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Download and protect your Facebook data in just a few clicks

The Facebook privacy scandal has users demanding to see how much the social media giant knows about them and how they can limit the amount of data they're giving out.<p>The bad news is that your data may already be out in the wild and in the hands of third party advertisers. The good news is that you …

Social Media

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

Educational DVDs: What Helps Babies Learn and What Doesn’t

By Elaine Weitzman<br>Executive Director, The Hanen Centre<p>Parents of young children frequently look to educational products or approaches in order to …

Pediatrics

My 2017 Homescreen

My god, it’s full of <i>ombré.</i>Additions, subtractions, and shuffling of appsEach year I keep posting these a little later, but per tradition, here’s a …

Apps

MVHS Co-taught Algebra 1 class. Students teach each other cup routine in this lesson about functions and sequence #making learning visible https://t.co/THPGzMZjZf

Washington State Taps Paraeducators to Fill Special Education Teacher Shortage

A new law passed in July aims to shrink the special education teacher shortage in Washington state by providing an easier path to teaching …

Education

Math, PBL and 21st Century Learning for All Students

Math teachers and teachers of lower-performing students do have unique challenges for teaching 21st century skills. However, research demonstrates …

8 Life-Changing Language Learning Events Around the Globe

When was the last time you hugged a language learner?Language learning can be lonely, so events that bring us together make a huge difference in …

Schools | World Languages Day

CULTR is excited to welcome your school to World Languages Day! A visit to this free event will be educational, entertaining, and inspiring for all …

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You

How One Founder Turned His Dyslexia into an App that Helps People with the Disability Learn Faster | Inc.com

<i>This is the latest in my series of posts spotlighting underrepresented communities around the world and the entrepreneurs trying to help them. In this installment, I talk to Cliff Weitzman of text-to-speech app Speechify about overcoming disabilities, and helping kids learn faster.</i><p>For Speechify's …

Using Paper Folding to Introduce the Notion of Proof

Two years ago, I worked as part-time geometry instructor in a technical school near our university. Most of the students in that school were quite …

Card Table Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

We own a standard card table that we leave tucked away in the basement until the kids want to have a lemonade stand on the front sidewalk or we need …

Making Number Talks Matter

Description<p>About the Author(s)<p>Cathy Humphreys is currently a doctoral student at Stanford University, where she studies mathematics teaching and …

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Transferring Math Visualization Strategies to Other Content Areas

Math You Can See<br>April 13, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>15</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Transferring Math Visualization Strategies to Other Content Areas<p>Gerry …

Five Strategies for Envisioning Math

Math You Can See<br>April 13, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>15</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Five Strategies for Envisioning Math<p>Rose Marsh and Jon Marsh<p>The human …

Autistic? More Companies Say Add It to Your Resume

When Sam Briefer, 23, graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania last year, the job hunt began. At first it was slow going. He scored a …

How to Train Your Brain for Positive Thinking

People ask me, “How do I reprogram my mind?” Why? Did somebody ninjutsu your brain and hypnotize you into thinking something horrible?<p>Here’s the …

Use Theater Mode to help you sleep with your Apple Watch

The new Theater Mode in watchOS 3.2 can do more than keep you from annoying others when you’re at the movies. If you track your sleep with your Apple Watch, Theater Mode can help you get some extra shut-eye.<p>It’s quick and easy to turn on Theater Mode. The setting toggles your watch into silent mode …

11 default iPhone apps you can replace with much better ones

Delete Maps, Mail and Safari and never look back — there are much better versions of the default apps you get when you first get a new iPhone.<p>You …

Apps

Turn your iPad into a second monitor for $9.99

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>Look at that iPad of yours, just <i>sitting</i> there doing nothing while you slave away at your …

Gear & Gadgets

Strengthening Executive Function Development for Students With ADD

The brain is a social and historic organ that performs, behaves, and learns in the context of relationships. People will forgive your academic …

Pedagogy

Elizabeth Stein (@ElizabethLStein) | Twitter

<b>Elizabeth Stein</b> Retweeted<p>When the #<b>IEP</b> process focuses on student strengths it not only changes perceptions about the student, but also empowers them …

Cheat Sheet for Creating Self-Grading Google Form Quizzes

If you are a Google Classroom user, you may find it difficult to give your students quizzes; however, you can quickly assess your students by using …