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8 Exciting Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning Approaches That Teachers are Embracing in 2014 | Emerging Education Technologies

The Future of Technology Integration in Instruction Lies in Engaging and Empowering Teaching Methods Like These.<p>As we head into this new year I'm …

Kansas City based Children International seeks financial help with relief efforts in the Philippines

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Children International (CI) is asking the greater Kansas City community for help as they serve 68,000 children in the Philippines …

Alex Ross: Time to show our appreciation for classical music

Last autumn, Barack Obama hosted an evening of classical music at the White House. Beforehand, he said, "Now, if any of you in the audience are newcomers to classical music, and aren't sure when to applaud, don't be nervous. Apparently, President Kennedy had the same problem. He and Jackie held …

New Study Shows Plants Talk to Each Other Through the Soil

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>A new study conducted by Dr. David Johnson at the University of Aberdeen found that plants actually communicate with one …

4 Timeless Elements Of Strong Student-Teacher Relationships

<b>4 Timeless Elements Of Strong Student-Teacher Relationships</b><p>by <b>Kim Lee</b><p>One of the most pure and deeply inspirational relationships is that of a devoted …

Teaching

Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads

More than any other academic disciplines, science and math draw their meaning by relating to life in the “real” world outside the classroom. They …

Science Games and Videos | Educational Games for Kids

Educational Videos and Games for School Kids<p>Make Your Class a Joy and a Privilege.<p>Here's the best collection of educational videos, games, quizzes, …

Education Technology

Understanding by Design: Essential Questions

As I read the chapter “Essential Questions: Doorways to Understanding” in <i>Understanding by Design</i>, I realized that many educators I know have an …

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This research is critical to understanding how inquiry-based teachers will need to engage students. In the coming system, attitude trumps rote …

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Harnessing Children’s Natural Ways of Learning

“The school totally violates our cultural beliefs about what children need to do to become educated,” he says. “They’re free to play and explore. Yet …

(Images) 60 Colorful Picture Quotes To Empower Your Life

We have created a collection of <i>powerful self development picture quotes</i> to remind you of your true power and potential that is deep inside of you and …

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

Many would agree that for inquiry to be alive and well in a classroom that, amongst other things, the teacher needs to be expert at asking strategic …

Pedagogy

Kids can't teach themselves math

Many people believe that only a minority of children are born with mathematical talent, while the rest simply do not have the ability to succeed at a high level. Recent discoveries in cognitive science are challenging this myth of ability. The brain is not hard wired; it continues to change and …

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The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

<b>The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>As education continues to evolve, adding in …

Neuroscience

How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space

Photo credit: High Tech High<p>Think back to your mental image of a creative workplace. Was the place you imagined a school? If the answer was "no," why …

Excellent Tools for Creating Videos Without Installing Software

Over the years I've published some lists and reviews of free tools for creating videos online. Quite a few of those tools have been for creating …

Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions

Learners Should Be Developing Their Own Essential Questions<p>Having essential questions drive curriculum and learning has become core to many …

Learning To Ask The Right Question

I have written earlier about the wonderful article by Mark Shead which pointed out how good we are at problem solving and how bad we are at identifying the correct problem to solve<i>.</i><p>In <b>education</b> for instance, there is often more emphasis on teaching than learning. The current test-driven system, …

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning

<b>2. FOSTER INQUIRY BY SCAFFOLDING CURIOSITY.</b><br>Teachers always come up to Laufenberg wanting to learn more about her progressive pedagogy -- and they …

10 Ways to Teach Innovation

This is hardly the case, as we know. In fact, innovation and the current classroom model most often operate as antagonists. The system is evolving, …

Inquiry Learning Vs. Standardized Content: Can They Coexist?

So how can you, as a teacher, help move the dialogue forward? First, you can focus on becoming a highly-effective project based learning (PBL) …

Gloomy Thinking Can Be Contagious

When students show up at college in the fall, they'll have to deal with new classes, new friends and a new environment. In many cases, they will also have new roommates — and an intriguing new research study suggests this can have important mental health consequences.<p>At the University of Notre …

24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun

If you need to study for the GMAT, GRE, MCAT, or just biology and accounting, you’ll find some help through BenchPrep. Students who visit the site …

Spanish Online Games for Preschoolers from Chile Crece Contigo - Spanish Playground

<i>Chile Crece Contigo</i> was established by the Chilean government to support and protect children and families. As one small part of this extensive …

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Oliver Burkeman looks at the daily routines of history's most creative minds in Guardian Weekend: http://gu.com/p/3j6qb/fb Illustration: Jean Julien for the Guardian