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What Does It Mean to Be a Successful Teacher? A Conversation With John Hattie

11:45<p>Teaching is about engaging students in a passion for learning and working collaboratively with colleagues, explains John Hattie in a discussion …

Pedagogy

Refinery29 Celebrates 20 Black Women You Need To Know Right Now

Black women are having a moment. We are <i>everywhere</i>, from the vibrant, fictional lands of <i>Black Panther</i>’s Wakanda to the runways of New York Fashion …

Remembering Jacqueline du Pré, an Icon of the Cello

LONDON — The British cellist Jacqueline du Pré was in her teens when she was sent to the Swiss mountain resort of Zermatt for a master class with Pablo Casals, one of the 20th century’s great cello virtuosos.<p>“I still have at home a photograph of her with Pablo Casals when she was 15 years old,” …

Multiple Sclerosis

Sex change regret: Gender reversal surgery is on the rise, so why aren't we talking about it?

Around five years ago, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic, the world-leading genital reconstructive surgeon, received a visit at his Belgrade clinic: a transgender person who had undergone surgery at different clinic to remove male genitalia - and since changed their mind.<p>That was the first time Prof …

10 Famous Authors Shared Their Favorite Books For Goodreads' 10th Anniversary

As part of the month-long celebration in honor of its 10th anniversary, bookish social network Goodreads has asked 10 of your favorite authors to …

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5 Questions to Ask Your Students To Start the School Year

Schools are about more than learning; they are about experience(s). They help shape us in our present and future and those experiences stick with us …

What It Takes to Mentor Poor Kids

“I know that everything is stacked against my scholars,” says Nadia Lopez, a principal featured in Humans of New York.<p>In January 2015, Brandon Stanton, creator of the popular photo blog <i>Humans of New York</i>, interviewed a middle school student named Vidal Chastanet. He asked Chastanet, who goes to …

High School

10 Questions Worth Asking to Help Every Student Succeed

Three trends and 10 questions for parents, teachers, and reporters discussed at the Education Writers Association meeting.

AVID

Exciting new data shows using free SAT Practice on Khan Academy is associated with significant SAT score increases. …

The Impact of Leadership on the Change in Learning and Teaching

The extent to which leaders create the culture for learning and innovation in their schools often results in diverse approaches to teaching and …

A Mother's Reckoning

• <b>Author:</b> Sue Klebold & Andrew Solomon<p><b>The acclaimed New York Times bestseller by Sue Klebold, mother of one of the Columbine shooters, about living in the aftermath of Columbine.</b><p>On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course …

Everything you need to know about Trump and the Indiana Carrier factory

He made the company a punchbag during his anti-globalisation election crusade, and now takes credit for saving jobs. But how did it happen, and who really won?<p>Donald Trump scored an early public relations win this week as he took the credit for persuading a US firm not to outsource jobs to Mexico. …

Donald Trump

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How to Stop the Culture of Complaining in Schools

Wherever we look in our schools, we can find complaining: in classrooms, hallways, offices, and teachers’ lounges. Participating in such talk is easy …

Happiness

ThinkZone Games Takes Top Prize in White House Edtech App Challenge

With a boost from the White House, a local developer is creating a game app that may help students flesh out their career choices.<p>Last Wednesday, …

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The Teenage Brain: Stress, Coping, and Natural Highs

In order to foster a sense of resilience and encourage healthier ways to cope with life, we need to educate young people about natural highs. Over …

How to Get the Best Beauty Deals at Walmart

You always run into Walmart with the best of intentions: Grab the toilet paper and laundry detergent on your list and head home. Yet somehow you always find yourself smack dab in the middle of the beauty section and before you know it, you've bought three different mascaras and five eyeshadows. …

Makeup

Collaborative Writing, Common Core, and ELLs

Before we share some non-tech ways to use collaboration in writing -- apart from its more common usages in the classroom like think-write-pair-share …

Re-Energizing our Struggling Learners: Strategies for Reading & Writing

<b>The goal of this presentation is to:</b><p>Introduce pre-reading strategies that that help learners to engage with complex text (fiction and informational …

Depressing Statistic Of The Day: Many White Teachers Have Low Expectations Of Black Students

When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges

Amidst the discussions about content standards, curriculum and teaching strategies, it’s easy to lose sight of the big goals behind education, like …

Pedagogy

50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think

contributed by <b>Lisa Chesser</b><p>Using the right questions creates powerful, sometimes multiple answers and discussions. Aristotle said that he asked …

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

<i>“The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be</i> …

Education Technology

How to teach students to build a positive online identity

Schools must actively work to educate students on social media and online identityHere in our local district, our students know a little something …