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35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Books

Teaching Students Cyber Ethics

We can no longer allow educators, leaders or teachers to dismiss technology as unimportant and social media as a nuisance.

Digital Citizenship

Rick Ayers: EdTPA Is Ruining Teacher Professionalism

Rick Ayers, a professor of teacher education at the University of San Francisco, reviews the controversy over EdTPA, the Pearson-owned assessment …

5 critical 21st century skills that go way beyond the 4 Cs

Teach students to think like entrepreneurs with these skill setsSince the publication of his highly impactful book, <i>The World is Flat: A Brief History</i> …

Pedagogy

PARCC switches to a Chinese menu of standardized testing options

By Lyndsey Layton<p>, Editor<p>The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, which created a standardized test to measure whether students have mastered the Common Core State Standards, announced Thursday that it will allow states to pick and choose whether to buy a complete test …

12 Motivational Videos Guaranteed To Inspire

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar<p><b>Everyone requires</b> …

Motivation

The American High School Is Obsolete. Let’s Do Something About It.

For nearly two centuries, American high school students have taken essentially the same daily journey: Not long after the crack of dawn, they head to …

3 Google Scholar Tips Every Student Should Know About

November 13, 2015<br>As a research student you probably are already doing a lot of research in Google Scholar which you should given the power and …

100 Novels All Kids Should Read Before Leaving High School

Last year, a <i>Slate</i> essay called “Against YA” by Ruth Graham irked thousands of readers who took offense at her argument that although grown-ups …

Books

This JJ Abrams TED Talk explains why the new 'Star Wars' trailers are so mysterious

"Star Wars" fans are in a frenzy because Luke Skywalker has been missing from every single trailer and poster for the new movie, "The Force Awakens."<p>But there's a reason we haven't seen Skywalker yet.<p>It's all part of J.J. Abrams' philosophy as a filmmaker. In a TED talk in 2008 he referred to this …

TED Talks

Even With Flipped Classrooms, Teachers Still at Head of The Class

It's become trendy for edtech leaders to call themselves education evangelists, but the ones that matter most stand in front of a classroom every day. The idea that teachers are critical to the edtech process seems pretty straightforward, but it's a lesson that is often lost in the race to deliver …

Education Technology

The Illusion of Inclusion: How We Are Failing Students with Learning Disabilities

The education world is abuzz trying to make sense of disheartening findings that, since 2013, scores in reading and math have gone down or remained stagnant across fourth and eighth grades. What we aren't talking about, however, is the performance of students with disabilities, who continue to lack …

Pedagogy

How to really change education — excerpt from Sir Ken Robinson’s new book

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>In 2006, the internationally known educator Sir Ken Robinson gave a TED talk — titled “How schools kill creativity” — that became the most popular of all time, with more than 32.6 million views to date. Robinson, who has worked in education for some 40 years, published a …

Sir Ken Robinson On What Makes An Effective School

Sir Ken Robinson, an English author and adviser to governments on education, spoke with CBS on Tuesday about how schools can be more effective for students.<p>"If you engage children's imaginations, their curiosity, you get them working on teams, you get them doing practical work -- it's a very …

Education and Marketing in the Future: What They Have in Common

The most inspiring, forward-thinking educators and marketers may have different goals, but I see a future in which their methods converge. Education …

TED Talks

“Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before.”

They deserve <b>the chance to explore what genuinely interests them or what they are naturally talented at</b>. This may, in many cases, be the only chance …

The Teacher You Want to Be: Sir Ken Robinson on Centering the Child, Part 2

Charter Schools, An Exchange: Part II

<i>In Part I of this series, I invited Dmitri Mehlhorn, a well-known advocate for charter schools and other education "reforms," to comment on charter</i> …

Meme Halloween Costumes Will Make This Company $15 Million

Yandy, an online retailer specializing in lingerie and adult costumes, is slated to bring in $15 million this season with their Halloween costumes …