professorjon93

206 Flips | 5 Magazines | 1 Following | 23 Followers | @professorjon93 | Keep up with professorjon93 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “professorjon93”

No Begging Required: Teachers Share 5 Creative Ways to Fund Classroom Technology

Teresa Danks made national headlines this year after spending days in the heat on the side of the road in Oklahoma with a sign that read, “Teacher …

Education Technology

Thank you @rec54 for a motivating opening to #ISTE18 #DigCitCommit #SketchISTE #NotAtISTE #sketchnotes https://t.co/1n3YaDzyKj

Collaborating With Your School Librarian

Literacy instruction, especially on the secondary level, is currently undergoing a major overhaul. Teachers and authors Penny Kittle, Kelly …

Teaching

Sir Roger Scruton on What It Means to Be a Conservative

The celebrated philosopher talks to National Review about what conservatism is, isn’t, and ought to be.<p>Sir Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher …

Political Science

50 Collective Nouns for Your Favorite Groups of Animals

You know which animals move in packs, schools, and herds, but what about a wake, a business, or a flamboyance?<p>1. A CACKLE OF HYENAS<p>While <i>clan</i> is the …

Hedgehogs

'Medicare For All' Would Cost $32.6 Trillion, And That's Not Even The Worst Of It

<b>Socialized Health Care:</b> Democrats have been falling over themselves to endorse Bernie Sanders' government takeover of health care. Maybe they should …

Health Care

The Switch That Never Happened: How the South Really Went GOP

<i>This article is adapted from Dinesh D’Souza’s new book</i> Death of a Nation<i>, out July 31 from St. Martin’s Press. His movie of the same title opens</i> …

Democratic Party

Dinesh D'Souza: If you think Trump is a white supremacist, you should talk to a real one

If President Trump is really the white supremacist his critics insist he is, he must be a huge disappointment to his bigoted brethren.<p>For more than a year, we have heard the president’s critics insist he is this worst type of racist. Or that at the very least, white supremacists support him. But if …

Rights & Freedoms

'Goldilocks' GDP growth eases worries over interest rates

The first reading on U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter matched expectations, easing worries that faster-than-anticipated economic growth would give the Federal Reserve more reason to accelerate interest-rate hikes.<p>The Commerce Department announced on Friday that second-quarter …

Economics

7 Ways to Calm a Young Brain in Trauma

The Impact of Trauma<p>A traumatized brain can be tired, hungry, worried, rejected, or detached, and these states are often accompanied by feelings of …

4 Ways to Help Student Writers Improve

4 Strategies for Supporting Student Writers<p><b>1. Emphasize reading:</b> Frank Smith writes in <i>Reading Without Nonsense</i>, “You learn to read by reading and you …

4 Steps to Get Started with PBL

If you’re a teacher interested in implementing project-based learning, it can be difficult to know where to start. That’s why PenPal Schools spoke …

FY 2016 ICE Immigration Removals

This information is archived and not reflective of current practice.<p>This report summarizes U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) …

The Politicization of the FBI

<b>Joseph E. diGenova</b><br>Former U.S. Attorney<p><b>Joseph E. diGenova</b> is a founding partner of diGenova & Toensing, LLP. He received his B.A. from the University …

Free Tools Challenge

2018 Hazelwood School District audit | Internal Control | Audit

Mueller’s Questions for Trump Show the Folly of Special-Counsel Appointments

The Justice Department should not permit the president to be interrogated on so paltry and presumptuous a showing.<p>I am assuming the authenticity of …

The Hardest Job in the World

What if the problem isn’t the president—it’s the presidency?<p>I. A Broken Office<p>Donald Trump often appears to be a president in rebellion against his office. A president, we have come to expect, hastens to the scene of a natural disaster to comfort the afflicted. After Hurricane Maria devastated …

Immaculately Restored Film Lets You Revisit Life in New York City in 1911

Other than one or two of the world's supercentenarians, nobody remembers New York in 1911. Plenty of living historians and enthusiasts of the city …

New York City

Newly revealed government statistics hidden from public dismantle liberal gun control narrative

Newly discovered statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which were allegedly “never publicly released,” dismantle the liberal gun control narrative that firearms are not regularly used in self-defense.<p>What do the statistics show?<p>As Reason noted, the CDC is legally unable to …

Maple syrup inc.: Vermont’s maple syrup tradition goes high tech, high finance

CAMBRIDGE, Vt.<p>On the rugged western slopes of Vermont’s Mt. Mansfield, a web of plastic tubing connects some 71,000 tree taps to one of the frontiers …

Let’s Prepare Students for the World—Not Tests

Opinion | Technology in School<p>Let’s Prepare Students for the World—Not Tests<p>By Jay McTighe and Matthew Gross     Apr 16, 2017<p>My Life Graphic / …

Education

Teddy: They Gotcha

<b>Reviews of The Last Kennedy by Robert Sherrill and Death at Chappaquiddick by Richard L. Tedrow and Thomas L. Tedrow</b><p><i>Editor’s Note: The following</i> …

George Washington

Guys, We Have A Problem: How American Masculinity Creates Lonely Men

When Paul Kugelman was a kid, he had no shortage of friends. But as he grew older and entered middle age, his social world narrowed.<p>"It was a very lonely time. I did go to work and I did have interactions at work, and I cherished those," he says. "But you know, at the end of the day it was just me."<p>…

Loneliness

8 Things to Look For in Today’s Classroom

As I think that leaders should be able to describe what they are looking for in schools I have thought of eight things that I really want to see in …

Sparkle Moore: The Mysterious Rockabilly Pioneer You've Never Heard Of

In the mid-1950s, Sparkle Moore had a strong voice, killer songs, and a really cool look. She was sometimes called the “female Elvis,” but the Omaha …

WATCH: SEC Shorts calls out friends who schedule fall weddings

SEC fans know the rule very well — don’t schedule your wedding for a Saturday during football season.<p>The folks over at SEC Shorts know that, too, and …

Weddings

Genius Hour in Elementary School

My first year of Genius Hour in my fifth-grade classroom was a huge success. I gave students one hour each week to study any subject of their …

Here's What the ISTE Standards for Students Look Like in Five Projects

The new ISTE Standards for Students, released in 2016, were developed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process …

Education Technology