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The Pushup Progression Workout

Prepare to perform flawless, full pushups with this strength and stability-building plan.<p>Ah, the pushup. Love it or hate it, this total body exercise …

How to get school principals on board with #edtech

Getting the higher-ups in your organization interested – let alone supporting – a new initiative is not easy. There are meetings, e-mails, coffees, …

3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

The DI elements were first introduced to me in <i>How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms</i> by Carol Tomlinson, and my understanding …

A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

Students Take Ownership<p>So I visited the class. It was in the unfinished basement of an old school -- cement floors and walls, ceiling-to-floor poles …

Students Matter: 3 Steps for Effective Differentiated Instruction

Evaluation, Buy-In, and Strategic Diversity<p>Know Your Students' Strengths<p>Effective differentiation starts with knowing the students' academic …

Series Category

4<br>Shares<p>SeriesGetting Smart Staff-May 17, 2018<p>Tom chats with Maura Marino about the work happening in DC around new school development and improvement …

Nine Strategies for Reaching All Learners in English Language Arts

In order to maximize the benefits of ELT for students, I looked for ways to fine tune my approach to teaching individualized learning in my English …

Teaching

Diagnostic Teaching: Pinpointing Why Your Students Struggle

<b>Why Did That Student Fail? A Diagnostic Approach To Teaching</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>When students struggle in school, it can be for a variety of reasons.<p>From …

Pedagogy

Bates Middle School

Differentiated Instruction: Helping Every Child Succeed

Schools That Work<p>Mesquite Elementary School<p>Public, Suburban<p>Grades 3-5<p>Tucson, AZ<p>What makes this a SCHOOL THAT …

How Team Teaching Can Improve Your Game

<b>How do you get over being observed by a peer?</b><p><b>RZ:</b> You always have to remember that you want feedback in order to improve and grow. No teacher should …

Teaching

The Benefits of Character Education

What I learned from teaching at a "core virtues" school<p>Jessica Lahey<p>When I signed on to teach English at a core virtues school, I had no idea what I was in for. I nodded and smiled in my interview when the Headmaster explained the virtues curriculum, and I parried back with everything I thought she …

4 Reasons The Big Picture is Hurting Your Goals (and what you should do about it) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’re motivated.<p>You know exactly what you need to do, you’ve got it all planned out and all you need to do is stick with it. What could go wrong?<p>Day …

Motivation

App smashing more Study Guides for students

Is it time to revise for examinations?<br>How can we make study guides more visually appealing?<br>These are some examples of app smashed VISUAL STUDY GUIDES …

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

<b>Myth #1: Teachers Are the Most Important Influence on a Child’s Education</b><p>Of course teachers are extremely important. Good teachers make a significant …

Iraq and the Western military meddlers | US & Canada

It seems there is no limit to an interventionist's capacity for self-delusion over the Middle East. As Iraqis are caught in an escalating crisis of utter terror, turmoil and devastation unleashed as a direct consequence of the US-led invasion of 2003, some neo-cons and unabashed British Blairites …

19 Super Chic Sunglasses Under $50

Staying on-trend in the eyewear department doesn’t always have to cost a fortune. To prove it, we have 19 incredibly awesome sunglasses for you to …

Clothing

You've Got a Blog. Now, Get Readers.

<b>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's</b> <b>Second-Quarter Startup Kit, which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</b><p><i>In the book Start Your Own Blogging Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and marketing expert Jason R. Rich explain how to start a profitable</i> …

THIS Is The Perfect Yoga Routine For People Who Never Do Yoga

Runners, gym lovers, tennis players, we're looking at you.<p>Whether you're a new runner, total gym rat, or summer-only tennis fanatic, a yoga instructor can tell. That's because workouts that emphasize running, lifting, and swinging movements leave the telltale signs of tight hamstrings, quads, and …

Yoga

Cook Once, Eat Healthy All Week

1<p>Adobo-Glazed Mini Turkey Loaves<p>2<p>Vegetable and Chickpea Ragout<p>3<p>Spicy Thai Soup With Lime Shrimp<p>4<p>Cheesy Shrimp Enchilada Bake<p>5<p>Sweet Potato Shepherd's …

The 80/20 Rule and Listening to Your Inner Procrastinator

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, my friend Bill said, "Perry I've got a million-dollar idea for you. There's just one catch: If you sell a million dollars, you have to give $10,000 to my favorite charity."<p>"OK Bill, you're on," I said. He insisted I was …

Why New Teachers Need Mentors

The Mentor as Confidant<p>I kept my own experience in mind when reading <i>Mentoring New Teachers</i> by Hal Portner, who argues that trust is crucial to the …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Get long, lean muscles with this circuit workout<p>Long, lean, lithe... Who wouldn’t want to be described with these lovely L-words? The moves in this workout—which are inspired by dance, yoga, and Pilates—elongate while they tone, stretching and sculpting muscles in one go. Do these six exercises as …

Workouts