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Schools 'failing to expel students who bully teachers' as verbal abuse in the classroom soars by a third

Schools must push for "zero tolerance" policies on teachers being bullied by students, a top schools union has said<p>Schools are failing to expel threatening pupils who bully teachers, a union has said, as a report showed verbal abuse in schools had risen by a third in just one year.<p>Eight in ten …

Education

Hack your classroom: flexible physical learning environments - Innovation: Education

Flexible learning environments have a physical component — and effect<p>CC BY 2.0: “Old school desk” by flickr user SandtoGlass, cropped. Original image …

Education Technologies and Concepts That Every Teacher Should Know, Part I

The Information Era began some decades ago. Since its inception, though, it has dramatically changed the way we educate our children. We live in a …

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In a research collaboration with David Lubinski, Camilla Benbow, and James Steiger, published in the <i>Journal of Educational Psychology</i>, we …

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Redefining Teachers with a 21st Century Education ‘Story’

Thom Markham sees an opportunity for teachers to tell stories about themselves and their profession to give more voice to what's important to them.<br>[[ …

6 Ways to Honor the Learning Process in Your Classroom

In fact, so little of the learning process is unchanging. Even what we call facts -- significant historical dates, labels for ethnic groups, causes …

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What to Know About Daylight Saving Time

It’s time to spring forward. On Sunday at 2 a.m., the clock will move forward an hour. Yes, that means you’ll lose one hour of sleep, but it also …

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

Coffee

New Report Maps ISIS Support on Twitter

A new analysis of Twitter accounts that support ISIS provides one of the most comprehensive looks yet at the militant group’s online success in …

Five reasons some people prefer bars of soap to liquid soap

<b>Soap is more popular in liquid form than in bars in the UK - but there are good reasons to stick with the old-fashioned way of keeping clean, says Gareth Rubin.</b><p>How do you like to scrub up? If you prefer liquid soap to the solid stuff, you're in the ascendancy. According to market research firm …

Clever girls, stupid boys?

<b>Clever girls, stupid boys. That's become something of a modern educational orthodoxy, as girls across the developed world are more likely to get top exam grades and university places.</b><p>The gap is so great that the UK's university admissions authority has warned that being male could soon be seen as a …

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

The Sikh boy labelled a 'terrorist' by his classmates

<b>In an act of defiance against his bullies, a Sikh schoolboy filmed himself facing racist abuse on a school bus in Georgia. The footage has been viewed almost half a million times, and sparked a conversation about bullying in school.</b><p>In the film the boy points the camera at his face, while one of his …

Can These Daily Meds Give You Dementia?

Research suggests popping certain pills could drain your brain<p>Is your antihistamine bad news for your brain? Regularly taking a certain class of over-the-counter or prescription drugs might increase your risk for developing dementia down the line, finds a new study from the University of …

Recover from an All-Nighter in Just 30 Minutes

This simple solution can help undo a poor night’s sleep<p>Skimping on shuteye can turn you into a bleary-eyed, coffee-grubbing zombie the next morning. But snoozing for a short period of time can help reverse some bad effects of a poor night’s sleep, a new study from France suggests.<p>When men were …

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7 Signs Your Child's School Has Unvaccinated Students

The resurgence of the measles has drawn scrutiny to California’s fairly lenient vaccine policy, which allows parents to choose a personal-belief …

Half of human Aids came from gorillas

Scientists identified pre-cursor of HIV virus in gorillas in Cameroon<p>Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the United States.<p>The new information means that …

Ex-Principal at Prestigious Australian School 'Sorry' for Alleged Sex Abuse

The former, longtime principal of one of Australia’s most elite private schools has expressed regret for the alleged sexual abuse that occurred …

The Workout That Can Help You Lose 2 Inches Of Belly Fat

It's scientifically proven to detonate fat, and it only takes 20 minutes<p>If you want to lose a belt size, skip the treadmill. Performing intervals during your regular workout may help you lose more belly fat than steady-state cardio, according to Greek researchers.<p>In the study, participants …

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Stop Waiting for Your Inspiration. Go Find It.

It’s mid-February . . . which means it’s that time of year when I want to jam a spoon in my eye and quit teaching. I won’t, of course, because I love …

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Using the Scaffolding Technique in Your Teaching

Understanding the Basics of Scaffolding<p><i>Image via Flickr by ilmicrofono.oggiono</i><p>Scaffolding involves the following structure: the teacher does it, the …

Formative Assessment Is Transformational!

Grading Transformation<p>When teachers check for understanding, they are doing so as a means to ensure that students are successful in the summative …

For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply

But recently, Hewitt discovered something that surprised him.<p>"Well, I may have been wrong," he admits. "It may well be that the environmental boost …