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You Can't Take This Photo: Shooting Western Landscapes Like They've Never Been Seen—at Night

In 2010, photographer Adam Katseff, a lifelong East Coaster, moved to California to begin an MFA at Stanford. Inspired by the great 19th-century …

Landscape Photography

Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

Alexandra Lange's interest in school design started in her childhood, when she read <i>Little House on the Prairie,</i> with its indelible depiction of Laura's one-room schoolhouse in Wisconsin.<p>Today, she's an architecture and design critic. Her new book, <i>The Design of Childhood,</i> considers the physical …

Education

These 3 YouTube Channels Will Help You Become A Better Photographer

Learning photography is easy these days. I’m not referring to one’s ability to comprehend the various concepts and rules that are central to good …

Street Photography

How to Use a Phone Screen for Magical Portraits

Wedding photographers are always looking to take creative, novel portraits and a quick, simple trick is often sitting right in their pocket. By using …

Photography

Explainer: what's the difference between formative and summative assessment in schools?

The recent Gonski report argues Australia needs assessment and reporting models that capture both achievement progress and long-term learning …

Pedagogy

7 Crucial Education Technology Trends for the Last 5 Years

Written by Richard D. Eddington The world is changing, and education must change with it. Many schools are aware of this fact and are trying to …

Education Technology

5 Ideas for Improving Professional Learning Experiences

It has been and always is, a blessing to be a part of district professional learning days. These past two weeks, I have been so caught up in the …

Pedagogy

5 Tips on How to Process Light in Landscape Photography

You are into photography. This means you are a light chaser by definition. Because we all know: light makes or breaks a photograph. So how about …

Tutorials

Encourage Students to Reflect on Their Growth with This Free Slides Portfolio Template

<i>“We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” Paraphrase of John Dewey’s work</i> One of the most important ways to end the …

Education Technology

Schein - The Role of the Consultant Content Expert or Process Facilitator

Artikel over 'Denken in Driehoeken'

6 okt 10<p>Marloes van Rooij en Kemp van Ginkel hebben een artikel geschreven over het 'denken in driehoeken', in het september/oktobernummer van het …

Rule #1: No thinking allowed

As an education consultant, I often watch teachers teach. After many hours of classroom observation at many different schools across Tamil Nadu, I’ve …

What If #Kunskapsskolan Happened in English Schools?

Every teacher knows what’s best for children, so why aren’t we doing it? Imagine having your preconceived ideas about teachingThe post What If …

Pedagogy

Are You Integrating Personalized Learning Into Your Curriculum?

Personalised learning with the help of Artificial Intelligence will change the Education System<p>4 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Well, a school is a place we all hold as a dear memory; however, there were also days when school seemed …

Black and White Long Exposure Photography by Jay Vulture

Gorgeous black and white landscapes by <b>Jay Vulture</b>, professional fine art photographer and artist currently based in Central London, England. Jay …

Gonski 2.0: teaching creativity and critical thinking through the curriculum is already happening

David Gonski’s report on Australia’s schooling system identifies three key weaknesses and proposes a set of pathways towards improvement.<p>These …

How to unlock the learning potential of metacognition.

Teachers are offered practical advice for using metacognition, which the research evidence suggests can boost pupils’ progress by seven months.… Read …

What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning

What happens when African philosophies and practices are placed at the centre of learning? How can teachers and students on the continent use the …

'This is the fourth industrial revolution – we need a new curriculum for tomorrow's world'

In my last Tes blog, I argued that we need to engage in a serious, fundamental debate about the education system.<p>I wrote that if we are to prepare …

The Impending Death of Traditional Education: When Push Comes to Pull

This is first of a multi-part post dealing with the 21st Century transformation of animation education. Social networking, information technologies …

Heavy rains in Kenya reveal a crack that shows Africa will split into two continents

Heavy rains caused havoc in Kenya in March, collapsing hospital walls, flooding entire neighborhoods, and closing off major highways. The downpour also exposed a fault line that geologists now say is evidence that the African continent will split into two over the next tens of millions of years.<p>The …

12 Ideas That Explain What’s So Wrong With American Schooling Today

Click here for reuse options! Schools are failing to meet children's personal and societal needs.George Mason University economist Bryan Caplan was …

How Teachers Taught: Patterns of Instruction, 1890-2010

The last two posts (see here and here) on “direct instruction” and ways of measuring teacher talk vs. student talk got me thinking again about an …

Sir Ken Robinson’s Next Act: You Are the System and You Can Change Education

Sir Ken Robinson’s views on creativity are abundantly well documented. In his 2006 TED Talk—still the most-watched of all time—he claimed that “we …

Spectacular Landscapes of Iceland by Simona Buratti

Mesmerising landscape photography by Simona Buratti (previously featured), gifted photographer, filmmaker, artist and adventurer currently resides in …

You Can Shoot Dramatic Handheld Street Photos at Night with These Tips from a British Pro (VIDEO)

One reason some street photographers shy away from shooting at night is that they dislike lugging around a heavy tripod to steady their camera when …

Landscape Photography

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even, "drives people?" (maybe into the …

Flipgrid is the 'Snapchat' for education

MINNEAPOLIS - Flipgrid started as an idea 12 years ago. Now it has grown in to an education social platform for students around the world.<p>Commonly …

Education

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar …

Education Technology

REVIEW: Nature Play – Take Childhood Back documentary

Do we need another film about connecting children to nature? There’s <i>Play Again</i>, <i>Nature Kids</i>, <i>Project Wild Thing</i>, <i>The Land</i>, and some others I am sure. …