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Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

Last updated: 07/20/2018

"In the morning, when they woke up, we pushed tests out to their cellphones," explains Allen. The students took two tests a day for 12 consecutive days. One test, which included b

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Perspective | Why, now that I’m a parent, does summer break feel so much shorter?

Last updated: 07/20/2018

[I wanted to teach a lesson on compassion — and ended up with a crazed seagull in my car] Are summer breaks shorter these days? Or have they always been this short? Is my memory

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Why Critical Hope May Be the Resource Kids Need Most From Their Teachers

Last updated: 07/20/2018

“There are a lot of other things that we’re not attentive to enough, and that we’re not measuring, to make it important in schools,” Duncan-Andrade said. Educators have kno

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3 Thoughts on Innovation in Education Heading into the New School Year

Last updated: 07/20/2018

The #InnovatorsMindset book study on Instagram just wrapped up, and it was a great learning experience for myself and hopefully, the participants that took their own time (most on

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Eight Tips To Slow Down Summer

Last updated: 07/20/2018

Summer break seems to come out of nowhere. Logically you know it is coming, but with the breakneck pace of June it almost feels like an illusion. Then it happens; you realize, if y

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Empowering Kids In An Anxious World

Last updated: 07/20/2018

Rates of anxiety and depression among teens in the U.S. have been rising for years. According to one study, nearly one in three adolescents (ages 13-18) now meets the criteria for

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Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality - EdSurge News

Last updated: 07/19/2018

In his latest EdSurge column, Michael Horn laid out how Google Maps offers an aspirational metaphor for what the future of educational tools could look like. But as he also noted,

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Some Good Apps to Engage Students in Creative Writing Activities

Last updated: 07/19/2018

Digital storytelling is one of the potent educational activities to spark students creative writing and engage reluctant writers. It allows students to have their own voice, commun

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Rush to enrol in Lindfield learning revolution

Last updated: 07/19/2018

Lindfield will take a "stage not age" approach, in which students advance based on their progress rather than their year level. Pupils will be divided into K-12 'home bases' of abo

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50 Phrases Your Kids Will Never Hear - GeekDad

Last updated: 07/19/2018

50 Phrases Your Kids Will Never Hear Posted on Reading Time: 2 minutes Image via Flickr user Joe Haupt. Technology and culture moves quickly, and ideas that were commonplace when w

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