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Killing Workload: how schools can save 20 hours of teacher time per week, every week, starting tomorrow

<b>1. Introduce a departmental or whole school detention system</b><p><b>Context:</b> The process of issuing and administering a detention can be hellish. It might …

Watch the new, shockingly dark short Borrowed Time from two Pixar animators (VIDEO).

Pixar’s existential ruminations tend to be just light enough to appeal to a younger audience, from the crotchety wit of <i>Up</i> to the buoyant wonder of <i>Toy</i> …

14 books every modern gentleman should read

Being a modern gentleman is about more than just knowing what to wear or what to put in your bathroom. It's also about being informed about the world around you.<p>We asked our friends at Amazon Books to put together a list of essential books every man should read, ranging from fiction to …

Books

Chevrolet will cut pricing for its 4G LTE plan in half

Chevrolet announced that it will cut 4G LTE data plans for its vehicles in half, according to Mashable.<p>The company, which was the first automaker to introduce 4G LTE connectivity to every vehicle in its lineup, according to Mashable, now offers four data plans.<p>The drop in prices may increase the …

4G LTE

Mathematicians Invent New Ways to Slice a Pizza Into Perfectly Even Pieces

Math, delicious math.<p>Need a new party trick? Mathematicians from the University of Liverpool have developed fancy geometric designs that can be used to cut a pizza into equally sized slices.<p>Joel Haddley and Stephen Worsley expanded on a previous design that shows it is possible to cut a pizza into …

Mathematics

The Hidden Geometry Ruling The World

Princeton Architectural Press reissues Bruno Munari’s Square, Circle, and Triangle books.<p>During his prolific career, Bruno Munari expressed his creative vision through painting, sculpture, film, and photography, but books were his greatest medium. Three of his most famous publications are <i>Square</i>,</i> …

The 33 books every teacher should read

1. <i>How Children Succeed: grit, curiosity and the hidden power of character</i> by Paul Tough<p>Chosen by <b>Nicky Morgan, secretary of state for education and</b> …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

'OpenEmu' for OS X Now Supports Nintendo 64, PlayStation 1 and More

OpenEmu, an open source retro and arcade game emulator for OS X, has been updated to version 2.0.1 with support for 16 additional gaming systems, including Nintendo 64, Sony PlayStation 1 and PSP, ColecoVision, Intellivision and others listed below.<p>OpenEmu 2.0.1 also features a redesigned user …

Ingenious teacher uses LEGOs to make math fun & understandable for kids

Awesome educator Alycia Zimmerman of New York City is using her students’ favorite plastic blocks to help them learn math skills. The third grade …

FutureSchool Online Math and English Homework Help and Study Skills

FutureSchool is an online Math and English tutoring site for students and teachers. It provides personalized instruction for students that can be …

Using 'Madden' Football Video Game to Teach Math and Science

<i>By Bryan Toporek. Cross-posted from the Schooled in Sports blog.</i><p>For years, football fans have eagerly awaited the release of the latest in the …

10 Ways To Quicken Your Math Problem Solving - The Key To Scoring Top Marks In Class

November 3rd, 2015 Admin Assignment help<p>Math is singularly difficult for most people to work with. While for some, arithmetic with large numbers is …

Listen to Ira Glass’ 10 Favorite Episodes of This American Life

Even when one is a longtime, jaded denizen of a major city, celebrity sightings can still induce a thrill. During my tenure in New York City, I ran …

Ira Glass

Honest Amish Beard Balm

There are plenty of bearded dudes walking around these days, but not very many are taking proper care of their crop. And who knows beards better than …

Over 50 Learning Theories Explained for Teachers

October 29, 2015<br>Theory informs practice and without a solid theoretical base we risk having an impaired praxis. This is clearly noticeable in the …

10 Things This Former College Teacher Wants Students to Know

I had the honor of teaching college students for eight years. I enjoyed my job for the most part (the passionate students, the quirky colleagues, the classroom debates, and the on-campus Starbucks), but there were also the nuances that come with being an educator. There was the student who couldn't …

Talking Math: 6 Strategies for Getting Students to Engage in Mathematical Discourse

To engage students in productive mathematical conversations, teachers can orchestrate discourse and structure learning environments to deepen …

Just Five Minutes…Twice A Day

Take 5 minutes — twice a day…to clear your mind.<p>Write down everything that crossed your brain.<p>Get it out. Dump it. Then decide if you should own</b> …

Immersive Math: The world’s first linear algebra book with interactive figures

Touted as “the world’s first linear algebra book with fully interactive figures,” <i>Immersive Math</i> uses simple games, illustrations, and even ray …

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Education

Students and teachers will love these new Google Docs and Classroom features

Google held an event today in San Francisco, and the topic was Classroom and its productivity suite, which consists of Docs, Sheets, Slides, and …

Education Technology

The "Chicago Cubs No Hitter" Indicator Spells Doom For The Market

Following Milt Pappas' September 1972 'no hitter', The Dow dropped over 40%.<p>Carlos Zambrano's 'no hitter' in 2008 came during the Lehman bankruptcy …

Solving quadratic equation algorithm - Flowchart

"In elementary algebra, a quadratic equation (from the Latin quadratus for "square") is any equation having the form ax^2+bx+c=0 where x represents …

Mathematics

10 Excellent Google Drive Apps Teachers Should Try This School Year

August 28, 2015<br>Here is another back-to-school goodie for teachers. This is basically a selection of some of the best educational Google Drive apps to …

Apps

20 Ed-Tech Concepts and Devices That Every Teacher Should Know About

We have seen a lot of advancement in education technology designed for the classroom, and to be effective, teachers need to stay abreast of these new …

A Good Google Drive Tool for Real-time Collaborative Diagramming

August 27, 2015<br>Cacoo is a web application that allows you to create and collaborate on diagrams. It offers some powerful drawing tools to use for …

Historic 'Tile' Discovery Gives Math World A Big Jolt

It's the first such find in 30 years.<p>A team of mathematicians has wowed the math world with their discovery of a new kind of pentagon capable of "tiling a plane"--that is, fitting together on a flat surface without overlapping or leaving any gaps.<p>It's said to be only the fifteenth such pentagon …

2015 August 18 - Announcing Comet Catalina

<b>Announcing Comet Catalina</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Ian Sharp<p><b>Explanation:</b> Will Comet Catalina become visible to the unaided eye? Given the …