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Breath of the Wild players are now discovering Link’s inner biker punk

Scorpio rising<p>Link has always been cool. In <i>The Champions’ Ballad</i>, the second expansion from <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>’s season pass, players are discovering just how cool he is, as they discover and share all the rad tricks Link can pull off on his hot new ride.<p>The Master Cycle Zero is …

Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

'Helping Children Succeed' Starts At Birth; A Case For The Power Of Nurture

"I'm giving you these comments because I have very high expectations and I know that you can reach them."<p>In one of the many experiments cited in Paul Tough's new book, <i>Helping Children Succeed</i>, a group of middle school students received this message on a Post-it note, attached to a paper their …

Pedagogy

3 Tips To Help Prepare Your Student For A Test

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TeachThought: A Diagram Of Pedagogy in the 21st Century

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3 strategies to fund your child's college education

Bills to pay, retirements to be funded, big purchases to be saved for: The financial demands most families face can make saving for a child's college education seem overwhelming or even unattainable. But with some planning, it doesn't have to be.<p>Here are three flexible strategies that can help you …

Personal Finance

Mindfulness Training Changes Teacher Behavior in the Classroom

Any parent knows that teaching is hard work. It’s not just about trying to get across a certain subset of information through fun, interactive …

Teaching

Local education inequities across U.S. revealed in new Stanford data set

Almost every school district enrolling large numbers of low-income students has an average academic performance significantly below the national …

Education

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Body & Soul Boot Camp: Yoga for a Clear Mind

Get centered and clear-headed with this 15-minute meditative yoga class<p>We're all stressed out at some point during the day—it's how we handle our …

Meditation

New Crash Course science show: Physics with Dr. Shini Somara.

Look, I know there’s a huge galaxy-shaped hole in your heart ever since Crash Course Astronomy aired its final episode in January.<p>But despair not! …

Physics

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

The 9 Best Exercises For Muscle Growth

These 9 exercises are considered to be the staple of muscle growth and development that everybody, no matter of their fitness level, needs to have …

Reckon you were born without a brain for maths? Highly unlikely

Maths is not about learning times tables, it’s about spotting patterns in everything we experience and using them to plan and invent<p>It’s extraordinary what a badge of honour it is in our culture to declare: “I’m terrible at maths. I just don’t have the brain for it.”<p>You’d never get someone in India …

Mathematics

10 Teacher Moves to Build Student Support in PBL Classroom

<i>JoAnn Groh</i><p>When I work with teachers around Project Based Learning (PBL), I am sometimes faced with questions that are basically some form of: “I’d …

Pedagogy

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What the US could learn from Singapore about making teachers better

For teachers in Singapore to advance in their career, they must make sure their students learn. They also have to help their fellow teachers get better.<p>This model of collaborative professional development is one way other countries are doing a better job than the United States at improving the …

Pedagogy

15 Practical Ways To Find Your Zen At Work

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh on the power of mindfulness.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Given how much time we spend at work, it is a crying shame if we don’t get the most out of …

Exploding The Myth Of 'Unengaged' Students

Jordan Shapiro drew a lot of attention this year with his four misconceptions about the future of education. As with much of his work, he tries to take a cattle prod to the conventional education narrative.<p>In an era of highly polarized ed debates, Shapiro doesn't fit neatly into any of the …

Teaching

Forget Everything You Know About The Classroom: 2015 In Education

Flipped courses, collaborative learning, credit hours, and everything else shaking up how our children learn.<p>Education used to be straightforward. Students sat in rooms facing a board and tried to keep up with whatever the teacher was saying. These days, education is far more varied in its …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

10 Must Have Tools for BYOD Classroom

WeVideo is another good web app to use for editing videos on Chromebooks. With WeVideo you can import media files you have stored on Drive, Dropbox …

A Peek Inside: What Kids Saw On A Common Core Test

They're hard.<p>At least, that was the rep on new tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards that millions of U.S. kids took last spring. Now you can be the judge.<p>There are now a slew of actual math and English Language Arts questions online — searchable — from the Partnership for Assessment of …

Turn Assessments into Fun Classroom Quizzes with Quizalize

Quizalize is a great online tool that lets teachers turn quick classroom quizzes into exciting multi-player games. Teachers can create a quiz on any …

Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education

<b>The Definition Of Heutagogy & Self-Determined Learning</b><p>by <b>Stewart Hase</b> and <b>Chris Kenyon</b><p><i>Ed note: This is part 1 in a series on self-determined learning</i> …

How to Teach in an Age of Distraction

• In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities<br>• Data and analysis on the latest higher education trends, statistics, and salaries<br>• Special …

A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Assignments in Google Classroom

September 22, 2015<br>Google Classroom allows you to easily create, share and collect assignments with your students paperlessly. Being integrated with …

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers

What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, …

Education Technology