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Transformers The Movie Animation Transformation Reference Sheets

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New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed

To address those issues, Dweck, Paunesku and associates started the Stanford Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS) with the goal of …

How Standing Desks Can Help Students Focus in the Classroom

Benden said they found that children in the study who were overweight or obese burned more calories at the standing desks than their normal-weight …

A Problem-Solving Game For Teachers and Administrators

To identify as many creative solutions to pain points as possible by pairing each to a relevant observation.<p><b>Rules of the Game</b><p>1. Each team plays with …

What's Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

Once she got the discussion going, the questions came rapid-fire. "My biggest challenge usually is trying to keep them patient," she says. "They just …

Knowing Your Frequency: 3 Simple Steps to Getting What You Truly Desire

Many times when we want to create something new in our life we go at it with this initial excitement. Yet, if we could probe our mind and thoughts we …

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.<p>Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I …

Fun Assessment for Silent Sustained Reading

My 90 minute English class begins with 15 minutes of silent sustained reading every day. I prioritize this time because I know students won’t love …

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How Students Lead the Learning Experience at Democratic Schools

Designed to be an affordable, “green” learning space with a heterogeneous student body, the school is in a racially diverse, middle-class suburb of …

Can Project-Based Learning Close Gaps in Science Education?

Access to good science curriculum materials is a “vexing issue,” Harris said. In urban public schools, science textbooks are often 10 years old and …

Play

They explored math, science, social science and literature topics that interested them, choosing one question each week, researching it, and …

The Ultimate 10-Minute Warmup

The most important part of any workout is the one most guys skip

Jeff Lemire talks 'Descender,' your new sci-fi obsession

Your new sci-fi obsession is here, and its name is <i>Descender</i>. A brand-new comic book series from the acclaimed team of Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen,</i> …

Down and dirty fairy tales: How this rediscovered stash of darker-than-Grimm stories destroys our Prince Charming myths

<b>Maria Tatar (Sanford Kreisberg)</b><p>The translator of a newly discovered trove of 150-year-old tales on the gender-bending surprises found there<p>Laura Miller<p>February 21, 2015 11:30pm (UTC)<p>In 2012, readers around the world were intrigued to learn that a researcher in northern Bavaria had discovered …

Lessons From Finland: What Educators Can Learn About Leadership

Similarly, principals are expected to care about all children in their municipality. What is more, principals and teachers are expected to work …

Attention: A Muscle to Strengthen

A doctor's recommendations for mental health evoke more philosophy than biology.<p>"Today is Thursday, the day of Meaning."<p>That's the message at the very top of the page. And from there down, almost everything about Amit Sood's website, stressfree.org, is couched in the self-help jargon that …

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Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning

Using data with students encompasses classroom practices that build students’ capacity to access, analyze, and use data effectively to reflect, set …

Build Your Chest with Just 3 Exercises

Try this intense new way to shred your upper body<p>Want to elevate your pushup game? Try this compound progression—a combination of exercises that targets the same muscle group with a few different moves.<p>Each pushup variation in this progression will work your chest in a slightly different way. …

Can All Children Become Calculus Whizzes?

To increase access to advanced math options in high school, a suburban Maryland district is increasing the rigor of classes for younger kids.<p>In suburban Howard County, Maryland, lots of students take calculus in high school. Or at least, lots of white and Asian students do. In 2011, African …

Designer Chocolates That Let You Taste the Meaning of Japanese Words

The Japanese language has a whole category of words for describing specific sensory imagery—how something looks, moves, sounds, tastes, and feels. …

Teaching Kids Skills For Deep Reading on Digital Devices

There's no doubt that the experience of reading online is different than reading in print, but does it affect comprehension? While several studies …

One Teacher Lets Students Prove They're Trustworthy With Devices

She's found some success by giving students a chance to prove they can be responsible and relying on mutual trust to maintain classroom order. She …

What Project-Based Learning Is -- and What It Isn't

For Terronez, the goal is to always connect classroom learning to its applications in the outside world. He's found that when the project is based in …

5 Online Games That Teach Kids the Art of Persuasion

Good argumentation isn't just important to the humanities. Citizen Science demonstrates how effective persuasive skills help scientists better inform …

The Leaning Loop by Jason van der Burg

If you’re looking for a convenient spot to hold your jacket, wallet, frequently worn shoes, and more, then checkout the Leaning Loop by Jason van der …

Paste's Initial Thoughts on Image’s Stellar 2015 Lineup

Last Thursday, Image Comics held its second Expo in San Francisco, with creators unveiling a slew of new series in a conference that resembled the …

Exclusive excerpt: Listen to a new “Golden Compass” story from Phillip Pullman

<b>(Audible)</b><p>The acclaimed author has released a new audio-only story that takes place in the world of “His Dark Materials”<p>Anna Silman<p>January 12, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Philip Pullman’s "His Dark Materials" trilogy is unquestionably one of the great fantasy trilogies of all time. While the flop of the …

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