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Things I Found This Week October 20, 2017

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," says sleep scientist Matthew Walker. His new book is Why We Sleep.

npr.org
NFL Player Chris Long Pledges Salary to Groups Supporting Educational Equity

NFL Player Chris Long Pledges Salary to Groups Supporting Educational Equity

The Eagles defensive end will donate his salary for the remaining 10 games this season to groups in Boston, St. Louis, and Philadelphia that support "educational equity and opportunity."

blogs.edweek.org
New data reveals parents' school communication preferences

New data reveals parents' school communication preferences

Data from the Speak Up Research Project reveals social media may not be the best way to connect with parents.

educationdive.com
Best password manager for iOS, Android, Windows, Linux, Mac | Enpass

Best password manager for iOS, Android, Windows, Linux, Mac | Enpass

Enpass is the world's best password manager and secure wallet. Its Offline app and offers Free desktop app, Multi-platform, Random Password Generator & widest Cloud sync.

enpass.io
Dear Introverted Teacher

Dear Introverted Teacher

Being a teacher who’s introverted is so challenging sometimes. I’m going to remind you first that it’s okay to want alone time. You need it, regularly. Although you love your kids, by Friday you likely feel like crawling into a cave to hibernate for the weekend. Normal, even funny, behavior on Monday grates on your nerves as your smile deserts you by Friday.

beingteacher.net
Why This/Not That? A thinking routine to move kid

Why This/Not That? A thinking routine to move kid

One of the biggest challenges in teaching rhetorical analysis is teaching kids to move beyond identification to actual analysis.  I have found over the years that when I teach kids to look for certain things, they find them!! If we talk about repetition, they can track it down. If we talk about parallel structure, boom. However, I’ve also found that many struggle to move beyond that identification

movingwriters.org
Is the Five-Paragraph Essay Dead?

Is the Five-Paragraph Essay Dead?

Dennis Allen doesn’t think the five-paragraph essay is dead. In the years before his retirement in May from West Virginia University, the Professor Emeritus did not assign “strict” five-paragraph essays. He contends that the five-paragraph essay may be dead in the literal sense because instructors of college composition classes don’t assign it, but he believes its structure is still around.

edsurge.com
Nurturing Students' Climb to Success: Why Engagement and Motivation Matter

Nurturing Students' Climb to Success: Why Engagement and Motivation Matter

Cultivating the conditions and relationships that allow all students to thrive requires hard, deliberate work. Schools are trying a range of strategies to get students vested in their learning.

edweek.org
Language is an Equity Issue

Language is an Equity Issue

Some place in America today, a kid will have been sent to the office for offensive language.  He or she will be outside of the classroom for ten or more minutes.  Learning time will be lost. Perhaps the child will have told a teacher or classmate to shut the @#Q$ up or dropped swear words in the hallway.

teachingquality.org
Raising Kings: A Year of Love and Struggle at Ron Brown College Prep (Audio Series)

Raising Kings: A Year of Love and Struggle at Ron Brown College Prep (Audio Series)

Education Week and NPR explore the trials and triumphs of Washington, D.C.'s new public high school for young black men, Ron Brown College Prep.

edweek.org
Why Self-Directed Learning Practices Make Us Better Learners

Why Self-Directed Learning Practices Make Us Better Learners

In this article, we discuss how the promotion of self-directed learning can be a benefit to every student of every level.

globaldigitalcitizen.org
10+ Times People Accidentally Googled The Wrong Thing, And The Results Were Hilarious

10+ Times People Accidentally Googled The Wrong Thing, And The Results Were Hilarious

Grammar is tricky and we don't always get it right, but if we misspell a Google search and hit 'Enter' before double-checking, funny things can happen. For example, instead of Ryan Gosling you type Ryan Goosling and a majestic pic of a different type of a Centaur-like creature appears.

boredpanda.com
Why You Should Ignore Some Time-Saving Tips | Fast Company

Why You Should Ignore Some Time-Saving Tips | Fast Company

Eager to maximize your time? Don’t be fooled–those 10 minutes you’re trying to save on your morning commute may not be worth the effort.

fastcompany.com
Why I Don’t Have Classroom Rules

Why I Don’t Have Classroom Rules

A high school teacher tries a classroom management experiment thinking it will fail. Years later, he’s still at it.

edutopia.org
Educators Want to Rethink the Way Students Learn Science

Educators Want to Rethink the Way Students Learn Science

A professional development program for science teachers emphasizes getting students to vocalize their thinking during class.

blogs.edweek.org
How To Multiply Your Time | Rory Vaden | TEDxDouglasville

How To Multiply Your Time | Rory Vaden | TEDxDouglasville

Everything you know about time-management is wrong. In this challenging and counter-intuitive video, Self-Discipline Strategist and New York Times bestselling author Rory Vaden, shows you why you can't solve today's time-management challenges with yesterday's time-management strategies. More importantly he explains why procrastinating on purpose is the key to being able to Multiply your time.

youtube.com
Science Friday's Educator Collaborative

Science Friday's Educator Collaborative

Launched in 2016, the Science Friday Educator Collaborative invites experienced science educators around the country to collaborate with Science Friday staff in order to create innovative and interactive educational resources for science classrooms. Each week, the collaborative releases a new lesson plan designed for students in K-12 classroom.

sciencefriday.com