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Amazing Ways Twitter Can Give Wings to Your Professional Development

Online communities offer a great potential for professional development. Among various online platforms, Twitter is an amazing tool for educators to …

Bounce balls with your microphone!

A fun way to manage classroom noise or visualize music.<p>A free classroom noise level meter, monitor and management tool. Perfect if your school kids …

10 Indispensable Android Apps for Teachers

May 13, 2015<br>For those of you using Android operated devices in their teaching, these apps are absolutely a must have. We have curated this list from …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

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50 Best Android Apps for 2014

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Researching in a Digital World: How do I teach my students to conduct quality online research? (ASCD Arias)

<i>Erik Palmer</i><p>About This Book<p>As digital natives, our students are certainly at home online, but how much do they know about using the Internet as a …

Teaching

Are habits the secret to happiness?

Turns out a better life rests on habits<p>After every trip to the bathroom when he’s at home or in a hotel room, BJ Fogg will get down on the ground and …

University of British Columbia

Scientists Find a Black Hole 12 Billion Times More Massive Than the Sun

A team of international astronomers has discovered a black hole of almost unimaginable proportions.<p>At 12 billion times more massive than the sun, it …

The Best 4 Whiteboard Apps for Teachers

February 13, 2015<br>Looking for some interactive whiteboard apps to use in your class? The titles below are among the best you can find out there. These …

Soft Sugar Cookies {Gluten Free}

My first batch of holiday cookies!! Since I have become 100% gluten free, I have forayed into GF baking a bit. I have never been much of a baker to …

10X: "Good Job" Alternatives

<i>Parents and teachers often say “good job” as an automatic response to a child’s action.</i><p><i>“You ate all of your peas. Good job!” “You did a good job</i> …

Welcome to the 2011-2012 School Year!

Happy Picture Book Month! As part of our Picture Book Month celebration, my students and I will participate in a 2015 Mock Caldecott unit with Mr. …

The loopholes that help bad habits block happiness

Habits can make or break happiness, says Gretchen Rubin, the author of "The Happiness Project." Habits, she says, are "the invisible architecture of everyday life and a significant element of happiness."<p>The No. 1 habit change that people say makes them happier is to make their bed, says Rubin, …

Happiness

Watch 4 Sisters Transform in 40 Years of 40 Portraits

The Brown sisters's family portraits will be showcased in a new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art.<p>During the summer of 1975, the Brown sisters started a family tradition that would last forty years, resulting in a published book and an exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art this November. …

3 Great Search Engines Designed Specifically for Students

October 29, 2014<br>Today, I am sharing with you three search engines I learned from Getting Smart designed specifically for students. These search …

I heart fake food – Felt Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Amy of “while wearing heels” hearts fake food, like her sweet “sugar cookies”! No fake kitchen is complete without a set of sugar cookies. With this …