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(2) Facebook. Fact Checking Sites. 12-Year-Old Girl Redecorates Family Home In A Week For Just Around $125, And Here Are The Results. COVID-19 US Schools - Jon. Untitled. 30 Times Teachers Messed Up Big Time And Shared Their Fails Online. Encouraging pencils. No matter who or how old you are, every one of us has those days when life just seems to be tougher than usual.

Encouraging pencils

And in those difficult moments, an encouraging word from someone who cares about you could be all you need to realize that everything is going to be alright. Kids are no exception. Disability in kids: Private special education school without restraint. 14-year-old Alex Campbell, who has autism, is one of the most powerful voices in the movement to better document and regulate restraint in schools.

Disability in kids: Private special education school without restraint

USA TODAY This story was produced by the Teacher Project, an education reporting fellowship at Columbia Journalism School. What Do We Know About Children and Coronavirus Transmission? Key Points: With just a few weeks remaining before schools in the U.S. are scheduled to reopen, and the federal government encouraging in-person schooling, there remain many questions about the risk COVID-19 poses to children and their role in transmission of the disease.

What Do We Know About Children and Coronavirus Transmission?

Indeed, other countries have not reopened schools with the levels of community transmission found in the U.S., coupled with its insufficient testing and limited contact tracing.Our review of the latest available data indicates that, while children who are infected with COVID-19 are more likely to be asymptomatic and less likely to experience severe disease (though a small subset become quite sick), they are capable of transmitting to both children and adults.What remains unclear and where evidence is still needed is: whether children are less likely to be infected than adults and, when infected, the frequency and extent of their transmission to others. Introduction Current Evidence on COVID-19 and Children. Mom Asks Pediatrician About The Idea Of Kids Going To School Again, Receives A Reality Check.

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Cultures.Diversity.Empathy.Bullying.History. Visuals.Infographics. Map. animation. Betsy DeVos, Chris Wallace spar over reopening schools amid COVID-19. Smile! Could the pandemic lead to happier times? In January 2018, a Yale University professor named Laurie Santos launched a course, Psychology and the Good Life, which quickly became the most popular class in the institution’s 319-year-history.

Smile! Could the pandemic lead to happier times?

After 13 years at Yale, in 2016, the 44-year-old had taken charge of one of the university’s residential colleges and had become alarmed by widespread mental illness and stress. She wanted to explain the paradox of why so many students were still suffering, having achieved their dreams of being admitted to Yale and having met society’s definition of success. Santos created the lecture series in a bid to teach her students what really mattered – to help them carve out lives of meaning and contentment.

Within a few days of the course’s launch, roughly a quarter of Yale’s entire undergraduate population had signed up. A few months later, in March 2018, Santos launched a 10-week online version of the original happiness course that anyone could access. How to Think Critically. Fake News. A Teenager Who Cycled Her Father Across India Gets An Offer To Train For The Olympics : NPR. Adolescent Identities & Sociocultural and Equity Influences.

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2nd Grade Students Cover Their Teacher’s Dress In Drawings, And Her Story Takes Over The Internet. Sometimes arming a bunch of 8-year-olds with paint and markers doesn’t have to result in a disaster.

2nd Grade Students Cover Their Teacher’s Dress In Drawings, And Her Story Takes Over The Internet

In fact, it can turn into a beautiful work of art! This is exactly what happened to Haley Curfman, a 2nd-grade teacher in Blackwell, Oklahoma. Haley bought a beautiful white dress, set it up in her classroom and encouraged her students to draw on it. The only rule she had – children were not allowed to cross out anything. The result was so amazing it went viral. Show Full Text. UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

Taking Notes By Hand May Be Better Than Digitally, Researchers Say. Laptops are common in lecture halls worldwide.

Taking Notes By Hand May Be Better Than Digitally, Researchers Say

Students hear a lecture at the Johann Wolfang Goethe-University on Oct. 13, 2014, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Laptops are common in lecture halls worldwide. Digital Collections, Available Online. Discover & Learn. The Man Who Documented Native American Cultures. Edward Sheriff Curtis The Man Who Documented Native American Cultures by Chris Nelson Born on a Wisconsin farm in 1868, Edward Sheriff Curtis became fascinated with photography early on, building his own camera at the age 10.

The Man Who Documented Native American Cultures

As a teenager his family relocated to Seattle, where he photographed Princess Angeline (aka Kickisomlo), the daughter of the Duwamish chief Seattle, after whom the city is named. (1) Social-Media Companies Threaten Democracy.

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Educational Technology. Bringing PEACE to the Classroom. One of the most intriguing, and perhaps intimidating, aspects of walking into a class for the first time and introducing yourself is deciding who you will be.

