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In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few<p>Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only …

Teaching

To Enable Powerful Learning, Put Pedagogy Before Tech

Special Focus<p>Special Focus: Learning to Live and Work Together<p>The world faces an unprecedented confluence of disruption. Constant advances in …

Integrating The Habits of Mind In The Classroom

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13 Must-Watch TED Talks to Spark Student Discussions

TED is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing important ideas on a variety of topics. TED brings together the world’s most innovative people …

Research Studies Of The Week

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. I write individual posts about ones that I …

Philosophy

General Information<p>The West Valley College Philosophy department offers an unusually large number of courses in Philosophy and introductory Religious …

BBC - GCSE Bitesize - World War One and Two

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Got writer's block? Lin-Manuel Miranda has a playlist for you

If you're afflicted with writer's block, "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda doesn't want you throwing away your shot — and he's made a Spotify playlist to help you put pen to paper.<p>The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright revealed his literary-themed playlist, titled "Write Your Way Out," on …

How to Become World-Class at What You Do | Inc.com

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition -- thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance …

Quiet Doesn’t Cut It: Why Your Brain Might Work Better In Silence

Your brain doesn’t deal that well with background noise, but even small doses of silence can help rejuvenate it.<p><i>Shhh.</i> Hear that?<p>No? That’s surprising. Odds are, you can hear <i>something</i> right now: A siren, the hum of a fan, the blur of background conversations, the ticking of a watch. It’s seldom that …

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn’t changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, …

Self-improvement

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

6 Practices that “Work” to Accelerate Student Learning

In education, we are often inundated with programs, curriculums, and frameworks that are “guaranteed to increase student learning”. Promises of a …

16 Education Podcasts to Check Out In 2017

Community<p>16 Education Podcasts to Check Out In 2017<p>By Jeffrey R. Young and Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Jan 11, 2017<p>Shutterstock / Rawpixel.com<p>It’s …

Top 50 Teacher Websites for Seriously Dedicated Educators [2017]

Teachers of Tomorrow is giving recognition to the most respectable and consistently updated blogs of this generation. These teacher websites contain …

It's Time to Streamline Writing Expectations From Secondary to Higher Ed

This morning I had a great conversation with a colleague about the inherent challenges of academic writing and teaching students to write it. As high …

Curriculum and Teaching | Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education

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Jim Hallowes

Relationship Work And Career<p>Sensitive Issues of Discrimination and How to Counter It<p>By workwitg / 23rd May 2018<p>Nowadays, environment may be less …

LGBTQI

#TeamNBCT Week - NBPTS | Shaping the profession that shapes America's future.

Our work at the National Board is based on the belief that every child deserves to be taught by an accomplished teacher. When accomplished practice …

6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

Interview with Megan Smith and Yana Weinstein ( transcript):<p><b>What does the word “study” mean to you?</b><p>Have you ever told your students to study for a …

A classroom teacher’s guide to formative assessment

I’m working on a guide to formative assessment for classroom teachers. I want to do two things: first, set out clear principles and introduce the …

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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On What Teachers Learn From Their Most Difficult Moments

What I Learned from My Most Difficult Teaching Moments is the topic of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.<p>Lorena German and Tom Rademacher join …

Chrome App and Extension Database

Search for the Best Chrome Apps and Extensions to Use in Your<br>Classroom!<p>There are now <b>150+ Chrome Apps and Extensions in this database</b>.<p>I have put …

Promoting Respect for Cultural Diversity in the Classroom

A primary goal of culturally responsive education is to help all students become respectful of the multitudes of cultures and people that they'll interact with once they exit the educational setting. This can be a daunting task for the educator, given that the world at large is infinitely more …

The College of Teaching: a Claim Your Own Adventure story

As an English teacher, I love second-hand bookshops and I can often be found nosing around the children’s books sections for long lost classics from …

Ten Non-Standard Ideas About Going Back to School

I had a colleague who spent most of August sorting books into leveled baskets, going steady with the laminating machine, and running up colorful …

7 Telltale Signs That You Have a Leader's Mindset

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great performers don’t always make great leaders. Need proof? Just look to the sports world. Wayne Gretzky, Isaiah Thomas and Kevin McHale -- all legendary athletes whose on-the-field success didn’t translate to storied coaching …