Andrea Hildreth

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The Fall Novel Guide

A privileged problem: Too many really good books came out this summer to fit them all in before Labor Day, and this fall’s reads are proving equally …

Books

More Ideas for Badges in Professional Learning

Pinterest<p>Prosper ISD Google Badges<p>Here’s an update on using badges in teacher professional development with new ideas and resources. Gamification …

Lego is finally celebrating the women of NASA with their very own set

Some of NASA’s most influential women have finally been immortalized in an iconic toy set.<p>Today (Oct. 17), Lego announced that it would start selling its “Women of NASA” collection on Oct. 28 in New York and Nov. 1 globally. The set includes 231 pieces, which can be used to build models of the …

Lego

​A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers

A 2016 report funded by the Gates Foundation found that in the U.S. alone, there are 13,000 instructional designers. Yet, when I graduated from …

Education Technology

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Teaching

One community garden at a time: how New Yorkers are fighting for food justice

Tanya Fields’ Libertad Urban Farm joins a city-wide movement to redistribute resources to poor communities that are systemically deprived of healthy food<p>For the past three summers, Tanya Fields produced a veritable cornucopia of fruits and vegetables at the Libertad Urban Farm in the South Bronx. …

Urban Agriculture

Exclusive Test Data: Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills

Results of a standardized measure of reasoning ability show many students fail to improve over four years—even at some flagship schools, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of nonpublic results<p>By<p>Douglas Belkin<p>Douglas Belkin<p>The Wall Street …

College & University

A Skills Gap From College to Career Doesn't Exist. It's the Awareness Gap We Need to Fix.

Opinion | Technology in School<p>A Skills Gap From College to Career Doesn't Exist. It's the Awareness Gap We Need to Fix.<p>By Troy Markowitz     Apr 28, …

Employment

Backward Innovation: The Great Unbundling of Higher Ed’s Online Service Providers

Opinion | Postsecondary Learning<p>Backward Innovation: The Great Unbundling of Higher Ed’s Online Service Providers<p>By Ben Wallerstein and Ryan Craig   …

Higher Education

20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to …

Over 450 full-text art books by The Metropolitan Museum of Art available to download and read online for free.

Art

Over 450 full-text art books by The Metropolitan Museum of Art available to download and read online for free.

<b>Catalogue of the Collection of Pottery, Porcelain and Faïence</b> <br>Pier, Garrett Chatfield <br>(1911)<p><b>A History of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with a</b> …

A CliffsNotes Approach to Literature

Chicago<p>We know what to expect at an American art museum, but what about an American Writers Museum like this one, which opens this week along Chicago’s prime boulevard for shopping and culture? Does it celebrate the writer, the writings, or the act of writing? If the writer, how do you encompass so …

Literature

7 Make-Ahead Breakfasts Even Novice Cooks Can Master

If a busy morning means your breakfast routine is more slamming coffee than sitting for food, consider this: A new study in the American Heart …

What Happened to Hemingway

About a quarter of the way through “Ernest Hemingway: A Biography,” the reader encounters this: “At one point en route to Madrid occurred the incident of the dead dog, familiar to all readers of Hemingway biographies.” Though I’ve read three or four of them, and any number of memoirs, I had no …

Literature

'How to shoot on iPhone' videos explain why your pictures suck

The iPhone camera has been a consistently emphasized point by Apple, and for good reason. The quality of pictures it can take increases with each iteration, and for most people, smartphone cameras have become their primary way to take photos. Of course, not all of our pictures come out looking like …