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The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

The Best Way to Teach Kids Math and Science? Zombies

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 08.14.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Texas Instruments, the …

Education in brief: Is Michael Gove playing fast and loose with the facts?

<b>Michael Gove: the facts</b><p>Fact-checking Michael Gove's speeches is becoming a theme of this column, and his recent start-of-term address to the Policy Exchange thinktank compels us to have another go. In the published version of the speech on the Department for Education's website, Gove encourages …

Cosmic Concept: Laser-Powered Space Travel

To travel to outer solar system and eventually to the stars, we're going to need some big breakthroughs in propulsion, protection from cosmic radiation, and more. Our Cosmic Concepts series looks at the far-out ideas that will take us there.<p><b>Young K. Bae wants us to travel to the moon within hours</b>, …

How to Trigger Students' Inquiry Through Projects

There are several ways to start designing projects. One is to select among learning objectives described in the curriculum and textbooks that guide …

Empathy: The Most Important Back-to-School Supply

Also like a muscle, empathy is easy to forget, particularly when operating in a crisis mode, always putting out fires. As a personal example, my …

Empathy

Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

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How To Use The Semicolon Properly<p>Common-sense, easy to understand rules for using the semicolon, including information on when NOT to use it.<p>Read More<p>…

Common Core: What Lies Between Standards and Tests?

What lies between the common-core standards and the year-end tests that are supposed to measure whether students have mastered them? A whole lot. …

The Truth Hurts: The STEM Crisis Is Not a Myth

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>Here we go again. Social media sites are buzzing with claims that there is no shortage of U.S. …

Teaching Emotional Literacy

Not only that, if kids do not have the skills to understand what they are feeling and how to properly label it, and how to regulate their strong …

A day in the life of a special educational needs coordinator

When I ask myself the question, "what's it like being a special educational needs coordinator (SENCo)?", I immediately imagine a cartoon waiter hurrying around balancing a dozen plates while also trying to attend to customers as they stop him on his way. But then I quickly turn away from the …

Supporting students with special needs when they leave school

At the moment I am ticking off the days to when our year 11 pupils leave. Their departure sees not only the end of five years of teaching but most importantly the last three years having spent planning their transition post 16. This is an anxious time for pupils and their parents and the success of …

Rise of summer tuition, achievement gap inquiry and boys with special needs

<b>Summer tutoring on the rise</b><p>More than a quarter of parents, who are concerned about the 'summer slide', plan to hire tutors for their children over the summer holidays. According to a survey of more than 1,000 parents, commissioned by online tutoring site www.themathsfactor.com, 27% of parents plan …

Why schools need to teach financial literacy

Personal finance columnist Rob Carrick joins Hannah Sung to discuss whether schools are doing enough to teach financial literacy at a time when Canadians are experiencing high levels of consumer debt and a lack of retirement planning. Which province has rolled out financial literacy in their school …

How to work with your teaching assistant: it's a double act

You have probably spent hours prepping resources, designing displays, planning activities and laminating, laminating and then laminating a bit more.<p>But how much thought have you put into one of your most valuable resources? Your teaching assistant (TA).<p>Throughout teacher training, you are crammed …

I teach high school on Chicago's South Side. What would you like to know?

<i>For the last seven years, Dave Stieber has taught history and social studies at public schools in Chicago's South Side. He currently teaches at TEAM in Englewood. Dave will be online today between 12.30pm and 1.30 ET (5.30-6.30 BST) to answer your questions. What would you like to know? Toss your</i> …

How to Teach Anything to Anyone | Inc.com

Most people are familiar with the phrase: <i>Those who can't do, teach</i>. Ironically, it's the converse that creates dysfunction in business. So often these doers get stuck doing and doing because they don't know how to teach their skills and knowledge to employees and colleagues. Talented people end up …

Pedagogy

Secret Teacher: we need to practice what we teach

I am sitting in our staffroom at the end of a long day, surrounded by semi-comatose colleagues, all of us desperately trying to keep our eyes open. I am pretty sure that at least one of us has failed: there's some decidedly ominous deep breathing coming from the coveted comfy chair in the corner. I …