Mackenzie Jessip

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Teacher Resources

Try the activity »<p><b>Tell us what you think:</b><p>Lesson Plan<p><b>Grades 6-8</b> Download This Lesson Plan<p>Introduction<p>This lesson is designed to teach students …

Gliders

16 Teachers Who Deserve An A+

Sometimes there's more to teaching than just spewing out facts and hoping some students have spongy enough brains to soak it all in. With a little …

A new study shows that the gender gap in math abilities is largely driven by teacher bias

In 2008, research suggested there was no gender gap in math performance in the US. From second to 11th grades, girls did just as well as boys on state standardized math tests.<p>A new, well-designed, and large study suggests otherwise. It looks at younger children and shows that there is a tiny gender …

Education

Why what you teach matters

I’m going to go out on a limb and predict that within the next two years Ofsted will stop grading the quality of teaching, learning and assessment as …

Teaching

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

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