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Relationships Matter More Than Rules

But after sharing rules and expectations, how about transitioning into sharing a few slides and artifacts that tell students about you? There’s …

Can Focusing On Teacher Wellness Increase Student Achievement?

Schools try so many things to increase student achievement: better curriculum, technology, more qualified teachers. But what if the answer wasn’t only in enriching students’ experience, but to support their teachers? For Seymour Community Schools (SCS), a rural district in Indiana, the creation of …

Education

Using offensive line rankings to spot fantasy football sleepers, busts

For some reason, offensive line play isn’t thought of much by fantasy football owners. Offensive linemen aren’t directly involved in fantasy (nor …

Football (U.S.)

How Not to Lose Your Fantasy Football League in the First Round of Your Draft

Do you like roulette?<p>Because picking a successful player in the first round of fantasy drafts is roughly the equivalent of betting on red or black in …

Fantasy Football

Students say program can open doors

NewsJun 25, 2018 by Jeff OuthitWaterloo Region Record<p>Two graduating students who served on the public school board's immersion task force attest to …

New Google Classroom features make it harder to cheat

Today, Google announced new features aimed at educators using Google Classroom. These include the ability to assign quizzes through Google Forms and "lock" them, so that students cannot navigate away from the page while the quiz is underway (potentially cutting down on cheating), as well as …

Education Technology

Teaching English Language Learners: A Complex Endeavor

Three middle-school-aged boys draw pictures in chalk on a blackboard on a bright Saturday afternoon. “Write the word below the drawing,” I say. The …

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Every Teacher Needs a Mentor

My mentor for the last 15 years, Liz Harrington, is retiring this year. She’s the one who, as our department chairperson, advocated for our weekly …

Leadership

Albertans aren't as conservative as you might think, poll suggests

Albertans aren't strictly conservative. At least not in the way we are stereotyped — or perhaps stereotype ourselves.<p>Views on social issues in the …

Introvert-Friendly Cooperative Learning

Kunkle, like most current educators, has centered her class around scientific research promoting collaboration. Following the footsteps of …

'We need to admit that the job of the classroom teacher has simply become too big'

As we approach the Easter round of annual conferences for the teaching unions, it’s hardly surprising that the minds of teachers and the education …

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Jackets

What Students Remember Most About Teachers

You told me how busy you were, how much there was to do. How little time there was to get it all done. I listened. And then I told you this:<p>I told …

Shaquem Griffin just ran the fastest 40-yard dash by a linebacker ever, and everyone lost their minds

HE FLEW!<p>Need a feel-good story to get excited about? Here you go! One day after linebacker Shaquem Griffin’s incredible 20-rep bench press performance with a prosthetic hand at the NFL Combine, he continued to light things up on Sunday. During his 40-yard dash, Griffin officially ran a 4.38.<p>That …

NFL

Guest Post: Why Literacy is Important for Math Success

Literacy is the foundation for all disciplines. Without the ability to read, write and think, other subject areas become a bigger challenge for …

Restorative Justice in School: An Overview

<b>Listen to my interview with Victor Small (transcript):</b><p>Sponsored by Pear Deck and Peergrade<p>This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. When you make a …

Why Is Tiny Norway Totally Dominating the Winter Olympics?

The Olympics are supposed to be the purest distillation of the athletic ideal: Competitors from across the world meet in one city to vie for world …

Easy Instant Pot Carnitas (Crispy Mexican Pulled Pork) by Amy + Jacky

• Share<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Cut short cooking time & make this <b>Easy Instant Pot Carnitas Recipe (Pressure Cooker Carnitas)</b>! Crispy & Juicy Mexican Pulled Pork is <i>so</i> …

Cooking

Devin Logan’s ‘tiny hands’ gag had the BBC’s commentators laughing so hard

This was hilarious.<p>Devin Logan didn’t get the result she wanted in Pyeongchang after finishing 10th in the women’s slopestyle, but she had the most fun at the games. All courtesy of some tiny hands her brother gave her before the Olympics.<p>Waving with the tiny hand at the bottom of the slope was too …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

Find Out How Much Your Time Is Really Worth with This Calculator

As the old adage goes, time is money. But how much, exactly, is an hour of your time worth to you? When is it worth it to hire help? Is it better to …

Freebies

Why ‘Unlearning’ Old Habits Is An Essential Step For Innovation

Teachers are increasingly being asked to embrace new ideas and styles of teaching, but schools don’t always give their educators time or the mental …

Pedagogy

Why Making Is Essential to Learning

More recently, maker education is being used as a way to connect do-it-yourself informal learning to classrooms. Driven by new technologies such as …

Teaching

When School Becomes a Game

Adam Avery<p>How can educators get students to be more engaged? Some experts say it's a matter of gamifying the learning experience.<p>Every year, the American Psychological Society talks to Americans about their mental state. In 2013, the topic was stress—and the group found that, of the teenagers who …

The Overwatch Videogame League Aims to Become the New NFL

Stefano Disalvo is a professional athlete.<p>He has the physical gifts of a professional athlete, the dedication and drive of a professional athlete, …

From Africa to the NFL

More native-born and first-generation Africans are playing in a league that is globalizing not only its fan base, but also its talent<p>Leave it to …

A Weekly Morale Boost for Teachers

I started the Hump Day Bump as a way to spread much-needed positivity in my first urban school. Poverty, violence, and limited resources overwhelmed …

Why do NFL teams ignore kickers?

Kickers account for nearly a third of all NFL scoring, yet no team — except one — is focused on coaching technique.<p>In 2014 during an Arizona State football practice, I saw kicker Zane Gonzalez wander over to the Jugs machine. The receivers were through using it, so he fired it up and started …