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4 teaching mistakes that drained my energy (and the solutions that changed everything)

I am always looking for ways to save energy. I shared in my book Unshakeable that energy is one of our most precious resources because unlike time, …

Teaching

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

Mobile Photography

What time is the Superb Owl?

Hoo's excited<p>Where does the superb owl live? Surrounded by the bones of its vanquished enemies. What does the superb owl eat? Moths, grasshoppers, and candied yams.<p><i>(Wikimedia commons)</i><p>What does the superb owl do all day? Heckle bluejays and menace blackbirds. Where does the superb owl go out at …

20+ Best Home Decor Trends That Shaped 2016

Let's face it: This year looked mighty stylish.<p>Click through to see the show-stopping styles that got us the most excited this year.

4 Crucial Lessons New Teachers Never Learned

If you are a new teacher, these four lessons just might impact your teaching career more than anything you ever learned in college or in your …

Teachers' Top Educational Chrome Apps in 2015

July 16, 2015<br>Over the last weekend, we spent sometime sifting through our Chrome extensions archive and curated for you the list below. We singled …

Education Technology

7 iPad Accessories Every Teacher Should Know about

July 1, 2015<br>iPad is becoming a ubiquitous device in today’s classrooms. More and more teachers are using them in their everyday instruction. From …

Education Technology

Why technology in schools must serve a purpose

If you’re a student, teacher or parent, you might have noticed there is a massive push to use technology in the classroom these days. Hardly a day …

Secret Teacher: I'm fleeing the UK to find work-life balance

Why don’t I socialise more? The problem is that a night out interferes with a Sunday spent marking, and if marking doesn’t happen I will be behind for the week.<p>Top 10 tips on how teachers can improve their work-life balance<p>Read more<p>I’m just over a year into my career as a qualified teacher and I’ve …

Teaching

This Is A Great Time To Be A Teacher

Choice. A frequently used word when talking about pedagogy in 2015. The options available to teachers and their learners are countless. The variation …

Teaching

iCloud: The ultimate guide

Apple has a cloud-based storage services, called iCloud, that you can use to store and sync photos, documents, movies, music, and a whole lot more. …

Boring Teachers & How We All Can Respond

<b>Boring Teachers & How We All Can Respond</b><p>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ed.D, Authentic Education<p><i>Editor’s note: Why You Bore Students & What You Can Do About It</i> …

Teaching

Best Folk Music Albums of 2015

<b>The best folk music albums of 2015 chosen by culture editor Martin Chilton. There are 70 folk albums for the year. Five star reviews are at the top, otherwise numbers refers to the order in which the albums were reviewed and only ★★★★★/★★★★☆/and ★★★☆☆ albums are included.</b><p>1 HARRY HARRIS: SONGS ABOUT …

19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

From the beginning of the year until the end, these fun activities will get your students excited about learning. You should definitely go out and get some popsicle sticks for this.

Teaching

The ‘F-bomb’ of teaching. (It’s not what you think.)

Ellie Herman took an unorthodox path to the world of education. For two decades she was a writer/producer for television shows including “The Riches,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Chicago Hope” and “Newhart.” She wrote fiction that appeared in literary journals, among them The Massachusetts Review, The …