Angelique Smith

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There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

"Great Surprise"—Native Americans Have West Eurasian Origins

Oldest human genome reveals less of an East Asian ancestry than thought.<p><b>Nearly one-third of Native American genes come from west Eurasian people linked to the Middle East and Europe, rather than entirely from East Asians as previously thought, according to a newly sequenced genome.</b><p>Based on the arm …

Let's talk about the gender differences that really matter – in mental health

Gender differences have been much in the news lately. It's a topic that exerts a powerful attraction, beguiling scientists and lay people alike. Are men and women really so dissimilar that they may as well come from different planets? And where there are differences, what are the causes? Everyone, …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Ten Minute Spring T-Shirt Shrug

eHow Crafts Blog<p>Ah, the pleasant air of spring…..makes me want to wear my summer dresses. But since it’s not quite warm enough for some of them, I …

Tutorial: Perfect Summer Skirt with Pockets! | Red-Handled Scissors

I have three requirements for a perfect summer skirt: it must be comfortable, it must be flattering, and it absolutely must have pockets. (Underline …

Adding Hidden Side Pockets to Anything (skirt, pants, shorts, etc.) | Make It and Love It

A friend asked me a few weeks ago how to add side pockets into a skirt that she had. I tried explaining in words…..but I could tell the verbal …

Sir Ken Robinson On Discovering Your Passions

<i>With Jane Clayson in for Tom Ashbrook.</i><p>Sir Ken Robinson, who gave one of the most watched TED Talks, tells us how to find what really makes us tick …

Infographic of learning theories

Click this link to open a remarkable infographic summarising the main academic theories behind how learning happens. I’d heard of many of these, but …

The 5 hidden powers of games for learning

John Scott Tynes started programming in the early 1980s, in middle school. “The main thing I did was play games and make games,” he said–from …

Middle School

Awesome Chart for Teachers- Alternatives to Traditional Homework

The chart below is created by connectedprincipals and features some alternative ways to do "traditional' homework. I am not really sure the labelling …

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Edudemic | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About - Lists of great technology tools for teachers broken down by category - Learning, …

#WTF Is a Vision Board?

Photo by bmevans<p>Remember when homework consisted of cutting out pictures we liked from magazines and pasting them on poster board, collage style? It …

Green Evaluation: China’s Latest Reform to Deemphasize Testing

Last week the Chinese Ministry of Education launched another major reform effort to reduce the importance of testing in education. In a document sent …

A Bloom's Digital Taxonomy For Evaluating Digital Tasks

<b>A Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy For Evaluating Digital Tasks</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>What makes <b>Bloom’s Taxonomy</b> such a power tool is its flexibility in framing …

50 Chrome Extensions for Educators

Here is a list of fifty or so Chrome extensions that I feel are helpful for teachers and students. You can make a copy of this document to add your …

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