Charity Sakakibara

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5-Minute Film Festival: Freedom to Fail Forward

This ad was launched during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games, and you can see why it was a crowd-pleaser -- it's a moving reminder of how many …

What Shakespeare Plays Originally Sounded Like

In this video from The Open University, we learn about the Globe Theater's experiments with "Original Pronunciation" (OP), which is exactly what it …

We Are Non-Binary Trans People And Yes, We Exist

At my birth, my mother asked "What is it?" immediately after I left her body, as if I was not human until I was sexed, gendered and categorized into …

Literary fiction readers understand others' emotions better, study finds

Literary fiction by the likes of Salman Rushdie, Harper Lee and Toni Morrison helps improve readers’ understanding of other people’s emotions, according to new research – but genre writing, from authors including Danielle Steel and Clive Cussler, does not.<p>Academics David Kidd and Emanuele Castano, …

Creative Writing

What the English of Shakespeare, Beowulf, and King Arthur actually sounded like

Let's hop into a time machine and go back to the England of yore!<p>If this were a movie, no matter when we got out of the machine, we could walk up to …

As the Royal Shakespeare Company launches app to bring playwright to the hip-hop generation...can you tell the difference between the Bard's verses and rap lyrics?

• <b>Royal Shakespeare Company has launched app aimed at schoolchildren</b>• <b><br>It aims to help the hip-hop generation relate to the playwright's work</b>• <b><br>RE:</b> …

Macbeth review: 'Fassbender was born for this'

What’s left to be done with a play once Orson Welles, Akira Kurosawa and Roman Polanski have finished with it? In the case of Macbeth, the answer is plenty, providing you’re prepared to dig – and this new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Scottish tragedy from the Australian filmmaker Justin Kurzel …

Lots of stabbings and 2 deaths by pie: every death in Shakespeare, in one chart

One of the really great things about Shakespeare fandom is that you have a limited number of things to work with. Unlike, say, being a fan of a particular comic book series — where new issues, storylines, and entire universes of continuity get swapped out all the time — Shakespeare fans only have …

Benefits Of Reading Include Happiness And Satisfaction In Life

New research out of the UK has found yet another benefit of picking up a good book, with avid readers likely to feel satisfied with their lives.<p>The …

Drive Higher-Order Thinking with RSA Animation

RSA animation is essentially whiteboard animation. The artist draws pictures on a whiteboard to depict concepts using a combination of words and …

Metacognition: Nurturing Self-Awareness in the Classroom

Metacognition plays an important role in all learning and life experiences. Beyond academic learning, when students gain awareness of their own …

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

Shelley Paul and Jill Gough had heard that doodling while taking notes could help improve memory and concept retention, but as instructional coaches …

The Cognitive Benefits of Doodling

Some new books tout the benefits of informal drawing and freehand scribbling—even for the unartistic.<p>When computers entered the mainstream, some art schools abandoned drawing classes to make time for the new software they had to teach. The arrival of state-of-the-art programs prompted backlash …

Creativity

Useful Collection Of “Growth Mindset” Animations

This tweet this morning led to good post describing how a school began to prioritize helping students and teachers learn about a “growth …

Icebreakers and Discussion Starters with Nearpod and PollEverywhere

<i>This week I am hosting some guest bloggers. This is a guest post from Pamela Levine.</i> <br>Using technology for ‘First Week of School’ activities serves …

Why Did People Stop Saying "Thou"?

We know language changes—we don't say thee and thou anymore—but have you ever wondered why? Often, it's not clear, but there's a particularly …

Inside your teenager’s scary brain

New research shows incredible cognitive potential—and vulnerability—during adolescence. For parents, the stakes couldn’t be higher.<p>As the head of a …

If This Then That…Connecting Tech Tools Saving Time

Time is the biggest hurdle most teachers face, so I understand why many teachers are daunted by the prospect of integrating a range of web tools and …

Google Drive Workflows to Use with Students

One of the most common questions teachers have had lately is regarding the best way to have students share work with them and vice-versa via Google …

The World of Ice and Fire on Flipboard

By Elio Miguel Garcia Jr | The Official George R.R. Martin Magazine<p>Culturefly Box, Round 2<p>Culturefly has unveiled their second subscription box in …

Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam's World on Flipboard

By Margaret Atwood | The Science, the Nature, the Gardening, the Tech, the Outfits<p>MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood<p>The Science of Storytelling: Why …