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Michael Rosen on academy schools: ‘Local democracy bites the dust’

The government’s insistence that all schools become academies sweeps aside input from governors, staff and parents. Could it have more to do with privatisation than raising standards?<p>It is best if you don’t read this article. After all, I am not sure that your opinions on education count for very …

5 Things Loving Parents Would Never Say

Being a parent is a difficult job, and it’s no wonder that not all of us succeed at it. We all bring a fair amount of baggage to the enterprise—our …

Psychology

Keeping A Journal Can Make You Mentally Stronger, Science Explains Why

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Self-help

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BRING back Miss Trunchbull, summon Whack-O! from his study, sign up Boudicca Battle-Axe and dispatch Dolores Umbridge to Year Seven.<p>Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of schools has put a call out for more "battlers and bruisers" to bring discipline back into education. Instead of appeasing …

Premature children should be treated as ‘special needs’ pupils by teachers

Two children in every classroom were born prematurely, but teachers do not know how to cope with their special needs, a new report warns<p>Premature babies should be treated as children with ‘special needs’ and monitored through primary school, say health experts, following research that shows they …

Mississippi House passes bill requiring teachers to grade parents

If a bill passed by the Mississippi House becomes law, students won’t be the only ones receiving grades from teachers.<p>Under House Bill 4, also known as the Parent Involvement and Accountability Act, teachers would be required to grade parents’ involvement with their children’s education.<p>The …

Four Scientifically Proven Habits Of Powerful Presenters

There’s no shortage of speaking tips out there, but scientists are now figuring out how best to combine them.<p>What makes someone a great presenter? Why do some speakers seem to effortlessly captivate their audiences, while others struggle just to keep them awake? It turns out that scientists have …

University of Chicago

Google Tools for personal learning plans (PLPs) - Innovation: Education

A teacher-authored case study<p>Today we hear from a grade 5-6 team venturing into the world of personal learning plans (PLPs) using Google Tools.<p>Jared …

Teaching

EMDR Therapy: Why Looking Left-To-Right Repeatedly Could Banish Traumatic Memories

What if we told you that distressing memories could be wiped away by moving your eyes from left to right, over and over again?<p>While it might sound …

Mental Health

A Touching Animated Poem Celebrating What True Love Looks Like at the Age of 85

In the beautifully animated narrative “Love is the Only Reason We’re Alive“, poet IN-Q speaks to the beauty of being in love at the age of 85, but …

Relationships

Study Shows How You Think Is A Strong Predictor of How Long You Will Live

The findings are published in <i>Psychological Science</i>, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.<p>How you think about death affects how you …

Most Useful Podcast Ever: How to Breathe Better

Chances are you're breathing wrong. Do it better with these tips from a breathing coach to professional fighters, SWAT team members, and special ops.<p><i>To hear more from the editors of Popular Mechanics, download this week's episode of The Most Useful Podcast ever here, and be sure to subscribe and</i> …

Yoga

A simple solution to the teacher shortage

It’s time to end the myth that having a 2:2 degree makes for a second-rate teacher<p>What can we do about teacher recruitment? The recent National Audit Office report has provided some useful clarity and confirmed that the Department for Education has missed its recruitment targets for four years now. …

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

She looked out the window, and back down to her desk where a full-time offer letter from Lola sat, awaiting her reply.<p>It didn't matter that she'd only finished her first year. Or that most people she asked said it was a mistake.<p>She knew it was time to make a change, and she did.<p>Chisa made the …

You'll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

Here are some phrases you'll never hear a successful person say:<p>1. "We can't do that."<p>One thing that makes people and companies successful is the ability to make solving their customers' problems and demands their main priority. If a need arises repeatedly, the most successful people learn how to …

Film Review: Goodnight Mommy

★★★☆☆ The anticipation has been palpable for <b>Goodnight Mommy,</b> a rare entry in what might be termed the 'arthouse horror' subgenre. After all, …

How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …

Time Management

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p>(Want to skip to the quiz? …

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

Let Them Be Awesome - Educational Leadership

This issue of <i>Educational Leadership</i> examines the whys and hows of what is a huge jump for many educators—embracing mobile technology on behalf of …

Education Technology

Response: Different Ways Of 'Learning By Doing'

Educators Suzie Boss, Jeffrey Wilhelm, Steven Anderson and Stephen Lazar discuss the differences between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry …

Entrepreneurs Are Changing The Future Of Education By Starting New Schools In New Orleans

For the past four years, Matt Candler has obsessed over students, families and teachers, despite the existing, outdated school system around them. Finally with 44 education startups under his belt, he’s starting to see the future of schools change in ways he had only imagined with 4.0 Schools, a …

Is critical thinking a Western concept?

<b>Educators agree that critical thinking is a crucial skill for the 21st century, but is it harder to teach in some cultures than in others? Burmese</b> …

Critical Thinking

European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche by Frank M Turner, review: 'judicious and laconic'

The lectures of a legendary don demystify the bewildering 'isms' of European intellectual history with aplomb<p>Frank M Turner was, until his death in 2010, professor of history at Yale University in Connecticut where he taught a survey course on European intellectual history. Hundreds of students …

My husband, the woman: The private anguish of having a spouse in transition

<b>(bravo1954 via iStock)</b><p>After 21 years of marriage, he gave me the news. He is finally becoming himself — but I am more lost than ever<p>Diana Matthews<p>March 9, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>I saw a headline recently reporting how proud Bruce Jenner’s mother is of him (her). While that’s both noble and supportive, …

Relationships