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No matter what method is used to teach math, make it fun

There’s a change coming to Ontario’s elementary school math curriculum. The new provincial government says it is responding to a decline of …

Mathematics

Three Ways to Create Online Reading Logs and Progress Trackers

Google Forms and Microsoft Forms and their corresponding Google Sheets and Excel sheets are excellent tools for collecting data then looking at in a …

Education Technology

Feeling Hazy? Here's Your Definitive Guide To Brain Fog

"Brain fog" is a term commonly used by patients when they are trying to describe a lack of mental clarity, mild confusion, loss of focus and …

The Seven Deadly Sins Of Digital Badging In Education

An academic institution’s digital badging initiative is getting off the ground and students are “earning” badges, or micro-credentials, but are they actually providing value to the student toward his or her future career? Many academic institutions are going through this evolution process in …

Employment

10 Things ADHD Is—and 3 It Isn't

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of those mental health conditions that has become cultural shorthand in a pretty …

ADHD

60 Easy Halloween Costumes Any Teacher Can Make

Halloween sort of changes once you become a teacher. Celebrating the candy-centered holiday usually means keeping over-excited kids in line, managing multiple Halloween classroom events, and — of course — showing off your best-dressed Halloween costume attire (to the students and teacher …

Halloween Costume

WATCH: What It Means When Your Ground Beef Turns Gray

You’re all set to make the meatloaf/hamburgers/meatballs you’ve been craving all day. You reach for the plastic-wrapped container of ground beef …

Meat Loaf

Why You Should Never Shower During A Thunderstorm Or Hurricane

Don't do dishes, either.<p>Sure, it’s common knowledge to take refuge inside when you hear thunder, but did you know that lightning can still shock you if it strikes and sends electricity through the pipes and water in your home?<p>According to John Jensenius, a lightning safety specialist for the …

Tap Water

This is how to raise emotionally intelligent kids: 5 secrets from research

Dealing with kids ain’t easy. They need an exhausting amount of attention and help.<p>Behavioral psychologists have observed that preschoolers typically …

Self-improvement

FBI Warns Educators and Parents About Edtech’s Cybersecurity Risks

Policy<p>FBI Warns Educators and Parents About Edtech’s Cybersecurity Risks<p>By Tina Nazerian     Sep 14, 2018<p>Jarretera/Shutterstock<p>The FBI has released a …

eLearning

9 Easy Keto Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Delicious, no-hassle treats that are low-carb—and even lower guilt.<p>If you get serious sugar cravings, the idea of going on the keto diet might be a …

Ice Cream

Feeling Tight and Inflexible? Here Are 40 Stretches to Help You Get Loose

Stress can leave you tight. Challenging workouts can leave you tight. Long, hard runs can leave you tight. Heck, just sitting at your desk or driving for a long time can leave you tight! Since so many activities can leave your muscles tight, you need to give them a little extra TLC and stretch. But …

PopSugar

How To Get Kids To Do Chores: Does The Maya Method Work?

If hadn't seen it with my own eyes, I wouldn't have believed it.<p>But there it was, right in front of me: A preteen voluntarily doing chores around the house.<p>There was no fuss. No nagging or whining. And there were no visible rewards.<p>I was visiting Maya families in the Yucatan, reporting for NPR's …

Los Angeles

57+ Hilarious Teacher Memes

A long, blissful summer is almost over and that means one thing teachers and students, back to school you go!<p>Now it doesn't have to be all doom and …

Memes

This Self-Hypnosis Technique Will Bring You Instant Calm

As I write this, I’m on an airplane. For me, flying isn’t just an uncomfortable nuisance. It’s an extremely anxiety-producing affair, so much so that …

Meditation

Meet "The King of Essential Oils" That Eases Anxiety, Boosts Immunity, and More

Essential oils have been a growing area of interest in the wellness world as of late. Whether they're used in cosmetics products or aromatherapy …

Essential Oils

My 3 Student Expectations This Year For My Digital Heroes and a Free Handout!

I recently finished two weeks of intense teacher training. I enjoyed what my district coach had to say when it came to classroom rules. She only has …

Creative With Corner Beds – How To Make The Most Of Your Floor Space

Creative With Corner Beds – How To Make The Most Of Your Floor Space ← Back to …

Interior Design

Google Slide Calendars (2018/2019 Version)

Last year, I shared a set of calendars that I created for my school site to help students say organized. Well, back by popular demand…<p>Here are the …

Education Technology

10 ways to make good Google Classroom assignments better

If you’ve used Google Classroom for long (or even if you’re just beginning to use it), you’re likely to see that there’s not …

Education Technology

Just ONE per cent of people will get these grammar questions right... but how well will you do?

LET'S be honest, English grammar lessons were never the highlights of our school career.<p>But regardless of whether you were a writing whizz kid or …

This Haircut Trend Is Perfect for People With Thin Hair

Ever wondered what the ideal haircut is for people with thin hair? Carolyn Aronson, hairstylist and founder of It's a 10 Haircare, as well as …

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. On the surface, classroom is a simple …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

20 Minutes and Done: A Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're short on time or equipment, this bodyweight workout meets all of your needs. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a 20-minute sweat session on Instagram, featuring four moves that combine cardio and strength training and target the whole body. This set is great to …

5 Ways to Stop Negative Thinking

We’ve all fallen victim to the negative voices in our heads before. Sometimes, it’s self-doubt about our abilities at work that come creeping in, …

Before You Buy CBD Oil Online, Ask These Questions

Don’t judge a brand by its chic, well-designed label.<p>Being a vocal advocate for all things weed, I get a steady stream of messages from friends and family members sharing <i>the thing</i> that will deliver us, and our dogs, from stress, pain and anxiety.<p><i>The thing</i> they’re talking about is CBD.<p>For those …

Hacks For Overthinking Aren't As Complex As You'd Think, So Here's What Experts Suggest

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

Simplify your life with the mental model known as Occam’s razor

Legend has it that NASA spent a decade and millions of dollars developing a ballpoint pen that would work in zero gravity and function in extreme …

23 Easy Breakfast Recipes for Stressed-Out People

When it’s 9 a.m. and you’re one foot out the door, the last thing you need to worry about is your grumbling stomach. Presenting 23 breakfast recipes …