Jeffrey Longacre

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Third-place MVP finish only adds shine to Corey Seager's bright future

LOS ANGELES – Finishing runner-up to the runner-up is no small feat, especially when it comes to Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Corey Seager.<p>As expected, …

7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

1. Discovery Zone<p>The discovery zone houses all those items that spark imagination. These include arts and crafts materials, manipulatives, recorders, …

New Teachers: Classroom-Management Fundamentals

• Sometimes Misbehavior Is Not What It Seems: Reflect on some of the potential reasons behind student misbehavior. (Edutopia, 2015)<br>• The Power of Keeping …

Teaching

Seeing Struggling Math Learners as ‘Sense Makers,’ Not ‘Mistake Makers’

In discussions of progressive and constructivist teaching practices, math is often the odd subject out. Teachers and schools that are capable of …

Pedagogy

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einstein™Tablet

Designed to provide an interactive laboratory experience to science students across a wide range of ability levels, the einstein Tablet+ is a mobile …

Assessment

<b>56 Examples of Formative Assessment<br>A terrific post from David Wees detailing 56 different types of formative assessment that an educator can use to</b> …

Lesson plan modules

Active for Life is pleased to offer the following ready-made teaching units for educators, caregivers, and program leaders who want to deliver a …

Google Classroom: Assess Student Work FASTER [infographic] - Teacher Tech

Having a good workflow for assessing student work is essential. Here is my workflow for giving feedback through Google Classroom.<p>Assignment Title<p>To …

Google

10 Ways You Can Use A Large Screen Display in PE - The P.E Geek

On a number of occasions I’ve blogged about the incredible possibilities that a large screen display brings to a PE practical classroom. With this in …

Column: If Dodgers want best chance at ring, trade for Chris Sale

Despite the fact the New York Mets have started the season 2-1 after taking two of three from the St. Louis Cardinals, the club’s always cognizant …

Vin Scully receives Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House

Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully, who called his final Los Angeles Dodgers game on Oct. 2 after 67 years in the booth, was at the White House on …

Los Angeles Dodgers

LOOK: NFL helmets get a Mexican makeover before Raiders-Texans game

This is what all 32 NFL helmets would look like if they were designed in Mexico<p>For the first time in NFL history, the league will be holding a …

NFL

Twenty One Pilots talk new music, fans, more in our latest issue - News - Alternative Press

[<i>Photo by Brad Heaton</i>]<p>Welcome TWENTY ONE PILOTS back to AP’s cover! In a NEW INTERVIEW, they talk about the most inspiring moments with their fans, …

Music

Can President Trump 'Fix' Social Security? | Investopedia

Donald Trump’s presidential win left American voters with many questions such as whether he intends to do anything to fix the Social Security system, …

Retirement

Harassing Trump-Supporting Students As A Form Of Pedagogy

The most recent issue of the magazine <i>Guernica</i> features an essay-letter written to “my fellow teachers” by Nell Boeschenstein, who teaches writing at Sweet Briar College. Boeschenstein reports that on the Wednesday morning after the election of Donald Trump she pondered a choice: “Did I walk into …

Top 21 Prospects: Los Angeles Dodgers

Below is an analysis of the prospects in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system. Scouting reports are compiled with information provided by industry …

Sports Analytics

Re-signing Turner & Kenley (& Hill?) is a boring plan, but also the correct one

Even if you disagree with the end product, I thought <b>Dustin’s article on Monday</b> about the Dodgers offseason plan was well worth the time spent. Sure, …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Mora on the Hot Seat

It was a very tough weekend for many of UCLA’s Fall sports. We all know about football, and Head Coach Jim L. Mora must be considered to be on the …

College Sports

‘Ultimate act of cowardice’: Three officers in 3 cities targeted and shot, one fatally

Three police officers in three different states were shot in apparently unprovoked attacks in a 12-hour period Sunday, attacks described as “targeted” and “ambush”-style by officials.<p>The first and only fatal shooting took place just before noon in San Antonio, directly outside the police station, …

Law Enforcement

Dave Chappelle just got three comedy specials on Netflix

A little more than a week after hosting the first post-election <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, Dave Chappelle is gearing up for an even bigger return to television. According to <i>Variety</i><i>,</i> Netflix has announced that the comedian has inked a deal for three standup comedy specials to air on the streaming network. …

Chargers keep working on L.A.

San Diego Union-Tribune<p>NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and Inglewood mayor James T. Butts pose for photos at the …

NFL

How Much Do You Need to Retire? Four Ways To Achieve That Magic Number

Here’s a simple formula for retirement saving: Figure out how much money you’ll need for basic living, healthcare, travel and other expenses for the rest of your life and subtract the money in your kitty at retirement age. The difference is what you’ll need to squirrel away.<p>I know. This is a …

Retirement