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16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners

January 25, 2015<br>Below are 16 habits of mind our students need to develop in order to guarantee an optimal learning experience. These are cognitive …

Pedagogy

Are book publishers blockbustering themselves into oblivion?

Publishers Weekly, the U.S. trade magazine, recently ran an article confirming that the number of seven-figure advances for novels is actually on the rise. It lists several recent acquisitions by big American publishing houses, mostly for debut novels, that involved payouts of more than $1-million. …

Punishment: Linden MacIntyre’s thriller marked by unstoppable momentum and a serpentine storyline

When I started hearing about Linden MacIntyre's new novel, <i>Punishment</i>, it was frequently compared to another book I love: Dennis Lehane's <i>Mystic River</i>. Whether MacIntyre's read <i>Mystic River</i>, I couldn't say. I would wager so, but only because it would seem that, having written a book as …

A Sleep Researcher's 4 Scientific Ways To Nap Better (VIDEO)

In a perfect world, we'd all be able to take a break from our busy days and recharge with a much-needed nap. But since it's virtually impossible to carve out time for a daily daytime snooze, what we really need are sleep strategies to make the most out of the few times we are able to catch a few …

A Printable List of the Best Education Hashtags [#Infographic]

Twitter is a popular and potentially useful way for educators to share ideas, best practices and other resources to improve teaching and learning in …

Children From Around The World Photographed with Their Toys

Gabriele would often play with kids before actually starting the photoshoot, and he noticed how differently children from different backgrounds …