Terence Crayton

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I know the real source of our classroom rot

Education funding will be a big issue at the May local elections. But here, one teacher writing anonymously says the problems in our schools go much deeper than money<p>Schools have been chronically underfunded under Conservative-led governments, which dole out starvation rations to all public sector …

Education

How the Development of the Camera Changed Our World

These days, thanks to smartphones, almost everyone has a camera with them at any given moment. And, there is no doubt about the impact of photography on the entire world. Rewinding time, before selfies were a cultural norm, before geniuses like Cindy Sherman and Andrea Gursky elevated photography …

“Under-Used Teaching & Learning Strategies”

Under-Used Teaching & Learning Strategies is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column. In it, Kathy Glass, Amber Chandler, Carol …

Teaching

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Mobile Photography

Secret Teacher: my school won't let students fail – so how will they learn?

We’re expected to offer endless support to students unwilling to take responsibility for their own learning. It’s time to look beyond targets<p>Read more from the Secret Teacher<p>It’s a Saturday morning in May, and while most schools are empty, mine is open for year 11 revision classes. Teachers are …

Teaching

7 things you should absolutely never order for your kids at fast-food restaurants

7 things you should absolutely never order for your kids at fast-food restaurants<p>That chocolate milk is packed with sugar<p>Updated: 11:46 AM EST Dec 6, …

People Are Wrapping Gifts with Fabric for the Holidays Instead of Paper

Are you looking to be eco-friendly this holiday season? One easy change to make is how you present your gifts. Wrapping paper, while beautiful, often ends in a crumpled mass that has to be recycled after just one use. If you want to avoid the mess but still have your presents wrapped and under the …

The Disappointments of a Newbie Photographer Nobody Talks About

Photography today is more accessible than ever before because cameras are everywhere: not only shaped as DSLRs, but in phones, tablets, laptops, and …

Brainwaves

Best Tips for Sunrise and Sunset Photos

Find out how to capture the day's most dramatic moments from Nikon photographer Flash Parker, who shares examples from his travels.<p>Evocative sunrises …

The Rule of Thirds Explained

Do you have a desire to capture better images? Have you learned the fundamental settings and are ready to take the next step? If so, it’s time to …

11 Tips for Better Digestive Health

Take control of your digestive health with these pro tips.<p>Easy Solutions<p>Got occasional tummy troubles? Making smart dietary choices can help promote …

Nutrition

The Time to Innovate is Now! (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 1)

<i>I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George</i> …

‘My quitting teaching had very little to do with the kids and everything to do with the grown-ups’

It took 24 years of marking dog-eared exercise books, resolving "friendship issues", planning lessons (and then planning new ones as the entire …

What Google Management Understands that Many Schools Don’t

Michael Hynes is the superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford School District on Long Island. As he confesses in this short and inspiring video, he …

Education

Only Study What You Want to Imitate

HAPTICYour life is short, why study things, people, or art of which/whom you don’t care about?ACCESS• DOWNLOAD PDF: Only Study What You Want to …

Street Photography

How Creative Writing Can Improve Your Photography Portfolio

Writing has been a vital part of my life for a while now. Like many others, I discovered its value through fiction. More specifically, I found my …

Yale grad students begin starving themselves to force union negotiations

Graduate students are a source of cheap labor for universities, and in the past few years, those graduate students are organizing, unionizing and …

Beyoncé offers 'Formation' scholarships to four female students

Beyoncé has announced a scholarship programme to mark the one-year anniversary of her album <i>Lemonade.</i><p>She is offering scholarships to young women …

Beyoncé announces Formation college scholarships

Beyoncé wants to send you to college.<p>The “Lemonade” singer announced Tuesday she’s launching the Formation Scholars awards for the 2017-2018 school …

Beyonce’s Album ‘Lemonade’ First Anniversary: 'Die With You' Singer Launches Scholarship Program For Young Girls

To mark the first anniversary of her album "Lemonade", singer Beyonce Knowles, announced the establishment of Formation Scholars awards for the year …

A favourite Indian textbook publisher may have all the ingredients for stock market success

For nearly eight decades, New Delhi-based book publisher S Chand has been a mainstay in the Indian education system.<p>The 78-year-old company publishes some of the country’s best known academic books, with subjects ranging from history to science to literature. Focusing on the kindergarten-to-high …

India

US soccer's coaching gap: 'I refuse to believe all the best people are white males'

Chicago Fire general manager Nelson Rodriguez is blunt when it comes to the makeup of soccer in the US. “I refuse to believe that the best people and best professionals are mostly white males. I would find that an incredible set of coincidences,” he says.<p>Zlatan Ibrahimovic's injury may be good news …

Atlanta United FC

#15toptips for Student-Centred Teaching 5: Encourage co- and extra-curricular learning experiences – it could be the thing that makes your students ‘stand out in a crowd’.

Imagine you’re a manager in a large manufacturing company that builds highly sophisticated electronic control terminals for Network Rail. You’re on a …

How Students Benefit from After-School Programs

Photo by woodleywonderworks, Flickr CCThe Trump administration recently announced plans to cut federal public school programs designed to help …

Sociology

5 Strategies Leaders Can Use to Stay Out of the Weeds

Too often leaders find themselves in the weeds, which prevents them from making good decisions. There are 5 ways to prevent that from happening.

Pedagogy

The One Thing All Schools Should Teach (But Don't)

<b>What is something every student should learn which isn't taught in school?</b><p>How to read.<p>Sure, schools teach us how to look at the letters C A T and …

During opioid crisis, special recovery school helps teens stay clean | NOLA.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept …

Delhi University proposes a course on Facebook posts

A newly proposed English module at India's Delhi University will seek to help its students master the craft of writing engaging Facebook posts.<p>A university in India wants to boost its students' social-media game.<p>The English Department at Delhi University (DU) has proposed a new course that will …

How are the cuts affecting your school? Share your experiences

In Frances Ryan’s Hardworking Britain column each week, she focuses on stories of individuals who are affected by the government’s austerity agenda.<p>The National Union of Teachers has approved industrial action over the school funding crisis in England, after delegates at its annual conference were …

Education

Exclusive: Education Startup EverFi Raises $190 Million

When Tom Davidson served as a state legislator for a small district in southern Maine two decades ago, he became intimately familiar with the …