Eleisha Nelson

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A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators

To identify as many creative solutions to pain points as possible by pairing each to a relevant observation.<p><b>Rules of the Game</b><p>1. Each team plays with …

What Does the Next-Generation School Library Look Like?

Teachers balked because the library was no longer quiet, but students liked it, and many at-risk students became frequent visitors. Some even …

Math Coach's Corner

Books & Programs to Improve Elementary Math | Math Reads

Kindergarten<p>Award-winning contemporary and classic books included in <i>Math Reads</i> address the range of math content at each grade level and support …

The Benefits of Helping Preschoolers Understand and Discuss Their Emotions

Emotional literacy at an early age can make a big difference in a person's life. Here are some steps for helping adults and young children understand …

Flip This: Bloom's Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

Conceived in 1956 by a group of educators chaired by Benjamin Bloom, the taxonomy classifies skills from least to most complex. The presentation of …

15 Things Ambitious Girls Do A Little Bit Differently When They’re Dating

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1wIiSY9<p><b>1.</b> <b>T</b><b>heir relationship will not take up 100% of their life, but they will put 100% into their</b> …

Three Games About Viruses That Teach Interconnectedness

Games can help students understand how diseases spread and how people work together in a connected world.<br>[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my …

Friend gift ideas - girl friends

Our best friends are there for us no matter what comes our way in life and there is truly NOTHING like being able to call up your girls when you’re …

Relationships

Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

This leads to a conversation about the nature of happiness. Students argue that happiness lacks a universal definition. One student shares, …

Pedagogy

Playworks - Playworks helps kids to stay active and build valuable social and emotional skills through play.

July 31, 2018<p>On August 1, Playworks introduces its newest service, PlayworksU. Educators asked for bite-sized online courses to reinforce and …

Teaching

Reconnecting Adults With Playful Learning

Talreja and his staff have designed the Dream a Dream program in Bangalore, India to teach life skills, including leadership, to more than 50,000 …

Play

They explored math, science, social science and literature topics that interested them, choosing one question each week, researching it, and …

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing…omg!

• 4 sticks butter, that’s 1 pound, room temperature<br>• 3 cups sugar<br>• 6 large eggs, room temperature<br>• 4 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 cup fresh key lime juice<br>• 1/4 …

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

<b>Myth #1: Teachers Are the Most Important Influence on a Child’s Education</b><p>Of course teachers are extremely important. Good teachers make a significant …

Children today are suffering a severe deficit of play – Peter Gray

When I was a child in the 1950s, my friends and I had two educations. We had school (which was not the big deal it is today), and we also had what I …

The Overprotected Kid

A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.<p>A trio of boys tramps alongthe length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers. “The Land! It opens …

The Company You Work For Is Not Your Friend

One thing becomes apparent after the honeymoon of a newly-launched career is over: Your employer—whether it’s a scrappy startup or a massive …

Play

Einstein imagined with his mind. Tesla imagined with his mind and built with his hands. Edison imagined with both. They all had extraordinary spatial …

Here’s Where You Should Live Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1ErgXZ5<p>It can be argued that cities, like people, all hold distinctive personalities. To find which …

Is Technology Widening Opportunity Gaps Between Rich And Poor Kids?

Many hours of observation and analysis later, Neuman and Celanano were forced to acknowledge a radically different outcome: “The very tool designed …

Cracking a Secret Code to Learning: Hand Gestures

The thoughts expressed by hand motions are often our newest and most advanced ideas about the problem we’re working on; we can’t yet assimilate these …

The Nuts and Bolts of Explicit Modeling

Several instructional methods incorporate teacher modeling:<p>Cognitive apprenticeships: Showing students <i>how</i> to do something within an authentic context …

The power of believing that you can improve

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes …

7 Big Hurdles In Education and Ideas For Solving Them

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13 Incredibly Creative Sculptures That Break The Mold

Hippo Sculptures<p>These half-hippos give the illusion that passersby are walking on top of a pond. It's sure to brighten your day.<p>Monument Of An …

Sculpture

Interactive Notebook for Test Prep Vocabulary

Did you know that researchers estimate 85% of achievement test scores are based on the vocabulary of the standards? Now that right there is a crazy …

Teaching