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Family that battled to save a son with depression now hopes to spare others from the grief

Family that battled to save a son with depression now hopes to spare others from the grief

kansascity.com

Young Jason Arkin was a bright college student, but his lifelong battle with depression culminated in tragedy last spring. But his Overland Park family aims to keep his memory alive by helping other y

When Bad Things Happen

When Bad Things Happen

gse.harvard.edu

Tips for parents and educators on talking to kids about the unthinkable and inevitable events in life

Developing A Blog

Developing A Blog

teach.kqed.org

Learn how to develop a blog for classroom use

Students Adopt Software to Create Digital Stories

Students Adopt Software to Create Digital Stories

edtechmagazine.com

K–12 students also produce their own films, news broadcasts and other content in media classes.

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading | Edutopia

11 Alternatives to "Round Robin" (and "Popcorn") Reading | Edutopia

edutopia.org

Round Robin Reading (RRR) has been a classroom staple for over 200 years and an activity that over half of K-8 teachers report using in one of its many forms, despite overwhelming criticism that the p

Explore Responsible Decision-Making Skills for 6th Graders

Explore Responsible Decision-Making Skills for 6th Graders

parenttoolkit.com

As your child enters adolescence, your child will begin to make more choices on their own as they test boundaries and become more independent.

NAIS - 10 Ways to Teach Outdoor Education and a Sense of Wonder

NAIS - 10 Ways to Teach Outdoor Education and a Sense of Wonder

nais.org

Dan Kriesberg is a science teacher at Friends Academy (NY). He also is the author of A Sense of Place: Teaching Children about the Environment with Picture Books and Think Green, Take Action: Books an

How to create a challenge in Kahoot! | Assign kahoots as homework

How to create a challenge in Kahoot! | Assign kahoots as homework

kahoot.com

Make homework engaging, increase completion rate and save time on review with Kahoot! Learn how you can assign kahoots as homework with challenges.

How to Answer Middle Schoolers' Questions on Puberty and Love

How to Answer Middle Schoolers' Questions on Puberty and Love

parenttoolkit.com

Learn how to guide your kids toward the truth they need in their development from child to adolescent, with expert help from Parent Toolkit.

8 Ways to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

8 Ways to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

ww2.kqed.org

As kids get older, the activities that cultivate imagination often get sidelined by the demands of academics. Professor Wendy Ostroff explains why imagination is so important and has suggestions for b

How Do You Create a Culture of Equity? Start With Ethics

How Do You Create a Culture of Equity? Start With Ethics

blogs.edweek.org

Just as there were shifts in teaching that were brought on by the adoption of the Common Core, there are shifts that need to take place in our school communities in order to cultivate an environment o

Free Poster: 25 Things to Say Instead of Good Job

Free Poster: 25 Things to Say Instead of Good Job

weareteachers.com

"You have a great mind" and 24 other fun ideas.

This simple solution to smartphone addiction is now used in over 600 U.S. schools

This simple solution to smartphone addiction is now used in over 600 U.S. schools

washingtonpost.com

"Students are interacting, talking to each other, reading, kicking a ball, socializing — because they're not standing in a circle texting each other."

Everything Is Timing - Behavioral Scientist

Everything Is Timing - Behavioral Scientist

behavioralscientist.org

We are temporal creatures. We live in a temporal environment—we’re always moving through time. Being awake to those forces can help us work smarter and live better.

The Benefits of Reading for Pleasure | Edutopia

The Benefits of Reading for Pleasure | Edutopia

edutopia.org

Reading for fun has numerous lifelong benefits, and we have ideas for how you can promote this habit among your students.

Smartphone Detox: How Teens Can Power Down In A Wired World

Smartphone Detox: How Teens Can Power Down In A Wired World

ww2.kqed.org

In an era when many kids get a first smartphone at age 10, psychologists say the devices have turned us into Pavlov's dogs — drooling for the next notification, buzz or text. Ready to dial back?

Green screen dreams

Green screen dreams

discover.randolphschool.net

"Here at Randolph, we work hard to make sure that we focus on the possibilities we can allow with educational technology. We hope that our students will use these tools to create, not just consume."

What’s your teaching style? Take our quick quiz & you could receive a free book!

What’s your teaching style? Take our quick quiz & you could receive a free book!

scholastic.com

You absolutely love being a teacher, and we love bringing you the latest and greatest resources. Get inspired with this teacher tool kit from the experts at Concordia University-Portland’s College of

#IMMOOC 4 Starting February 26, 2018

#IMMOOC 4 Starting February 26, 2018

immooc.org

How do you move from “pockets of innovation” to a “culture of innovation”? How do we move from “engagement” to “empowerment”? What does innovation mean for education, and ho…

The Goal Minded Teacher: Challenges to Transform Student Learning (1st edition)

The Goal Minded Teacher: Challenges to Transform Student Learning (1st edition)

mooc.educalab.es

#EduGoalsMooc - Accomplishing goals to transform teaching and the learning experience in the classroom.

Great Math and Social Studies Teaching Ideas

Great Math and Social Studies Teaching Ideas

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