Deborah Blaufuss

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Teaching Strategies: The Essentials of Giving Feedback

As an English teacher, I spend hours each day grading student work. I realized a while back that there’s actually two <b>teaching strategies</b> I could use …

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Mathematics

Three Ways Every Teacher Can Deliver Culturally Conscious Instruction

Creating culturally conscious practices in the classroom is a process that develops better humans; humans that are both students, and teachers. The …

Reading Coach: The Face of Effective Vocabulary Instruction

The Face of Effective Vocabulary Instruction<p>By Cathy Puett Miller<p>Did you know that, according to researchers Beck, McKeown, and Kucan, (<i>Bringing</i> …

The five enterprise challenges solved by social collaboration tools

<i>(c)iStock.com/pixelfit</i><p>Over the past decade, social media has become a natural, and sometimes necessary, part of many people’s lives. Social media has …

Employee Engagement

Infographic: The 21st Century Classroom

Technology is undeniable changing the face of education, and it’s easy to see the impact already. Imagine what classrooms will look like in 20 years …

Education

Bloomin' Apps

This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.<p>Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Android, Google …

Pedagogy

TumbleBooks - eBooks for eKids!

Testimonials<p>What a treasure. This site is extremely useful for non readers of all ages. My children just love it. I have shared this site with many …

Infographic: The 21st Century Classroom

Technology is undeniable changing the face of education, and it’s easy to see the impact already. Imagine what classrooms will look like in 20 years …

How Poverty Affects Classroom Engagement - Educational Leadership

But it doesn't work that way. In one study of 81,000 students across the United States, the students not in Title I programs consistently reported …

6 Great Apps to Help You Write - MediaShift

How do you write? Are you a pen and paper person? Or are you a jot-down-ideas-on-your-phone writer? For those of you on the lookout for nifty bits of …

12 Celebrities Whose Moving Immigration Stories Are Bound To Inspire You

1. Lupita Nyong'o identifies as Mexican-Kenyan, as she was born in Mexico but primarily raised in Kenya. Due to political unrest, her family was …

Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month: My Father's Journey to Citizenship

<i>June marks Immigrant Heritage Month -- and people across the country and across the Obama Administration are sharing their American stories. Whether you've recently embarked on your first day as an American or want to share how your ancestors came to arrive here, we want to hear from you. Add your</i> …

Attracting Immigrants Grows Our Economy

<i>The Bush Insititue hosted a naturalization ceremony in 2013 honoring twenty new citizens from twelve countries. Photo by Grant Miller</i><p><b>By Margaret Spellings and Javier Palomarez</b><p>We can all be glad that unemployment recently fell to 5.4 percent. But the reality is that consistent economic growth …

George W. Bush

Philadelphia Neighborhood Looks To Immigrant Entrepreneurs For Economic Rebirth

There’s a good reason Philadelphia is continually cropping up on all of those lists of America’s best cities.<p>While others are seeing their populations decrease or flatten out, the City of Brotherly Love’s population has been continually rising for the past eight years, despite fears that it would …

Entrepreneurship

America’s new poet laureate is the son of migrant farmworkers

Today, Juan Felipe Herrera became America’s newest poet laureate, the highest public office for poetry in the country. Much of Herrera’s work …