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'See Me After Class': An Interview With Roxanna Elden

I interview Roxanna Elden about her book, "See Me After Class: Advice For Teachers By Teachers."

Feedback through Google Forms

Earlier in the year I was asked to write an article for ACEL (Australian Council for Educational Leaders) looking at how I use Google Forms in the …

Allison Pearson: Sparing the rod has spoilt these teachers

How about a harsh lesson for those teachers who act as if naughty children didn't exist?<p>A school in Lancashire has banned naughty children. No, that’s not quite right. Ignoring several centuries of compelling evidence, Barrowford Primary says there is no such thing as a naughty child, there is only …

Self-esteem

10 Reasons To Draft 10 Times

There was this time I had to write something, and it had to be perfect.<p>I was headed to a workshop with my idol. I wanted to know what one of my …

How Many Hours Does it Take to Write a Novel?

by Andrew Shantos<p><b>Here’s the short answer: 736.</b><p>Well, for mine anyhow, from inception to publication. At 77,270 words, that’s a little under 105 words …

Secret World War II Chemical Experiments Tested Troops By Race

As a young U.S. Army soldier during World War II, Rollins Edwards knew better than to refuse an assignment.<p>When officers led him and a dozen others into a wooden gas chamber and locked the door, he didn't complain. None of them did. Then, a mixture of mustard gas and a similar agent called lewisite …

Military

The New World Map

by Victor Davis Hanson // TMS Adolf Hitler started World War II by attacking Poland on September 1, 1939. Nazi Germany moved only after it had …

10 fascinating photos from World War II

<b>Photos from World War II</b>: Although thousands, even millions, of photographs were taken during World War II, only a handful ever became popular. But …

Here's the secret underlying all good writing

According to Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker, author of "The Sense of Style," that topic sentence helped catalyze the most important aspect of good writing.<p>It's what Pinker calls an "arc of coherence."<p>The truth is, our brains don't like to work too hard, let alone when we're reading.<p>The …

Putin, once critical of Stalin, now embraces Soviet dictator's tactics

Only six years ago, President<p>Vladimir Putinvisited the Polish port of Gdansk, birthplace of the Solidarity movement that threw off Soviet domination, and reassured his Eastern European neighbors that Russia had only friendly intentions.<p>Putin spoke harshly that day of the notorious<p>World War II-era …

Baby born from ovary frozen in mother's childhood

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1172000/1172706_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524723146_4d58034de3fe4b0d6aa528d71f4f02cc<p><b>A woman in Belgium is the first in the world to give birth to a baby using transplanted ovarian tissue frozen when she was still a child, doctors say.</b><p>…

We Asked 8 Famous Authors For The Most Important Advice They’d Give To Young Writers

<i>See what advice these literary icons have for young writers!</i><p>“When you first start writing, it’s tempting to make every character Tom Hanks. I know I …

Creative Writing

The Different Ways to Collect Inspiration

What do Bill Gates, Marcus Aurelius, Thomas Jefferson and Montaigne (the guy who invented the essay) have in common?<p>Each of them kept a <i>commonplace</i> …

Productivity

5 Aspects of Emotional Intelligence Required for Effective Leadership | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is widely known to be a key component of effective leadership. The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team. The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to …

Break These 4 Resume Rules to Land a Job

Ditch the traditional resume.<p>America is back, baby!<p>With more and more U.S. cities raising their minimum wages, job applicants are more excited about …

3 destructive things you learned in school without realizing it - Vox

It was high school. I was 16, and I was pissed off. My English teacher gave us a creative writing assignment: write anything about being in high school. <i>Anything.</i><p>So I wrote a story about a school shooting.<p>More on school<p>10 things not enough kids know before going to college<p>High school sets up …

Econ Teacher Gave His Students Personal List of Wisest Words

1. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs is not one of them.<p>2. Never cancel dinner plans by text message.<p>3. Don’t knock it ‘til you …

Classroom Management 6: Creating a Stress-Free Space

The students in Maureen Conley’s first-grade classroom in Islip, New York, illustrate that even the youngest pupils can follow procedures.<p>Conley’s …

10 Online Tools to Upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills

As an educator, you have the noble duty of awakening your students’ potential to express their arguments through the structured form of academic …

Announcing Teachers Write 2015!

Announcing Teachers Write 2015!<p>Our fourth annual Teachers Write Online Summer Writing Camp will run from July 6th to August 2nd, 2015 – four weeks of …

The battle between the veil and the miniskirt

<b>Two opposing campaigns arguing about what women should wear are gripping the Arab world.</b><p>What makes a man? According to the people behind a campaign which apparently started in Algeria this week, "real men" take charge of what the women in their family wear - and they make sure females are covered …

This map renames each US state with a country that has a similar population

The US is the third-largest country in the world, with its population scattered across a continent-spanning landmass.<p>On Thursday we highlighted a map made by the American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry that identified a country with about the same gross domestic product as each state. Here we do …

How To Tell Stories

Back in the day when I was trying (and not succeeding) to make a living as an actor, one of the classes I took introduced a simple game that I’ve been playing off and on ever since. It was at first useful for developing improv skills as an actor, then for storytelling skills as a speechwriter, then …

Priest Translates 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid' Into Latin For Young Learners Of The Ancient Language

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Monsignor Daniel B. Gallagher has faced a number of linguistic challenges as the man responsible for translating Pope Francis’ Twitter feed into Latin, and then he was confronted with “heavy metal music.”<p>Gallagher, an American who works at the Vatican’s Office of Latin Letters, …

This 10 Minute TED Talk by Bill Gates Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

With a net worth of $80 billion, Bill Gates happens to be the richest man on the planet. More than that, though, many are drawn to Gates and his ideas due to his everyday demeanor and down-to-earth presentation style.<p>In coaching a number of high-level executives on presentations in the last two …

Public Speaking