Kharima Richards

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Study finds negative diversity experiences affect student learning

Amid all the literature about the merits of college diversity, an important trend is often overlooked, according to a new study in <i>The Journal of</i> …

Using Twitter Hashtags for Science Education

In my first article for <i>American Scientist</i>’s Macroscope, I wrote about how Twitter can offer numerous professional benefits to scientists who properly …

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

Social Media

How to Reach Reluctant Learners

Complete Coverage<p>—iStock-hemeroskopion<p>One of my favorite things about Facebook is that it allows me to connect with my former students. However, I …

'We need to make more of our children multilingual'

Only by teaching languages from an early age are we going to shake off the tag of being Europe’s laziest linguists, writes former head Peter Tait<p><i>"You can never understand one language until you understand at least two" Geoffrey Willans</i><p>In 2012, the Minister of Education announced that from September …

Teacher turns class into a video game — and now every student is passing

It’s tough being a teacher. Kids have so many distractions in their lives, and it’s getting harder to engage tech-savvy students with more traditional subjects.<p>Elizabeth Box was struggling with engagement in her seventh-grade civics class in Okeechobee, Florida — the third-poorest Florida county, …

Teaching

HyperDocs ON AIR | HyperDocs.co

View The HyperDoc Hangout ON AIR Playlist of all episodes HERE.<p>Want to be a featured guest and share your HyperDoc story? Let us know!<p>Episode …

Education Technology

Stop Innovating in Schools. Please.

Too often when we talk about “innovation” in education, we point to that new set of Chromebooks or those shiny new Smartboards as examples of our …

Edcamps: The New Professional Development

The key to it all is that Edcamps cultivate a space filled with choice and voice. For years, teachers have been told <i>what</i> they need to learn, <i>where</i> the …

Teaching