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Women Are Calling Out Doctors For Not Taking Their UTIs Seriously & It Speaks To A Much Larger Healthcare Problem

Maybe the only thing worse than having a urinary tract infection (UTI) is having a UTI and a doctor who’s like, “idk do you pee after sex *shrugs …

It's Time to Let Boys Be Girly

We've taught men to reject traits like gentleness, empathy and sensitivity. But if men don’t have the means to deal with their anger and frustration in a healthy fashion, it can have deadly consequences.<p>The genders aren’t treated equally. You can tell, because it’s the 21st century and we’re still …

'Are you Santa?': How one mother answered her daughter

It's a problem parents of every generation have had to face: What do you do when your children start asking if Santa is real?<p>Seattle-based author …

Amazing Science Tricks Using Liquid

Science and illusion channel Brusspup presents 10 amazing science tricks using liquid.<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent …

10 Powerful Project-Based Learning Engagement Strategies

Student engagement is key to motivation, persistence, and deeper learning. In addition to our recently featured 22 instincts that motivate a …

Pedagogy

I was betrayed by Republican religion: What my years as a Christian fundamentalist taught me about right-wing faith

The political form of Christianity, championed by “The 700 Club” and Fox News, is selling a powerful snake oil<p><i>“If you have two shirts, give one to the poor. If you have food, share it with those who are hungry.”<br>— Luke 3:11 (NLT)</i><p>It is one of the great ironies of of contemporary American politics …

6 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

August 16, 2015<br>Educational Web Tools is a section we created in this blog a year ago where we periodically feature new releases in the world of …

Education Technology

The New Explain Everything 3.0 Offers Some Great Features for Math Teachers

August 15, 2015<br>The popular interactive whiteboard app Explain Everything has recently released its newest version called Explain Everything 3.0. …

19 Back-To-School Classroom Ideas That Will Knock Your Students' Socks Off

These classroom decor ideas are amazing.<p>Summer is coming to a close and teachers across the country are gearing up for the school year with lesson planning, supply shopping and classroom decorating.<p>If you're a teacher and you're having a hard time getting your classroom game on point, we've got you …

Cute

Two Important Google Slides Updates Teachers Should Know about

August 7, 2015<br>Google has recently released two interesting updates to its Google Slide mobile app. Both of these updates are geared towards enhancing …

Google Hangouts

Office Mix for Teachers – Interactive Online Lessons made simple

Educators are always on the lookout for new and engaging ways to teach their students and provide them with meaningful and assistive feedback. One of …

Two Useful Game-based Learning Tools for Teachers

BrainRush allows you to set up virtual classrooms, assign any BrainRush to any student and monitor the activity and progress of each student in real …

5 Projects for Your Project-Based Learning Classroom This Year

<i>Lucy Kosturko</i><p>I run. By no means do I call myself a “runner,” but I enter races now and then. That means I train—a couple of miles on weekdays, long …

Six ways to boost classroom participation: Part Three – Embracing different learning styles

<i></i><i>This is the second article of a six-part series on boosting classroom participation. Last week, we heard about overcoming both teacher and student</i> …

Teaching

Some Very Good YouTube Documentary Channels for Teachers

August 3, 2015<br>YouTube is one of the best platforms for accessing free educational content. There are now a multitude of channels created by teachers …

Teaching with the Internet; or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Google In My Classroom

<i>This piece is being published to coincide in real time with Adeline Koh’s keynote at Illiads 2015.</i><p>On a walk last week, my husband asked me what I was …

4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes

July 29, 2015<br>Here are four great web tools for creating online quizzes to share with your students. We have already reviewed these tools in separate …

Education Technology

Excellent Google Sheets Tools for Assessment and Grading

July 29, 2015<br>Google Sheets add-ons store has a multitude of excellent educational apps teachers can employ to enhance their productivity and improve …

Basic PDF Tips Every Teacher Using Mac Should Know about

<b>1 Add signature to PDFs</b><p>You can easily sign PDFs using the sign feature in the mark-up toolbar. There are two options for signing PDFs: sign your name …

Student: “My teachers won’t let me take a photo of the Whiteboard…” (Are you serious?)

On the heels of my previous post about why some teachers fail to realise the efficiency gains of technology, Today I had a conversation with a …

Teaching

The “WHY” Guide to #Edchat topics

Although many educational models and pedagogies can seem like a conveyer belt of fads sometimes, many of them at least focus on one or two key …

Pedagogy

Over 14 Million Public Domain Images to Use with Students in Class

July 24, 2015<br>After posting about the voluminous amounts of historical footages uploaded and provided for free on YouTube, we are sharing with you …

Taking Serious Games Seriously in Education

Games can serve as a means of not just developing domain-specific knowledge and skills but also identity and values key to professional functioning. …

Identity

Four Tools to Help Gamify Your Classroom

The first step toward gamifying your classroom can be as simple as taking the "ew" out of "review" with these helpful game-oriented apps, selected …

Apps

Handouts- A Great App for Creating, Collecting and Grading Assignments Paperlessly

July 22, 2015<br>Handouts is a great educational app to use in your iPad classroom for scheduling and managing assignments paperlessly. As a teacher, you …

Education Technology