Kathleen Keck

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7 Game Changer EdTech Tools to Personalize Your Classroom

By: Stephanie Shaw. There are thousands of edtech tools out there to help personalize your classroom, but here are seven that I found to be game …

Education Technology

10 theories that explain why we dream

The study of dreaming is called oneirology, and it's a field of inquiry that spans neuroscience, psychology, and even literature. Still, the plain …

Language

Your School Shapes How You Think About Inequality

Ask yourself this question: Were you aware of inequality growing up?<p>Your answer may depend in part on where you went to high school. Students at racially diverse schools, particularly black and Hispanic students, are more tuned in to injustice than students going to school mostly with kids that …

Disarm

10 Hashtags Every Education Leader Should Follow

Leading a group of teachers, a school, or a district or implementing an educational policy comes with enormous — yet incredibly rewarding — …

Neuroscientist And Former Addict Explains What We Get Wrong About Addiction

He says addiction is "not a disease" -- and recognizing that may be the first step to better treating it.<p>The prevailing view that addiction is a disease, just like depression or diabetes, is wrong, according to a leading neuroscientist.<p>Marc Lewis, the author of <i>Memoirs of an Addicted Brain</i> and <i>The</i> …

Students Can Learn From Their Mistakes If We Let Them

John Hattie says that teachers answer 40 to 50% of the questions they ask students in the classroom. Why do we do that? How can we change?

Pedagogy

Best Professional Development Resources for Teachers on Flipboard

Keeping up with the latest educational technology and teaching trends can be hard when you don’t have the budget or time to go to conferences. We’ve collected professional development and assessment magazines full of helpful articles in one place.<p>Professional Development: A turnkey solution for the …

7 Great iPad Apps to Enhance Students Creative Skills

Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos and share them on Facebook and YouTube. Add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and …

Education Technology

This Is Your Brain on Love

Research shows love is as addictive to the brain as cocaine or heroin.<p>Psychologist JoAnn Deak opened her talk at a recent 92Y event by noting the …

The Brain

4 Great Google Docs Add-ons to Help Students with Their Writing

October 13, 2015<br>Today we spent sometime going through Google Docs add-ons store and selected for you the titles below. These are particularly ideal …

No, poor kids don't struggle in school because their parents have small vocabularies

The "Word Gap" theory holds that poor kids' school performance is the result of their parents' inability to expose them to rich vocabularies at …

A Great Educational Tool for both Flipped and Blended Classrooms

October 8, 2015<br>The Answer Pad is an interesting educational platform for teachers. It combines two powerful functionalities: it is both a student …

Education Technology

The Key to Classroom Management - Educational Leadership

Research not only supports the importance of classroom management, but it also sheds light on the dynamics of classroom management. Stage and …

Pedagogy

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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The 12 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Universe

You Must Read These Five Books That Will Totally Transform Your Classroom!

Over the summer, I was gifted four books for my birthday and I purchased one audio book in the beginning of the school year. You won't believe what …

Teaching