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A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Assignments in Google Classroom

September 22, 2015<br>Google Classroom allows you to easily create, share and collect assignments with your students paperlessly. Being integrated with …

Philosophy Explained With Donuts

We’ve all seen them, on the boardwalks of Venice Beach or of the Jersey Shore: poop-joke t-shirts that state the gist of various world religions or …

Doughnuts

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone …

A handbook of logical fallacies

As students return to school in the coming months, freshmen the world over will open their Philosophy 101 textbooks and make the first steps to …

Some Very Good TED Ed Lessons on Writing to Share with Students

July 12, 2015<br>This week’s Ted Ed list of talks we curated for you revolves around the theme: writer’s workshop. This is basically a playlist prepared …

Teaching Students To Analyze Complex Texts Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on June 27, 2015<p>The Common Core State Standards have put close reading in the spotlight as never before. While middle and high school teachers …

How to Build Stronger Bonds with Fellow Teachers

According to a recent study by the Conference Board, less than half of American workers are happy in their jobs. Of the satisfied minority, an …

Did someone say ... SAMR?

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license<p>SAMR is an acronym standing for substitution, augmentation, modification …

Avoiding "Learned Helplessness"

Similarly, we want students to be reflective, to ask themselves, "How do I know if I'm on the right track?" or "What could I do next?" Instead of …

Pedagogy

13 Simple Ways to Integrate Technology into any Lesson Plan

The pressure is on, and educators are feeling it more and more.<p>Principals and school boards everywhere are requiring teachers to <b>integrate technology</b> …

Every Cooking And Baking Substitution You Could Ever Need, In One Perfect Chart

There's nothing worse than being in the middle of making biscuits only to realize that you're fresh out of buttermilk. Or baking a cake, and finding out someone used up the eggs. Having to run out to the store when you're in the middle of preparing something awesome to eat is the absolute worst. …

Looking at Teacher Accountability Through a New Lens

In case you haven’t noticed the education profession has been under attack as of late. The brunt of these attacks has been aimed at the very …

10 Questions Introverts Need To Stop Asking Themselves

Even as a child, my favorite part of the day was coming home from school and running straight to my room so that I could read, draw, or paint for …

How to be a 'New Old-fashioned Parent'

Fed up with noisy children spoiling her coffee, Liat Hughes Joshi began to wonder how previous generations tackled the problem – and the concept of New Old-fashioned Parenting was born<p>For the third time in a week, my attempts at a vaguely peaceful coffee out are being thwarted by small children …

Parenting

10 Reasons Hopeless Romantics Aren’t Hopeless After All

I’ve always been known for being emotional. I’ve been told I overthink things, that I overreact to situations, and that I feel too much. I’ve been …

Teaching the Bible as Literature in Public High School (Part 10) - The Noble Lie

"The Noble Lie," known also by its Latin name of "Pia Fraus," was another theory students considered in their study of the Bible. In ancient times, the theory goes, there was so much violent crime that leaders despaired of controlling it. Murder, rape, theft, and lying were so rampant that mankind …

10 Things I Learned As a New Adjunct Teacher

This semester I taught two college composition classes at a community college. I started with 23 students in one class and 24 students in the other. Halfway into the semester, 7 students out of 47 just stopped coming to class.<p>At the end of the semester,<p>5 students out of 47 earned A's;<br>• 23 students …

15 Things You Might Not Know About Iowa

It may be widely thought of as a fly-over state, but there’s a lot more to Iowa than hogs and farmland (though there are plenty of those, too). Here …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris on Happiness, Spirituality Without Religion, and How to Cultivate the Art of Presence

Nietzsche’s famous proclamation that “God is dead” is among modern history’s most oft-cited aphorisms, and yet as is often the case with its ilk, such quotations often miss the broader context in a way that bespeaks the lazy reductionism with which we tend to approach questions of spirituality …

The Funniest Satirical Science Show You've Probably Never Heard Of

Though largely unknown to American audiences, the BBC's award-winning <i>Look Around You</i> is easily one of the most hilarious — and ludicrous — shows …