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11 Christmas Songs You Might Actually Want To Listen To

Leave it to the pros.<p>The "Christmas spirit" can be a bit much at times, with repetitive carols playing 24/7 on the radio and Santa decorations cropping up before the Thanksgiving table has even been cleared. We get it.<p>But if there's anyone who can pull off a good Christmas hymn -- and make it …

Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests

Children's social-emotional skills can indicate future prospects, including whether they will end up in a council falt, researchers find<p>Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests.<p>Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school …

Learning

5 Big Ideas That Don't Work In Education

There are few household names in education research. Maybe that in itself constitutes a problem. But if there was an Education Researcher Hall Of Fame, one member would be a silver-haired, plainspoken Kiwi named John Hattie.<p>Hattie directs the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University …

Pedagogy

Advice For Teachers? 10 Things To Not Lose Sight Of This Year

<b>Advice For Teachers? 10 Things To Not Lose Sight Of This Year</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>For many of us, school’s starting soon. Instead of a tool or learning model …

7 Apps for Student Creators

There are a handful of dynamic iPad apps that can turn your students into creators. This doesn't happen magically when they launch the apps. Combined …

Key & Peele Sketch Imagines A World Where Teachers Are Paid Like Athletes And It's Awesome

The comedy duo eviscerate sports culture in support of the people who really deserve a signing bonus: public school teachers.

These Phone Notifications Could Actually Change Your Kid's Life

Here's one genuinely brilliant use for text messages.<p>A little tech goes a long way.<p>An initiative out of Stanford University has found success in boosting preschoolers’ test scores by sending basic text messages to their parents. The texts, which are sent three times a week during the school year, …

These Alberta Teachers Just Made The Best Video For Their Students

The world needs more teachers like these. Seriously.<p>The faculty and staff at Salisbury Composite High School in Sherwood Park, Alta. got together to …

Classroom design can boost primary pupils' progress by 16%

We all know how important it is that our primary school teachers are highly qualified, but what is less known is what impact the room where children …

Teaching

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …

What PEI and Quebec can teach the rest of Canada about improving child care

For a top-notch child-care system close to home, Canadians should look to the country's smallest province.<p>Over the past two years, Prince Edward Island has launched what many experts consider the most comprehensive child-care strategy since Quebec brought in its renowned low-fee program in 1997.<p>PEI …