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13 Concrete Examples Of Better Feedback For Learning

<b>By Grant Wiggins</b><p>Below, find thirteen examples of how teachers have made feedback (as opposed to advice and evaluation) more central to their work …

Teaching

4 Crazy Simple Ways To Live More In The Moment

Mindfulness is one of those wellness buzzwords that is frequently tossed around, and with good reason. Numerous studies have shown it can lead to profound changes in both the mind and body.<p>To the uninitiated, however, the concept can sound vague, even intimidating. Sure, it's all about cultivating …

Letting Go of the Past with Mindfulness Meditation, Part 2

By Charles A. Francis<p><b>Letting go of the past</b> can be quite a challenge for many of us. Pleasant memories lure us back to happier times in our lives, …

Letting Go of the Past with Mindfulness Meditation, Part 1

By Charles A. Francis<p>Many of us have difficulty <b>letting go of the past</b>, and moving on with our lives. For some of us, it may seem down right …

Getting Over the Mindfulness Hype

Melanie McDonagh in the <i>Spectator</i> is the latest journalist to take a swipe at the ‘cult of mindfulness.’ <i>The Spectator</i> cover story is another …

Mindfulness

Free Comic Books Turns Kids Onto Physics: Start With the Adventures of Nikola Tesla

PhysicsCentral, a web site run by The American Physical Society (an organization representing 48,000 physicists), has created a series of comic books …

200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Video Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites & More

<i>This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and</i> …

High School

1,150 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc.

Entertainment

Mindfulness for Educators

<i>"Before we can share mindfulness with our students we need an experiential understanding of mindfulness from our own practice." -Meena Srinivasan</i><p>As readers widely shared "More Mindfulness, Please" (thank you for that!) I realized the piece was student-centric. It focused primarily on the in-class …

Mindfulness

A student app for learning analytics | Effective Learning Analytics

By Niall Sclater December 19, 2014 <br>Co-design, Ethics, Student App, Systems<p>Many applications for learning analytics have been proposed, are under …

Mindfulness in Education Research Highlights

By Emily Campbell<p>Although research on mindfulness, especially with children and adolescents, is still in relatively early stages, an increasing …

Learning from the Cognitive Science of Make It Stick

It was a canny move by Peter Brown, Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel to intersperse warnings against "confirmation bias" throughout their excellent <i>Make It Stick</i>. Although we educators in the progressive tradition(s) will stress their evidence that explains the failure of test-driven reform, true …

Pedagogy

Great Resources and Lessons for Teaching Physics for Kids

December, 2014<br>Physics 4 Kids is a great resource packed full of basic lessons covering different key concepts of physics. You can use this resource …

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

Dec 24, 2015 - geo.itunes.apple.com - 17224<p>Get the official YouTube app for iPhone and iPad. See what the world is watching – from the hottest music …

Apps

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

<b>10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little …

Pedagogy

5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development

<b>5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development</b><p>by <b>Joel Zarrow</b><p>Just as a teacher has to create conditions that support and encourage student …

Pedagogy

Using Twitter for Professional Development

The term “professional development” conjures up thoughts of travel, conference fees, arranging substitutes, and loss of precious instructional time. …