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The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …

Extreme Sports

Some Great Web Tools to Help Students Reflect on Their Learning

Learn about current news and events from articles written in a kid-friendly manner.<p>Find family-friendly websites and resources with this directory …

Teachers May Be Staying In The Classroom Longer Than Expected, Says Study

<i>This piece comes to us courtesy of EdSource, where it was originally published.</i><p>A recent federal study found that a much smaller percentage of beginning teachers leave the field in their first five years on the job than the widely quoted figure of 50 percent. It’s 17 percent, according to the new …

6 Lessons You Should Have Learned In College

<i>What are some important things you wish you'd known in college?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Raghav Haran, Digital</i> …

13 Reasons Students Hate Teachers

“Wait just a second,” you say as you read this title. “My students don’t hate me.”<p>Granted, not all students hate teachers, and you just might be that …

Top writing tips for new children's authors from top editors

<b>Charlie Sheppard</b>, previous Branford Boase award winner, editor of Bone Jack by Sara Crowe:<p>“A lot of first-time children’s novels are too long – and with the use of computers they’re becoming longer. Whether it’s the Harry Potter effect or because authors no longer have to write out their stories in …

Writing

3 Excellent Google Sheets Tools to Enhance Teachers Workflow

July 8, 2015<br>Here are three good Google Sheets add-ons to ease off your workflow and boost your productivity.Some of the things you can do with these …

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An Excellent Lesson On How Students Can Use Scratch Jr for Digital Storytelling

May 1, 2015 <br>iPad Monthly is finally out today and we are sharing with you one excellent lesson it covered in its first edition. iPad Monthly is “a …

Education Technology

Do not teach the way you were taught

<i>“This just in. A school teaches 9 to 12-year-olds how to use YouTube!”</i> <br>That is what my son declared today to me after remembering what he experienced …

3 Simple Strategies To Integrate Technology Into Any Lesson

<b>3 Simple Strategies To Integrate Technology Into Any Lesson</b>by <b>Sandra L. Love</b>, Ed.D., <i>mentoringminds.com</i>In today’s classroom, we have moved beyond …

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

<b>60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology.It may …

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

<b>How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your …

New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed

To address those issues, Dweck, Paunesku and associates started the Stanford Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS) with the goal of …

Now Is The Time To Go Into Education 'If You Want To Make A Difference,' Says Teacher Of The Year

The 2015 National Teacher of the Year said she thinks now is a great time to into education, even though she acknowledged many challenges educators today face.<p>"It's sort of depressing because you don't go into [teaching] for money, at all," Shanna Peeples of Amarillo, Texas, said. "But there's a …

Our top 50 education apps

From art with Björk to brushing up on Irish to geometry, there’s an app for every age and ability. Find some great educational apps in this</b> …

Apps

Read TIME's Original Review of The Great Gatsby

The main book review in the May 11, 1925, issue of TIME earned several columns of text, with an in-depth analysis of the book’s significance and the …

Some Handy Resources of Pre-made Rubrics for Teachers

February 26, 2015<br>Rubrics are teachers' Swissknives. They can be used for a variety of purposes to achieve different educational goals. For instance, …

A Beautiful Classroom Poster on Writing Accuracy

April , 2014<br>Below is a wonderful classroom poster I came across in Edutopia's Pinterest board.The poster outlines 5 things students should pay heed …

8 Characteristics of Great School Leaders

June 28, 2014<br>Here is an excellent visual created by Sean Junkins ( editor of SeansDesk) featuring some of the characteristics of the school leaders. …

A Good Visual on The Benefits of Music Education

November 13, 2014<br>For those out there who debase Humanities and Arts, evidence on the importance of subjects pertaining to these disciplines on the …

Characteristics of Engaged Learners Vs Disengaged learners (Infographic)

November 26, 2014<br>Getting students engaged in learning is the ultimate goal of every teacher yet it is usually the most daunting and arduous one to …

Excellent Chart Featuring Popular Academic Latin Phrases for Student Researchers

January 8, 2015<br>In the context of the discussion we started yesterday on the importance of the mastery of academic language in school learning, today …

Infographic

10 Things Teachers Should Know To Do With Google Docs

Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, …

5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Use Google Forms

One of my favorite features of Google Drive is Google Forms. If you’re unfamiliar with this, think of it as a way to create quick surveys that can be …

A Handful of Google Calendar Tutorials for Teachers

From simply keeping track of personal appointments to sharing important information with students, Google Calendar is a versatile tool for teachers. …