Ines King

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Sustainable shopping: here's how to find coffee that doesn't cost the Earth

<i>Shopping can be confusing at the best of times, and trying to find environmentally friendly options makes it even more difficult. Welcome to the</i> …

The Writing Process Isn't Linear. Let's Stop Telling Students That It Is.

If you conduct an online image search for “writing process,” you’ll find many charts that lay out the steps—brainstorming, drafting, revising, …

Creative Writing

This Website Is Like A Guidance Counselor On Steroids

Nonprofit Get Schooled uses entertainment and technology to help kids choose their own adventures.<p>The average high school student spends less than one hour per school year with a guidance counselor mulling over college decisions, according to the National Association for College Admission …

Wake Up Schools

A glimpse at the practice -- these are short testimonials from educators who have taken core mindfulness practices and adapted… Read More<p>There are a …

Read, write, discover, and share the books you'll always remember.

Thinking of joining? Here's how people use Storybird:<p>Create<p>Ava is 13 and writes stories for her friends at school and on Storybird. She's played 9 …

What the Teacher of the World’s Most Popular Online Course Has Learned About the Science of Learning | Heleo

“Whether you’re learning a language, a musical instrument, how to dance, how to drive a car, it’s all the same: developing a compact, connected, …

15 Social Skills That Will Make You Successful In Every Aspect Of Life

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

What is nutrigenomics?

Your genes may have the secret to a custom-made diet for your body.<p>I've made it no secret over the years of writing this blog that I have a problem …

Genetics

La terapia con espejos corrige problemas de concentración

Realizar dibujos, encontrar la salida de un laberinto y localizar símbolos específicos al mirar directamente un espejo son actividades que forman parte de la terapia que Lourdes Gutiérrez Vázquez aplica en sus talleres para activar ambos hemisferios del cerebro, y así mejorar la concentración y …

Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an …

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

A Great Resource from Google to Help Teachers Professional Growth

December 6, 2015<br>Google for Education has this excellent free handbook to help teachers and educators with their professional growth. It provides …

The Best Way to Protect Children? Support Education

Photo: Russell Watkins/UK Department for International Development<p><i>By Alex K. Monroe, Senior Campaigns Manager, Walk Free Movement</i><p>Months after the most devastating natural disaster in Philippine history, Typhoon Haiyan, authorities discovered 5 young girls between the ages of 10 and 15 onboard a bus …

How to Create a Reading Program on Flipboard

Summer reading programs are a great way for kids to learn about topics they like and to sharpen their skills until school starts again. With Flipboard, you can create a reading list on your own or round out an existing program. (If you’re completely new to Flipboard, you can get started with …

Social Media

How Twitter Can Power Your Professional Learning

By Matt RenwickOverloaded with Twitter? Stem your tweet flow with advice from Principal Matt Renwick.

Learning

ESL Teacher Picks Favorite Magazines for English Learners

For the past 26 years, I’ve been instructing adults, mainly business executives, helping them communicate better in English.<p>My instructional practice is student-centered, tailormade to meet my students’ needs and includes very few textbooks. My students speak a lot in class and co-create the …

Teaching