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INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Infographics

Three-quarters of teachers are thinking of quitting ... and this moving letter helps to explain why

The number of teachers seriously considering leaving the profession has reached record levels as “crushing” workload levels emerge as their top …

Teaching

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Pedagogy

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

What’s your attachment style?

What kind of attachments to do you form?<p>Secure?<br>• Avoidant?<br>• Anxious?<br>• Resistant?<br>• Disorganized?<p>Do you recognise how you become attached to people?<p>Have you …

Our Three Brains - The Emotional Brain

In 1952, Paul MacLean introduced the term 'limbic system', which refers to the interconnected brain structures responsible for much of our emotional …

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

Apply For Google For Education Certified Innovator 2018 Program Here

Apply For Google For Education Certified Innovator 2018 Program Here by TeachThought Staff This information has been compiled from a press release …

Why Teacher-Driven Coaching Looks Different for Every Learner

Recently, my school district—like many across the country—has begun to explore ways to increase students’ technology use in thoughtful ways, …

Teaching

Secret Teacher: my students know all about exams but little of the wider world

We’re so focused on tests that we’re neglecting to expose pupils to ideas and experiences beyond the classroom<p>Read more from the Secret Teacher<p>Do I need a passport to get to Liverpool? What’s a postcard? Is Cornwall real? These are all questions I’ve been asked by (often bright) GCSE students that …

Teaching

ALL Student Reproducibles From Our New Book Are Now Available To Everybody!

Our new book, <i>The ELL Teacher’s Toolbox: Hundreds of Practical Ideas to Support Your Students</i>, is out, and, like all our other books, the publisher …

How to Meal-Prep a Week of Healthy Lunches for Less Than $20

If you've gone to a movie (in an actual movie theater) recently, then you know easy it is to spend $20. One ticket, a water and a small popcorn, …

Food

Just one alcoholic drink a day can shorten your life by years, according to a new study

It's hardly news to hear that overdoing the booze is not good for you, but a major new study is now saying that just having an extra glass of wine regularly could be seriously damaging your health. In fact, over-drinking could be as bad for your health as many years of smoking.<p>These sobering …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all …

10 spiffy new ways to show data with Excel

Cool charts for allImage by ThinkstockHave you noticed that people groan when you pop open a spreadsheet to share your brilliant data insights? Maybe …

Data Visualization

Race, Talk, and Teacher Space

by Center for Urban Education<p>The recent series of deaths of unarmed Black people at the hands of the police has spurred concern and conversation both …

Play

Educators are also teaching learning strategies, helping students find out the best ways to not just learn content, but <i>how</i> to learn. Ideas like …

Essential tips, tricks, and apps to help you learn a language

Fait intéressant: Seulement 17% des Américains parlent plus d'une langue. Yep, according to a survey cited by Forbes, less than one fifth of …

The moral hazard of quantitative social science: Causal identification, statistical inference, and policy

A couple people pointed me to this article, “The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime,” by Jennifer …

Naloxone

25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently

Emerging Tools for Community

<b>Communities Creating Health</b> Communities Creating Health, presented in partnership with <b>Creating Health Collaborative</b>, is a series on how the design, …

Evaluating Community Change

In 2012, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) made a big bet on the ability of collective impact to accelerate systems change. It committed $3.5 …

Stop blaming teachers; start improving teaching instead

Image: Shutterstock<p>Shyamala does not have much to do at home after her two children have grown up, so she takes up teaching at the neighborhood …

Inside one of three Denver schools serving as a national model for how to do discipline differently

What struck Erika Strauss Chavarria the most was the mutual respect she saw between adults and teenagers at Denver’s North High School. Having …

Effective Management Requires Good Metrics. Here Are 11 Types You Need to Know

To properly manage a business you need to know what's happening. These 11 types of metrics that will give you the insight and awareness you need.<p>They say you can't manage what you can't measure. Quantifying your business allows you to see patterns, set targets, and measure progress. However, many …

Data science with Python: Turn your conditional loops to Numpy vectors

Vectorization trick is fairly well-known to data scientists and is used routinely in coding, to speed up the overall data transformation, where …

Data Science

Here's How To Prevent The Next School Shooting, Experts Say

After Parkland, there have been many calls to make schools a "harder target" — for example, by arming teachers. But there's a decent amount of research out there on what actually makes schools safer, and most of it doesn't point to more guns.<p>On the Friday after the deadly shootings at Marjory …

Guns

Speaking on New Tools for R at Big Data Scale

I would like to thank LinkedIn for letting me speak with some of their data scientists and analysts. <br>John Mount discussing rquery SQL generation at …

San Francisco Bay Area

A Step-by-Step Guide to learn Advanced Tableau - for Data Science and Business Intelligence Professionals

Introduction<p>See the data. Show the visual. Tell the story. Engage the audience.<p>Tableau is one of the most popular Data Visualization tools used by …