Bringing PEACE to the Classroom

The teaching persona you present to your students on that first day of class will set the tone for the rest of the semester. As teachers, we get to consciously decide who we will be in the classroom. The creation of our teaching personas deserves careful consideration and is something I frequently discuss with my graduate students prior to their first teaching opportunity. In reflecting on the evolution of my teaching persona over the last two decades, and in discussing how my colleagues have developed and refined their own teaching personas, I offer an overarching recommendation for the basic elements of a teaching persona that will enhance the engagement of the teachers and students and contribute to a vibrant community of teachers and learners in the classroom. Preparation. Easy art criticism lesson for children with printables. (22) Imagination Off the Charts: Jacob Collier comes to MIT. The Great Battle of Fire and Light — Wait But Why.

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The Great Battle of Fire and Light — Wait But Why

The first one is here. There is a great deal of human nature in people. – Mark Twain The animal world is a stressful place to be. (1) IF THE WORLD WERE 100 PEOPLE UPDATED. Political Fact Checking & Political Glossary. Joy Harjo Named U.S. Poet Laureate, Becoming First Native American In That Role : NPR.

Fact Checkers Collection. NewsFeed Defenders. Our new media literacy game teaches players how to detect and disregard disinformation and misinformation in today’s chaotic environment.

NewsFeed Defenders

Learning Objectives Identify markers of verification, transparency, accountability, and independence in news stories.Define and identify problematic news items, and other news-related types of misinformation.Explain a variety of strategies to verify images and information.Evaluate text for bias based on word choices and framing methods.Use third-party information to judge the credibility of a source.Evaluate the benefits and challenges of digital news and social media to a democratic society. Teacher Extension Pack. The Mounting Evidence Against Ultra-Processed Foods. About 60 percent of Americans’ total daily calories come from ultra-processed food, according to study researchers, so there is room for improvement. “It’s not that you have to cut them out of your diet completely—it appears that health risks start cropping up once you begin eating more than two servings a day,” Lawrence says.

“Like everything else in life, it’s about moderation.” Here are five easy ways to reduce your intake. Read ingredient lists carefully. (1) The Map of Physics. Is the U.S. a Democracy? A Social Studies Battle Turns on the Nation’s Values.

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PineTools - Free online tools. Mixed Reality in Education. Greta Thunberg: The disarming case to act right now on climate change. The Simplest Explanation Of Global Warming Ever. Earth energy budget diagram, with incoming and outgoing radiation (values are shown in W/m^2). Satellite instruments (CERES) measure the reflected solar, and emitted infrared radiation fluxes. The energy balance determines Earth's climate. Equality Is Not Enough: What the Classroom Has Taught Me About Justice. Critical Education. Shakespeare. Open Education Resources. Are You Lost in the World Like Me? How to sort Fact from Fiction; or how to spot fake news! The book that fights sexism with science. When young men and women come up against sexist stereotypes masquerading as science, Angela Saini wants them to be armed with the facts.

“I call my book ammunition,” she says of her 288-page prize-winning work Inferior: The True Power of Women and the Science that Shows It. More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'. Image copyright JAGO-TEAM/GEOMAR All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say. The eight-year study from more than 250 scientists finds that infant sea creatures will be especially harmed. Students. Get Your Grok On. Multicultural Literature for Adolescents. TED Talks click 2x. Why Are We Still Teaching Reading the Wrong Way?

Multicultural Literacy. Evaluating Sources. Education. Poetry foundation click 2x. Teachers' Strategies for Pronouncing and Remembering Students' Names Correctly. US Census & attitudes click 2x. Makerspace Starter Kit. International Literacy Association. Scaffolded reading. Ten Issues Capturing the Minds of Educators This Year - 2 clicks. How to Start a Makerspace When You're Broke. Google Art Project. Instructional design/SAMR Model/What is the SAMR Model? Reconstructing the Faces of Pompeii Victims. Europe Drought: Farmers warn hot weather will affect harvest. 'We have different ways of coping': the global heatwave from Beijing to Bukhara. Thirstin's Water Cycle. Four billion years of evolution in six minutes TED talk. Free Technology for Teachers: Create Your Own Geography Game With Mission Map Quest.

Impactful Teacher in Ghana Teaches Computer Programs Sans Computer. Ms Wendi's World Wonders. JeopardyLabs - Online Jeopardy Template. Science Infographics Breakdown STEM Subjects as Visual Maps. We all live somewhere on Dollar Street click 2x.

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You won't believe what I'm about to tell you 2 clicks. 40 miles of petroglyphs click 2x. Sperm whale washed up on Spanish coast was killed by plastic pollution. Agency and Action. Bird Guide: Endangered Species and Why They Matter. Her Code Got Humans on the Moon—And Invented Software Itself. Collection Development. ProCon.org - Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues. Be Internet Awesome - Resources. Languages of California – Survey of California and Other Indian Languages. Lesson plans for American history & literature teachers.

Eating out increases levels of phthalates in the body, study finds. TIMELINE: Chinese Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Prints. World’s great forests could lose half of all wildlife as planet warms – report. Battling Fake News in the Classroom.