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A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time

<b>A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Writing is difficult to <i>teach</i>, if for no other reason than it is also …

Teaching

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Brain

Skype a Scientist

Skype a Scientist matches scientists with classrooms around the world! Scientists will skype into the classroom for 30-60 minute Q and A sessions …

Skype

Teacher Removed In Handcuffs For Questioning Superintendent's Raise

Deyshia Hargrave spoke out against the raise during a public comment portion at a school board meeting.<p>Disturbing video taken at a Louisiana school board meeting on Monday shows a teacher being forcefully removed in handcuffs after she questioned a superintendent’s pay raise during a public comment …

Policing

Personal Branding for Students and Educators with Adobe Spark

I've had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own.<p>What does it mean to have a personal brand? Although we often think of …

Branding

How a Tulsa 'failure factory' turned around its graduation rate in three years

School partnerships at a high school in Oklahoma combine relationship-building with data analysis to boost the graduation rate from 53 percent to 75 …

Nonprofits

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When Babies Fall Down... - Art S. Lieberman

Toddlers try and try to walk over and over, falling and falling.<p>Baby steps become dreams realized.<p>Let’s look more closely at this idea.<p>First, your …

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You remember more of what you read out loud

It’s up to me to make this memorable. However, if I fail, you’ll want to remember this trick anyway, so start reading aloud.<p>Saying words while reading feels slightly awkward and isn’t conducive to all environments, of course, yet it’s an effective method of remembering information, according to an …

The Brain

8 Must-Have Artificial Intelligence Apps and Tools

Is your teaching about to be disrupted?<p>The answer is yes, it definitely is! But in a good way.<p>The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) …

The Hour of Code is Dec 4-10!

Resources, links & ideas to get your students coding.<p>Hello Ruby My First Computer<p>Design and build your very own computer! Get to know the CPU, RAM …

Texas School Beats ADHD by Tripling Recess Time

While most school districts across the country are cutting back on recess time and ramping up the Ritalin, one Texas school has kindergartners and …

ADHD

5-Hour Rule: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

<b>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.”</b><i><br>— Charlie Munger,</i> …

Learning

Teachers: your guide to learning strategies that really work

In an extract from his book on bridging the gap between research and teaching practice, Carl Hendrick picks key techniques for teaching effectively<p>Research on effective learning reveals that an awful lot of what goes on in the classroom simply doesn’t matter. There are many pointless activities …

Teaching

Good news, everybody, alligators are eating the sharks

As apex predators — and ferocious and snappy ones at that — alligators basically live their lives doing what they want and going where they please. Now and again they’ll get suspicious about doorbells or time-travel here from the Jurassic period, but mostly they do their own primal, intimidating …

Golf

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Science: This Super-Simple Learning Hack Can Help You Master Any Subject

A new Columbia University study suggests an easy trick to help you master any subject.<p>We all spend well over a decade in school, and while you might quickly forget the date of the battle of Gettysburg or the formula for the area of a trapezoid, you'd hope that you'd at least graduate with a good …

Richard Feynman

“Legends Of Learning” Is New Game-Based Site That Lets Teachers Create Free (For Awhile) Virtual Classrooms

<b> <br>Note: After a closer look, it appears the site is free for a month or so after registration (longer if you have fewer students) and then you have to</b> …

Learning

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Using Google Keep for Grading Comments in Docs

One of the great features of Google Docs is the ability to <b>leave comments in the margin</b>. This is a useful way to provide helpful feedback to students …

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Using the Rule of Three for Learning

In math, the <b>Rule of Three</b> is a method of finding a ratio. In English essay writing, the Rule of Three states that things are more interesting to read …

Reducing Teacher Workload By Re-Thinking Marking–The Michaela Files, Part 1

<i>Last week i visited London’s faintly notorious Michaela School. A few days ago I wrote an overview framing the visit in the ‘big picture’ sense. Now</i> …

Teaching

Class Escape Problem Solving Game

Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit

Online. On your time.<br>FREE, fascinating sessions.<p>Win a FREE Chromebook!<p>Meet the presenters<p>Click on their names/photos to go to their pages and view …