Why is it, do you think, that children are always too young to hear the truth,...– Ward Churchill on Perpetual War and State-Sponsored Terrorism (via mutualaddiction)
amodernmanifesto: Imagine Education, Science and Culture in a New Society - Revolution Talk
ClassConnect: all-in-one digital organization for... →
world-shaker: Seems like a pretty interesting resource. Worth a look if you have some time (or a PD day coming up). What it is: ClassConnect is a website I have written about in the past (here) that has made some great changes that make it worth taking another look! ClassConnect is a fantastic one-stop-shop for collaborating, storing, and organizing your life as an educator. The real...
Pocket-Based Learning: My Cellphone Classroom →
world-shaker: On my commute one morning recently, one of the local radio stations was discussing a ban on Ugg boots by a Philadelphia school district because students were hiding their cell phones in the calf-high versions and using them in class. The radio announcers were discussing how cell phones in the classroom are a distraction and that “real learning” doesn’t take place with a mobile...
My mom passed this last year. At least five generations of students attended her...– Comment on Death and the Educational World « Cooperative Catalyst (via cooperativecatalyst)
machistado: How to pronounce Iran, Iraq, and Pakistan because you asked.
Cooperative Catalyst →
cooperativecatalyst: Recent Posts- (On Play and Transformation) What students value When Coming To Work Is Play… Bring Back Recess #letkidsplay #bringbackrecess What Puts You In A Playful State of Mind? Playing with Math What is Underground Education? The How’s, Why’s, and What-Nots “You Can’t Learn if You Don’t Play…” Let’s Be Careful with #Kony2012 Teaching Civic Engagement: Dear Mr....
Tai's Psychology Blog: The Psychology of... →
psychology2010: Suppressing your thoughts known as Thought Suppression is an attempt to avoid thinking about something we would just soon forget. For instance, if we get a bad grade, criticized from our boss, or do something embarrassing, we want to forget it. The ‘Dual Process Model of…
Tai's Psychology Blog: rubeo: How the Brain... →
rubeo: How the Brain Responds to Deceptive Advertising ScienceDaily (Feb. 28, 2012) — Several specific regions of our brains are activated in a two-part process when we are exposed to deceptive advertising, according to new research conducted by a North Carolina State University…
Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If...– Judy Blume (via thelifeguardlibrarian)
Survival Tips for Elementary Teachers →
When Gaming Is Good for You Hours of Intense Play... →
A growing body of university research suggests that gaming improves creativity, decision-making and perception. The specific benefits are wide ranging, from improved hand-eye coordination in surgeons to vision changes that boost night driving ability. People who played action-based video and computer games made decisions 25% faster than others without sacrificing accuracy, according to a study....