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Inside the best high school in America, which costs $53,000 a year

We visited Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts to see what makes it the best high school in America. The school is often confused with Phillips Exeter. There are 1,154 students on Andover's campus. Tuition for students living on campus is $53,900. Tuition for day students is $41,900. Andover …

6 simple ways to infuse growth mindset into daily classroom routines

Growth mindset has been a buzzword in education for quite awhile and I think a lot of teachers and kids are already familiar with it. But I’ve …

Teaching

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education

The style is known as "personalized learning," and a study involving 36,000 students just upheld it as a major driver of improvement in reading and math skills.<p>Since personalized learning has had scant formal evidence showing its success as a teaching method, the new study also adds some empirical …

There's a teaching method tech billionaires love — here's how teachers are learning it

It involves students guiding their own lessons with the help of technology, while teachers take on more of a coaching role if problems emerge. For its apparent benefits in getting kids up to speed in reading and math, advocates have claimed it could — and should — become the future of US …

Lawnmower parents are raising a generation of kids who struggle with adversity

Imagine your 10-year-old daughter is involved in a high-dive competition. She's past the point of participation trophies and genuinely wants to win. …

The best educational toys for kids

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Like it or not, the toys we choose to buy for our kids can make a difference in their development. During your child’s …

The 5 Minute Lesson Plan - success story by @Dani41189

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>If you use the 5 Minute Lesson Plan, how do you gauge its success?<p>I am currently in my third term of the Graduate Teacher …

Want a Happier Workplace? Studies Say the Best Companies Do These 5 Things Every Single Day | Inc.com

Making happy workplaces and happy employees sounds so ... what's the word ... Disney-like. In the results-oriented, bottom-line business world, does happiness really fit in, or is this the stuff of Tinker Bell, Cinderella, and Lightning McQueen?<p>Well, what if I told you that the happier your …

Employee Engagement

Edtech Startup Bets Branded Learning Can Reinvigorate E-learning

A Cape Town tech startup is hoping to find a new way to invigorate e-learning using short video tutorials; and has partnered with Ogilvy & Mather, the largest global advertising agency, for its first course on behavioural economics.<p>Called 42courses.com, the South African edtech outfit offers …

Education Technology

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students

Mar 28, 2014 by David Kapuler - edpuzzle.com - 6005<p>Make any video your lesson<p>45<p>4<p>2<p>Upvote<p>Apr 04, 2014 - screencast-o-matic.com - 5579<p>Online screen …

Education Technology

15 Proven Ways To Increase Employee Loyalty

Loyal employees are the best kinds of workers. They appreciate their jobs, solve everyday problems, and keep motivation high on your team.<p>You know …

Family Matters: parenting author Barbara Coloroso explains the difference between punishment and discipline

Parents have never had more information at their fingertips about how to raise children. There are countless books on everything from baby sleep …

Parenting

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Education

Improve Your Critical Thinking With This Five-Step Process

Critical thinking is a valuable skill that anyone can improve with the right process. Here are five tips to help you solve problems more efficiently …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? A Former Stanford Dean Says Please Stop Doing This

If there's one thing many parents want more than to lead happy, successful lives, it's to make sure their kids lead happy, successful lives.<p>Now a former dean of Stanford University freshmen, Julie Lythocott-Haims, says many parents' hearts may be in the right place--but they're screwing things up …

There’s a way to teach kids how to fail without ruining their lives

Almost as soon as they begin school, children start getting tested. With the introduction of tests for four-year-olds and the explicit link between test results and school performance, education policies of successive governments have led to an increased emphasis on results at all levels of …

Pedagogy

Why I'm Not Impressed with Effective Teachers

I was making a presentation about how to raise reading achievement. I was taking my audience through research on what needed to be taught and how it …

Teaching

Toy Fair Roundup: How Kids Will Create and Learn in 2016

Creativity is essential to kids' development, and while we love when our refrigerators are covered in simple drawings and paintings, some craft kits allow kids to create something totally unique while also teaching them a thing or two about math, reading, problem solving and more.<p>At the 113th North …

4 Ways to Promote Growth Mindset in Project-Based Learning

<i>Charity Moran Parsons</i><p>“I can’t do this! I hate Geometry! I’m too dumb for this!”<p>In our classroom, the word <i>can’t</i> was the worst 4-letter word a student …

20 free tools for entrepreneurs

Starting a business is hard when you don’t have the right tools. There are plenty of free tools in the market that promise to make your life easy. …

Mattel's 3D printer lets kids make their own toys

Mattel wants to make a toy factory out of the living room with its announcement of the ThingMaker — a 3D printer designed to let children customize …

The Global Search for Education: Training Teachers Online

<i>"Whilst access to a school is obviously still required for training, today no aspiring teacher should be denied entry to the profession as a result of being unable to access an ITT provider." -- Nicholas Breakwell</i><p>Dr. Nicholas Breakwell spent almost a decade at Hibernia College in Ireland and its …

Cold Brew Coffee Kit

Is coffee part of <b>your daily grind</b>? (Yep, went there.) Ours too! This <b>Cold Brew Coffee Kit</b> by Acme Party Box is a game changer and includes: 4 vintage-style milk bottles, 4 cork stoppers and 4 organic muslin reusable coffee bags. The best part: you can <b>cork the bottle and take your second cup to go</b>.<p>Is …

Coffee

Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids? Teach Them to Ask This Simple Question | Inc.com

What do you want to be when you grow up?<p>Wait, don't answer that. It's a trick question. In fact, it might be the trickiest question there is, at least if you want to be happy. (Yet adults ask kids that all the time.)<p>Instead, it turns out there's another, much better question to ask--and a much …

Kids

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here …

Teaching

We Teachers Have Earned Our Breaks

It's Winter Break for us teachers. That means two weeks of unadulterated vacation filled with Netflix, video games, trips, reading and lots of sleep. That also means receiving passive aggressive comments from adults who work in other fields on how lucky we are to have such a long break. If you …

A Beachfront Villa In Thailand by Sicart And Smith Architects

Malouna villa is a private residential home, on the North Coast of Koh Samui Island in Thailand.<p>Sicart and Smith Architects designed the villa that …