Shannon Kelley

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Farewell Desks, Here Come the ‘Starbucks Classrooms’

While many iconic features of traditional classrooms have been sidelined over the past decade – less blackboards, more whiteboards, bulky textbooks …

28 Pictures That Will Make Teachers Laugh Harder Than They Should

They'll never know.

25 High-Class IKEA Hacks

Shares 101<p>Black and Gold Stools by Melodrama<p>Cage Sconces by Nalle’s House<p>MY LATEST VIDEOS<p>Pendant Light by The Gathered Home<p>Ledge Shelf and Media …

The Depression Problem No One Talks About

About two years ago, my near-engagement fell apart. I wasn’t just sad; I was vehemently angry. I not only cried, but I lashed out. I spent large …

People Who Suffer From Depression Tell Us How It's Really Like

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Open Letter to Parents: You Are Not Helping to Raise Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As someone who is typically disinclined to hear parental advice from others, I do my best to avoid dishing out my own. Recently, however, after witnessing firsthand some extremely disturbing trends in parenting that are tough to ignore, I …

Parenting

How Schools Are Failing Their Quietest Students

In 2013, educator and writer Jessica Lahey wrote a convincing piece for <i>The Atlantic</i> in which she argued that her introverted students needed to learn …

Teaching

What If Physical Illness Were Treated Like Mental Illness?

What if you were sick in bed for three days? You’re popping Advil like candy to keep your fever down. You feel like you are going to die. Well-meaning friends offer to swing by the store if you need anything. Your mother brings over chicken soup and tells you to rest up and take it easy. Everyone …

Depression

15 Cadbury Eggs Recipes to Make for Easter

When the flowers start blooming, there’s only one thing left to do: stroll through the Easter aisle at your local store and load up your shopping cart with all of the Cadbury Eggs you can carry. Since you might not be able to get to the pop-up Cadbury Creme Egg Cafe , and since the season when you …

Mattel’s $300 3D printer lets you design and create your own toys

The printer itself is aimed at children aged 13 and up, reports <i>USA Today</i>, and has a few safety features to keep kids from 3D printing themselves any wounds. The device's doors lock automatically when it's in use, and <i>Toyland</i> notes that the printing head retracts when it's not working, keeping …

30 Cheap Foods That Uncover Your Abs

“Dave, can I borrow six bucks?” my friend Chuck asked. We had met up at the gym for a quick sweat session, and on the way out he was ogling the …

Nutrition

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 …

How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Simple yet accurate.<p>Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti …

A comic that accurately sums up depression and anxiety — and the uphill battle of living with them

Sarah Flanigan has been fighting depression since she was 10 years old and anxiety since she was 16. <b>"I wish everyone knew that depression is not</b> …

Depression

5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Quizizz<p>Much like Kahoot, Quizizz allows teachers to gather evidence of student learning in a fun, gamified environment. When teachers create …

Create an Interactive Classroom Environment Without Technology

August 31, 2015<p>Mark Twain once said, “College is a place where a professor’s lecture notes go straight to the students’ lecture notes, without …

Alert: There Is Now a "Harry Potter" Line of Lipsticks

Merlin's beard, they're beautiful.<p>Potterheads, all your beauty-related dreams are coming true. LA Splash Cosmetics has come up with a line of $14 liquid lipsticks named after <i>Harry Potter</i> characters and terms, and needless to say, the colors are <i>magical</i>.<p>The studious tint of Ravenclaw.<p>The deep blue of …

35 Cheap And Ingenious Ways To Have The Best Classroom Ever

You'll wish you knew about these organization and decoration ideas sooner.

STEM Learning: It’s for the CRAZY Ones

As this fall semester has started, I’ve heard several stories about STEM classes and STEM teachers in other schools that have troubled me deeply. …

6 Excellent Lego Apps to Enhance Kids Thinking Skills

‘Help your child bring their LEGO characters to life with the LEGO Movie Maker App. This fun, kid-friendly app brings the whole family together to …

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Food

The 6 Most Popular Google Docs Templates for Teachers

July 23, 2015<br>In today’s post we are sharing with you a set of handy document templates created and provided for free download by the folks in Google …

Edutopia

Something's Wrong With Both Standardized Tests And The 'Opt-Out' Movement

All of these reports about the “opt-out movement”—where parents choose not to have their children take the federally mandated standardized tests—are a bit disturbing. The debate seems to have spiraled out of control. We all seem caught in a polarized narrative, a kind of hopeless argument that has …

How Classkick aims to use iPads to improve classroom communication

After working as a high school math and robotics teacher at a failing Chicago high school, Andrew Rowland strived to find a better way to teach an overcrowded classroom.<p>“Every day, there was an issue, and you would feel like so many students needed help and feedback, and you couldn’t be in 30 …

High School

13 Things to Remember if You Love A Person With Social Anxiety

Elena Prokopets<p>Freelance Writer Read full profile<p>Social anxiety is the 3rd most common mental health issue in the U.S. In fact, over 19 million …

Mindfulness

How Anxiety Leads to Disruptive Behavior

A 10-year-old boy named James has an outburst in school. Upset by something a classmate says to him, he pushes the other boy, and a shoving-match …