Shayla Wichmann

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The Difference Between Formative and Summative Assessment Explained

What is formative assessment, and how does it differ from other forms of testing? While the technique is employed in classrooms across the country, …

This Type of Exercise Keeps Your Brain Healthy and Happy, Science Finds

The exercise routines of more than a million people reveal how to keep your brain healthy.<p>The days are getting shorter, the nights colder. The timing feels just about right to wrap yourself in your coziest couch blanket and get your Netflix binge on for months on end.<p>While hibernating all winter …

The Brain

No face veil in school: German court rules that student should not attend classes in niqab

A court in northwest Germany has backed school authorities after a student sued them for expelling her from classes for wearing a full face veil …

5 Brutal Reasons 75% Of Special Ed Teachers Quit

Despite the cookies, finger puppets, and summer vacations, teaching can be a thankless task. You spend your days chasing sticky, barely functioning …

The Most Toxic (Non-Four-Letter) Word in Any Relationship

The "magic" of Valentine's Day is going to be here before you know it. As you have likely learned by now, however, candlelight dinners and material …

University of Pennsylvania

12 Easy Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership

At the heart of great leadership is a desire to serve others, to empower them and foster their success. Here are 12 phrases that every leader should be saying--a lot.<p>Being a leader today is not about having followers who are waiting to be told what to do and how to do it. Successful leadership is …

Leadership

These Fruits and Vegetables Are Best for Weight Loss

Not all fruits and vegetables are created equal. They come in a wide variety of shapes, colors and flavors: red, green, leafy, juicy, sweet, bitter, …

Nutrition

The 5 best ways to lose belly fat

Repeat after me: "Crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub," says Chris Piegza, training manager at …

6 Ways to Love Your Wife

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Secret Teacher: brilliant eccentrics are a dying breed in education

As I look around the staffroom I am struck by the fact that, among the piles of exercise books and unwashed coffee cups, there is an endangered species, dwindling to the point of extinction.<p>I’m not talking about the semi-corporate teachers who look like they’d be more at home in a boardroom than a …

Books

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting

Here are some surprising training do’s and don’ts from a leading exercise physiologist and strength coach<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> DeanSomerset.com<i>, the website of</i> <i>Dean Somerset, a personal trainer and exercise physiologist from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. His clientele ranges from joint</i> …

5 Low-Fat Foods That Are Making You Fat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Corbis)</i><p>You may know that so-called low-fat and fat-free diet foods are often packed with sugar, salt, and chemical-laden additives. There are lots of "<b>healthy foods that aren't really healthy.</b>" But did you realize that your body digests these "healthy" …

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

<i>By Paige Greenfield, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>James O'Keefe, 58, is a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO. A self-proclaimed "exercise enthusiast," O'Keefe says there was a time -- decades, in fact -- when he would routinely spend two to three …

Teaching Your Leaders How to Learn

How do you teach your leader how to learn? It's easy.<p>The innovation war room is less like a boardroom and more like a classroom: a place where leaders must perpetually learn new things about the ever-changing landscape of their industries. All innovation initiatives ask us to grapple with what we …

Learning

25 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Leader

You can improve your skills by watching lectures from these amazing and brilliant individuals.<p>If you're the owner of a business or someone in a management position, then you know how often employees, colleagues, and partners turn to you when they have questions, concerns, or need advice. Not only …

Self-improvement

17 Chicken Dinners to Whip Up in 30 Minutes or Less

For a fast weeknight meal, chicken is my most reliable standby. It's inexpensive, easy to cook, and relatively healthy (subject to the preparation, of course), all of which makes it a great base for a filling home-cooked dinner after a day of work. On top of that, it's also exceptionally versatile, …

How to Master the Pull-up

Perhaps you found this blog with the hopes of learning how to do your first pull-up, or maybe you want to increase the number you can perform. Some of you may simply want to perfect your form. We'll touch on all these points.<p>So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it …

5 Apps That Are Better Than A Personal Trainer

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock</i><p>Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't.<p>But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets. If the apps below are any indication, this geekery can help us get in the best shape …

How One Teacher Justified Giving an F to a Special Ed Student

"The IEP allows <i>assignments</i> to be emailed. This wasn't an <i>assignment</i> but a <i>classroom expectation</i>."<p>This, according to my son, was the actual explanation provided to him as the reason his teacher refused to accept an assignment by email.<p>This, in spite of his IEP which clearly stipulates that he is …

The Number One Relationship Problem, According to Therapists

<b>What couples fight about behind closed doors -- and how to address it.</b><p><i>By Casey Lewis</i>, SELF<p><i>(Illustration: Donald Robertson)</i><p>Studies have shown that sex and money are two of the leading causes for divorce, but statistics don't always tell the whole story. We reached out to a handful of top …

7 Phrases You Will Never Hear a Great Leader Say

When you're a leader, your words set the tone for those around you. Others are likely to take your ideas to heart. If you aspire to greatness in leadership, here are some phrases to strike from your vocabulary.<p>Great leaders know that how they communicate is almost as important as what they …

Team Building

Battle over prep time key issue in elementary teacher talks | The Star

The teacher at Burnt Elm Public School takes part each year in a “Global Read Aloud” program in which teachers around the world read the same chapter …

How to survive your first year: a practical guide for new teachers

Teacher Network,Education,Professional development,Australian education,US education,Teaching,Newly-qualified teachers,Teacher training,Schools,Primary schools,Secondary schools<p>From hoarding glue sticks to building an arsenal of stock phrases and planning in social time, Gabbie Chant shares her …

Teaching

12 Important iPad Tips Every Teacher Should know About

August 31, 2015<br>iPad is radically transforming education and revolutionizing the way we teach and learn. With over 80,000 educational apps created …

Young Female Athletes Are Often Not Eating Enough

3,500 calories per day seems like way too much for teen girls.<p>Sports engagement is higher than ever among high school and college age women, according to the Women's Sports Foundation. But with that growing corps of student-athletes comes a potential for an under-acknowledged syndrome: Many young …

42 Stunning Cakes in 10 Ingredients and Less

Sweet! You won't believe how easy it is to make these awesome cakes <i><br>by Karen Tack, photos by Kenneth Chen</i><p>First, we showed you how to make 31 amazing …

Dessert

A List of Some Good Teacher-tested Tools to Try in Your Class

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