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Anxiety In Your Head Could Come From Your Gut

Dr. James Greenblatt, a Boston-area psychiatrist, had a puzzling case: a teenager arrived in his office with severe obsessive–compulsive disorder …

Mental Health

3 Virtual Classroom-Management Tools Teachers Love

November 13, 2015<p>Establishing a well-functioning classroom requires a significant amount of planning. Teachers have a long checklist, which includes …

16 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us.<p>To help you get into your interviewer's head and learn what they want to see in a candidate, we rounded up a list of science-backed strategies to make yourself seem more likable, …

Employment

Turn Assessments into Fun Classroom Quizzes with Quizalize

Quizalize is a great online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into exciting multi-player games. Teachers can create a quiz on any …

Education Technology

23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn

<b>23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn</b>by <b>Nadya Khoja</b>, venngage.comIt’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available …

Infographics

Raised By Parents With Low Emotional Intelligence

<i>Ten-year-old Jasmine lies alone on her bed, glad to be sequestered behind the closed doors of her room. “It could happen,” she whispers quietly to</i> …

Excellent Random Name Selector Apps for Teachers

February 5, 2015<br>Below is a list of some very good name selector apps for teachers. The idea of such a list was born out of an email we received from …

5 Good iPad Apps to Gather Students Feedback

Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative. Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit …

What If Every Teacher Tweeted?

<b>What If Every Teacher Tweeted? Why Teachers Should Tweet</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>What if every teacher tweeted?<p>Is there some kind of sequence of events we might …

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

<b>The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Using technology for learning makes sense. Technology creates …

Education Technology

Learn the Ins and Outs of Google Classroom from an Expert

Educator and blogger Alice Keeler has written extensively on integrating Google Classroom with everyday school work.<p>Spanning three posts on her blog …

A Beautiful Timeline On The Evolution of Learning Technologies

February 16, 2015<br>"Human beings have always been seekers of knowledge. The minute we discover something new, we want to share it with others and move …

5 Nutrients You're Probably Not Getting Enough Of

Plus, how to get the recommended amounts of each<p><i>This article was written by Maya Dangerfield and repurposed with permission from Greatist</i>.<p>Unfortunately, the Standard American Diet, also known as "SAD," is, well, pretty sad. Over the last 100 years, the majority of Americans have gone from eating …

5 Cardio Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Get the facts to make the most of your fitness journey.<p>At the end of a rough day, the rhythmic swooshing of the elliptical, whir of a bike, or patter of feet on the belt of a treadmill might sound like music to your ears—for stress relief, cardio is tops. It's also, of course, awesome for your …

How to code in schools: a teacher and student's guide

The UK is, according to Codecademy's founder Zach Sims, well ahead of the pack when it comes to teaching the next generation to code.<p>This year we …

Podcasting and depression: How Marc Maron, Dave Holmes, and other podcasters treat mental illness.

Several years ago I found myself trapped beneath a lead blanket of depression. While most of that time passed in a slow, black blur, I still can …

A Very Good Plagiarism Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Educators

Today as I was sifting through some of graphics created by the Visual Communication Guy, I come across this interesting visual on plagiarism. This …

How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …

Seven ways schools kill the love of reading in kids — and 4 principles to help restore it

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>Why don’t more kids love (or even like) to read? This post by Alfie Kohn explains all the ways that school actually kills a desire to read in many kids, and how that can be remedied. Alfie Kohn (www.alfiekohn.org), who gave me permission to republish this piece, is the …

An Excellent New Tool for Creating Multimedia Timelines for Your Class

December 6, 2014<br>HSTRY is a very good web tool for creating multimedia timelines in class. The process is very simple and easy. Just sign up either as …

A Handy Google Drive App to Edit, Annotate and Sign PDFs

November 2, 2014<br>PDFzen is a great free web tool that allows you to edit and sign your PDFs online. This app is integrated with Google Drive which …

101 Great Teachers to Follow on Twitter

Reading Time: 22 minutes<p>Where would I be without Twitter? Where would my own extended (PLN) Professional Learning Network be without the 140 …

Excellent Google Search Tip to Use with Kids

November, 2014<br>One of the powerful features I like about Google is Safe Search. SafeSearch can help you block inappropriate or explicit images from …

Opposition to Common Core spurs jump in homeschooling

The home-schooling boom is getting a new push due to opposition to Common Core, the controversial national education standard that some parents claim is using their children’s public school lessons to push a political agenda, according to critics of the Washington-backed curriculum.<p>North Carolina, …

Getting Rid Of The Bad Apples Won't Improve Schools

The idea that schools are being held back by a legion of poor teachers is popular among policy makers in search of a crusade. If an expensive education system is not producing a nation of Einsteins, then who else is to blame but those at the sharp-end?<p>If only these bad apples could be forced out of …

Fatigued? What Your Doctor Won't Tell You

I woke up just about every morning (or within a few hours thereafter) feeling like I'd binge partied the night before. I felt like I was walking through a fog -- cotton balls stuffed inside my brain. By the end of the day, if I actually managed to stay awake 'til the end of the day, my tummy would …

Wellness