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Tasty Paleo & Gluten-Free Recipes

Inspired by the classic Hawaiian pizza flavours, these baked gammon (ham) steaks with pineapple and green chilli are a q…<p>This dairy-free and paleo …

Gluten-Free ❤ Dairy-Free ❤ Paleo

Do you know what?? My blog is 10 years old this year! As they say, “I blinked,” and my blog was all grown up. And yet I can’t seem to find a …

Mel Joulwan : Well Fed

April 04 Posted byMelissa Joulwan<p>At the end of every month, I take a look back at my reading journal and share the books and my thoughts on them …

Stupid Easy Paleo

Time for some nutrition and fitness real talk with Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and CrossFit coach Kristen Kaschak of The Girl With the Butter. …

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Award-Winning Paleo Recipes by Michelle Tam

Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and Whole30-friendly recipes from New York Times bestselling author Michelle Tam, creator of Nom Nom …

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18 Women All K-12 Educators Should Know

There are many inspiring women in education. Unfortunately, we do not hear about them nearly as often as we should, because the pulpit seems to be …

Study Shows Video Games' Impact On Face-to-face Teaching

In the past, I have covered many studies that look at the efficacy of game based learning. But a recent study from A-GAMES, a collaboration between New York University and the University of Michigan, is significant because it looks at the way games impact the learning experience and the …

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

The Death Of Knowledge Work And The Rise Of 'Learning Workers'

During the past few decades we have spent a lot of time talking about knowledge workers and knowledge work. However today knowledge is nothing more than a commodity and to be the smartest guy in the room all you need access to is a smartphone. This is especially true when we consider that more …

Private Interests Coming to a Public School Near You

Government agencies are falling short in their efforts to reform education, so corporations are stepping in. But will they do more harm than good?<p>Mass teacher evaluation systems, across-the-board learning benchmarks, and new standardized tests hardly lifted America’s public education system out of …

Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks

Creating your PLN is easier than you might even thought. Most of you are already familiar with some social media platforms such as Twitter, Google+, …

Workers on tap

IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the …

5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development

<b>5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development</b><p>by <b>Joel Zarrow</b><p>Just as a teacher has to create conditions that support and encourage student …

A Beautiful Sketchnote on How Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development

December, 2014<br>Twitter is a powerful social networking tool with huge potential for teachers professional development. In a relatively short span of …

Early language and the brain: Smart talk

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The Man Behind Common Core Math

Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m., Jason Zimba begins a math tutoring session for his two young daughters with the same ritual. Claire, 4, draws on a worksheet while Abigail, 7, pulls addition problems written on strips of paper out of an old Kleenex box decorated like a piggy bank.<p>If she gets the …

What the Research Says

This quiz will test your knowledge of what research studies have found about cyberbullying. Good luck!

Universal Design for Learning: a Blueprint for Successful Schools - from Beth Holland

This post first appeared on Diversa in Brazil.<p>As Todd Rose proves in his TEDed talk, <i>there is no average learner</i>.<p>Teachers confront this challenge with …

Universities Increasing Programs for Data Scientists

Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Investment in big data continues to increase, but it all means squat if there's no talent to program the tools, analyze …

10 Ways to Integrate Google Drawings in Your Teaching

December 29, 2014<br>Google Drawings is a tool that is often overlooked by teachers. Being part of Google Drive, Drawings has some powerful features hat …

How to Turn Computer Games into Lesson Plans

I was a child of the ‘80s. I started kindergarten in ’77, and proceeded to have the typical educational experience throughout the entire decade to …

Reflections of an Octogenarian: Educational Reform, or Stop Me if You've Heard This One Before

Gore Vidal once referred to the U.S.A. as "The United States of Amnesia." In no area of human endeavor is forgetfulness more the norm than it is in education.<p>It's a notion I have not taken to gracefully. My current mantra is, "Been there, seen it, done it;" followed by the old saw that insanity is …

12 Companies Transforming Education To Watch Next Year

Education technology, known as EdTech, is taking by storm schools, students and the process of learning across the globe. Tech companies from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv have begun providing solutions to problems ranging from cost efficiency of schools to adaptive learning and global access of high …

The Dangers of Oversharing on the Internet

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Nine education predictions for 2015

In this post, veteran teacher Larry Ferlazzo offers his annual list of education predictions for the coming year. Ferlazzo teaches English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written seven books on education, writes a teacher advice blog for Education …

TED Talk of the Week – The Year in Ideas 2014

Each week, I will pick a TED talk to share with PLSD. This talk could be about teaching and learning or about technology or about leadership or just …

Join Our Google Hangout Today: 2014 EdTech Year in Review

It’s almost 2015, so it’s time to review the year of 2014 in educational technology! Please join Eric Langhorst (@ELanghorst), Jason Neiffer …