Lindsay Ackerly

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Using the Rule of Three for Learning

As Easy as One, Two, Three<p>Step One of Three<p>Students engage in a particular learning topic for the first time. The key is that the student must be …

Teaching Toward Consciousness

Windows and Mirrors<p>Gregory Michie and many other educators speak about the importance of <b>windows and mirrors</b> for students. This framework and …

7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

1. Discovery Zone<p>The discovery zone houses all those items that spark imagination. These include arts and crafts materials, manipulatives, recorders, …

New Teachers: Classroom-Management Fundamentals

• Sometimes Misbehavior Is Not What It Seems: Reflect on some of the potential reasons behind student misbehavior. (Edutopia, 2015)<br>• The Power of Keeping …

Teaching

6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

Share One Word<p>Ask students to share one word about how they are feeling that day. It can be in general, about a new project, or about something that …

Teaching 1984 in 2016

Every year, one high-school educator converts his classroom into a totalitarian state to teach George Orwell’s book. This year, the lesson feels different.<p>My classroom becomes a totalitarian state every school year toward the end of October. In preparation for teaching <i>1984</i> to seniors, I announce …

Teaching

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Immune System

The Lessons My Son Learned on Safari that He Never Would Have Learned in School

Categories: Best OfStoriesBody: Every year, I make it a point to <b>take my sons on a mother-son trip</b>. I have found this is a great way to bond with each …

Safari

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