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Secret Teacher: when did I become a social worker for vulnerable parents?

I’m expected to make recommendations on everything from housing to debt for parents in need of assistance. I’m out of my depth<p>Those working in the education profession, or associated with it, know that teachers have always had to wear many hats. It’s not uncommon for us to be surrogate parents, …

Social Work

What’s the quickest way to learn a language?

These apps, websites and podcasts will get you fluent in a flash<p>The ubiquity of translation software – which nowadays can even (roughly) translate …

Innovator's Challenge: Punch Up Your Presentations And Get Off PowerPoint

The key is to make sure your content is immersive and interactive. This style of presenting is often called ‘Active Learning’ and its effectiveness is proven. In the world of academia, student failure rates plummeted by 35 % compared to traditional lectures. when lectures were delivered in ways …

Chance the Rapper on Trump and why he would never run for office

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chance the Rapper reflected on his passion for political activism in an interview on "The View" Thursday, but said that he would never run for public office.<p>"I guess I've thought about it. I would never do it though," the rapper said. "I could never do it. ... Politics is the reason why a …

Bruce Rauner

7 Amazing International Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune

You won't need to break the bank to take these longhaul trips.<p>If Paris is too passé for your next international vacation, it’s time to consider a …

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

7 Common Beliefs About Learning That Science Says Are Actually Totally Wrong

Understanding the science of how to learn effectively will make you instantly smarter.<p>Every single one of us is legally required to spend over a decade in school. You'd think that, even if you graduate with only a shaky knowledge of trigonometry or Chaucer, after all that time you'd at least leave …

Type Your Text Into “SlideBot” & It Automatically Chooses Layout & Images For Your Slideshow

SlideBot lets you type the text you want to appear in each slide and then uses its software to design your slideshow in seconds.<p>It’s pretty neat, and …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all …

16 Beautiful European Cities You Can Actually Afford to Visit Right Now

We're as guilty of it as anyone: trotting out every ridiculously cheap flight from New York or Boston or Atlanta to some cool-ass European capital or …

Free Resource Friday!

Reading Time: 2 minutes.Do you want to take your students on a journey? Awra Amba is a small village in Northern Ethiopia, founded

Ethiopia

People who speak multiple languages make the best employees for one big reason

Speaking a different language—whether it’s your grandparents’ tongue or high-school Spanish—fundamentally changes the structure of your brain. Put a bunch of these malleable minds together in a company, and you create the potential for some truly original thinking.<p>We already know that businesses …

Language Learning

Education: Change Is Here, But Are You Ready For It?

“Our education system is a mess; it is failing us, our children, our future” – a catchphrase I hear at conferences, during dinner and casual conversations.<p>This refrain takes me back to my school years. I remember sitting in class, listening passively followed by hours of rote learning and note …

Education

Hypothes.is – a digital annotation tool for collaborative and active reading

To define annotation it is when you add notes, comments or opinions about a piece of writing, or a drawing, photo, or diagram. Often these are …

Simple & Effective Speaking Rubric For Class Presentations

Talented student teacher Kevin Inlay created this simple and effective speaking rubric that we used with class presentations in our ELL World History …

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

Apps

Woche der Entscheidung

Plötzlich ist der US-Wahlkampf wieder spannend. Clinton gerät in die Defensive, Trump verspürt Aufwind. Wie stehen die Chancen der Kandidaten für den …

Donald Trump

Bundesregierung erhöht Flüchtlingsprognose

UN will Deutschland entlasten Bundesregierung erhöht Flüchtlingsprognose<p>Aktualisiert am 18.08.2015-10:38<p>Deutschland muss sich auf deutlich mehr …

Woman who sued pro-Putin Russian 'troll factory' gets one rouble in damages

A Russian court has ordered a secretive pro-Putin “propaganda factory” to pay symbolic damages to an employee who sued them in a bid to expose the workings of the Kremlin’s online trolls.<p>Game of trolls: the hip digi-kids helping Putin's fight for online supremacy<p>Read more<p>The Agency for Internet …

Russia

The 8 Most Charming Places to Stay on Your Cuban Vacation

The U.S. flag is now flying again at the embassy in Cuba, which means that easily traveling there from America is becoming more of a reality. While flights will become more readily available in the near future, hotel options are not so prevalent—a complete Havana itinerary isn’t going to be …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

North Korea blasts propaganda audio into South as U.S. military exercises start

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea blared propaganda audio messages across the border into South Korea on Monday -- the same day Seoul started military exercises with the United States and other countries.<p>Hours before, the North had threatened to "retaliate against the U.S. with tremendous …

Warum schweigt Öcalan?

Türkischer Staat und kurdische Kämpfer bekriegen sich, PKK-Führer Öcalan aber schweigt. Verhindert die Regierung ein Eingreifen ihres einstigen …

Supraleitung bei minus 70 Grad entdeckt

Schwefelwasserstoff wandelt sich unter extrem hohem Druck zu einem Metall mit herausragender elektrischer Leitfähigkeit.

Grad

Weyl-Fermion mehrfach nachgewiesen

Gleich dreifach wurde jetzt die kürzlich gemeldete Entdeckung des exotischen Teilchens bestätigt.

Man who survived apparent suicide pact jailed for killing girlfriend

A man who survived an apparent suicide pact with his girlfriend has been jailed for killing her, even though she wrote in a diary that she did not want him to be blamed for her death.<p>After hatching their plan to die together, David Cole and Leoni Roberts travelled to London and spent money on …

Mein zweites Liebesleben

Cybersex Mein zweites Liebesleben<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 16.08.2015-17:11<p>Bisher war Cybersex ein ziemlich schales Vergnügen. Jetzt kommen neue …

Digital

'About dying': The side of death we don't see

<i>Meet the men and women who deal with death every day on "This is Life with Lisa Ling: America's Busiest Coroners,"</i> Wednesday November 11 at 9 p.m.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Before she started photographing death, Cathrine Ertmann had never seen a body. Viewed through her lens while standing in a morgue, it was less …