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Stop the insanity.
It’s a struggle that many parents are familiar with — your child doesn’t want to go to school. But for some kids, this happens every day.
Two teachers show how to fight education’s ed-tech obsession.
Engage young learners in science with this poem and simple experiment from The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science for Kids by Pomelo Books.
Check out four best practices for teaching writing that can help you improve student learning without creating a mountain of grading work.
Written by: Heidi Hule As adults, we know how essential it is to have friends in life. Kids, on the other hand, aren’t thinking so far ahead. They enjoy having friends because they want someone to
To help students face life’s challenges, teachers should seek to help them develop a broad set of skills.
A new study confirms that multitasking negatively impacts studying. Listening to music, on the other hand, may have little effect.
Rarely does a cinematic experience reflect the domain of fine motor development, but in the case of The King's Speech I could not let the opportunity to share pass by. I don't want to spoil the movie
How much energy and brain power do we devote to learning how to spell? Language evolves over time, and with it, the way we spell -- is it worth it to spend so much time memorizing rules. (Spanish w/ English Subtitles)
Simple ways to frame what you say to students to encourage and empower them.
It has been said that a good picture is worth a thousand words - and students of all ages can use pictures to develop and convey what they know. Google Apps, Extensions, and Add-ons are amazing tools
Creativity is a process, and you can guide students to develop theirs with a set of tools for different situations.
There are some things teachers just can't tell their students, even if they want to.
Does writing to-do lists force us to focus too much on accomplishments instead of personal growth?
While the standard essay format is a useful scaffold, it’s important to teach students other, more authentic kinds of writing as well.
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation