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The High EQ Classroom

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”<br>- Aristotle<p>Children are not the only ones going back to school: Teachers, too. …

What Is Cognitive Rigor?

Rigor has become the educational "buzzword" of the 21st Century. Cognitive rigor is marked and measured by the depth and extent students are …

These Cookies Cream Puffs Will Sexually Awaken Your Taste Buds

Yas, please.<p>Servings: 15-20<p>25 chocolate sandwich cookies<p>2 egg yolks<p>2 cups half & half<p>¼ cup granulated sugar<p>¼ cup cornstarch<p>1 cup water<p>8 tablespoons butter<p>½ cup flour<p>4 eggs<p>Preheat oven to 425°F.<p>Using a knife, separate the cream from the cookies, and place them in two separate bowls.<p>Crush cookies in …

An Open Letter to High School Students

While I am only one teacher voicing one humble teacher's opinion, this is a letter intended for high school students everywhere. Maybe this applies to you and maybe not. Maybe you read it and think back to your high school days and realize, "that was so me." Maybe not. Either way, read this with an …

So How Do You Know They Got It? Showing Evidence of Learning

<i>I wanted to publish one more guest post on the topic of "how we know what students know" (look back at the introduction to this post for the full</i> …

Teaching

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

Pedagogy

Mathspace- An Interesting Educational Platform for Math Teachers

September 19, 2015<br>Mathspace is another great math resource we want to draw your attention to in this post. This award-winning platform combines three …

A Simple Tool to Create Stunning Video Animations for Your Class

September 19, 2015<br>Biteable is a web-based tool that allows you to create beautiful explainer videos to share with your students. Explainer videos are …

A Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte That Rivals Starbucks's

Starbucks released its new Pumpkin Spice Latte, now made with real pumpkin. But if you don't want to shell out several bucks every day to get your Fall fix, we hacked the recipe to figure out how to make our own version. Pumpkin spice and vanilla syrups combine with steamed milk and coffee to …

Free Teacher-tested Tools to Try in Your Class

'The Free Music Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free and legal MP3 downloads. It's directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform …

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

<b>A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School</b>by <b>Nellie Mitchell</b>A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development and …

7 Rules For Raising Self-Reliant Children

Jessica Lahey’s highly-anticipated new book, <i>The Gift Of Failure: How The Best Parents Learn To Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed,</i> looks at the unique challenges of child-rearing in current times. Lahey, who is best known for her writing at <i>The Atlantic</i> and <i>The New York Times,</i> is both a parent and …

Parenting

Don't make these running mistakes: Six ways to improve your performance

Running is the most natural athletic endeavour. Perhaps this is why most people start running and pursue race goals without any coaching. But performance and longevity require good technique. In my physiotherapy practice, I see the same mistakes time and again. To stay healthy, get healthy or …

Real Life Bowser Found

Civil War historical markers: A map of Confederate monuments, and Union ones too.

Civil War Memorials<p>For the full interactive version of this map, access this page on a larger device.<p>1865<p>Skip Animation »<p>Click on any state to zoom …