Christine Sund

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Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

Whether you call it milk bread, pain de mie, or shokupan, this is the ultimate loaf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the …

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

The funniest and most unusual animal photos of 2016

A selection of images captured by photographers over the past 12 months, including a Donald Trump lookalike pheasant, kissing parakeets, and a lost sloth

Donald Trump

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

The Brain

How I Help All My Students to Be Good at Math

A math teacher explains how she emphasizes effort over achievement.<p>As a mathematics educator for the last seven years, I can attest that most folks believe they either are or are not “math people.” And that idea of innate math ability is very harmful to both those who believe they possess it and to …

Five regular routines

As my teaching evolves to start with students' thinking and talking, I'm usually beginning my hour long maths lessons with routines that encourage …

Fix It: An Activity for Ordering Fractions

At a math workshop, the presenter suggested that students have opportunities to be producers as well as consumers of their learning in the classroom. …

Extreme Sports

Exit Cards – What do yours look like?

Classrooms that have moved toward a problem-based model often wrestle with the idea of individual accountability. If we offer tasks that are worked …

Parallel Tasks

Open problems are probably my most used strategy to help meet each student where they are. Problems that offer a low floor and high ceiling are great …

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

Mathematics

Don't Freak if You Can't Solve a Math Problem That's Gone Viral

They're easier than you think.<p><i>This article was written by Kevin Knudson from the University of Florida, and was originally published by The</i> …

Women Need More Sleep Because Their Brains Work Harder, Study Finds

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

Intimate celebrity portraits from the past 20 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Celebrities inundate the world of French photographer Patrick Swirc.<p>We are talking Hollywood's red carpet denizens, the demigods in the world of entertainment. Famous names such as Matt Damon, Salma Hayek and Arnold Schwarzenegger.<p>But through Swirc's lenses, these personalities take on a …

Clint Eastwood

The best iPhone photographs of 2016 – in pictures

The winners of the 9th annual iphone photography awards have been announced, chosen from thousands of entries from 139 countries around the world. Here’s a selection of the top entries, and the full list can be seen at IPPA Awards

Awards

In #CulturesOfThinking classrooms facilitative, constructive, and generative questions dominate. https://t.co/ZORzz5jwhJ

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

“I sat through two 45-minute lectures in high school social studies and not only was I super focused because I was doodling, I could also basically …

Funny Two Line Joke

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Creating GIFs to Show Learning

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to get to attend #TXGOO16 in Frisco, Texas. It's the Techs4Tex Texas Summit featuring Google Apps for …

theLearnia Offers a Good Way to Create Video Lessons

theLearnia is a free service that I reviewed about four years ago when it was primarily a social network built around video lessons. This week I took …

Stove Top Aged Cheddar Mac n Cheese with Pancetta Sage Breadcrumbs

When it comes to food I have strong opinions on what I like and what I don't. Actually this pertains to all aspects of my life; there is just no time for wishy washy in-betweens.<p>There is wild crazy weird love and there is... ehh not so much.<p>We could get super philosophical right now or I can tie …

Recipes

Helping Students SOAR

I just finished my fourth of twelve classes for my master's in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in math education. That means I'm …

Padlet Card Sort

We began work on our quadratics unit. To see how much students remembered from previous instruction and to build the need to know more details, we …

‘Not a Math Person’: How to Remove Obstacles to Learning Math

Stanford math education professor Jo Boaler spends a lot of time worrying about how math education in the United States traumatizes kids. Recently, a …

Pedagogy

Better Questions Week 3 #MTBoS

I’ve pondered this challenge for a couple of days. So many options! But a tweet from @mathymeg07 led me to a post from @MrAKHaines blog Math Pun …

Pedagogy

Getting Rid of "No Calculator" Questions on Math Assessments

I have typically given assessments with both calculator questions and no-calculator questions. I've reasoned that students ought to know how to do a …

Function Notation Slider

I pinned a great idea for function notation and then found out it's from someone I actually know {I love when that happens}. Download the files and …