Melissa Clucas

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A 3 Dimensional Model Of Bloom’s Taxonomy

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Hillary Clinton's Plan To Reduce The Cost Of Child Care Wouldn't Do So

It is of course election season so we’re not really expecting everything that everyone says to make complete and total economic sense. But Hillary Clinton seems to be pushing a plan which should raise more than just the occasional sceptical eyebrow. The idea is that she will make child care cheaper …

Delicious No-Bake Cookie Dough Bites

I know I’ve said it time and time again but I honestly bow down to each of you who deal with food allergies on a personal level and also for those of …

This adorable "Star Wars" lightsaber battle between dad and toddler has the best twist ending ever

Whether you’re a “morning person” or not, being woken up by one of the greatest villains in the <i>Star Wars</i> universe would be a shock to anyone. Luckily …

Adorable toddler tries to out-crawl litter of baby pugs

Watch out - this Instagram account is a cuteness overload.<p>Toddlers are very cute, most of the time, and pugs are adorable and one of the most-adored dog breeds on the internet.<p>So when you mix the two together - and add in the fact you don't just have one pug but a whole litter of baby animals - …

How Each Presidential Candidate’s Education Policy Will Change The Workforce

We break down the candidates’ education policies and how the winner will decide the kind of workers you’ll be hiring over the next decade.<p>The three remaining presidential candidates are making big promises to college students in an effort to snag their votes. But policies about tuition, college …

Higher Education

Custom Lord Of The Rings Inspired Wedding Rings Set

These are the custom Lord Of The Rings inspired wedding rings made by Takayas Custom Jewelry (previously: their DNA wedding bands) for newlyweds …

Weddings

5 Pieces Of Wisdom For Kindergarten Teachers

When you enter Marissa McGee's classroom, the first thing you notice is her connection with her students. They're delighted by her enthusiasm, they pick up on her sarcasm, and they often double over with giggles when she makes a joke.<p>And this is kindergarten. So McGee's students — her audience — …

Teaching

Chef John's Boston Cream Pie Recipe

"This is my quick and easy version of Boston's Parker House Hotel's famous cake."<p>Ingredients<p>cooking spray<p>1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix<p>3 eggs<p>…

Most High School Seniors Aren't College Or Career Ready, Says 'Nation's Report Card'

The latest results of the test known as the Nation's Report Card are in. They cover high school seniors, who took the test in math and reading last year. The numbers are unlikely to give fodder either to educational cheerleaders or alarmists: The average score in both subjects was just one point …

Kindergartners get little time to play. Why does it matter?

Being a kindergartner today is very different from being a kindergartner 20 years ago. In fact it is more like first grade.<p>Researchers have …

Teaching

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

Teaching

Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)

Learning Strategies<p>Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)<p>By Peter Glenn     Apr 23, 2016<p>Pixabay<p>Related …

One Good Parent Is Not Enough to Undo Harm Done by the Other

A harsh reality: one parent who is nurturing is not enough to undo the harm caused by another who uses harsh parenting.<p>Shutterstock<p>Uh oh. A study …

Research

Everything I Needed to Know About Teaching I Could Learn in Kindergarten

Farima Pour-Khorshid is one of the most brilliant social justice educators I know. She teaches bilingual kindergarten in Hayward CA and is now working on her PhD in education as well as being a teacher activist and organizer with the Teachers 4 Social Justice in the Bay Area. Too often, we think of …

This Woman's Story Shows Just How Undervalued Teachers Are in This Country

"People have this idea that teachers just stand, and they discipline kids all day or they hang out with little kids."<p><i>There's a teacher shortage facing America, and school districts in lower-income neighborhoods are frequently the hardest hit. Fewer people are entering the profession and turnover is</i> …

Make-Believe Play Is an Important Part of Childhood Development

Visit any preschool classroom during free play and you will likely see a child pretending to be someone else. Make-believe play is a ubiquitous part …

Psychology

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A Nobel Laureate's Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching

Bloodletting to keep the "humors" in balance was a leading medical treatment from ancient Greece to the late 19th century. That's hard to believe now, in the age of robot-assisted surgery, but "doctors" trusted lancets and leeches for centuries.<p>To Nobel laureate Carl Wieman, the college lecture is …

Education

A Room-by-Room Guide to Making Your Apartment Look Like a Grown-Up Lives There

How many times have you said to yourself, this is the year I’m going to finally decorate my apartment? Each year since my husband David and I moved here five years ago, we’ve vowed to reserve a few weekends to actually put art on the walls, figure out where to store our champagne flutes and unpack …

10 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Busy People

Making sure you have a great, healthy breakfast every morning is essential to start your day in the right way. The first meal of the day will set you …

Apple Mug Muffin in 2 minutes

I have gotten a few requests for some quick desserts, and specifically some mug desserts. I know I am going to have some people that don’t want to …

Breakfast

The BEST Smoothies For Weight Loss

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with smoothies. But not …

25 Energy Ball Recipes - Energy Bites

Whether you call them energy bites or energy balls, they’re the same thing—unlike each of these 25 recipes that are all consistently healthy but …

Most Affordable Healthy Snacks

From Dunkaroos and Doritos to Chips Ahoy and Cheetos, there’s no shortage of snacks at the grocery store. However, if you want to stay the course …

Baby Talk: Are Moms Better at It Than Dads?

You know that talking to baby is good for her development. But you may not know baby talk is yet another battle of the sexes.<p>A new study published in …

Parenting

Why I'm Considering Having My Smart Kid Repeat Kindergarten

I'm debating between letting my daughter move out of kindergarten and hoping for the best, or giving her what she may really need—more …

Parenting

This baby eerily balances on the edge of his crib and it's freaking people out

Little cameras in the corner of a baby’s bedroom usually catch them doing two things: sleeping and crying. But a new video (viral, of course) caught …

19 Texts You’ve Sent Your Significant Other While Watching HGTV

"Pizza and HGTV tonight?"