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Unmarried Chinese mothers to be fined

Plans to fine women who have children out of wedlock have caused outrage in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.<p>On Monday, state media reported that under draft legislation being considered by the city's government unmarried mothers and women who had children with men who were already married would …

China

"How Can I Coach a Resistant Teacher?" (Part 1)

There's one request for advice that I receive more than any other from coaches: How can I coach a resistant teacher? Since I started this blog in the …

4 Reasons Why Social Media Should be Taught in Our School Systems

I saw a story recently about a school, named Ngee Ann, in Singapore where a math teacher gave problems to students and asked that the answers be "tweeted." These tweets were then projected on a screen at the front of the room, in real time! (1) Now this was not just some rogue, social media …

Alfred Thompson: How we can teach computer science to every age @alfredtwo

Alfred Thompson (@alfredtwo) "Mr. Computer Science" spent some time talking with me and the listeners of Every Classroom matters about how we should …

Beginner Electronics Project: The TapeTricity Card

A TapeTricity solar system. Check out all those ringed planets!<p>The train has left the station!<p>A motivational frog with glowing red eyes.<p>A paper airplane with a glowing red nose.<p>Make sure to dot your i’s and cross your t’s!<p>The back side of the “Annie” card, showing the circuit.<p>One girl’s tribute to …

6 Tips to Boost Your Mental Toughness

Zoë Romano is running more than a marathon. Six days a week. For nine weeks. Get her tips for how to boost your mental tenacity<p>Everyone has had one those moments mid-workout where you just want to throw in the towel and quit. Whether it’s because of the pouring rain, a pounding headache, sheer …

Using Math Foldables

Foldable books can be a great tool for helping students to organize, display, and arrange information, so that they can practice and master the math …

Black Forest Roulade With Philadelphia Cream Cheese Filling

Black Forest Roulade With Philadelphia Cream Cheese Filling from Buddy Valastro - Cake Boss• 6 large eggs at room temperature, separated<br>• 3/4 cup sugar<br>• 1 …

Tarelles

Tarelles from Buddy Valastro - Cake Boss• 1 1/4 cups sugar<br>• 2 extra-large eggs<br>• 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract<br>• 1 1/4 cups vegetable shortening<br>• 2 teaspoons …

Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach from Buddy Valastro - Cake Boss• 1 ¾ cups heavy cream or whole milk<br>• Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg<br>• 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<br>• 3 …

Google pushes Android tablets for the classroom

Google's new education initiative, Google Play for Education, is designed to put more tablets into K-12 classrooms, the company said Wednesday at its Google I/O developers conference.<p>The new store launches this fall. It enables teachers deploy an app or an e-book to all of their students' tablets …

30 iPad Apps Every Teacher Should Be Using

SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform, with over ten hours of music & audio posted every minute by the world’s largest community of …

A Day in the Life of a passion-driven, project based (Cool Cat) Teacher

What passion based, flat, STEM based learning feels like.<p>As I pondered what to share with you today, I just wanted to mention a few experiences from …

Meat-Free Alternatives Packed with Protein

Fuel your muscles without unhealthy fats.<p>Runners need more protein than couch potatoes (obviously) and more even than other athletes (surprisingly). "Protein is broken down into fuel during long runs and used to repair muscle damage after a workout," says Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D. But hang on …

Nutrition

Field Notes: Raising Learning Warriors

The Faces of Poverty<br>May 9, 2013 | Volume <b>8</b> | Issue <b>16</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Field Notes<p>Raising Learning Warriors<p>Pam Allyn<p>Moses was my student in …

Teaching

Technology to Help Struggling Students - Educational Leadership

Research in psychology has shown the power of simultaneous, multiple modes of input to gain and hold a person's attention and to improve memory. …

Teaching

Where They Are: Working With Marginalized Students

February 2006 | Volume <b>63</b> | Number <b>5</b> <b><br>Helping Struggling Students</b> Pages 50-54<p>Educators share successful strategies for connecting with hard-to-reach …

Teaching

Connecting With Latino Learners

February 2006 | Volume <b>63</b> | Number <b>5</b> <b><br>Helping Struggling Students</b> Pages 38-43<p>The key to reaching Latino English language learners is teaching to both …

Teaching

EL Study Guide - Educational Leadership

• Consider the first of Tucker's five tips: "Find one piece of technology that will complement your class and start with that." Identify one …

Teaching

Before You Buy Those iPads - Educational Leadership

Perhaps the most commonly cited benefit of bringing iPads into the classroom is their practicality. They are easily portable, have a long battery …

Evidence on Flipped Classrooms Is Still Coming In - Educational Leadership

Some teachers are now turning this model on its head, creating <i>flipped</i> or <i>inverted</i> classrooms in which they record lectures and post them online. …

Pedagogy

Technology Skills Every Teacher Needs - Educational Leadership

In an effort to describe some specific ways teachers can use technology to support good teaching practices, my colleague Nathan Mielke of the …

Education Technology

Making Best Practices Better

March 2013 | Volume <b>70</b> | Number <b>6</b> <b><br>Technology-Rich Learning</b> Pages 69-72<p>When incorporating technology, don't force yourself to change everything you do. …

Education Technology

The Basics of Blended Instruction - Educational Leadership

My school is going through the process of adopting the Common Core, and there is a tremendous push to create student-driven classrooms using …

Teaching