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How to Read Education Data Without Jumping to Conclusions

With research findings widely available on websites and Twitter feeds, it's easier than ever to oversimplify the results—and risk bringing half-formed ideas into America's classrooms.<p>Education has entered the era of Big Data. The Internet is teeming with stories touting the latest groundbreaking …

How reading on screens is rewiring our brains

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The Brain

1200 Calorie Meal Plan - Delicious Food Plans That Will Help You Lose Weight Fast

If you desire is to lose weight on a meal plan that is designed to leave you satisfied throughout the day and also delicious and provide you with the …

Skipping Breakfast Actually Good For Weight Loss? Surprising Truth

About 80% of people who are overweight share this 1 common characteristic. It may be one of the biggest indicators as to why so many people are …

6 Steps to Injury-Free Running

Sports doc Jordan Metzl’s get-stronger, run-better plan.<p><i>This is adapted from</i> Running Strong: The Sports Doctor's Complete Guide to Injury-Free Running for Life<i>, by Jordan Metzl, M.D.</i><p>Why do you run? Because it feels good. Because it relieves stress. Because it fills you with energy. Because it makes …

National Garlic Day: our very best garlic recipes

To mark National Garlic Day, we share our most delicious garlic-laced recipes, from chicken baked with a whole bulb to Nigella's garlic and cauliflower soup<p>Usually at Telegraph Towers, we roll our eyes at dedicated food days. National Ice cream for Breakfast day? Puh-lease. World Pasta Day? No need …

Food

34 Clean Eating Recipes That Are Perfect For Spring

It's easy to eat healthy when all the pretty green vegetables are in season.

Healthy Eating

11 Dumbbell Moves You Should Know To Start Lifting Weights

Seriously, don't be gymtimidated. We will walk you through this.<p>Personal trainer and founder of ReModel Fitness, Jessi Kneeland, NASM suggests getting started with the 11 moves below.<p>When you add any of these moves to your workout, choose a weight that's challenging but not TOO hard — your last rep …

Workouts

Start Up Spotlight: iPevo

In this week's Start Up Spotlight, I chat with Alex Yang from iPevo, a company creating innovative peripherals for classrooms. From a $69 doc cam …

Reading with dads scheme shows council's impact on education

Lambeth's four-week reading programme helps instil reading habits and improved father-child relationships that last far longer<p>Lambeth council is piloting the Fathers reading every day (Fred) initiative, which was introduced to this country by think tank the Fatherhood Institute.<p>Fred is a …

Learnist Refreshes ‘Pinterest For Education’ Site To Add Reading Lists And Improve Board Creation

Pinterest for education startup Learnist wants to provide its users with all the tools needed to create, curate, and share content that can be used to learn a wide variety of subjects. Now, less than a year after launch, it’s refreshed its website to make it easier for users to create and save …

Vacation Reading: 9 Great Education Articles From 2013

Stories about iPads, high-school dropouts, standardized testing, and more<p>Sometimes, it takes a longer article to illuminate something as complex as education in America. Here are nine articles from 2013, covering everything from public policy to teaching practice. Many of the lessons highlighted by …

What Is 'Personalized Learning'? Educators Seek Clarity

Complete Coverage<p>A number of education and technology organizations are seeking to forge a clearer understanding of what this concept really means<p>In …

Webinars

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Education Technology

Digital Learning Games Used by Majority of Teachers, Survey Finds

Digital learning games have officially gone mainstream, with nearly three-quarters of K-8 teachers saying they use the games for classroom …

Google's Classroom Gets Upgrades, Scrutiny - Market Brief

Google recently released the first improvements to Classroom, its new software to help teachers using Google Apps for Education manage work flow in …

Smart Snacks in School: Oklahoma Takes the Lead in Fundraising Exemptions

With a unanimous Friday vote by its board of education, Oklahoma has taken the lead in setting the highest number of state-approved exemptions for …

Embrace Hybrid Roles to Keep Effective Teachers Grounded in the Classroom

<b>Paul Barnwell</b><p>For the first ten years of my education career, I served as a full-time middle and high school language arts teacher. The work was …

Reading for pleasure, Friday 7 November, 09.15am to 4pm, The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1

This conference for primary school teachers and librarians, in our popular reading for pleasure series, will explore strategies to engage pupils with reading, putting books at the heart of learning<p>This full day conference will focus on inspiring children to read for pleasure, approaches to reading …

Teaching

Your stories: Diary by The Fanatical Reader - poem

The Fanatical Reader writes a poem about 'My secret sanctuary, My secrets' sanctuary'<p>Diary<p>My secret sanctuary<br>My secrets' sanctuary<br>The one I confide in<br>Where I pour my heart on to the page<br>It will not tell<br>It cannot tell<br>Its pages are for my eyes only.<p>I smile to myself<br>A secret smile<br>Only the pages see …

Wonder: what difference does the Julian chapter make?

Wonder starts out from Auggie's point of view, but we soon hear from some of his classmates, his sister and her boyfriend. In the new edition of the book, we get to see the story from Julian's point of view. What do you think?<p>When Auggie first goes to Beecher Prep he just wants to join in and make …

How tech is changing reading at libraries

As part of our week-long series about tech and reading, we've already heard about how new gadgets are changing reading in school and how they're changing reading education at home.<p>Today we hear from Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association, on how they're changing libraries. …

Libraries