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Teach Them How to Write

I came across this classic bit of goodness today and needed to share (click here for a larger version you can copy to your computer and print as a …

Five things every new teacher needs to know about behaviour management

Managing students’ behaviour can be the most terrifying aspect of becoming a teacher. Although it’s the nightmare scenarios of being told to eff off …

Pedagogy

The Lesson You Never Got Taught in School: How to Learn!

A paper published in <i>Psychological Science in the Public Interest</i> <i></i>evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to …

Pedagogy

The Power of Habit by Charles - Blinkist: Serving curious minds.

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Gene editing records 'memories' in human DNA

Scientists have been recording data in DNA for a while, but it has usually involved bacteria and other simple organisms. MIT, however, just took a big leap forward. Its researchers have used the CRISPR gene editing technique to record histories in human cell DNA for the first time. They've crafted …

5 Scientific Ways to Build Habits That Stick

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”</i> Sobering words from Aristotle, and an astute reminder that success …

Procrastination

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

Storytelling is the oldest form of teaching. It bonded the early human communities, giving children the answers to the biggest questions of creation, …

Advisory: 22 Ways to Build Relationships for Educational Success

Relationships are the hub of advisory. Students stay with the same peer group of about 15 students -- as well as the same advisor -- throughout all …

Teaching

What Do Experts Do For 10,000 Hours? How Experts Practice Better Than the Rest

My dad and I were standing in the front yard. Maybe that's why I remember it. We typically practiced baseball in the backyard, but for some reason we …

11 Steps Towards Deliberate Practice

<i>This post is by Lukas Kyska of The Aspiring Guitarist.</i><p>Deliberate practice is your highway to <b>becoming an expert</b>. It is the fastest way to become …

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Is grit over-rated? As Professor Angela Duckworth's new book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, roars up the best-sellers charts and dominates headlines around the world some interesting questions are starting to be asked. If grit out predicts IQ as the research suggests, should children …

Self-improvement

Feedback for Thinking: Working for the Answer

3 Strategies for Structured Teaching<p>We need to move away from this type of feedback and toward feedback that causes thinking and metacognition. Here …

Freeze Frame: A Discussion Strategy

People listen to each other.<p>Everyone is willing to contribute.<p>Don’t dominate; everyone needs a chance.<p>Support opinions with evidence.<p>Respect what is …

Training The Elephant - The Key to Lasting Change

Could being a bookworm help you live longer?

There's some good news for people who enjoy reading. New research from the Yale School of Public Health suggests bookworms live longer lives.<p>The …

Physicists Claim that Consciousness Lives in Quantum State After Death

Does quantum mechanics predict the existence of a spiritual “soul”? Testimonials from prominent physics researchers from institutions such as …

How Genetic Engineering Via CRISPR Will Change Our Lives

If you were told just a couple of decades ago that you would be one day carrying in your pocket a small device more powerful than any computational …

Genetics

7 Morning Habits Setting You Up For A Day Of Total Exhaustion

Avoiding these seven habits can help lead you into a more energized day<p>If you're dragging right about now, don't be quite so quick to blame last night's less-than-stellar sleep. While not getting enough sleep, or not getting the right kind of sleep, is certainly one of the biggest reasons so many …

"God Is Dead": What Nietzsche Really Meant

It’s been 134 years since Friedrich Nietzsche declared: “God is Dead” (or <i>Gott ist tot</i>, in German), giving philosophy students a collective headache …

Friedrich Nietzsche

What the Heck Is Inquiry-Based Learning?

Teachers who use inquiry-based learning combat the “dunno” -- a chronic problem in student engagement.<p>Let’s face it, when you ask a student something …

Pedagogy

The Learning Hack That Lets Me Read 50-Plus Books a Year

Read 50 books per year with this simple reading hack.<p>The world has become a noisy place. While there are advantages to always being connected, there are also lots of negatives. This new way of life has made us spend more time on reactive tasks and less time on tasks that are important but lacking …

Why Ask Why? 17 Different Types of Questions to Ask.

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Resources for Creating a Radically Compassionate Classroom

Let's acknowledge that four levels of self-care exist: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual (however you define this last one; it's not …

Teaching

Online Learning Platform 'Virsa' to Deliver Arts Lessons in India

<b>New Delhi:</b> Art lessons will no longer be a monotonous interaction between teachers and students in classrooms, thanks to the exclusive online …

Collaborative Learning | Teaching Commons

Collaborative Learning Overview<p>Collaborative learning refers to “learning activities expressly designed for and carried out through pairs or small …

Ten Ways to Leverage Student Choice in Your Classroom

My kids participate in an amazing hands-on learning experience every summer. It’s called home. It’s where they write stories, paint pictures, go on …

Teaching

Moving From Lecture to Learning

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Pedagogy