Darryl Ethier

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50 Tips, Tricks and Ideas for Teaching Gifted Students

Gifted kids can be a joy to teach when you know how to identify what engages them. These 50 tips and tricks come from my own experience and from …

How to activate YouTube’s hidden dark mode on Google Chrome

Many of us wish there was a dark mode in every app or service, as it really does make a difference to the overall user experience. Google has experimented with this several times on several of its services, but recently, it’s been discovered that YouTube has been hiding a dark mode. So, here’s how …

“Knowledge” & Bloom’s Pyramid

There’s been a recent flurry of activity by some to redesign Bloom’s Taxonomy by questioning whether “knowledge” should be at the bottom. Personally, …

“Unpaywall” Is New Tool For Accessing Research Papers For Free

As anyone who has tried to pursue even a little bit of academic research can attest, publishers charge an arm-and-a-leg to access studies if you are …

5 Hacks for Going Google at Your School

<b>Going Google in Your School or District</b><p>Brad Currie, Billy Krakower, Scott Rocco<p>Rolling out a G Suite for Education plan for a school or district is …

Killing Jesus: Who Was the Real Pontius Pilate?

<b>PONTIUS PILATE</b><b><br>Deciphering a Memory</b><br>By Aldo Schiavone<br>Translated by Jeremy Carden<br>238 pp. Liveright Publishing. $24.95.<p>The life of Jesus of Nazareth, as recorded in the Gospels, is bracketed by memorable actions on the part of two powerful men: a king and a Roman governor. Upon hearing of the birth of …

Faith

BioLite’s new CampStove 2 improves on the original in just about every way

When BioLite first introduced the CampStove in 2012, it was seen as an innovative product designed mainly for use by casual campers. The stove …

Batteries

Thinking Steps While Reading

I was noticing some of my third graders struggling when they were reading. I was constantly reminding them to pause occasionally and ask themselves …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

Incredible Frank Lloyd Wright house with 15 acres and waterfall asks $8M

The Tiranna house was built in 1955 and is located on 15 acres in New Canaan, CT<p>2016 saw a host of noteworthy Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes go up for sale—and the trend seems to be continuing into the new year. The Wall Street Journal reports that Tiranna, a 1955-built residence named after the …

Are The Volatile Teen Years A Repeat of the Toddler Years? | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>When I was expecting my third child, I read that children enter a new stage every three to three and a half years, where they assert their independence and challenge the status quo. At the time, my …

[Deal Alert] Amazon offers 99¢ movie rental promo code to match Google Play

Our cup of holiday discounts runneth over. Last week the Google Play Store offered movie rentals for just 99¢ with a promo code (among other …

Wrap Presents in a Flash Using This Japanese Department Store Technique

After hunting down the right holiday gifts for everyone (hopefully by using our helpful guides), it's time to lock yourself in a room and start …

10 Ways To Show Teenagers You Love Them

I've written about how to show kids you love them in quick little ways, and a reader requested that I write a piece about how to bond the same way with older kids or teens. The main idea is the same, you want to show your teenager that you prioritize your relationship, despite your (and their) busy …

Parenting

5 Common Weight-Lifting Myths – Busted!

<b>Time to lose that fear of lifting weights</b><p>Trade one weekly cardio workout for a strength- training session and you’ll see waist-whittling results far …

University of Michigan

How to Make Calls on Your iPhone Without Cell Service

Thanks to apps like Facebook Messenger and Skype, it’s possible to call nearly anyone regardless of whether or not you have a carrier plan or even …

Wi-Fi

The Genius of Paul McCartney’s Bass Playing in 7 Isolated Tracks

In many a musical situation, one can communicate an entire playing style in a name. When it comes to the bass—in pop music, at least—one of the …

3tags.org

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

5 Reasons Schools Should Measure Chronic Absence

How do you judge how <i>good</i> a school is? Test scores? Culture? Attendance?<p>In the new federal education law, states are asked to use five measures of student success. The first four are dictated by the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA. Three are related to academics — like annual tests and …

Grand Rapids

The strange science of obsessive love

After a breakup there's the expectation that you'll eventually move on. But what if you can't? What if the impulse to think about an ex became …

The Disproportionate Stress Plaguing American Teachers

Unrealistic standards put educators on an anxiety-ridden trajectory.<p>Forty-six percent of U.S. teachers say they experience a lot of daily stress—that’s more than what the nation’s doctors report, and the topmost among other professional categories, level with nurses.<p>“High levels of stress,” said a …

Education

Most people fall under 4 personality types: study

A new European study on human behaviour suggests that people can be divided into one of four main personality types -- with 'Envious' being the most …

Organized Project Board

Managing a household, blog, family, and finances can be difficult at times. I constantly try to prioritize and multitask, as do most moms. Using a …

Time Management

Why You Should Continue Paying for Evernote

Evernote has been one of my favorite tools for staying organized and productive, but changes to Evernote's plans and pricing have burned its users, who now face having to pay a lot more or find an alternative. The problem is that Evernote jacked the price on the highest tier of service by about 55 …

Stop Teaching, So Students Can Start Learning

I have an issue with the use of the word 'teaching.' We often use 'teaching' and 'learning' synonymously. In reality, learning is distinctly different from teaching: teaching is about <i>teachers,</i> and learning is about <i>students.</i> In traditional education, teaching is like a teacher giving a student a cup …

Pedagogy

Top 74 Data Visualization Software in 2018

Data visualization software communicate information clearly and efficiently via statistical graphics, plots and information graphics. Visualization …

New Study Determines The Best Way To Discipline Your Teen

Nobody sets out to raise a bratty teenager. And yet, well, it happens. If it does, British researchers have some interesting advice for parents who spend their lives taking away cell phones and tablets as punishment: Don't. Adolescent brains respond better to positive incentives and aren't all that …

Research

“FoxType” Looks Like A Very Versatile Writing Site

Daniel Willingham sent a tweet this morning about a site called FoxType Sentence Tree that would automatically diagram sentences.<p>I guess if you’re …

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for May 28, 2016

Bill Watterson