Tara Dye

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Research: How You Feel About Individualism Is Influenced by Your Social Class

It’s often assumed that getting a college education or professional job means that a person from a working-class or low-income background has finally “made it” and will seamlessly join the middle or upper class. The reality, however, is often quite different. As Della Mae Justice, a successful …

In This School District, Health and Wellness Start With Teachers

3:12<p>The North Allegheny School District in Pittsburgh has long focused on the health and wellness of its students. But district leaders noticed some …

AltSchool: Designing the Future of Learning

For the past four years, AltSchool has been building a technology-enabled network to empower and connect families, students and teachers. Learn more …

Education Technology

Teacher Sounds the Alarm on Graduation Gap

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>The end of the school year should be one of celebration and accomplishment. Nationwide graduation rates are at an all time high — in 2015, the high school graduation rate was 83 percent — but what that statistic doesn't show is the gap …

Education

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

The 10-Minute Teacher Show with Vicki Davis, the Cool Cat Teacher: #77 Breakout EDU Digital is Awesome (and Free) #edtech #breakoutedu

12 mind-expanding TED talks to watch if you've got 5 minutes or less

Owing to their easy-to-digest format, even the shortest TED talks contain fascinating insights worthy of discussion.<p>Let these talks be the start of your next conversation.

Science shows the way schools punish poor kids just makes their bad situations worse

Such strong punishments are likely based on the assumption that when kids act out, reprimanding them has the potential to remedy the psychological impulse that caused the bad behavior in the first place. But recent research suggests this assumption might often be wrong. According to a panel of …

These quotes will motivate you to educate yourself — especially now

Education comes in many forms: It can come from a professor at an elite school, sure, but it can also come from life experiences, from books, or from …

All My BAM! Radio Shows About Ed Tech

Regular readers know that I do a weekly eight-minute online radio show with BAM! that accompanies my Education Week Teacher columns. They’ve become …

Workaholic Teachers

Reading Time: 3 minutes.Are you a workaholic? Silly question really. All teachers are workaholics although many not out of choice. Here are some

Workaholics

Major changes could come to L.A. schools after charter school movement's big win

Supporters of charter schools appeared to win control of the Los Angeles school board Tuesday, a watershed moment with huge implications for how students are taught in America’s second-largest school district.<p>The charter school movement has long been a major force in Los Angeles school circles. But …

Education

Response: Tech Helps Us 'Be a Little Less Common'

<b>(This the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><b>How does tech fit into the Common Core</b> …

Five Popular Myths About Learning That Are Completely Wrong

What you think you know about how you retain new information and skills is likely completely wrong. Here’s what actually works.<p>You’ve made it this far in life, so you probably think you know how you learn new information. But it turns out that false beliefs about teaching and learning are a problem …

The 1 Change the Government Could Make to Drive Down College Prices

Over the past 20 years, the price of wireless service has fallen 46 percent, the price of software has fallen 68 percent, the price of televisions …