Raquel Payton

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4. Sans Soleil (1983)

As far as documentaries are concerned, Sans Soleil is a true original.<p>It's hard to pin down what, exactly, Chris Marker's insanely creative motion …

13 Useful Websites That Every College Student Should Not Miss

We’ve all been there. A seemingly endless number of lessons, textbook readings, homework assignments, essays, research papers, and those dreaded …

Computer Science

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out. Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of struggles and have lots of …

Self-improvement

Why Some Schools Still Insist on Teaching Cursive Writing

Starting in the 1970s, and under the recent implementation of the Common Core, a former pillar of elementary education has been largely forgotten. …

Teaching

David Cameron backs bans on Muslim face veils as Tories plan crackdown on gender segregation

Prime Minister says it is 'proper and sensible' for Muslim women to remove face veils, like hijabs and niqabs, when asked to by public officials<p>Muslim women can be banned from wearing veils in schools, courts and other British institutions, David Cameron has said.<p>The Prime Minister said that he …

Here's How Sharing Diversity Data Can Help City Schools Address Segregation

MANHATTAN — It’s no secret that New York City public schools are highly segregated.<p>But under the City Council’s School Diversity Accountability Act, …

Education

17 January Gym Discounts That Are Too Cheap to Pass Up

It's like they're paying you to join!<p>The only thing more difficult than keeping a fitness resolution is parting with the cash to support it. (Gym memberships ain't cheap!)<p>While these January gym deals might not move you to get your money's worth, they <i>will</i> soften the blow when you set out to achieve …

23 Things Teachers Actually Want For Christmas

Like an endless budget to spend on school supplies.

Teaching

The Best Comedies On Netflix

So, you've haven't had a good week. At the office, the workload is piling up and your boss is riding you hard. Outside of the office, the old …

Designing a Course

<b>Begin the process early, giving yourself at least six months to plan a new course.</b> Successful courses require careful planning and continual …

How you can better understand trauma’s effect on students — and why it matters

The conversation about discipline in Washington state schools is starting to change.<p>Instead of suspension and expulsions, educators and advocates …

Education

A boy told his teacher she can't understand him because she's white. Her response is on point.

Fifth-grade teacher Emily E. Smith is not your ordinary teacher.<p>She founded The Hive Society — a classroom that's all about inspiring children to …

Breakfast for a Crowd

These delicious recipes include gooey pecan-honey buns and star chef Thomas Keller's amazing mushroom quiche.

6 Movies Worthy of Your Time This Thanksgiving Weekend

Find Lasting Fulfillment in Your Relationship

We all have a basic desire to feel love and cultivate relationships of all kinds, but above all, we hunger for a committed romantic relationship.<p>Feeling deeply in love with another person is an immediate, heart-opening experience. I believe <i>Synchronicity</i> is timed so perfectly that two people who are …

50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom's Taxonomy

<b>50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Bloom’s Taxonomy was a remarkable attempt to create a system of learning that …

Including Tier 2 Vocabulary Instruction in Curricular Materials

Vocabulary has long been correlated with reading comprehension. It makes sense: if students don’t understand the words, how can they be expected to …

Teaching

8 Free Online Courses For People Who Are Never Tired Of Learning

Learning

Transform Your Staff Meetings, Engage Your Faculty

You could play music -- break the ice by letting them watch you whip, whip, then watch you nae, nae. You could even encourage teachers to get up and …

Pedagogy

10 Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Featuring serial killers, brutal maulings, and unsolved mysteries, documentaries can be far creepier than anything George Romero has ever …

Crime

Free Classroom Resources at the Tap of a Finger: PBS LearningMedia Announces its First App for Students | PBS About

PBS<p><i>PBS’ media-on-demand service also launches new tools and features to help teachers organize, create and share content this school year; offers</i> …

Education Technology

8 Places to Travel This December That Won't Cost a Fortune

You deserve a vacation. Here: eight trip ideas that won't burn a hole in your wallet.<p><b>Key West, Florida. Where to stay and what to do.</b><p><b>Berlin, Germany. Where to stay and what to do.</b><p><b>New Orleans, Louisiana. Where to stay and what to do.</b><p><b>Quebec City, Canada. Where to stay and what to do.</b><p><b>Tulum, Mexico.</b> …

How to Do Professional Development With One Hour A Week

Your time is limited, and perhaps so are some of your skills. As a teacher, it’s important that you improve your abilities regularly, whether you’re …

Education Technology

The incredible story of the man who volunteered to enter Auschwitz and exposed the horrors of the Holocaust

In the early days of World War II, most of the world was unaware of the horrors occurring inside Nazi Germany's Auschwitz camp — until Polish army captain Witold Pilecki volunteered to figure out the camp's inner workings.<p>On September 19, 1940, German SS troops did exactly what Pilecki was hoping …

Dr. Carol Dweck | The Motivated Mindset (Episode 445)

Your talents, abilities, and intelligence aren’t fixed traits — they can be expanded and improved at any age with a mindset motivated toward</b> …

Self-improvement

5 Great TED Talks to Help You Work Smarter

September 11, 2015<br>Work and productivity are two correlate which do not always run the same line. You might be totally engaged in your work but this …

7 books that will train your brain to overachieve

1. "Curious"<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It<p><b>Author:</b> Ian Leslie<p><b>5 Second Summary:</b> Harness your natural curiosity to develop the ability to think more broadly and deeply.<p><b>Best Quote:</b> "Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. They are the people best equipped for the …

London School of Economics

HIIT Exercises That Sculpt Your Butt in 7 Minutes

The gluteus maximus is the biggest muscle in your body, but thankfully, you don't need to dedicate an anaconda-sized portion of your workout to …

Workouts

5 Classic Children’s Stories With Great Life Lessons

There are many reasons why fictional children’s books are a great resource for learning. First, the cute and funny characters pictured in these books …

Kids

5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Quizizz<p>Much like Kahoot, Quizizz allows teachers to gather evidence of student learning in a fun, gamified environment. When teachers create …