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Zion Lodge Review – Comfort, Luxury and A Million Stars to Wish On

For many they have to wait more than a year to stay at Zion Lodge in Zion National Park so I consider myself quite lucky to have booked a room only …

National Parks

50 Essential Western Travel Experiences

Raft the mightiest river<p><b>Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ</b><p>“You hope you’ll be right side up at the other end.” That’s how late rafting …

19 books we can't wait to read in 2018

2017 was a big year for books. During a time when the news cycle was often too much to handle, we turned to books to help us cope and make sense of …

Books

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all …

Top EdTech Update OER Education Content for Thu.Dec 28, 2017

Teacher Tech<p>4pm CoffeeEDU in San Diego January 9th I will be in San Diego January 9th hosting a coffeeEDU. This is a one-hour unconference meetup. We …

Next time your kid asks 'What's the point of school?' Dr. Skateboard has the answer.

Teachers in El Paso, Texas, have a secret weapon. His name is Dr. Skateboard.<p>In a perfect world, the morning school bell would ring and every child …

Kids

20 Good YouTube Math Channels for Teachers

August 27, 2017 Math learning and teaching can be so much fun especially when done through the right strategies. One of these strategies is through …

Mathematics

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all …

Keep an eye on these 7 notable ed tech tools from ISTE 2017

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>For more of our coverage on ITSE, check out our full ITSE recap.</i><p>With over 21,000 attendees and exhibitors packing San Antonio's Henry …

The Power of Education: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Today’s hyper-connected, tech-driven world opens doors to abundant opportunity for those who are equipped to seize it. Yet 330 million children across the globe are not learning basic literacy and numeracy skills. As the educated capitalize on economic success, children without education and skills …

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

Easily Create Vocabulary Quizzes With “Wordsmyth”

Wordsmyth seems like an exceptional online dictionary that lets you create several different types of vocabulary quizzes. Teachers can get accounts …

Computer Science a Good Major? 2

5 reasons you should forget the coding bootcamp & study online instead

Teaching coding languages and skills is a critical need in today’s technology-infused society, but we’re falling behind in the talent wars.<p>Even though programming jobs are some of the best paying in the world, the gap of qualified developers and programmers is only projected to increase in the next …

Vlog: What to expect in a Computer Science course

20 Colleges Where Your Return on Investment Is Terrible

College students have more reasons than ever to view their secondary education as an investment.<p>When choosing a college to attend, affordability is a …

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent.<p>Where should you …

The science of resilience: how to teach students to persevere

Neurologist and teacher Judy Willis shares three simple techniques to help teachers build resilience in their students<p>In schools today, the focus is not only on helping students pass exams, but also on improving their character by making them more resilient. Resilience in learning, as in life, is …

Pedagogy

When a Neurologist becomes a classroom teacher, <i>Brain Learning Research</i> promotes teaching strategies.<p>This website features the insights, publications, …

6 Education Stories To Watch In 2016

<i>Claudio Sanchez is the senior member of the NPR Ed team, with more than 25 years on the education beat. We asked him for his list of the top stories he'll be watching in 2016.</i><p><i>Claudio Sanchez is the senior member of the NPR Ed team, with more than 25 years on the education beat. We asked him for his</i> …

Education

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Forget Harvard: Here’s Where To Go To College If You Want A High-Paying Job

Prestige isn’t everything.<p>Want a prestigious education? Harvard, Yale, and Princeton are the way to go. But if you’re looking for a high-paying career after graduation, you may want to look elsewhere.<p>A new study from the the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program ranks two- and four-year colleges …

The Most Overlooked Movies of the Year

With a ridiculously crowded marketplace, and in a year when the silly ‘Jurassic World’ made over $1.6 billion worldwide, many cinematic gems failed …

Scholarships for College: 3.6M Scholarships, Over $14B

So we made it official and moved in together!<p>In addition to scholarships, you now have access to colleges, internships, careers, and a whole lot more …

Career Development

Hour of Code - Coding Resources for Students of All Ages

Hour of Code – Coding Resources for Students of All Ages<p>December 4-10 is Computer Science Education Week. Introduce your students to computer science …

Computer Science

The Best Books We've Read This Year (So Far)

Books

Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s a roundup of your comments and photos from last week, including modern ghost story recommendations, interesting reading practices, and huge and fascinating debates on gender and sexism in the writing and publishing worlds – ignited …

Books

Maureen Corrigan's Best Books Of 2015: Short(ish) Books That Pack A Big Punch

This year, most of the best stories I read came in small-ish packages. Many books that were either big in size — like Garth Risk Hallberg's over-900-page opus, City on Fire,and Jonathan Franzen's 500-plus page Purity — ended up being just "OK." The same, in my opinion, went for some books that …

Books