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5 Sand Workouts to Get Ripped on the Beach

Per Bernal<p>Per Bernal<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 4-8<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>When the weather’s nice you want to spend every free moment at the shore—even at the expense …

Recruitment

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Education

Google's next target? The classroom

Even if you're not in education, you're no doubt familiar with what Google now refers to as its education applications.<p>Though we use them separately …

Why Good Professional Development Is Crucially Linked to an Educator’s Attitude

Learning Strategies<p>Why Good Professional Development Is Crucially Linked to an Educator’s Attitude<p>By Glenda I. Lozada Negrón     Jun 1, …

How to Make a Teacher Portfolio That Gets You the Job!

When you walk into an interview for a teaching job, you want to feel confident in your skills but also your ability to show them off!<p>In some careers, …

5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning

• Whole-group instruction<br>• Guided practice<br>• Independent practice<br>• Reflection<p>1. Personalize whole-group instruction and gather formative data.<p>Whole-group …

10 Trips That Will Actually Change Your Life

1 of 9<p>Beijing, China<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Tanzania, Africa<p>3 of 9<p>Cairo, Egypt<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Patagonia, Argentina<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>Ha Long Bay, …

The Edtech Glossary

Educational technology is continually evolving - an awareness of commonly used terms can help cut through the confusion<p>Posted by Hannah Oakman | …

Yet Another Teaching Memoir? A Teacher's Critique

<i>Book publishers love stories about first-year teachers. The narrative arc is familiar: Exuberant idealism fades as the teacher battles entrenched bureaucracy, stale curriculum and disengaged colleagues or kids.</i> <i>The young educator then tries to overcome despair with creative grit and determination</i> …

The 23 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>Looking at 450 cities across the world, Mercer takes into …

Here's What 20 Common Yoga Terms Mean

New to yoga? It can take a few sessions before you fully get the hang of the different poses, not to mention class etiquette. But if you don’t have a …

Yoga

Stop Humiliating Teachers

A necessary commonplace: Almost everyone we know has been turned around, or at least seriously shaken, by a teacher—in college, maybe, but often in high school, often by a man or a woman who drove home a point or two about physics, literature, or ethics, and looked at us sternly and said, in …

Education

Overview | State of EdTech

Adaptive learning is<br>all about<p>Can the industry's most provocative software<br>make a difference in the classroom?<p>Adaptive Learning<p>Can industry’s most …

Education Technology

How Teachers And Entrepreneurs Should Think About Education Technology

Most arguments for innovations in edtech focus on the ways in which new digital tools will help students. While learners will certainly benefit, the science fiction fear of robot teachers is exacerbated when we forget that edtech is fundamentally a tool for teachers. Great learning tools help …

Education Research Highlights From 2015

1. Well-Designed Classrooms Boost Student Learning<p>A classroom's physical learning space makes a difference in how well students learn. In this study …

Education

Become a Better Man

Teacher's honest resignation letter is blowing up Facebook

If you haven't seen this teacher's resignation letter then hang on, because things go from zero to 60 <i>real</i> fast. Wendy Bradshaw was a teacher with the …

Illinois schools' strengths, weaknesses exposed in statewide survey

Like educators across Illinois, Bolingbrook High School teachers were asked to share candid observations about their administrators as part of an anonymous state survey earlier this year — and they didn't hold back.<p>About 70 percent of the teachers surveyed disagreed or strongly disagreed that their …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

A teacher perfectly explained what teachers do all day

In a speech at a Campaign for America's Future event, National Education Association president and teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia gave a rousing explanation for what the teaching profession entails.<p>After starting the speech by saying teachers needed to educate politicians on what the typical teacher …

Designing The Perfect Ecommerce Website: 45 Stunning Examples To Inspire You

<i>If you can’t blow them away, you won’t get them to stay.</i>With 2015 expected to blast past last year’s record setting mark of $1.4 trillion in global …

GameUp- A Very Good Tool for Integrating Game-based Learning in Your Teaching

<b>November 1 , 2015</b><br>In his classic, ‘What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy’, James Paul Gee highlighted the importance of …

Education Technology

Students Can Learn From Their Mistakes If We Let Them

John Hattie says that teachers answer 40 to 50% of the questions they ask students in the classroom. Why do we do that? How can we change?

Kid President: Kids Inspiring Kids to Change the World

<i>Every Classroom Matters episode 181</i> Kid President is a cute kid. His short videos pack a powerful message. His brother-in-law Brad Montague helps …

Incredible FREE PD! K12Online Conference 2015

<i>Connected Educator Month!</i>The K12Online Conference 2015 is a fantastic resource. You’ve got another week to experience it LIVE. Even afterwards, all …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

43 Walking Tours We Love Around the World

Our favorite walking tours in some of the biggest cities around the world.<p>There's no better way to explore a new city than on foot, where you can …

Cape Town

What Are the World's Top 10 Best Places to Visit?

What is the single most amazing sight in the world? The Taj Mahal? The Grand Canyon? Stonehenge?<p>Now, we have the answer. <i>Ultimate Travel: Our List of the Best Places to See...Ranked</i> is the definitive bucket list of the world's greatest places on the planet as voted on by Lonely Planet's team of …

Bitsbox teaches kids to code

"My kids spent 6 hours playing with Bitsbox last night. They've been playing with Scratch and Code.org, but they felt that this was much cooler and …