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This Guy Took 2,660 Selfies on the Pacific Crest Trail – and Lost 50 Lbs. in the Process

When Andy Davidhazy decided to take a selfie for every mile of his 2,660-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, he knew the last photo he took would …

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers

There are a LOT of great books for teachers out there. Picking just fifty is no easy feat but we’ve done our best to cover the best books for …

Teaching

Discipline to Build Student Relationships

The best teachers have great relationships with students. Part of this can be attributed to who they are at heart, but part is also intentionally …

Teaching

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Neil Gaiman on the Secret of Genius

“Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul,” <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i> creator Bill Watterson observed in his superb 1990 Kenyon College commencement address, “is a rare achievement.” Indeed, the search for meaning, the life of purpose, the quest to do what makes you come alive — those …

TEDx Program

TEDx Program<p>TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading." It supports independent organizers who want to create a …

The Principal of Change

Many educators are great at bringing “experts” into their classrooms. I always say that the best person to teach kids about space is probably an …

Pedagogy

Quinoa and Spinach Patties

posted <b>June 3, 2013</b> by <b>Gina</b><p>Happy Monday! These quinoa patties are a delicious meatless dish, they almost make me think I’m eating a chicken cutlet or …

Use 121 Writing to Add Voice Comments to Google Documents

A couple of weeks ago I shared a great video from Jen Roberts in which she demonstrates how to add voice comments to Google Documents. In that video …

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2013 – So Far

It’s that time of year again when I start posting mid-year “The Best….” lists. There are over 1,100 lists now. You can see them all here.<p>As usual, in …

KQED

The leaders of a school or school district play a big role in setting the culture and work environment for teachers. And when it comes to trying new …

The 2013 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs

If it takes a village to raise a child, how many people does it take to train an educator? It’s hard to say, but 50 helping hands seems like a good …

I'm Daniel Pink, and This Is How I Work

If you're at all interested in the science and psychology of motivation, chances are you've read Daniel Pink's bestseller <i>Drive.</i> In it, he argues that …

10 Expectations

Education

How to Pitch Better: The Question Pitch | Daniel H. Pink

Today we begin a new series of short videos based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human, wherein I reveal <b>the 6 successors to the elevator pitch</b>.<p>Up first …

Muffin Recipe: 8 Low-Calorie Muffin Recipess

<b>Blueberry-Yogurt Muffins</b> (129 calories): Healthy ingredients like protein- and fiber- packed wheat germ, low-fat yogurt, and berries take the guilt out of this sweet treat.<p><b>Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins</b> (119 calories): The banana-chocolate chip combo at your go-to coffee spot probably packs close to …

If you like books like these: historical fiction for teens

I started writing historical fiction because I ran out of "modern" themes for books. My main character is usually a girl of 15, and when I was …

Ernest Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald: “Kiss My Ass”

So everyone knows Hemingway was a bruiser. Some of the best stories of his macho posturing involve fellow writers. There was, of course, that time he …

KQED

<i>Using tech tools that students are familiar with and already enjoy using is attractive to educators, but getting students focused on the project at</i> …

10 top time-saving tech tips

Tech columnist David Pogue shares 10 simple, clever tips for computer, web, smartphone and camera users. And yes, you may know a few of these already …

Clarity Through Brevity: Integrating Six-Word Memoirs

Repurposing an Elegantly Simple Tool<p>So how does the six-word memoir make sense in a history class? As a history teacher, I am always looking to …

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