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How Thinking Works: 10 Brilliant Cognitive Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know - PsyBlog

How experts think, the power of framing, the miracle of attention, the weird world of cognitive biases and more…<p>Fifty years ago there was a …

The Other 21st Century Skills: Why Teach Them

The Other 21st Century Skills: Why Teach Them<p>Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century …

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Jackie Gerstein<p>From Jackie Gerstein's resource-rich site comes this sweet infographic depicting the skills we'd like to instill in our students. The …

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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

<b>27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding</b><p>Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching.<p>Whether you’re using formative assessment for data …

Building a 'Startup Culture' in Schools

By Chad Ratliff     Oct 1, 2013<p>Open Source Way<p>For most, start-ups and school districts couldn’t be more different. One is constantly changing, trying …

Our brains, and how they're not as simple as we think

Neuroscience has entered the public consciousness, and changed the way we talk about ourselves. But much of what passes as knowledge is inaccurate<p>I never used to discuss neuroscience on the bus but it's happened twice in the last month. On one occasion a fellow passenger mentioned that her "brain …

How To Reach--And Change--Your Students

<b>How To Reach–And Change–Your Students</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Reaching students emotionally may seem like a red herring, but maybe it’s not.<p>Inspired by Justin …

A Teach for America Alum On How Testing Is Hurting Our Kids

Teaching for two years in Harlem, Jonathan Sheehan saw how standardized testing is destroying education.<p>“Mr. Sheehan, A and B are <i>both</i> right!” one of …

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Brain Anatomy and Language in Young Children

<b>Language ability is usually located in the left side of the brain. Researchers studying brain development in young children who were acquiring</b> …