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Here Is A Handy Tool for Creating Rubrics to Use in Class

July 19, 2015<br>ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of …

Education Technology

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

Healthy Eating

5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers

February 26, 2015<br>Below are some useful Chrome apps we have curated from Chrome web store for social studies teachers. The post comes as response to …

Flipped Classroom Edtech Resources. A Collection of Video Lesson Customization Tools.

Image courtesy of Mikel Agirregabiria via Flickr<p>Flipping Classrooms is an increasingly popular teaching practice that involves teachers providing …

PARCC tests would not be used to measure students, teachers under Assembly bill

TRENTON — Performance on the new state test for New Jersey students in grades 3-11 would not be used to evaluate students or their teachers under a …

America’s first big business? Not the railroads, but slavery

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Sven Beckert is a professor of American history at Harvard University. His latest book, “Empire of Cotton: A Global History,” has just …

Mysteries of the World War II: Why Hitler Didn’t Destroy the British at Dunkirk

On <b>May 24, 1940</b>, the Germans had the opportunity to annihilate the British Expeditionary Force in France, the 1st French Army and the Belgian army <b>at</b> …

Russia developing a new aircraft carrier that would be bigger than the US Nimitz class

Scientists Krylovskogo State University in St. Petersburg are testing a new Russian aircraft carrier design. The concept is being tested in the …

Sudan army ‘raped more than 200 women and girls’

<i>Above: military personnel walk past women in Tabit in November 2014, three weeks after the alleged attacks</i><p>A Human Rights Watch report released on …

Africa

Lessons in Leadership: How George Washington Surrendered His Ambitions (and Won Big) | Inc.com

We have been taught that all great leaders - like George Washington, whose birth we commemorate on President’s Day - have been paragons of ambition. It is the fuel that propels them forward in life and leadership. It is the clay that they mold into purpose and action. We too should seek ambition …

Slave Simulation, An Edtech Game for Classrooms

Yesterday, I was shocked to open my email from Common Sense Media’s Graphite to find a recommendation and review for the game, Mission US: Flight to …