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Why Science Says Boredom Is Good for the Brain
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A few years ago, journalist and podcaster Manoush Zomorodi hit a creative slump. After some reflection, she figured out why: Strange as it sounds, she wasn’t getting bored enough. All the time she normally spent idling throughout the day was now filled with technology—namely, the distraction of her phone. She simply wasn’t getting the downtime she needed to be creative. Starting in 2015 ...
EdSurge
All Good Things Must Come to An End
This idiom is often used as a proverb and is a wise reminder that all good things are temporary. It can be used as a term of regret, warning, or resigned ...
Writing Explained
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How Educators Can Raise Awareness of Daily Indignities
Educators have a responsibility to prepare the next generation, find common ground with a diverse group of people and successfully shape the future. When ...
The Hechinger Report
Why Did That Student Fail? A Diagnostic Approach To Teaching
When students struggle in school, it can be for a variety of reasons. From their grasp of content and literacy skills, to their engagement level, to behavior and ...
TeachThought
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4 Fundamentals for Engaging Pre-K Students
Preparing students for kindergarten and engaging pre-K students is a huge undertaking. Introducing children to early reading and math concepts, beginning their ...
eSchool News
Integrating ELL’s Into Your School’s Community
I’m the principal at Brookwood Elementary, where we serve more than 1,200 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Approximately 10% of our ...
Language Magazine
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5 of the Coolest EdTech Tools We Found at ISTE 2019
Sending a teacher to ISTE 2019 makes bringing a toddler to Target seem like a sane idea. WeAreTeachers is thrilled to be here at ISTE in Philadelphia this ...
We Are Teachers
23 Health and Science Books You Should Read this Summer
Summer has arrived, and so has STAT's annual book list of great reads in health, science, and medicine.
Read on for recommendations from CRISPR ...
Business Insider
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Mitigating the Slippery Slide of Summer Melt
Summertime is synonymous with melting and we can all envision a delicious ice cream cone quickly melting as we hurry to eat it before it becomes a ...
HOMEROOM
Send a Girl To School
We were nervous, and we were early. The inaugural education team at the Gates Foundation was about to have its first strategy review, and five of us were ...
EducationNext
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Best-Selling Author Daniel Pink to Give Opening Keynote at 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference
The National Future of Education Technology Conference® (FETC®) announced today that international best-selling author Daniel Pink will deliver the ...
edCircuit
Trivia
John Holt's book "Teach Your Own" added strength to what U.S. education movement?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
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What Year
Disneyland, Walt Disney's metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy, and futurism, opens. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves in Anaheim, California.
The day was Jul 17. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
"It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and made things happen."
Elinor Smith
Trivia Answer
John Holt's book "Teach Your Own" added strength to what U.S. education movement?
Answer: Homeschooling
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