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Flow - Magazine for Paper Lovers

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That's an especially frustrating reality for me because in my travels to schools around the world I see lots of examples of "work that matters"; high …

Why Teachers Should Be Trained Like Actors

Those first workshops were a learning experience in building on skill sets. Lemov remembers in one of his first groups, teachers pretended to be …

High School History Doesn't Have to Be Boring

By tying past events to contemporary issues, teachers can move beyond rote memorization.<p>It’s not news that for over 100 years, history has been taught as little more than a callous exercise in regurgitation and rote memorization, with teachers rewarding how much information students can cram into …

Why Reading Aloud to Older Children Is Valuable

“The first reason to read aloud to older kids is to consider the fact that a child’s reading level doesn’t catch up to his listening level until …

Alan November: How Teachers and Tech Can Let Students Take Control

November pointed out the similarities between learning to code and the movement toward instant feedback with some of the newest ed tech tools: …

Google Debuts Classroom, An Education Platform For Teacher-Student Communication

Google is tackling the persistent need in education for better software with Classroom, a new tool launching in beta preview to help teachers make, collect and track student assignments, and to help them better communicate with their classes.<p>The Classroom app is part of Google’s Apps for Education …

Bilingualism Can Help Close Learning Gaps for Immigrant Students

The gos­pel of the day is that rais­ing chil­dren to speak and un­der­stand more than one lan­guage is good for their cog­nit­ive de­vel­op­ment. A …

My paralyzing perfectionism

Don’t call it a humblebrag. Research shows it can leave us vulnerable to addiction and a slew of mental disorders<p>Erica Larsen<p>May 12, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on After Party Chat.<p>When I say my biggest weakness is perfectionism, I’m not humblebragging. I’m really not. I …

U.S. children read, but not well or often: report

By Andrew M. Seaman<p>A homeless girl reads a book at a School on Wheels' after-school program in Los Angeles, February 9, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson<p>NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although American children still spend part of their days reading, they are spending less time doing it for pleasure than …

Frayed Knot’s 15 min Coffee Sleeve!

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I've been crocheting the last little bits n bobs for my Autumn wreath today. A few more leaves, a couple more acorns, a toadstool, and some clumps of …

Crochet: Sly Fox Hat « GOODKNITS // a knitting & crochet blog

October is here! I love October because it means that MAYBE cool weather is on its way to Houston. Probably not, but a girl can dream, right? October …

Pepsi's bus stop ad in London might be the best use of augmented reality yet

Waiting for a bus to arrive can quickly become an excruciatingly dull experience, so Pepsi decided to bring some surprises to a London bus shelter to make waiting a bit more interesting. For its latest ad campaign, Pepsi Max used augmented reality to turn a bus shelter's wall into a fake window …