Fernando J. Soares

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The Rule of Four

• <b>Author:</b> Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason<p><b>“One part The Da Vinci Code, one part The Name of the Rose and one part A Separate Peace . . . a smart, swift, multitextured tale that both entertains and informs.”—San Francisco Chronicle</b> <b><br>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b> <b></b><br>Princeton. Good Friday, 1999. On the eve of …

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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

In my opinion, parents of every student in every school at every level should demand that all students be taught how to code. They need this skill …

Education Technology

Take Action: Verbs That Define Bloom's Taxonomy

Bloom's Taxonomy gets an active makeover in this infographic, which provides a way to think about how the actions involved in a class assignment …

A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators

To identify as many creative solutions to pain points as possible by pairing each to a relevant observation.<p><b>Rules of the Game</b><p>1. Each team plays with …

The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking - Concepts and Tools

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Paul & Linda Elder<p>This miniature guide, which has sold more than half a million copies, is widely used in teaching and learning, in personal and professional life. It distills the essence of critical thinking into a 24-page, pocket-sized guide. It introduces the interrelated complex …

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

• <b>Author:</b> Gail Damerow<p>Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting …

Dez filmes para repensar a educação

Mais do que entreter, alguns filmes têm o poder de inspirar. Ainda mais quando o assunto é educação. Produções nacionais e internacionais vão além do …

The Kaizen Plan for Decluttering Your Computer: Take Control of Your Computer 10 Minutes at a Time

• <b>Author:</b> Lynn Johnston<p>Do you spend more time reading email than you'd like? Do you waste time looking for files on your hard drive? Do Facebook and Twitter take a bigger chunk out of your day than they should?<p>In this era of information overload, it's harder than ever to stay focused and productive …

Drop everything and watch this video of our gorgeous planet

Complicated science, political buffoonery, social injustice, terrible jokes — keeping up with the fate of our planet is an overwhelming endeavor. …

This amazing interactive map is actually saving trees

You might not be able to snoop on your exes in Google maps like you’d like to, but one badass organization has figured out how to use satellite …

On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition

• <b>Author:</b> William Zinsser<p>On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. …

CIA Lock Picking

• <b>Author:</b> Central Intelligence Agency<p>Did you ever lose your keys? Lock picking is the skill of unlocking a lock by analyzing and manipulating the components of the lock device, without the original key. Although lock picking can be associated with criminal intent, it is an essential skill for a …

1491 (Second Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> Charles C. Mann<p>In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492. <br>Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled …

The Soul Fallacy

• <b>Author:</b> Julien Musolino & Victor J. Stenger<p>Most Americans believe they possess an immaterial soul that will survive the death of the body. In sharp contrast, the current scientific consensus rejects the traditional soul, although this conclusion is rarely discussed publicly. In this book, a …

The Biology Book

• <b>Author:</b> Michael C. Gerald<p>From the emergence of life, to Leewenhoek's microscopic world, to GMO crops, <i>The Biology Book</i> presents 250 landmarks in the most widely studied scientific field. Brief, engaging, and colorfully illustrated synopses introduce readers to every major subdiscipline, including …

New eBook: “MIXing it Up – Using Microsoft Office Mix to Improve Learning

Enhance the understanding of the benefits of ICT and technology across the curriculum including literacy, numeracy, technology, personal, social and …

15 FREE Google Drawings graphic organizers — and how to make your own

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10 things students want all educators to know

<b>1). Students want you to actually spend the time to get to know them...</b><p>Get to know your students by name as soon as possible. Learn something unique …

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5 Common Misconceptions About Bloom’s Taxonomy

<b>5 Common Misconceptions About Bloom’s Taxonomy</b>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Authentic EducationAdmit it–you only read the list of the six levels of the Taxonomy, …

Pedagogy

The Shack

• <b>Author:</b> William P. Young<p>Mackenzie Allen Phillips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in this midst of his great sadness, Mack …

As I Lay Dying

• <b>Author:</b> William Faulkner<p>“I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall.” —William Faulkner on <i>As I Lay Dying</i> <i><br>As I Lay Dying</i> is Faulkner’s harrowing account of …

The Janus Stone

• <b>Author:</b> Elly Griffiths<p>It’s been only a few months since archaeologist Ruth Galloway found herself entangled in a missing persons case, barely escaping with her life. But when construction workers demolishing a large old house in Norwich uncover the bones of a child beneath a doorway—minus its …

The Tower

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Toyne<p>In The Tower, the thrilling conclusion to Simon Toyne’s bestselling Sanctus trilogy, an ominous countdown has begun that some believe could be the first sign of an imminent global catastrophe. <br>Toyne’s latest thriller opens at the NASA Control Center in Maryland where the center’s …

Wicked Plants

• <b>Author:</b> Amy Stewart<p>A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. In <i>Wicked Plants</i>, Stewart takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations. It’s an A to Z of …

Secrets of Mental Math

• <b>Author:</b> Arthur Benjamin & Michael Shermer<p><b>These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers.</b><p><i>Secrets of Mental Math</i> will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never …