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Can More Money Fix America's Schools?

This winter, Jameria Miller would often run to her high school Spanish class, though not to get a good seat.<p>She wanted a good blanket.<p>"The cold is definitely a distraction," Jameria says of her classroom's uninsulated, metal walls.<p>Her teacher provided the blankets. First come, first served. Such is …

Education

Reconsidering Rigor in Schools

“There is a momentous, broad-based cultural shift underway that has struck at the roots of every industrialized system of education. The result is a …

15 Research Tools and Resources For Presentations

Creating great presentations is hard work. It takes creative content, an enticing title, beautiful slides, and effective promotion. Perhaps most importantly, the success of your efforts will also be determined by the value of the information provided on your slides.<p>It can be difficult to find …

Google Scholar

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain

10 Chrome extensions that can save you hundreds of dollars

Here's how to create the perfect household budget

Study your past bills and track all of your current spending to help keep it in check. Knowing your resources and limits will curb impulse buys.<p>Part …

A Simple Cure For Education's Jargonitis

Merriam-Webster defines jargon as "the technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity, group, profession, or field of study."<p>For journalists, covering education means fending off lots of jargon. Going to a conference, like the American Educational Research Association annual …

Pedagogy

Newark Digital Academy exceeds state standards

NEWARK - For the third consecutive year, Newark Digital Academy received the highest possible overall rating from the state.<p>The school garnered an …

Special Education

Research Finds Effects Of Homework On Elementary Students

Children, just like adults, can be depressed. Sometimes seemingly normal children with no major life issues can become depressed. It is the result of …

4 Ways the Most Productive Parents on Earth Get Sh*t Done

For those who want to pass a billion-dollar startup down.<p>You may know Charles Duhigg as a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for <i>The New York Times.</i> Or as the guy who taught you to actually change your habits with <i>The Power of Habit</i>. But in his new book, <i>Smarter, Faster, Better</i>, Duhigg spoke with everyone …

5 Things You Did Not Know About Google Forms - Teacher Tech

Google Forms Tips<p>Skip Pages<p>Google Forms allows you to create pages so that all of the questions are not all on one screen. In some circumstances the …

Google

How to Give Students More Control Over Their Learning

Complete Coverage<p>Pressures from parents, administrators, communities, and policymakers keep the education profession in a state of flux. It has been …

How 3D-Printed Maps Are Helping the Blind and Visually Impaired

Engineers and designers are just starting to explore the potential of 3D-printed maps for the visually impaired.<p>The Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey, is a state-funded facility that teaches vocational skills to the blind and visually impaired. Old wooden maps help students …

Maps

What's the dopest old laptop to install Chrome OS on?

Free your mind of time and space<p>So earlier this week we profiled a company called NeverWare that's modified Chromium OS into an easy-to-install package called CloudReady that can dualboot on tons of old laptops. And because old laptop hardware is often faster and more powerful than modern …

The Best and Worst Foods for Your Thyroid

Thyroid problems can be helped (or hurt) by what you eat.

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox | Goop

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

Yoga

21 Things Education Leaders Should Do Right Now

<b>The Real Work</b><p>It may be that when we no longer know what to do<p>we have come to our real work,<p>and that when we no longer know which way to go<p>we have begun our real journey.<p>The mind that is not baffled is not employed.<p>The impeded stream is the one that sings.<p>--Wendell Berry<p>Being an education leader is …

Refresh Your Commode With DIY Toilet Fizzies

Freshen things fast with toilet fizzies that clean and eliminate smells. And (ahem) this solution is much better than lighting a match. Personalize with your favorite scents and your bathroom will be the best-smelling spot in your home. Stash in a cute container on your commode and simply drop in a …

Cleaning

Crystal Snowballs

Last year during our advent activities we had a go at making some yarn snowballs they were so much fun that we decided to give them a go this year – …

Yarn

This nighttime routine will help you be more productive in the morning

This way you can get the rest you need, and you will be prepared for an energetic and focused tomorrow.<p>The Nightly Routine doesn't have to be as long as the morning  —  mine is only around 15 minutes or so; however, I wake up feeling refreshed and ready to crush the day.<p>After recently writing a …

Sleep

Today’s newest teachers face tough job odds, high turnover

<b>GWEN IFILL:</b><p>It’s likely that everyone watching has spent time in a classroom, either as a student or a teacher. At 3.1 million, school teachers make …

Education

Some Book Nerds Made an Interactive Map of the Most Famous Road Trips in American Literature

It plots out the trips of everyone from Kerouac to Steinbeck to Cheryl Strayed.<p><b>Read: I Thought Becoming Jack Kerouac Would Cure My Depression</b><p>The road trip has always been a hallmark of American literature, and now we have finally reached a point in our technological advancement where a couple of …

5 Breakfasts You Can Make on Sunday, but Eat All Week

Go ahead and sleep in tomorrow. These tasty high-protein breakfasts are ready-to-go in your fridge<p>A healthy, protein-packed breakfast fills your belly, fuels your muscles, and energizes your body. But who has time to cook one before work? Heck, you barely have time to grab a granola bar as you …

Only If Every School Played This Video Before Class

Imagine if every school played this video before class. The would would be a better place, wouldn’t it?<p>“We gotta make history! And history is made by …

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Here Is A Handy Tool for Creating Rubrics to Use in Class

July 19, 2015<br>ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of …

The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence

When a team member is talking, he makes eye contact with all others. Team members paraphrase each other's ideas.<p>When a new idea is put on the table, …

Why Ninth Grade is the Pivotal Year for Dropping Out of High School

There are programs to keep kids from dropping out, but the causes run more deeply, down to the design of school, according to researchers.<br>[[ This is …