Ryan Hagen

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How to Run 100 Miles on No Carbs: Interview with Ultra Badass Zach Bitter

Have you ever run a seven-minute mile? How about 100 of them? Zach Bitter did when he set the record for the fastest 100-mile race.<p>Today, the …

Nutrition

Grades and Test Scores Don’t Matter. A Love of Learning Does.

My daughter probably would be shocked to discover what I truly think about grades.They don’t matter all that much.The other day she brought home a …

Education

The best and worst schedules for the fantasy slot wide receivers

Earlier this week, we looked at the projected 2018 strength of schedule for fantasy running backs and outside wide receivers. Today, we’re looking at …

Fantasy Football

Five ways maths teachers can persuade secondary colleagues to embed numeracy

The most recent framework for the national curriculum in England (published in December 2014) makes clear that “teachers should develop pupils’ …

Teaching

Lullaby Of Algebra: How Mixing Music And Math Helps Engage Students

On and off throughout their lessons, students sing math formulas and do math-related dance moves.<p>By Carolyn Jones<p>‏Jami Jorgensen is the human jukebox of quadratic equations.<p>“Anything that’s an algorithm, I have a song for it,” said the energetic middle-school math teacher in Hayward Unified, in the …

Teaching Text Structure Improves Reading Comprehension

Williams, J. P. (2003). Teaching text structure to improve reading comprehension. In H. L. Swanson, Harris, K. R., & Graham , S. (Eds.), <i>Handbook of</i> …

Teaching

How to Use Netflix Secret Codes to Find Better Kids’ Entertainment

A major time-saver for family movie night.<p>By<p>Mar 14 2018, 5:47 PM<p>Picking something on Netflix for kids to watch isn’t always the easiest. The …

Funny Quotes for Runners

Runners have a unique sense of humor. Get some laughs from these running quotes.<p><b>1.</b> "The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear …

3 Excellent Google Drive Screen Recorders for Teachers

Here are 3 excellent tools you can use to record your screen and share your screencasts with others. The great thing about these tools is that they …

Education Technology

How American Students Truly Rank in International Testing

One of the biggest political battleground issues for 2018 is going to be education policy, and America’s international test scores serve as evidence …

If you want your child to bring home better grades, stop yelling and try this

John Pickering, <i>The University of Queensland</i> and Jinny Hong, <i>The University of Queensland</i><p>The end of the year is speeding towards us, and for teachers, …

Want To Avoid Trail Running Injuries? Start Running At Night.

<b>TRAIL RUNNING at night could help protect you from long term injuries… as long as you can get through the first few weeks unscathed.</b><p><b>That’s according</b> …

Google Classroom: Record Video Straight to Classroom - Teacher Tech

This is a game changer, from your mobile device you can record video straight to Google Classroom.<p>Record Video to Assignment<p>On your mobile, create an …

Math Class Doesn’t Work. Here’s the Solution

I love math, but I know that I’m unusual. Math anxiety is a rampant problem across the country. Researchers now know that when people with math …

Lawnmower parents are raising a generation of kids who struggle with adversity

Imagine your 10-year-old daughter is involved in a high-dive competition. She's past the point of participation trophies and genuinely wants to win. …

12 ways to help kids cope with school anxiety

CHERRY HILL, N.J. — The first day of school is approaching and Melissa Langford knows some families are dreading its arrival. Not because warm summer days filled with swimming and barbecues are dwindling, but because school-related anxieties begin to surface — and she can empathize.<p>Langford's son, …

Parenting

Fantasy Football Draft Kit 2017: Cheat Sheets You Need To Dominate Your League

1,777<p>Summer vacation is over, fantasy football owners. It’s time to get to work.<p>Week 1 of the NFL preseason begins in earnest Thursday night, which …

5 Questions to Ask Your Students To Start the School Year

Schools are about more than learning; they are about experience(s). They help shape us in our present and future and those experiences stick with us …

25 Expert Tips to Reading WAY More Books This Year | Inc.com

I've always enjoyed reading. But, to be perfectly honest, I didn't used to read as much as I should have. Besides being a great way to escape and unwind, reading increases your knowledge, focus, and worldview as a business owner.<p>It also gives you something interesting to talk about when you're …

Books

7 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers

Every year thousands of educators gather for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference eager to learn about the newest …

Teaching

Sorry, kids: schools need more testing, not less

In education circles, testing has become the villain of the day. Kids declare exams to be a waste of time while educators argue that the anxiety around tests produces a “toxic environment.” Families loathe exams, too, as I learned when doing some research on assessments, with parents often viewing …

10 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

It is no secret that many students are not passionate about math. Students feel disconnected from what is taught in class, unsure of the benefits of …

The army that conquered the world

The martial figures buried with the first Chinese emperor were discovered in 1974. But the tomb they guard hasn’t even been opened, writes Jonathan Glancey.<p>In March 1974, Yang Zhifa, a farmer, along with his five brothers and their neighbour Wang Puzhi, were digging a well in pomegranate and …

Archaeology

Codeverse, a Hackable Classroom That Teaches Kids to Code

The world of coding has expanded rapidly in the past few years. There are platforms that allow amateur coders to throw their hats in the ring and …

8 Things I Learned My First Year Of Teaching With Project-Based Learning

<b>8 Things I Learned My First Year Of Teaching With Project-Based Learning</b><p>by <b>Rachelle Dene Poth</b><p>My first year of teaching with project-based learning …

The best medicine for ADHD might not be medicine, at least at first

Steve and Michelle were desperate. Their 6-year-old son, Sam, was diagnosed with ADHD soon after entering first grade. Sam’s behavior seemed outright defiant: He ignored adults when his name was called and was in constant motion. Sam let out bloodcurdling screams when forced to stop playing a game …

Mental Health

New study reveals how high-mileage running makes muscles and tendons more efficient

Running burns more calories than any other mainstream exercise. But despite the fact that running has been proven to reduce your risk of chronic …

Are Teachers Becoming Obsolete?

A veteran educator reflects on the personalized-learning trend that’s left him wondering if a computer is more capable of doing his job than he is.<p>Leaving my school building the other day, I had an unexpected realization: Perhaps a computer was a more effective teacher than I currently was. The …

Why self-care is an important part of parenting, and how to make time for it

In traditional ground-fought wars, the command post behind the lines would often have hot coffee, good food and dry clothes. Was this because the generals were selfish? Or because they deserved it for having made the highest ranks in the military?<p>No, it was because if the command fell or …

Parenting

The Best Resources On Providing Scaffolds To Students

All of our students need scaffolds at one point or another, and I thought it would be useful if I brought together many of the posts that I’ve …

Teaching