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What Is a 'Quality' Curriculum?

Looks like Bill Gates, having totally solved the common standards problem, mastered the vexing "teacher evaluation using student test data" …

Education Technology

NYC’s Finest Bagels, Mapped

There’s no where better in the world to eat a bagel than in New York City. One of the city’s defining foods, a bagel is a deeply personal item with varying chew, size, flavor, topping, and toasting preferences that date back to a person’s first version. It’s thus impossible to pick one that reigns …

How do you teach critical thinking when the norm is not to question?

By Loren Clarke, Esther CareAustralia’s response to the need to develop students’ 21st century skills is found in the Australian Curriculum’s general …

Pedagogy

Curriculum Mapping: Definition, Purpose, and Tips

Curriculum mapping is a reflective process that helps teachers understand what has been taught in a class, how it has been taught, and how learning …

There are two mindsets that stop you from being as successful and happy as you can be

As a life coach, I find the trickiest part of getting to the core of what someone wants is having them say out loud what they really, really want. Not to me, but to themselves. Once we say it aloud it has a certain power. Many dreams are buried because we are too scared to voice them to ourselves. …

Self-improvement

9 Words and Phrases That Make People Think You're Less Accomplished and Smart Than You Really Are

Remove these from your vocabulary today.<p><b>The language you use when you're talking to yourself affects your behavior.</b> <b>Certain words can make it harder to achieve your goals.</b>• <b><br>Your language also affects how other people perceive you. Certain words and phrases can make you seem less intelligent.</b>• <b><br>To that</b> …

Self-improvement

Here's How To Make The Perfect Sourdough Loaf At Home

Get baking!<p><b>BAKER’S SCHEDULE</b><p>Thursday–Saturday: Feed your starter until bubbly and active.<p>Saturday Evening: Make the dough, and let rise overnight.<p>Sunday Morning: Shape the dough, let rise again, score, and bake.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>50 g (1⁄4 cup) bubbly, active starter<p>350 g (11⁄3 cups plus 2 tbsp) warm …

Pencil Versus Keyboard: What Do We Know About Learning How to Write?

Like many skills, good writing comes with good practice. Just ask Jane Hyatt Yolen, author and editor of more than 280 books, whose most notable …

Creative Writing

30 Must-Read Books

1 of 30<p><i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 30<p><i>A House for Mr. Biswas,</i> by V. S. Naipaul<p>3 of 30<p><i>A Tale for the Time Being,</i> by Ruth …

Why young Americans are giving up on capitalism

When you are twelve, in 2008, the global economy collapses. After years of bluster and bravado from President George W. Bush — who encouraged consumerism as a response to terror — it seems your country was weaker than you thought.<p>In America, the bottom falls out fast.The adults who take care of you …

Middle-class

Start Your Own Four-Season Garden - Organic Gardening

You can garden year round in a small space or container garden. This is called four season gardening. You need to grow the right vegetables for the …

Organic Gardening

14 Lemon-Kissed Dinner Recipes to Enjoy on Summer Nights

With its bright color and fresh flavor, there’s nothing that screams “summer” quite so loudly as lemon (even if it is technically a winter fruit). Lemon chicken recipes to help you detox when the heat has you feeling groggy are always a delight, and lavender and lemon recipes are perfect for …

Cooking

Stretch yourself fit (and young!) with this simple plan - and it will even improve your figure

At last some health news you want to hear – you don’t have to get on the treadmill to change your shape. In fact, some fitness experts now say that …

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

For years, my teaching revolved around textbooks as my resources. When the Internet arrived, I — as did my colleagues — adopted it mostly for two …

6 books that transformed Dennis Lehane's thoughts on writing

<b>The Wanderers by Richard Price</b> (Mariner, $16).<p>My urtext as a writer. The members of an early 1960s Bronx street gang try to navigate their way to …

The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction

<b>The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Differentiation is a simple idea that’s less simple to …

Why Does Teacher Talk Still Dominate High School Classrooms?

Teacher talk still dominates high school classrooms, but it doesn't have to, and here are a few reasons why.

Pedagogy

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

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Education Technology

5 Simple Yoga Poses for Quick Weight Loss

Yoga isn’t just about building physical strength; infact it is a healing therapy for our Mind, Body and Soul! The origins of Yoga have been …

Yoga

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

​Learn about the stars<p>Use your phone as a security system<p>​Give visitors your Wi-Fi info<p>​Get all those business cards out of your wallet<p>​Solve math problems<p>​Find out your exact measurements<p>​Keep a visual list of favorites<p>​Know everything<p>​Find the best deal<p>​Make makeup easy<p>​Play a game<p>Save your …