Kathryn Laster

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Using In-Class Formative Assessment Effectively #hlta7

Last week, I walked away from <i>Leading and Sustaining a Coherent Vision for Teaching and Learning Mathematics</i> with Dr. Timothy Kanold<i>,</i> thinking, mind …

Teaching

Taco Stuffed Zucchini BoatsTaco Stuffed Zucchini Boats

5 Smart Points 286 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>1 hour 15 minutes<p>For a summer spin on taco night, try these zucchini stuffed with ground turkey, seasoned with …

Healthy Recipes

17 Strategies To Make Meetings More Effective

Blue Tape Math

What is Blue Tape Math?<p>Simply put, it is having your students use blue masking tape to represent math on the wall, floor desk or windows.<p>Why use Blue …

Enchilada Chicken Roll-Ups

6 Smart Points 261 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>1 hour<p>These Enchilada Chicken Roll-Ups give you authentic enchilada flavor without all the work, calories or …

Chicken Recipes

How To Avoid Burnout: 3 Secrets From Research

Ever wake up exhausted and just dread going to work? Do you feel like that most days? Every day?<p>And we’ve all seen others who have suffered the death …

Self-help

Mathematical Surprise

I gave a talk at the Wisconsin state math conference earlier this month and this woman was the best part.<p>I don’t know her name. I’ll call her Jan. …

Notepads

One Pan Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Broccoli

6 Smart Points 334 calories<p>One Pan Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Broccoli is so easy and tasty – and the best part, it's made all on one sheet pan …

10 Math Tutorial YouTube Channels Not Name Khan Academy

One of the most popular posts of all time on this blog featured math tutorial YouTube channels for high school and college students. That post was …

How To Use Your Energy Levels To Be More Productive

You already know what needs to happen. You say it all the time: “I need to be more productive with my time.”<p>But often – too often – it feels just …

Productivity

Crunch Time

(Note: I know I should probably make some sort of statement about being gone for so long, but every time I try, it just sounds awkward and weird and …

15 Great Apps for Teaching World History

April 11, 2017<br>Here is a collection of some great iPad apps we compiled specifically for history teachers. We have based our selection on World …

Annotate PDFs with Kami

Last week, my students began reading excerpts from <i>The Sixth Extinction</i> to complement our Environmental Unit. I shared the PDF version because our …

Education

6 Best Practices for Building Positive Teacher-Student Relationships

Share with Friends<p>“It is teachers who have created positive teacher-student relationships that are more likely to have above average effects on …

The Real Reason Teachers and Leaders are Overwhelmed

Imagine you’ve been in education for 7, 11, 15 or even 25 years. In each of those years, you have grown as a professional, learned new technologies, …

Education

How to Make Mini Lasagnas For Kids Of All Ages

I think that nearly everyone gets a little bit excited about food in miniature. Be honest with yourself – have you ever seen a mini version of a …

One Surprisingly Simple Choice that Will Change Your Life

<i>“We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.”<br>― J.K. Rowling</i><p>A turning point …

J. K. Rowling

25 Simple Ways To Develop A Growth Mindset

<b>25 Simple Ways To Develop A Growth Mindset</b><p>by <b>Saga Briggs</b>, InformED<p>What if your true learning potential was unknown, even unknowable, at best?<p>What if …

Working on “Meaning”

While I am writing this, I am sitting outside in the beautiful city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, blogging. This is after reading articles on books, …

Happiness

How to Live a Happy Life: 10 Things to Say Yes to Starting Today

<i>“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”</i> <b><br>Marcus Aurelius</b><p><i>“Most people are about as happy as</i> …

7 Things Highly Resilient People Don’t Do

You're reading 7 Things Highly Resilient People Don’t Do, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Self-improvement

Mini Bell Pepper Loaded Turkey “Nachos”

Loaded mini bell pepper nachos – game changer!! These low-carb nachos are loaded with turkey taco meat, cheese and all your favorite nacho …

Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

<i>Deep, dark, fudgy & flourless chocolate peanut butter swirl brownies.</i> If you need a recipe to make this week for a Super Bowl party and haven’t …

Dessert

How to Unleash Total Confidence From Inside of You

You're reading How to Unleash Total Confidence From Inside of You, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

5 Powerful Ways to Keep the Energy and Optimism Up During the Dark and Cold Winter

<i>“In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.”</i> <b><br>Albert Camus</b><p>Up here in Sweden the winter is dark, cold and often …

A World that is Asking for Continuous Creation

Currently, I am reading “The Growth Mindset Coach“, and was struck by this passage and corresponding table:(Carol) Dweck identified five key areas in …

Criticism

Let Your Character Speak So Loud…

/kerəktər/<p><i>noun</i><p>the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.<br>• the quality of being individual, typically in an interesting or unusual …

7 Relationship Mantras to Stop Small Misunderstandings from Turning into Big Mistakes

This past December a busy attorney named Valentina and her 10-year-old son, Marco, moved into their new home in New England. The winter season was …

Snowstorms