Tara Wein

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Are You a Critic or a Critical Friend?

As a guy who is downright passionate about the power of PLCs, I think it’s important for people to understand that professional criticism is a part …

Why The Brain Benefits From Reflection In Learning

<b>Why The Brain Benefits From Reflection In Learning</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>Executive function stimulation: include questions in …

Pedagogy

Episode 14: Twitter Chats

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'Exploration first' boosts classroom learning - Futurity

STANFORD (US) — Researchers who tweaked the “flipped classroom” model say students perform better when …

The Stir-Fry Guru Takes on Broccoli, Bell Peppers and More

When Grace Young wields her wok, great food happens. It also happens to be healthy, quick and easy. Let’s get cooking.<p><i>In each installment of this</i> …

Math Puzzles and More

Plus Magazine is a free online publication dedicated to introducing readers to practical applications of mathematics. Plus Magazine strives to reach …

6 Free iPad Apps for Making Healthy Choices

Big Fork Little Fork<p>With lots of options to choose from, Big Fork Little Fork is a free app that packs a punch. Share tips on cooking, good nutrition …

30 things to enhance your teaching?

In honour of my recent 30th birthday (18th June this year!), I thought I’d attempt to identify <b>30 things</b> that I’ve incorporated into my professional …

Plagiarism Checker

Plagiarisma.Net plagiarism detection software screens your papers for plagiarism with 5 search engines - Google, Yahoo, Babylon, Google Scholar and …

Visual QR Code Generator

Create a Visual QR Code Campaign in 4 Easy Steps<p>1. Select QR Code Type<p>Select what you want your QR Code to do, enter existing URL,<br>or create a new …

What I’ve Learned from Using QR Codes

Intrigued? Scan this QR code with your mobile device to see where it takes you!<p>QR codes are the latest marketing craze. The QR, or Quick-Response, …

Audio QR Codes: Sight Word Bingo

{Update: This post was written over two years ago, which in technology terms, makes it ancient! The kids in my QR code pictures are actually 2nd …

50+ Educational Podcasts for Teacher's Professional Development

This selection has been curated by our colleagues in Open Colleges.<p>1. NPR: National Public Radio has an entire section of education podcasts that …

The Complete Guide to Twitter Lingo

Here at <i>Mashable</i>, we live and breathe Twitter. However, sometimes we see a tweet containing an acronym or an abbreviation with which we're not very …

20 Places to Educate Yourself Online for Free

It seems like these days you can learn just about anything online for free, but of course some of that information is better than others. The good …

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The 20 Top Hashtags In Education

As a teacher, continuing education is so important that most school districts require that teachers enroll in some form of coursework on a regular …

Printing from mobile devices WIRELESSLY

Imagine you can print a document or photo you have on your cell phone, ipad or laptop using a printer you have in another part of the house or …

5 Ways to Get Everything You Truly Need

<i>“You can’t always get what you want, but if you try<br>sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.”<br>―Mick Jagger</i><p>Too often we get so hung up on what …