The Science of Jeremy Lin

This morning I had the television in my hotel room on ESPN. As Sports Center replayed for the third time I noticed that they were playing a Sport Science clip about Jeremy Lin…. The science in the clip isn't

Free Technology for Teachers

Republicans have to shaft someone -

you want something, they demand in return the opportunity to shaft someone they do not like. Yes, one can legitimately argue that with the economy improving the period of extended unemployment should be reduced, although one can also equally argue …

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Okay, This Is Exactly What I’m Talking About

I don't remember sending half these tweets at the Sal Khan live show last night but, being fair with myself, there were a lot of people in the crowd passing around a lot of different things. Luckily, somebody … nearby …

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Learning about Learning: Research and Edreform News and Views 02/17/2012

Create a story on e-safety with use of mobile phone This lesson has me intrigued as it uses a mobile phone and Microsoft Tag. I make sure all my students have a windows live id and a google id (using …

Cool Cat Teacher Blog

Reform: "Pop!" Goes The Bubble

Here's a version of the rant that I've been giving since the end of the summer, via Scholastic Administrator (which sponsors this site): "Sometime over this past summer, the school reform "bubble" popped--seemingly unable to withstand the combined weight of …

This Week In Education

Big Little Thing #2: Marry the Percentages till Death do you part

… When schools (or businesses) brag about percentage increases, I always think: "You'll regret the day you take this course of action." For example, Flat Classroom projects have sustained a 300% growth rate of project participants for the past few years

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Count the Opportunity Cost of Teacher Tasks (Big Little Thing #4)

We talk about cost in monetary terms all the time. No one talks about opportunity cost. Education should start now. This is definitely a very little thing with BIG implications for turning around schools. Opportunity cost… is the opportunity you

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Celebrate Reading with the Cat

Ms. Cashell helps organize a week full of reading events and activities to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Seuss (March 2). There are Seuss-inspired costumes, guest readers, fundraisers, trivia quizzes, prizes, and even a Crazy Hair, Crazy Hat Day.…

NEA's Works4Me Tips

Celebrate Reading with the Cat

Ms. Cashell helps organize a week full of reading events and activities to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Seuss (March 2). There are Seuss-inspired costumes, guest readers, fundraisers, trivia quizzes, prizes, and even a Crazy Hair, Crazy Hat Day.…

NEA's Works4Me Tips

Celebrate Reading with the Cat

Ms. Cashell helps organize a week full of reading events and activities to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Seuss (March 2). There are Seuss-inspired costumes, guest readers, fundraisers, trivia quizzes, prizes, and even a Crazy Hair, Crazy Hat Day.…

NEA’s Works4Me Tips