Sharyn Brennan

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Узоры из простых кейнов мастер класс

Этот урок подходит для тех, кто пробует лепить из глины впервые. Простая техника и маленький расход глины позволят Вам попробовать материал, изучить …

How To: Beautiful Handmade Paper in Custom Colors

Turn old newspapers into gorgeous sheets of recycled paper in custom colors and sizes! You’ll need an old blender, some craft paints, and this easy-to-follow handmade paper video tutorial from Mark Montano!<p>The paper-making process is much easier than you’d think, and there are so many ways to add …

In the tower, the poppies flow: Inside a dramatic London art project

A dramatic art installation at the Tower of London pays tribute to 888,246 fallen soldiers<p>For nearly 1,000 years, the Tower of London has been a …

Elton John Condemns Russian Homophobia in St. Petersburg Concert

Elton John recently spoke out against homophobia in Russia at his concert in St. Petersburg, expressing concern that a memorial to Apple founder …

Why I remember on Nov. 11

It was an etching of a fish that first caught my eye.<p>It had been pencilled into the walls of a tunnel eight metres deep, in Vimy Ridge in the …

Contemporary graffiti art on the walls of Athens – in pictures

The hardships and unemployment of the Greek economic collapse have led to a new wave of innovative graffiti, which is both politically aware and socially accepted – making Athens a new Mecca for street artists

Global warming increasing spread of dead zones in oceans, rivers

Global warming is likely playing a bigger role than previously thought in dead zones in oceans, lakes and rivers around the world and it's only going …

OPINION: Keeping All Girls in School is One Way to Curb Child Marriage in Tanzania

Agnes Odhiambo is a senior women's rights researcher at Human Rights Watch covering sub-Saharan Africa.<p>Tigisi (not her real name), now 12, was forced …

Flipping your classroom -- Where to start

The term <i>flipped classroom</i> refers to a teaching strategy in which students engage with activities and resources <b>prior to class</b>, to prepare for …

Area school districts debate cellphone policies

Deciding when a child is old enough to handle the responsibility of having his or her own cellphone or similar electronic device is a tough decision …

21-Day Drawing Challenge

10 Things You Can Do In (About) 10 Minutes For A Better Classroom

When the school year begins, teachers spend a lot of time getting the classroom ready, planning lessons, and getting to know his/her students. The …

New Teachers: 8 Essential Skills to Learn

<i>This summer, Teaching Channel will be helping beginning teachers countdown to their first year of teaching. We'll walk you through the steps you'll</i> …

Edmonton teacher fired for giving zeroes wins appeal

EDMONTON — An Alberta appeal board says the Edmonton Public School Board was unfair in suspending and firing teacher who gave out zeros to his …

School Administration

'Building A Better Teacher': Dissecting America's Education Culture

Teacher effectiveness is a hot topic in education circles right now. How do you measure it, and how can you improve it? What type of teachers should schools keep, and who should they let go?<p>Elizabeth Green says that it's not, as some people assume, a question of personality or charisma. Great …

'Blackboard' Chalks A Nostalgic Portrait Of School Days

Nostalgia is a hard-hitting drug, its alchemical powers well known, but can it turn a child's entire school experience into sentimental gold? Some kids love school, and many, in retrospect, realize that what seemed like misery at the time was actually relative joy compared to what came after. But …

The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future

Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article written by Katie Lepi that originally appeared on June 7th, 2014. We believe this information …

Pedagogy

The Late Walter Dean Myers Wrote In The Language Of Teens

Writer Walter Dean Myers died on Wednesday after a brief illness at age 76, leaving mourners in the adult world and young readers who saw themselves in his books. He expanded the face of publishing so that many children of color saw themselves reflected in his work.<p>Myers wrote more than 100 books, …

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

So what can you do to more explicitly teach adolescents how to evaluate the quality of online information?<p>Dimensions of Critical Evaluation<p>First, …

Teaching

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use | Colossal

<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for …

84 iPad Apps to Share With K-12 Teachers and Students

Each day this week I shared sets of 21 iPad apps for various grade levels. To wrap-up the week I have put all four of those sets in this post. Please …

How Kids Use Social Media

According to the infographic, a full 81 percent of kids between the ages of 12 and 17 use social media (compared to 72 percent of the internet …

Narcissists do better on job interviews, study finds

Narcissists or shameless self-promoters do better in job interviews than more modest personalities, a study by University of British Columbia …

Competition from private schools boosts Quebec math scores, report finds

Greater competition from private schools in Quebec could partially explain why the province's public schools outperformed the rest of Canada in a 2012 international math test, a C. D. Howe Institute report suggests.<p>The report, published Wednesday, analyzed Canada's results in the 2012 Programme for …

The Downsides of Being a Dad

Your stress levels will spike. Your career prospects might suffer. You'll get sicker, busier, and possibly even lonelier than ever. But, hey: anything for our kids, right?<p><i>"</i><i>All of them told us their stories, and behind each of these stories looms the shadow of that formidable father, a stern,</i> …

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