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Excellent Collection of Apps and Web Tools to Unlock Kids Creativity

Teach programming in your school with a Kodable School Plan. Last chance to get 30% off using this link!<p>Give your students a flexible virtual canvas …

10 Good iPad Book Creator Apps to Use with Your Students

March 7, 2014<br>Below is an updated list of some powerful iPad apps for creating books that you can use with your students. I have only selected ten of …

Study Shows How Classroom Design Affects Student Learning

A new study shows how color, lighting, and other classroom design choices can have a huge impact on student progress.<p>As debate over education reform sizzles, and as teachers valiantly continue trying to do more with less, a new study suggests that it might be worth diverting at least a little …

Pedagogy

How to Use the Google Drive iPad App to Create Student Portfolios

I love Google Drive and I love my iPad, but they don’t always love each other. The Google Drive iPad app has improved over the last couple of months …

The science of resilience: how to teach students to persevere

Neurologist and teacher Judy Willis shares three simple techniques to help teachers build resilience in their students<p>In schools today, the focus is not only on helping students pass exams, but also on improving their character by making them more resilient. Resilience in learning, as in life, is …

Learning

11 Bad Habits That Will Ruin Even The Strongest Marriage

For as much envying as we do of other couples, the truth is — even the most wonderful, 'perfect' couple can end up divorced.<p>We've all seen it: Two genuinely great people start off head-over-heels in love, but then somewhere along the way (despite everything looking rosy on the surface) they shock …

Divorce

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2016

The apps recognized as Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's</i> …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

/ Aug 15, 2013<p>There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality …

5 Delicious Ways to Use Aquafaba

Get ready for this vegan ingredient to transform your brownies, pancakes, and a whole lot more<p>When you strain the liquid from of a can of chickpeas …

Vegan

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

Nutrition

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

Here's How To Master Your Weekly Meal Prep

Failing to plan is planning to order a whole lot of unnecessary takeout.

15 Whole Foods-Based Lunches and Dinners That Won’t Break the Bank

While it can be tempting to grab one of every organic apple variety that you’ve never heard of, fresh produce, and the latest vegan products to hit …

Healthy Eating

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

Famifi

4 Fundamental Things Good Leaders Always Do -- And Never Do

<b>1. Make sure praise flows to those who deserve it</b> - As the old (but true) leadership saying goes, “Give credit, take accountability.” Effective leaders know that thoughtful recognition for strong performance is a fine way to encourage more of the same in the future, and are eager to provide praise …

Leadership

5 Ways to Prevent Summer Slide in Upper Elementary

Any experienced teacher knows that the summer slide is a definite reality for many students. I personally like for my own children to take a break …

Teaching

Rediscovering Your Fulfillment as a Teacher

If you are continuously feeling unfulfilled as a teacher and have been for a while, perhaps you should pursue something different as well. There is …

Happiness

31 Super Refreshing Drinks to Help You Stay Cool All Summer

Abigail Thorpe<p>When it's 90-something degrees outside and the humidity is so high it's making even our arm hair frizz, we know water should be our …

Flavors

How to Really De-Stress From a Crazy Work Schedule

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Simple Way to Be a Better Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Scholars: Better Gauges Needed for 'Mindset,' 'Grit'

Scholars note flaws in current methods<p>Traditional methods of studying social-emotional skills will have to evolve in more reliable, less subjective …

Pedagogy

Charlotte Danielson on Rethinking Teacher Evaluation

Commentary<p>—J.D. King for Education Week<p>The idea of tracking teacher accountability started with the best of intentions and a well-accepted …

How the Teacher Shortage Could Turn Into a Crisis

The winner of a $1 million prize honoring excellence in teaching set off shockwaves last year when she said that, given the current climate, she would not encourage people to consider teaching in public schools.<p>Perhaps that declaration, from veteran teacher Nancie Atwell, shouldn't have come as a …

8 Simple Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership

Boost your vocabulary and your team's success<p>There's no doubt about it, the biggest tool you have at your disposal as a leader is free, unlimited, and right at the tip of your tongue:<p>It's your choice of words.<p>Think about it: when the spotlight is shining on you as a leader, everything from laying …

Self-improvement

How To Eat Healthy Without Going Broke

Whole Foods life on a fast food budget<p>We’re constantly being told we need to eat right, but what many nutrition preachers fail to consider is that we can't all afford the healthiest options out there. Most of the time, it seems easier to grab fast food or premade meals and microwavable dishes. …

Nutrition

How To Eat Healthier Without Even Noticing

You'll definitely want to be feeling your best when spring finally decides to roll in.

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Seafood

The Most Beautiful 101 DIY Pallet Projects To Take On - Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.

Wooden pallets are the topic of today’s chosen article, here to make a stand for their raw beauty and incredible versatility around the household. …