Cindy Robinson Dean

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Critical Pedagogy: Being the Other

Last week, I began my fall semester a few weeks before my university because we place our teacher certification candidates in year-long placements, …

Educator Grants

Why technology in schools must serve a purpose

If you’re a student, teacher or parent, you might have noticed there is a massive push to use technology in the classroom these days. Hardly a day …

Education Technology

Slow Cooker (or Pressure Cooker) Buffalo Chicken and Blue Cheese Cabbage Bowl - Kalyn's Kitchen

<i>posted by</i> Kalyn Denny <i>on</i> June 1, 2015<p><i>Slow Cooker (or Pressure Cooker) Buffalo Chicken and Blue Cheese Cabbage Bowl is perfect for an easy low-carb and</i> …

Cooking

Literacy Expert: Weak Readers Lack Fluency, Not Critical Thinking

Students who are far from reading on grade level should not be expected to meet the higher expectations of the Common Core State Standards in a year …

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

PBS Teachers

Effective planning starts with considering the course outcome—what students should be able to do OUTSIDE the classroom with the information they have …

Flourless Chocolate Cake

3-Ingredient Flourless Chocolate Cake<p>Easy40 mins<p>This past Valentine’s Day, I decided to remake a golden oldie from the blog to share with my friends. …

SPONSORED: 3 Refreshing Cocktails To Enjoy Poolside

The only thing better than dipping your toes in cool water on a hot summer day, is doing so with a chilled drink in hand. The warmer months are upon us, which means lots of fun in the sun with friends, and poolside drinking is the crowning achievement of relaxation. You get to unwind, take a …

Why You Should Be Tagging Your Curriculum

<b>Why You Should Be Tagging Your Curriculum</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Ed note: this post has been updated and republished from a previous version</i><p>You probably should …

Education Technology

Baked Lamb with Rosemary with Redcurrant and Mint Sauce

A deliciously juicy roast lamb recipe. Part of Delia's Summer Collection, this baked lamb recipe is paired with a gorgeous redcurrant sauce with a …

Recipes

Draw on Student Interests to Make the Common Core Work for You

As the new school year begins, articles and resources dedicated to helping teachers develop curriculum and assessments aligned to the Common Core …

Teaching

Sir Ken Robinson has a lot to say about U.S. school reform (it isn’t good)

The previous post is an excerpt from a new book by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica, titled “Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Changing Education.” Changing education is what Robinson has been all about for some years, as a professor, author, and adviser to governments and numerous …

Critique of Finland's education system raises eyebrows

The book, Real Finnish Lessons: The True Story of an Education Superpower, written by Swedish doctoral student Gabriel Heller Sahlgren, examines …

Education

9 Next-Level Mason Jar Recipes for Your Best Lunch, Ever

PHOTO 0/10<p>Mason jars salads are the perfect way to pack healthy, leafy green lunches every day. "The jars offer built in portion control, which is a …

“The Teacher’s Guide To Tech” Looks Great!

I’ve previously posted about how impressed I am with Jennifer Gonzalez and her Cult of Pedagogy (see A New – To Me – Blog That Is Definitely Worth …

Education Technology

Roast Lamb with Artichokes and Lemons

Lamb shoulder is a little fattier than the leg, and becomes meltingly tender in Williams's mostly hands-off method. Earmark this one for your next …

Recipes

Why do we still teach as if all students are the same?

Opinion: Universal Design for Learning adapts to students’ needs and could combat high college dropout rates<p>Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 05:00<p>As the dropout …

Higher Education

16 Wines For Weight Loss

From drowning out rowdy barflys to cutting loose with friends, there are tons of reasons to sip some wine this weekend.<p>Why wine, you ask? Because …

7 Irish Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

You don't have to be Irish to celebrate this delicious day. Try one (or all) of these traditional Irish dishes to make your Tuesday extra tasty.<p><b>1. Irish Cream Tiramisu</b><p>Break out the Baileys. This fun twist on tiramisu, from one of my all-time favorite cookbooks, <i>Nigella Express</i> by Nigella Lawson, is …

Homework is making our kids miserable: Why the classroom staple is a colossal waste of time

Research suggests it offers little to no benefit to elementary school students. Now parents are a taking a stand<p>We tend to think of homework as a necessary part of learning, a practice that teaches children discipline and keeps them from idleness. Yet a growing body of research reveals an …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved Last Month

While daylight savings are right around the corner, the recipes you loved last month, not surprisingly, are comforting and soul-nourishing -- roasts, sautés, bakes, and other homey dishes. Before asparagus take over our kitchens and we replace warm cider with margaritas, let's embrace the dishes …

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Spicy Beef and Potato Curry<p>It’s usually about this time of year that I find my winter cooking routine getting, well, a bit routine. The same soups …

7 Healthy Pancakes to Make for National Pancake Day

From delicious, fruit-packed pancakes to savory mini-pancakes, here are seven healthy recipes to make in celebration of National Pancake Day.<p>From …

Eggs benedict – dairy-free recipe

Yes, you really can make this butterific dish dairy-free – and you’ll be delighted with the results<p>Brunch is a minefield for the dairy-free. Everything on the menu sounds delicious, but the granola is smothered in yogurt, the pancakes are full of milk and as for the eggs benedict – there’s a lake …

Flipboard for Educators

As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard can be helpful this school year. Since the launch of Flipboard 2.0 this past spring, our readers can collect articles and turn them into shareable magazines. We’ve found that educators …