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Let's Talk about Racism in Schools

Racism is learned and can be unlearned, but only if we begin to talk together about it.

How Sphero Works

Before you can answer if Sphero is a hero or a zero, you'll probably need to know what the heck-ola a Sphero is and why even President Barack Obama …

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Chicken Parmesan Burgers

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound ground chicken<br>• 1/2 cup panko<br>• 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated<br>• 1/2 cup Greek yogurt<br>• 4 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon pepper<br>• 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)<br>• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 4 tablespoons marinara sauce, …

Coding in the Common Core

<b>Coding</b>, on the other hand, has to do with the <b>syntax</b>, the fine details that allow a computer script to work. Think of coding as a spelling test where …

Vanilla Bean Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Neutral oil for frying (canola is fine)<br>• 2 tablespoons sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/3 cup unsalted butter, room temperature<br>• 1 cup water<br>• 1 cup all purpose flour<br>• 1/8 teaspoon baking powder (optional)<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste<br>• 3 eggs, room temperature<br>• 1/2 to 1 cup sugar<br>• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon …

Create Engaging Presentations With Free iPad Apps

Keynote<p>The iPad app for Keynote has come a long way since it was first introduced. Simple slide-based presentations can be a thing of the past thanks …

Your Rubric Is a Hot Mess; Here’s How to Fix It.

<b>See Mrs. Jones.</b> She has a fantastic idea for a new assignment. It’s going to be challenging and engaging and fun. Before she can give this assignment …

Mathematical Habits of Mind

Our classrooms are full of them. We teachers are pros when it comes to employing and modeling good habits and routines that enable us to manage and …

George Lucas

RT @DFrogley: Words2ponder about revising. Process of revising - exploring/playing is messy in order to grow. @writeguyjeff http://t.co/RdFJTm1Uz2

Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014

December 26, 2014<br>Digital storytelling is a power way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to …

Creativity on the Run: Apps That Support the Creative Process

Let’s begin by shifting emphasis from finding the right answer to creating cultures that encourage risk-taking and embrace ambiguity. Psychologist …

7 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Way Better Than Pie

Double chocolate pavlova could be the ultimate sweet ending to your feast. No one will miss the pumpkin pie.<p><b>1. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust & Caramel Sauce</b><p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but why not shake things up and make a pumpkin cheesecake instead? This 5-star …

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10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …

10 Easy Recipes for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations, where I'd cook and prepare for days on end, only to be completely exhausted by the time my guests arrived on Thanksgiving day. After one glass of wine, I'd be nodding off at the table, dreaming of my pillow!<p>I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving …

Recipes

This Make-Ahead Orzo & Winter Squash Salad Is Lunch Goals

Preheat oven to 425˚F. Toss butternut squash with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Spread into a single layer on a sheet tray. Bake until squash is …

RT @urban_teacher: Great example of a school trying to eradicate the spoon-feeding mentality & culture via @OTeaching #ukedchat #edchat http://t.co/QgOBRmTGFJ

12 Apps for the One iPad Classroom

You don’t have to be in a one to one iPad classroom to integrate this powerful tablet into your everyday routine. Not every classroom is 1:1 and many …

Math Monday: Padlet

Visit Mandy at Enjoy and Embrace Learning for Math Monday link up!<p>(This post is cross posted at Click Here Next)<p>I don't remember where I saw Padlet …

RT @Kidsmathtalk: @MelindaRumage #talkmath I have some math talk bookmarks I use to help with discussions http://t.co/FaMov52Ba2

What’s Your CQ (Curiosity Quotient) and Why Does it Matter?

How ‘curious’ are you? How aware are you of the questions your ask and pursue? How well do you listen and react to the questions of others? What do you do to honor, nurture, and sustain your question-asking capabilities?<p>All of these metrics are becoming increasingly important in the work and …

Recipe: Fusilli with Basil, Tomatoes, and Avocado Sauce

Keep cool with contributing chef Pam Anderson's pasta plus no-cook sauce.<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>12 ounces whole-wheat fusilli<br>2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved<br>1/4 teaspoon salt<br>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves, chopped<br>2 avocados, halved and pitted<br>3 large garlic cloves, chopped<br>1/4 …

Workshop Model as a Structure for Assessment (Bennett/Tovani, 2010) @ctovani #allwrite14 http://t.co/7KyiLUqutZ

5 Ted Talks to Inspire a Community of Mathematicians - Getting Smart by Megan Mead - blended learning, education, Innovation, math teacher resources, STEM, teachers, technology

Google “math, Ted Talks” and you come up with all sorts of nerdy goodness. In fact, when math is entered into the search feature on the official Ted …

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

In no particular order, we have listed all the coding apps that are appropriate for young learners. We've used many of them with elementary-aged …

Scholastic's Interactive Weather Maker Shows Kids How Rain and Snow Is Formed

After my previous post about the water cycle I did a little more digging in my bookmarks and found Scholastic's Interactive Weather Maker. Using the …

Professional Reading: Math Workshop

I returned to the classroom last year after 4 years as an elementary librarian. The two years before I became a librarian, I taught only Language …

Minds on Mathematics

Download a Sample Share This Resource<p>Using Math Workshop to Develop Deep Understanding in Grades 4-8<p>Learn how to use the workshop model in your math …