Lydia Stafford

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William Shakespeare's 450th birthday: 50 everyday phrases that came from the Bard

Happy 450th birthday William Shakespeare. Your plays are still the pinnacle, your poetry among the finest and many phrases you coined are still in …

5 Peer Conferencing Strategies That Actually Work

<b>Neon Revision</b><p>Many kids don’t know what or where to mark when reading another student’s work. Neon revision is an approach that can really help. …

11 Rules of Grammar

You can reach more bravely into the scary world of sentence construction and accurate communication if you are armed with grammar guidelines. These …

Language

51 words you should know how to pronounce

Fred Astaire drew laughs back in the 1930s with his song "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" in which the lovers can't agree on the pronunciation of …

Language

Writers Choose Their Favorite Words

Last week, in a choice instance of logophile clickbait, the <i>Guardian</i> asked a handful of well-known writers to give a few words on their favorite words. The result was a little like asking a bunch of chefs to describe their preferred knives, or inviting a group of carpenters to talk about the merits …

4 Ways to Remember Everything You Learn

If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …

Best Flipboard Topics for Teachers

Flipboard has over 34,000 followable topics fueled by Zite technology, publishers of all sizes, and articles from user-created magazines. Topics refresh as new content is published and curated, and following them adds the content to your Cover Stories. It may sound daunting to sift through so many …

Education Technology

How do you teach someone to think?

A new paper on teaching critical thinking skills in science has pointed out, yet again, the value of giving students experiences that go beyond …

Pedagogy

How to create a learning commons for every student

Classrooms are becoming more modern with each learning day, but what about areas like libraries and study areas? Pete Smith, director of education …

Pedagogy