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10 Things You Don't Know About Formative Assessment

Assessments come in varied forms, and they’re executed for different purposes. While summative assessments attempt to measure mastery at the end of a …

TODAY Parenting Team shares 27 hacks you'll wonder how you lived without

When the laundry is piling up, Junior is throwing a tantrum and you don't know what to do next, who are you going to call? No, not Ghostbusters. This is where the TODAY Parenting Team has your back! We've gathered 27 hacks, tips and tricks from our brilliant community to help with the small stuff …

How to Make a Kite from House Wrap

American Kitefliers Association president Barbara Meyer teaches kite-building using this twist on the box kite—it skips the sewing and sails on a skin of Tyvek house wrap.<p>(Illustration by Eleftheria Alexandri)<p>Tyvek and Tape<p><b>1.</b> Woven polyethylene Tyvek house wrap makes a fine, if heavy, kite-skin …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

AnnMarie John: Teaching Your Child How to Deal with Mean Kids

As much as you’d like to protect your kids from everything, there comes a point in each child’s life where mommy and daddy can’t immediately step in …

Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and …

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10 Important Skills for Active Listening

January, 2015 <br>Listening is an important skill that, unfortunately, is not given its due worth in school curricula. Listening is the key to …

30+ Features of The 21st Century Classroom

September 14, 2014<br>Now that the new school year started and that students are back to their 'formal' learning mode and everything seems to be …

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area

<b>25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area</b><p>Reading is reading. By understanding that letters make sounds, we can blend those sounds …

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Six Tips on Disciplining Children from an Experienced Teacher

Have you noticed how kids behave differently at school than at home? As an early education teacher, one of the most common questions I get from …

Who was behind the Common Core math standards, and will they survive?

NEW YORK – Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m., Jason Zimba begins a math tutoring session for his two young daughters with the same ritual. His …

Common Core

How To Clean (Almost) Anything And Everything

It's springtime and we all know what THAT means.

Cleaning

The EdTech Trends To Look Out For In 2015

For many educators, technology is now a key tool in their practice, and in some cases even shapes the way they teach. So I thought it would be useful to round up some of the key trends in educational technology to look out for in 2015.<p><b>PERSONALIZATION</b><p>Greater availability of data and the use of …

Education Technology

The Global Search for Education: Our Global Top 12 Teacher Blogs

<i>Our Global Top 12 Teacher Blogs</i><p>It's a new year, teachers! Are you ready to start that new blog? Want some tips from some pros around the world on how to make it a great one?<p>Everybody was blogging in 2014, and especially teachers. After all, blogging is an incredible way for teachers to share …

DIY Felt Embroided Necklaces

This tutorial started out as a Breast Cancer Pink October awareness campaign, however I love the contrasting colors and vivid pink felt. These would …

DIY Frozen Olaf Salt Dough Ornament

Salt dough ornaments are easy and creative, you can even make them with your kids. This one is inspired by Olaf from Disney’s Frozen. The supplies …

DIY Witch Hazel Pore Minimizing Toner

Making your own beauty products can be healthier, less expensive and often, satisfying to make. Toner's and masks are a simple way to change over to …

Proprioception: Discover Your Hidden (Fitness) Talent

The ability to get stronger and faster—all while fighting off injury—lies within each of us. Harness this superpower and watch magic happen.<p>You're totally out of step in dance cardio. You're always wobbling in stilettos. You can hardly pass a field sobriety test—sober. You could blame your basic …

Exercise

If you have 30 extra minutes to work on literacy what would you spend it doing? Simple ways parents can help their kids read.

If you had 30 extra minutes to work on reading what would you spend it doing? I get asked this question a lot.<p>After reading with them, to them, and …

How to Make Your Own Homemade Toothpaste That Doubles As a DIY Face Mask

Nice teeth are my thing. I have no cavities or fillings, and avoided spending my adolescent years in braces. I rarely eat candy, and I brush my teeth twice a day no matter what. Oh, and I also make my own toothpaste.<p>My mom has a holistic answer to every problem, along with an extensive archive of …

During Period III, we are focused on critical thinking and problem solving . . .

Monday, January 14 is the start of our 3rd learning period. Each period, we focus on certain aspects of being a good learner. This period we are …

3 Strategies to Fire Up Hesitant Writers

The answer is to have them produce ideas without writing at all. That’s right, the way to get hesitant writers to produce as much writing as they do …

Teaching

6 Oh-So Pleasurable Steps to Eliminate Procrastination

Got stuff to do that you hate doing? You're not alone. Procrastination kills productivity for millions of people. Follow these surprisingly enjoyable steps and you'll actually look forward to tasks that were painfully avoided just last week.<p>One of my biggest personal challenges has been …

Facial Massagers Are A Thing Now

When it comes to beauty, it seems like everyone wants to be a pro — and thanks to YouTube, far-out techniques like contouring and micro-needling seem …