Dave Stroud

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Want to Know If Someone is a True Introvert? Watch For 5 Quirky Habits Most Extroverts Won't Understand

Even some introverts may be scratching their heads at these quirky behaviors.<p>Know any introverts? Better yet, are <i>you</i> one? Either way, you're probably aware that introverts typically dislike crowds and prefer the company of two or three close friends over a large social event. And some just prefer …

Behavioral Sciences

5 Thought-Provoking Questions About Assessment

Educators cannot march through pacing guides, state standards, or the syllabus and hope that student understanding occurs. “Teach, Test, and Hope for …

Teaching

High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Vacant Because Too Many Kids Are Going To College Instead

Students are opting for college over high-paying trade jobs<p>There’s a ton of high-paying trade jobs that aren’t being filled because high school …

College & University

15 Handcrafted Picture Frame Ideas You’ll Absolutely Love

Trends come and go and styles change but some things remain the same, at least at their core. In the world of interior design and decor one of the …

Christmas Trees

Teaching 'one of the hardest jobs in the country', says comedian

<b>Warning: Embedded clip contains strong language</b><p>He may be known for taking a light-hearted view of almost all aspects of life, but comedian Russell …

20 Free DIY Raised Garden Bed Plans & Ideas You Can Build in a Day

​Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a …

Gardening

Three Good Places to Find Hands-on STEM Lessons

Like a lot of people, my most memorable moments from elementary school involved hands-on science lessons. One of my favorite experiences was making …

Education Technology

The Deep-Seated Problems With Common Core And College Readiness

Ted Dintersmith, author and education activist, explains how the Common Core and standardized tests are failing to prepare children for the …

Building Community With Restorative Circles

Restorative circles are most effective when they’re an integral part of school culture. After all, you can’t “restore” a community that you haven’t …

Teaching

Frameworks for Reflection

Reflection is an analysis of our performance. It aids in deeper learning and helps us to perform better in the future because it boosts our sense of …

Teaching

I Hope This Kid Appreciates How Awesome His Custom-Made Star Wars AT-ST High Chair Is

What’s the age cutoff for using a high chair without looking super awkward? I’m hoping it falls somewhere just north of 40 so that I can retrace …

Cutoff

10 Reasons Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network

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Education Technology

Classroom design should follow evidence, not architectural fads

The past decade has seen a boom in the construction of trendy buildings with visually appealing interiors in schools and universities. Proponents …

Practice Math Facts with Multiplication Bingo

Multiplication Bingo is a game where students try to fill out an entire row of facts before their opponent does. To download Multiplication Bingo …

Education

Learn Math with a Framing Square – “Framing Square Math” by Joe Youcha

Many kids (not to mention woodworkers) will say “I hate math!”. But as Kalid Azad of www.betterexplained.com has pointed out what they are really …

Framing

10 New Principles Of Good Design

Dieter Rams’s design principles get a 21st-century update.<p>2017 was a year of reckoning for the design community. UX became a weapon, AI posed countless new challenges, and debate erupted over once rock-solid design paradigms. Even some of the industry’s leading lights admitted their revolutionary …

Ideo Studied Innovation In 100+ Companies–Here’s What It Found

Innovation is hard to pin down, but with these six insights Ideo says it’s cracking the code.<p>How do you measure “innovation?” It’s something that every organization seems to be after–just look at AT&T’s Innovation Pipeline, Sephora’s Innovation Research lab, and the University of Pennsylvania’s …

The World Might Be Better Off if We Rethink Education

I want to discuss an article my friend Robert tweeted about yesterday.<p>Student shaming: Check. Only way to teach is lecture: Check. Only thing missing …

A Simple & Fun Game Even DIY Rookies Can Make

One of the greatest intersections of design happens when function and taste meet. Even more so is finding the sweet spot between functional …

artisanal

Less Homework = More Learning

My kids’ public school released kids from homework a few years ago — a move met with some pushback. As the NY Daily News put it: <b>Parents Outraged</b> …

Teaching

Free: A Crash Course in Design Thinking from Stanford’s Design School

If you ask a few of today's youngsters what they want to do when they grow up, the word "design" will almost certainly come up more than once. Ask …

The big lesson from the world's best school system? Trust your teachers

Finnish education policies are highly praised, but the real success is the level of responsibility and autonomy given to teachers to do their jobs<p>Finnish education is rarely out of the news, whether it’s outstanding Pisa results, those same results slipping, the dropping of traditional subjects, …

Education

You Want Your Team to Think More Creatively? Have Them Watch One of These Films | Inc.com

You've probably been in this situation. You need to get a group of people, your team or a group of customers, to think creatively. Perhaps you're going to brainstorm solutions to a problem or do a co-creation session. Everyone gathers in a meeting room, still preoccupied with the last meeting they …

Creativity

Bondic’s new Liquid Plastic Welder reinvents glue for the 3D-printing age

3D printers are normally pretty sizeable things, even when they are made to have a small “desktop” footprint. No one can accuse Bondic’s new …

Interactive Periodic Table Shows the Uses of Every Element

The Periodic Tables of Everything<p>Explore the Best Brews of 2016 With This Interactive Periodic Table of Beer<p>This Table of Exercises Shows You How to …

Teachers Don’t Want All Of This Useless Data

I always thought the purpose behind student data was to help the teacher teach. But it has become an end to itself.<p>One of the most frustrating things I’ve ever been forced to do as a teacher is to ignore my students and concentrate instead on the data.<p>I teach 8th grade language arts at a …

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

The rules of brainstorming, according to top design firm IDEO

I work at home, alone for the most part, which means I rarely have the opportunity to be involved in a good brainstorming session. That's a shame …

Easily Create Vocabulary Quizzes With “Wordsmyth”

Wordsmyth seems like an exceptional online dictionary that lets you create several different types of vocabulary quizzes. Teachers can get accounts …