work with students from varying socioeconomic classes, Mathematica Policy Research determined that rich and poor …

Education

A new psychological insight makes me feel much less boring

He insisted that it's best to fill your days with variety — meeting different people, eating different foods, and basically never knowing when you wake up how the rest of your day will turn out.<p>I countered that I found comfort and even happiness in the mundanities that filled my days — drinking …

Psychology

Commit Non-Random Acts of Kindness and Watch Your Happiness Grow

Traveling through Burma (aka Myanmar) recently -- a fascinating country, known as "The Golden Land" because of the tens of thousands of pagodas gleaming with gold-leaf covered spires -- I learned about the different ways Buddhism is practiced there. Oh, the essential aspects of Burmese Buddhism are …

Happiness

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be able to get my message across effectively to my [team/employees/potential investors]."<p>But here's the thing: …

Public Speaking

You Won't Believe Why 1 School District Is Blocking Students From Crucial Resources

Why would someone do this?<p>Students in a South Dakota school district are saying that the district's internet filter is keeping them from accessing vital LGBT resources, the <i>Argus Leader</i> <i></i>reports.<p>Students say that when they try to access basic sites such as GLAAD and It Gets Better, they're met with …

Google Maps

Use Text Sets to Spark Unstoppable Learning

Thematic text sets that tap into the social worlds and narrative driven lives of adolescents can spark "unstoppable learning," say literacy educators …

Teens