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68 Free Art & Design Online Courses From Universities Yale, Duke, MoMA, & More

“Are Coursera courses still free?” is a frequently asked question at Class Central, a search engine for free online courses.<br>While Coursera courses …

Online Education

Work From Home 2018: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

With mobile devices and videoconferencing technology becoming more widespread, telecommuting jobs are also becoming more common. They’re also highly coveted because they tend to offer greater work-life balance. The downside is that many such offers turn out to be too good to be true.<p>FlexJobs, a …

10 ridiculously smart questions you should ask in a job interview

In a crowded job market, the last thing you want in a job interview to be is forgettable.<p>Yet people do it every day with this one mistake: not asking …

Employment

15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

Beef Enchilada Casserole

This tasty Mexican-style casserole will surely become a family favorite. This is an excellent casserole to bake for a family meal. Or take it along …

Cooking

This Chilling Netflix Documentary Has A 100% On Rotten Tomatoes And It’s An Absolute Must-Watch

So Game of Thrones is over. So are a lot of other interesting shows.<p>If you are wondering what you should be watching next, we have you covered. There …

Entertainment

31 Inexpensive Luxuries You Should 100% Treat Yourself To

Because you've earned it. (P.S.: nothing here is more than $25!)

Grit: 13 things mentally strong people won’t do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

Emotional Intelligence

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You know how Apple promises "there's an app for that"? With the Virtual Training Company, there's a <i>course</i> for that — whatever "that" may be. Give …

Web Design

The Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far)

<i>This list has been updated to include October releases.</i><p>In the Peak TV era, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of television available. …

TV

20 Overlooked Documentaries You Need to Stream on Netflix

Last month, IndieWire listed the 50 overlooked indie movies you must stream on Netflix. One thing that became clear while curating that list was how …

Entertainment

Relieving Stress In the Subclavicus To Help Reduce Risk Of Swimmer's Shoulder - Swimming World News

<i>By Dr. G. John Mullen</i><p>SANTA CLARA, California, October 9. I’ve written extensively about the shoulder and shoulder injuries previously. For more …

The Best Sites Where Students Can Learn Typing/Keyboarding

I’ve previously had some “learn-to-type” sites on The Best Websites For Students To Learn About Computers, but I thought it would be useful to expand …

Just 23 Totally Perfect 4th Grade Anchor Charts

Anchor charts are one of the teaching tools that I’ve found to be useful for pretty much any topic that I’m teaching. Whether the anchor chart is …

Teaching

The Best Books to Teach in Middle School

“It’s hard to be what you can’t see,” says middle-grade author Jason Reynolds. He knows. He didn’t start reading until he was nearly an adult. …

Books

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help

Why Should Principals Care About Their Own Self-Efficacy?

Tschannen-Moran & Gareis 2004 write, "The purpose of leadership is to facilitate group goal attainment by establishing and maintaining an environment …

Pedagogy

The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On John Hattie’s Research

Most educators have heard about John Hattie and his education research. I’ve shared many related resources over the years, and this first tweet by …

Now This Is A Student Goal-Setting Strategy That May Actually Work

I posted “Everyone Is A Teacher” Is A New Engagement Strategy I’m Using & It Seems To Be Working earlier this week, and it was – rightfully, I think …

11 Expert Ways to Build an Impeccable Reputation

Warren Buffett famously advised that “it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”<p>These 11 entrepreneurs have built …

All Teachers Could Benefit From Watching New PBS NewsHour Segment On Motivation

Regular readers know I’m very interested in the concept of student motivation (and have even written three books on it – with a fourth on the way – …

Brown v. Board of Education

4 Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do

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The Post

The “C Words” of Education

I recently attended one of the largest education conferences in the United States, FETC in Orlando, Florida. The focus of the conference was the use …

4 Simple Ways to Teach Mindfulness in Schools

It was the last day of school. I was putting my kids on the bus and giving them one last hug when one of my boys looked up at me and said "Miss W, if I get angry this summer I'll focus on my breath." Wait, what? Did he really say that? I was so excited, proud, happy and all the emotions but instead …

Mindfulness

A Plan to Teach Every Child Computer Science

A group of nonprofits and educators wants all students, even kindergartners, to know the fundamentals.<p>More and more jobs are requiring some knowledge about how computers work. Not just how to start one up and surf the web, but how they actually run, how—at the simplest level—a series of inputs …

Computer Science

How to solve for the lack of women in technology

Why is the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. — which is predicted to provide more job opportunities than all other professional sectors — still failing to attract and retain women?<p>It has been said that women hold up half the sky — and they account for more than half of the users of technology …

Innovation

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

Beware the Iconography Trap of Personalized Learning: Rigor Matters

<i>By Betheny Gross</i><p><i>This blog was originally posted on CRPE.com as part of its Notes From The Field series.</i><p>My colleague and I recently visited a middle …

Pedagogy

A Teacher’s Mindfulness- Mindfulness To Do List

My school year started last week with two days of teacher training. There were many things on the agenda as you would expect.<p>At the beginning of the …

Mindfulness