Kristin Marshall Henderson

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Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

Flipped Learning: The Big Picture Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on February 20, 2015<p>As we progress rapidly into the middle of the second decade of the 21st century, questions continue to be raised about how …

eLearning Checklist Archives

April 4, 2014 by Christie Wroten<p>Whether you’re new to e-Learning or a pro developer, you can use an e-Learning checklist to help you stay on track. …

Dear People Who Were Popular In High School: It Doesn't Get Better

It Doesn't Get Better from Jason Headley on Vimeo.<p>High school can be Hell, but we all know that it gets better after graduation...<p>For some people, anyway.<p>In this parody PSA from Jason Headley, you'll hear some all-too-true testimonials from former popular kids and bullies on their post-high school …

Ditch the laptop and pick up a pen, class. Researchers say it’s better for note taking.

By Elahe Izadi<p>Elahe Izadi<p>Pop culture writer<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Using technology in the classroom can produce fabulous results, but for note-taking, it may pay to keep it old-school and stick with pen and paper.<p>Students who take longhand notes appear to process information more deeply than those who …

27 Offbeat College Essay Topics

The Most Notable EducationStories of 2013

The year in review<p>Here are some of the stories that dominated the education conversation this year—and will likely shape discussions for years to come.<p><b>Teaching Kids “Grit” (& Other Soft Skills)</b><p>“Selfie” might be the word of the year for the general public, but among educators and parents it’s …

Students Hate Writing Papers. Professors Hate Grading Papers. Let’s Stop Assigning Them.

Everybody in college hates papers. Students hate writing them so much that they buy, borrow, or steal them instead. Plagiarism is now so commonplace …

How to Escape the Community-College Trap

More than half of community-college students never earn a degree. Here's how to fix that.<p>When Daquan McGee got accepted to the Borough of Manhattan Community College in the spring of 2010, he was 19 and still finding his footing after a two-year prison sentence for attempted robbery. He signed up …

Study tip: Don’t take notes with a laptop

Research reveals students who use longhand remember more and have a deeper understanding of the material<p>Cindi May<p>June 4, 2014 11:45am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>“More is better.” From the number of gigs in a cellular data plan to the horsepower in a pickup …

This is why I am among the thousands leaving teaching this month

One of the first things that a new teacher learns is that they are constantly accountable. They answer to managers, governors, inspectors and the …

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad

Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free …

Sketchnoting

Sketchnoting in Education<p>Mike Rohde's Sketchnote Podcast series<i><br>The Sketchbook Handbook on Amazon</i><p><b>The "Complete the Doodle"</b> …

Introducing “An Educator’s Guide to Sketchnoting”

Whenever I tell my teacher friends about my experiments here with visual note taking, most get excited for me, many end up trying out sketchnoting …

How to Become a Main Stage TED Speaker: Interview with TED Content Director Kelly Stoetzel

Stepping Onto the World’s Stage<p>Most of you probably already know my obsession with TED. Their 1,700+ free videos from the smartest, most talented, …

A Refresher on Storytelling 101

At bedtime, I tell stories to my godchildren, Anna and Noah, when their parents invite me to care for them. Their capacity for stories amazes me. They beg for “just one more” and then “just one more.” It seems we are wired to enjoy a well-told story.<p>And as we grow up, we do not lose our thirst for …

We’re Still Getting ‘Huck Finn’ Wrong

The quintessential American novel of rambunctious boyhood contains 13 dead bodies, numerous violent assaults and crimes, and a conspicuously casual …

Literature

Game Face On: Gamification for Engaging Teachers in PD

The critical component for success was for teachers to become self-motivated in advancing their skills. For inspiration, we incorporated badges, …

A More Flexible iPad Classroom Through Apple TV

<i>This content is sponsored by the Teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference November 15-16, 2013 in Raleigh, NC, a 2-day conference dedicated</i> …

Education Technology

Why Students Must Be Storytellers — And Four Tips to Make It Happen

By onFebruary 20, 2015 3:04 PM<p><i>Sometimes it is not possible to take students outside of the classroom. How then do you help them to understand and</i> …

Education Technology

72% Of Professors Who Teach Online Courses Don’t Think Their Students Deserve Credit

This is not a good sign for online education: 72 percent of professors who have taught Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) don’t believe that students should get official college credit, even if they did well in the class. More importantly, these are the professors who voluntarily took time to …