Shannon Steuerwald

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How To Turn Your Carrot Into A Wind Instrument

You need to really want to do this.<p>Even if you despise carrots, you no longer have an excuse to avoid them.<p>Because now you’re going to become a carrot musician. BuzzFeed Nifty posted a video this week on how to turn a carrot into a recorder.<p>A slice here, a gouge there and ―voila ― you’re making …

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

<i>This is a first draft and I am trying to learn through reflection. Would love your thoughts on the ideas below.</i>People have come to loathe the term …

Tardigrades can live 30 years in a freezer and survive in space, and now we know why

Scientists discover adaptations to life in extreme environments in the tardigrade genome<p>Tardigrades — also known as "water bears" — are microscopic animals that can live through almost anything: 30 years in a freezer, rapid dehydration, boiling and freezing temperatures, massive doses of radiation, …

Meet the "Facebook" For Students, Teachers and Parents

“What did you do at school today?” asks Mom.<p>“Nothing” says little Johnny.<p>The after school banter battle has been raging on since the first one room schoolhouse and never before has there been a real answer to communicating with your child and his or her teachers--until now.<p>FreshGrade is the …

Five Fun and Free Ways to Engage Students with Technology

<i>By Alyssa Nucaro</i><p>With the growing need to incorporate technology in learning, it is more important than ever that teachers have resources that are both free and fun for students. Computer skills are necessary to be a career and college-ready, and it is equally crucial to give students opportunities …

The Great Grammar Debate: 5 Books on How to Write ‘Right’

If, as Oliver Kamm writes in his new book <i>Accidence Will Happen</i>, “learning rules of language is part of what it is to be human,” then arguing over what those rules are, and if they matter, is most certainly another part. Can you start a sentence with ‘hopefully?’ Is confusing ‘it’s’ and ‘its’ an …

10 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom

For the past few years Google has provided educators with a killer blended learning platform that allows them to create, distribute, grade …

Education Technology

5 Useful Tips to Help You Teach Flag Etiquette to Your Children (Because It's A Must)

As parents and our children's first teacher, it's our responsibility to teach them flag etiquette and rules. Yes, it's something that they'll eventually learn in school but that doesn't mean that we won't make the effort to start educating them about what the national flag stands for and why it …

#Recipe : Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart Bread

Recipes<p>Cheesy garlic pull apart bread that's stuffed with fresh mozzarella, minced garlic, butter, and parsley. This is such a fun, edible …