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Educators need time to crunch the data

A northern Iowa principal has set aside time for teachers to dig into test data so they can adjust instruction and improve achievement on state tests.<p>…

5 Small-Space Ideas to Steal From This Cool Caravan

There's style (and some super-smart storage moves) to be found inside.<p>This tiny caravan — the Wohnwagon, designed in Austria — might inspire romantic notions of hitting the open road and never looking back, but we're realists. There's few of us who can pick up and get of Dodge at a moment's …

COLUMN-North Dakota's oil output stabilises but does not fall: Kemp

(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own)<p>By John Kemp<p>LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) - Crude oil production data published by the state of North Dakota on Friday contained something for both bulls and bears.<p>Bears can point to the unexpected resilience of shale production in …

Some Very Good TED Ed Lessons on Writing to Share with Students

July 12, 2015<br>This week’s Ted Ed list of talks we curated for you revolves around the theme: writer’s workshop. This is basically a playlist prepared …

Creating a Data Driven Classroom

Data Driven instruction can often feel like a classic education buzz-word. We know data is important and it is becoming increasingly more available, …

Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

July 12, 2015<br>Problem based learning ( PBL) is a teaching strategy that involves the minimum amount of direct and formal instruction characteristic of …

How to Get a Toddler to Eat Like a Grown-Up

<i>In Kids' Lunch, take a look into what people in the food world and the world at large pack their children (and occasionally their significant others and maybe even their pets) for lunch.</i><p><i>T</i><i>oday, Sara Forte from Sprouted Kitchen cuts adult meals into bite-sized pieces so that her 13-month-old can</i> …

Making Sure People Don’t Get Lost in the EdTech Shuffle

By: Albert Kim. It’s easy to lose sight of the people as you wade through hundreds of new products, tools, and practices at ISTE. So how do schools …

Teaching Tech to Teachers Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on July 2, 2015<p>While classroom technology continues to grow in popularity, according to a survey conducted by GfK on behalf of Samsung …

Education Technology

Teachers are shaming pupils because of exam pressure, report says

Teachers are resorting to shaming students into getting better exam results by ranking them on tables in classroom walls<p>Teachers are resorting to shaming pupils into getting better exam results by ranking them on tables in classroom walls, a new study has found<p>The pressure to perform well in league …

A New Tool for Turning Webpages Into Whiteboards

July, 2015<br>Here is a new interesting tool for teachers. Whiteboard , we discovered via Stephen Gale, is a Chrome app that enables you to draw on top …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

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