Lori Wilkerson

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16 Practical Strategies to Help You Differentiate Your Teaching

No two learners learn the same way. Learning is a social practice, a form of social behaviour whose development requires attention to a number of …

Pedagogy

The Secret to Cooking a Whole Chicken in a Dutch Oven

A Dutch oven is just the right size and shape to cook a whole chicken. Simply cover the pot with its lid during the first part of the cooking process …

Cooking

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kasey Bell shares her tech tips for …

Education Technology

A Genius Peach Cobbler With a So-Wrong-It’s-Right Hot Sugar Crust

<i>Every Wednesday this August, we’re giving you sneak peeks of some of the most gloriously summery recipes in our almost-born cookbook Genius Desserts. (You can order your signed copy now to get your mitts on the rest when the book drops September 4th!)</i><p>As I mentioned last week, this month is a …

Dessert

The easiest way to copy an iPhone photo album to your PC

It was a pretty typical weekend project: My daughter's graduation party was coming up, so I wanted to put together a photo slideshow. Of course, like most parents, my wife and I had years' worth of photos trapped on our iPhones. How could we quickly and easily move them to a laptop and into a …

App Store

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make When Dealing With Their Kid’s Teachers

One middle-school teacher explains how parents often poison the parent-educator relationship.<p><i>The following story was submitted by a Fatherly reader.</i> …

Middle School

43 Heirloom Desserts Made With Brown Sugar

Many old-fashioned desserts start with brown sugar. It adds a natural, earthy sweetness to the body of a cake, a crunch to the crumb topping on a pie …

Dessert

What Parents Need to Know About Musical.ly

A dad named Jack R. says just about every week, his 9-year-old son asks if he can use the app Musical.ly. His son’s best friend has been telling him …

Social Media

Recipe: jalapeño popper dip

Thanksgiving.comJalapeño poppers are one of the all-time classic bar foods, right up there with Buffalo wings, chicken fingers and potato skins. But …

10 Tex-Mex Breakfast Recipes That You Will Love

The next time you're in a breakfast rut, I've got the most delicious way to pull you out. It starts with tortillas and involves giving your morning …

Breakfast

10 History Books That ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Need To Read, Because The Red Wedding Was Based On A Real-Life Event

Whether you're a TV fan waiting for season eight, or a long-suffering book fan still holding out hope that <i>The Winds of Winter</i> will be published at …

12 Educational Windows Apps for Teachers

Today we spent sometime sifting through Windows app store and curated for you the list below. This is a collection of some great educational apps for …

21 Quick Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

Getting dinner on the table during the week can be a feat even in the best of times. Making that happen when you're juggling a busy schedule can feel …

Cooking

The Snares And Delusions Of Education Research

“You need to be aware of this! You need to use this,” teachers are told. “It’s science!” And yet the scientific whiz-bangery often turns out to be a snare and a delusion.<p>This month, another one bit the dust. Newly-released archive materials have made it clear that the famous Stanford Prison …

Education

Leave those kids alone: 'helicopter parenting' linked to behavioural problems

Children whose parents are over-controlling “helicopter parents” when they are toddlers, are less able to control their emotions and impulses as they get older apparently leading to more problems with school, new research suggests.<p>The study looked at to what degree mothers of toddlers dominated …

Parenting

Use Cases

Nearpod

Create, Engage, Assess<p>Nearpodize Extension<p>Easily convert your Google Slides into a Nearpod lesson by clicking the free Google Chrome extension called …

Lit Trips on Chromebooks with the New Google Earth

<b>Google Lit Trips</b> have been a popular learning activity for many years. With the new version of Google Earth, they are now available for <b>Chromebooks</b>!<p>If …

9 Ways to Make Learning Visible in the Classroom

“Visible learning” is a ground-breaking concept coined by education researcher John Hattie. It establishes that learning must be seen and obvious, …

EdTech Reality – The Current Trends in K-12 Education

What we talk about and what we see in action are sometimes very different. Use of tech in the classroom is certainly no different. Based on extensive …

The 3 Rs for Effective Tech Use: Reflect, Revise, Repeat

Recently I attended one of my favorite education conferences of the year, the ICE Conference (Illinois Computing Educators) in St. Charles, Illinois. …

Project Based Learning Made Simple: 100 Classroom-Ready Activities that Inspires Curiosity, Problem Solving and Self-Guided Discovery for Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade Students

15-Minute Core Workouts For Runners

If you are even slightly serious about your running, then scheduling some core workouts each week is a must. It doesn’t have to take long: as the two …

6 New EdTech Tools for Teachers and Educators

Here are six promising EdTech tools with huge educational potential you may want to check out. Some of the things you can do with these tools …

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp and Grits Ever

Shrimp and grits is one of the most iconic Southern dishes, served across the region from mom-and-pop diners to haute restaurants. Some versions are …

Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

Some of The Best Writing Apps for Elementary Students

Based on your recommendation, we went ahead and curated for you this collection of some good iPad apps you can use with your elementary students to …

This Exercise Will Have You Running Faster and Feeling Strong in No Time

I'm a personal trainer, and I love explosive workouts. Growing up as an athlete, explosive movements were imperative to my soccer and track-and-field training. Explosive movements translate to your overall speed, power, and strength, which is the main reason I do them (they're also great functional …

Create an Effective 3-Day Workout Routine With This Template

When it comes time to write programs, whether for yourself or someone else, the process can quickly become overcomplicated. You can spend hours upon …

Use These Lunge Variations to Avoid Mistakes

Lunges are a powerful exercise, allowing you to shape and strengthen almost every muscle in the lower body –- the hips, glutes, quads, hamstring and …