Nina Torres

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Game Mechanics in the Classroom to Engage Learners

<i>Every Classroom Matters Episode 204</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter<b>Game mechanics</b> are elements of …

Teaching

Epic Effective Classroom Decoration and Design Resources

<i>40+ ideas to improve learning with awesome classroom design</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterA …

Education Technology

Library Design Wraps You in a Cocoon of Books

(Photo: Anagrama)<p>The design studio Anagrama developed this unique bookshelves design for a library in Monterrey, Mexico. The city council asked the …

Bars, Tables and More Built With These Oversized, Lego-Inspired Bricks

<i>EverBlock bar</i><p>EverBlocks, made by a company based in New York City, are oversized, LEGO-inspired bricks that facilitate the building of large-scale …

New York City

Colorful Quilled Paper Designs by Sena Runa | Colossal

<p>Istanbul-based artist Sena Runa first explored the craft of paper quilling three years ago while looking for a hobby to fill her spare time. Runa …

An Animated History Explaining How the English Language Evolved Throughout the Centuries

In a recent Ted-Ed lesson, educator and linguist Claire Bowern explains the origins of the English language and how it has evolved throughout the …

4 Tips to Develop Great Teacher Leaders

<i>The books and best practices that change everything in your classroom</i>Teachers who are leaders change the world one student at a time. Leaders are …

Teaching

Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit, Part 1

0<p>SHARES<p><i>Welcome to a post and the summer of 2015… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the coming weeks. I will be sharing some of</i> …

Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

The real obstacle is student motivation, and no gadget can create that.

Gear & Gadgets

10 Ways to Stay Motivated at School

I’ll admit something, I dread April and May. With every fiber of my being. Can I admit this to you? Will you judge me?Why can’t we all just skip the …

Productivity

7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know

• Interactive Excel Terms – Jonathan Jarc shares a sample study guide.<br>• 4Z Reflections on 2013 – Click the target by each student’s name to view a video …

#FlipboardChat Summary: Using Flipboard with Students

Every Wednesday evening, members of the Flipboard Club—an unofficial community of passionate evangelists—hold a Twitter chat about a Flipboard-centric topic and we summarize the discussion here.<p>Tonight’s topic is “Brands on Flipboard.” Join in the chat Wednesday at 7pm PT / 10pm ET via the hashtag …

Teaching

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Stay Positive: 7 Ways to Cancel the Noise of Negativity

She sounded like a banshee with a stubbed toe. The wail from the cubicle across from mine, as I sat down to try to write this blog post on a layover …

Self-help

11 Essentials for Excellent Digital Portfolios

According to Dr. Helen Barrett (PDF), portfolios fall into two categories: the positivist approach (using portfolios for learning), and the …

Education Technology

10 Top Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas (and a Way to Save Money on Them)

<i>Sponsored by Staples. Check out the Staples' Teacher Rewards Program!</i>I have a thing for office supplies! I think it comes from being a teacher. This …

Teaching

Can't Stop Procrastinating? Just Procrastinate Better.

So-called structured procrastination could help you be as productive as your go-getter peers.<br>Read More

Time Management

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

TDT’s Top 12 Things Successful People Do Differently – By: Dr. Matt Lindsay

I’ve always been fascinated by people who are consistently successful at what they do; especially those who experience repeated success in many areas …

To Risk or Not to Risk: That Is the Question

Every so often a situation arises that feels like it might shake the very foundation of your being or at least considerably discombobulate your comfort zone. When this happens, your inclination is to bury the negative feelings under the rug and keep those mind/body/spirit rumblings locked in a box …

World's top 100 universities 2014: their reputations ranked by Times Higher Education

Harvard university has retained its number one spot on the Times Higher Education’s world reputation ranking of universities, with US institutions taking eight of the top 10 positions.<p>Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford follow to make up the top three. Cambridge and Oxford are …

Don’t reduce class sizes: the OECD’s lessons for education in the UK

So much of the education debate is about how UK schools perform relative to those in other countries – this week Liz Truss reported back from her visit to Shanghai – so when MPs on the Education Select Committee grilled Andreas Schleicher, the Deputy Director of the OECD which ranks education …

Excellent Chart Featuring Useful Web Tools for The Under 13s

Several of the web tools available online have restriction for the under 13 years old. This is really frustrating because students in primary schools …

Developing Critical Thinking with Sploder Video Game Creator

The wonderful thing about today’s Web 2.0 tools is that participants no longer exist as passive users, but have become actively involved in the …

Online

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77 Deep Quotes About Life From Mankind’s Greatest Minds And Personalities

1 of 77<p>You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. - Buddha<p>2 of 77<p>I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty …

Motivation

A Black And White Burst Of Joy

Quickly coming to symbolize the end of US involvement the Vietnam War, no one has come quite close to photographer Slava Veda in capturing the …