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Bridging a Racial Divide

Edward K. Braxton

12 Questions To Promote Self-Knowledge In Students

<b>Merging Metacognition & Citizenship</b><p><i>Ed note: This post parallels our self-directed learning model.</i><p>Why should someone learn?<p>While Paulo Freire, John …

50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

<b>50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>While Apple products are known for their integration in classrooms, …

30 Universal Strategies For Learning

<b>30 Universal Strategies For Learning</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>As teachers, we’re all trying to better understand how people learn–not now they’re taught in terms …

5 Videos That Describe New Learning

<b>5 Videos That Describe New Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>What new learning actually is depends on who you talk to. Project-based learning infused with …

Graphic: Helping Students See Themselves As Learners

<b>Graphic: Helping Students See Themselves As Learners</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>How does that student see him or herself–as a student? As a learner?<p>How we …

Pedagogy

For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer

That's the premise of the Right Question Institute and a new book by its co-directors Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana. The book, <i>Make Just One Change:</i> …

5 Online Games That Teach Kids the Art of Persuasion

Good argumentation isn't just important to the humanities. Citizen Science demonstrates how effective persuasive skills help scientists better inform …

The Real Reason the Humanities Are 'in Crisis'

Women started deserting subjects like history and English decades ago.<p>Multiple articles over the last few months have proclaimed that “humanities fall from favor,” “interest fades in the humanities,” or that the humanities are “under strain around the globe.” Commentators tend to attribute the …

2013 Big Ideas in Education

Just as adults should be careful how and what they praise, they may also want to spend concentrated time helping kids ignore distractions and focus …

USCCB, Jesuit Superior General join the chorus against intervention in Syria

consciousness,” which you can watch here.

How The Pope Does Mindfulness

Can a 500-year-old, 5-minute technique help you manage your day (Catholicism not required)?<p><i>Are tweets, statuses, pins, pokes, and pixels dominating your life? This week, as part of our #unplug series, we’re re-posting some of our favorite stories from the archives, with a special focus on the</i> …

Pope Francis

Catholic News Service

more video<p>Oregon midwife feels called to support mothers, welcome babies<p>PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) -- It's 2 a.m. and a new life is about to enter the …