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Science Proves Reading To Kids Really Does Change Their Brains

MRIs provide hard proof.<p>Pediatricians often recommend parents routinely read aloud to their young children.<p>Now, for the first time, researchers have hard evidence that doing so activates the parts of preschoolers' brains that help with mental imagery and understanding narrative -- both of which are …

The Brain

Linguist: 'There's a difference between learning words and learning a language'

A New Zealand Scrabble star memorized the French Scrabble dictionary for a competition, but that doesn't mean he knows French. Linguist Marije Michel …

These 11 College Majors Will Get You a Job

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It might seem like the dog days of summer, but for many college students, the fall term starts next month. And that means …

Employment

Building Academic Vocabulary and Concepts, Brick by Brick

How to Build Academic Vocabulary<br>May 22, 2014 | Volume <b>9</b> | Issue <b>17</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Building Academic Vocabulary and Concepts, Brick by Brick<p>Lori …

Teaching

6 Differentiation Strategies For New Teachers

As a new teacher, I remember feeling overwhelmed by the wide range of abilities in my classroom. How was I supposed to meet all of my students’ needs …

Student Self-Publishing- An Essential Part of 21st Century Learning

July 20, 2015<p>When Tabitha Sanchez, a sophomore at Pace University, was in high school, she started a book blog for her English class. Today, …

Education Technology

40 Important STEM Resources For Women

<b>40 Important STEM Resources For Women</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>According to findings by the Economics & Statistics Administration, less than 25% of STEM …

National Science Foundation

Why Change Our Approach to Teaching?

Jennifer Roberts first noticed the difference a few years ago in Geology 101.The course regularly draws 300 or more students a semester, and Roberts, …

Pedagogy

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Cultivating Healthy Teams in Schools

Healthy, high-performing teams of educators require a number of conditions to thrive. A team's potential for greatness depends on many factors, …

Pedagogy

Professional Development Tools Created by Teachers for Teachers

Get a variety of PD resources here, from podcasts to screencasts to articles and more.<p>Listen to a vast network of education podcasts from notable …

Education Technology

Coaching as Professional Development: A Powerful Change Accelerator

With all the attention being paid to improving student performance and the assessments designed to measure that improvement, trying harder and doing …

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Project Based Learning- 6 Must Read Books

'A practical guide to Project Based Learning. Designed for middle and high school teachers, the PBL Starter Kit contains down-to-earth, classroom …

Pedagogy