John Cadenhead

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4 Epic Fantasy Novels Written Before The Lord of the Rings

Artist, social reformer, and author William Morris wrote this epic inspired by the medieval romances of Thomas Malory. Four sons of a medieval king …

10 ‘Teach to the Top’ Differentiation Ideas

Reading Time: 5 minutes.How do you plan for differentiation in lessons? And how can you cater for every student? You should not be expected to

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Great Fairy Locations: How and where to upgrade your armor

A lot of things about <i>Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> are different from previous games in the series. Whether it be how items can break or the …

Watch trailers for 11 Nintendo Switch games, including Mario and Zelda

Nintendo puts its best foot forward<p>At last night’s Nintendo Switch press conference, the game publishers showed a mixture of sequels, new games, and third-party staples. The roster provides the first real look at Nintendo’s software strategy for the first year of the Switch.<p>The sequels appear to …

Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best? An even-handed look at gender dysphoria, review

Gender identity issues have shot to the front of the equality debate and nowhere more urgently, it seems, than in the case of children. John Conroy’s documentary Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best? (BBC Two) was among the most even-handed I’ve seen on the subject, looking at the issues from all …

The Invaluable Lessons Of 'Watership Down,' A Dark Classic Every Kid Should Read

Richard Adams knew his book would frighten kids. And that's why he wrote it.<p>“I do not believe in talking down to children,” Richard Adams explained in an interview with The Guardian last year.<p>This, coming from an author widely known for writing the most violent “talking rabbit book” in history, is …

Jesus wept: How can you call yourself a Christian if you voted for Donald Trump?

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/Getty/allanswart)</b><p>Christian faith means many things to many people. But I’m confused about how “love thy neighbor” led us here<p>Lily Burana<p>November 19, 2016 12:00am (UTC)<p>One of the hallmarks of Christian faith is charity, which is unfortunate for me, because, as a cradle Christian (and, …

How To Read All The Marvel Comics Events In Right Order

This guide covers the order of all the big Marvel comics events and crossovers. Marvel always does these big events which radically affect their …

Voting for Trump is Not a Morally Good Choice for Christians

In his recently published article, "Why Voting for Donald Trump is a Morally Good Choice", Christian professor Wayne Grudem suggests that not only is Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump fit for the highest office in the world, but also advances the idea that voting for Donald Trump is a …

Watch: What it’s like being transgender in the deep South

This short documentary tracks the life of a high school student in the Mississippi Delta as he considers transitioning from a man to a woman. As the …

Guide: New To Pokémon GO? Check Out Our Handy Starter's Guide

<b>Pokémon GO</b> is experiencing a staggered release across the globe, and many people are now hunting Pokémon all around their homes and nearby areas. If …

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

There's Now a Body of Research on What It Means to Be a Teacher Leader

Two researchers compiled a literature review of 12 years of studies and reports on teacher leadership, drawing conclusions about what it means to be …

A UCLA psychiatrist has some counterintuitive advice for dealing with negative people — and it could change how you see the world

But what if erasing all this pessimism were merely a matter of changing your perspective? According to Dr. Mark Goulston, a psychiatrist at the University of California at Los Angeles, it is.<p>In his recent book, "Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life," …

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

Thousands of so-called gifted Alberta students may be ordinary kids after all, new research suggests

Dozens of children that schools had designated as “gifted” fell short of the standard when tested by University of Alberta researchers.<p>In a study …

Seven Deadly Progressive Education Myths

In many ways, the progressive education establishment is akin to a leftist “Hive”—people who think and speak alike and move in concert, even without …

Research shows different activities have quite specific mental effects – here’s how moving your body could sharpen your ideas<p>The brain is often described as being “like a muscle”. It’s a comparison that props up the brain training industry and keeps school children hunched over desks. We judge …

The Brain

Having Other Teachers' Eyes Means Also Having Their Ideas

A lot of what's going on today in Marna Wolak's fifth-grade math class is pretty familiar. She's got her students gathered on the rug for a number talk, something she does often, trying to get them thinking about fractions.<p>But a lot of it is unfamiliar, too. The topic is new — dividing whole …

Teaching

“Finding Dory” is more than just another Pixar cartoon: It’s a powerful portrayal of living with a learning disability

Living with a disability can be isolating, and this movie translates that loneliness perfectly for kids and adults<p>There is a Yiddish word, <i>verklempt,</i> that roughly translates as being choked up to the point of near-tears without actually crying. If you grew up with a learning disability or raised a …

How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development

column | Learning Strategies<p>How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development<p>By Carla Jefferson (Columnist)     Jun 16, …

Why a moderate amount of stress is good for you, according to a cognitive neuroscientist

Stress has been linked with a string of issues including depression, dementia and cancer.<p>But Professor Ian Robertson, the author of the book, <i>The</i> …

Harvard Business School

22 Powerful Closure Activities

What Is Closure?<p>Closure is the activity that ends a lesson and creates a lasting impression, a phenomenon that Colorado State University professor …

5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture

Here are five different things that I’ve done in my own classroom that’s helped build a positive culture in both my 5th grade classroom and middle …

Steps to Turn Off the Nagging Self-Doubt in Your Head

Most of us lose time to negative thoughts; reframe your thinking and feel more positive<p>Think of the last time you told yourself something critical or negative. Then think of the last compliment you gave yourself.<p>Which is easier to remember?<p>Many of us—whether due to genetics, brain chemistry, our …

Self-confidence

Three Ways To Become A Learning Machine

I smile whenever I look at my university diploma hanging on the wall, because everything I learned then is no longer relevant now. Does it means that we should stop wasting all this energy, time and money on university? Not really: Rather, as soon as we complete our “formal studies,” we need to …

Leonardo Da Vinci

How to Be More Knowledgeable

Learning new skills at any age reaps a huge amount of benefits including raising self-esteem, increasing our sense of accomplishment and personal …

How to Make Learning Fun for Adults

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help