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Project Based Learning: Start Here

<b>Despite the popularity of project based learning, a lot of teachers haven’t gotten around to trying it yet.</b> You’ve been meaning to; you just haven’t …

Pedagogy

New Study Says Common Core Is Not Keeping Up With The Demands Of College Instructors

The Common Core educational initiative may need to have its focus readjusted when it comes to college preparedness.<p>A study released Thursday by ACT, …

How to stop wasting time online and make space for creativity

If most of us, myself included, were completely honest about our balance between consumption and creation, we’d see that it’s pretty out of whack. We consume far more than we create, when it should be the opposite. Every day our consumption diet includes some combination of articles, emails, social …

Social Media

3 Lessons I Learned Moving from Classroom to Cubicle—The Importance of Creativity, Reach, and Kid Fix

Learning Strategies<p>3 Lessons I Learned Moving from Classroom to Cubicle—The Importance of Creativity, Reach, and Kid Fix<p>sponsored content from …

Teaching

Youth Creativity, Innovation & Sustainable Leadership » Blog Archive » Exercise: Adaptation of the 30 Circles Test

If you’ve seen the video “Tales of Creativity and Play” of a talk by Tim Brown at the 2008 Art Center Design Conference (aka Sound Play) – that is …

Making Room For Creativity in A Boys’ Room

See how Hannah Carpenter transformed her sons' bedroom at her Arkansas home!The post Making Room For Creativity in A Boys’ Room appeared first on …

Arkansas

Why Creativity Doesn't Have To Be Chaotic, And Structure Doesn't Have To Be Boring

The two should work hand-in-hand. Here's how.<p>So many people believe that you are either one or the other: You're either the ADD creative who can't sit still for five minutes at a time, but wildly brilliant; or you're the OCD task manager who lives for sticky notes, spiral-bound planners, and excel …

Creativity

Can Reading Logs Ruin Reading for Kids?

Rather than creating a new generation of pleasure-readers, forcing kids to keep track of their reading time can turn it into a chore.<p>Children who read regularly for pleasure, who are avid and self-directed readers, are the holy grail for parents and educators. Reading for pleasure has considerable …

Education

Easy Ways for Educators to Get Organized

Frank Buck provides a total organizational system for the busy classroom or administrative leader. Mary Langer Thompson reports his paper and digital …

Gender gap discovered in science exam performance

Male students in undergraduate introductory biology courses are outperforming females at test time, but it may be due to how exams are designed …

Gender Equality

Moodle Releases K-12 Edition of LMS

Learning Management Systems<p>Moodle has introduced new fee-based packaging versions of its cloud-based learning management system intended specifically …

Meet the male teachers changing the perception of nursery school education

"For far too long we’ve had an upside down education system – with all the emphasis on the importance of GCSE, A Level and university,” explains Jay Ramsey, 40, a nursery teacher at St Werburgh's Park School in Bristol. “But research shows that the influence of a good quality nursery environment …

Education

When You Grow Up To Be A Man

“When I grow up, I’ll be a man,” you shout, a smile beaming from your sweet face. I tickle your belly, barely covered these days by your favorite, …

Parenting

3 Tips To Help Prepare Your Student For A Test

...The post 3 Tips To Help Prepare Your Student For A Test appeared first on TeachThought.

The Post

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Screencast Your iPad

Last week’s Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week was about how to create a video of your Android phone or tablet’s screen. In response to last week’s …

Education Technology

Dyslexia and the Power of Teacher Expectations

Last week, The Senate Committee on Education hosted a hearing entitled "Understanding Dyslexia: The Intersection of Scientific Research and …

How to manage your one-to-one program after you hand out devices

After the Chromebooks and iPads are distributed, admins and IT teams must keep asking the tough questions<p>If there’s one thing schools have learned …

Laptops