Starting when their son was 3, psychologist Tammy Hughes and her school...– Bully Proofing your Kids (via librarianpirate) OMG amazing. How can I incorporate this into my classroom?
Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC,... →
teachplaysing: reagan-was-a-horrible-president: leftish: “I could end the deficit in 5 minutes,” he told CNBC. “You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The...
Whatever happens to you, know that it has happened to someone else. And that...– Maureen Johnson (via jarfuls-of-wisdom)
Teacher Dare Day Question
I randomly received a Smart Board last week and am looking for interesting ways to use it in class. I have the basics down, and have been using the pen feature over Word documents to circle and underline things, but that’s pretty much it. I know there’s a TON it can do, but I’ve never seen one used before (other than what I’ve figured out myself), and I don’t know if...
Start telling the stories that only you can tell, because there’ll always be...– - A bit of writing advice from Neil Gaiman. (via faramirs) I said it on the Nerdist Podcast, and I believe it. It’s as true for any area of the arts, not just writing. Perhaps it’s true for life. (via neil-gaiman)
The three-pound organ in your skull — with its pink consistency of Jell-o — is...– David Eagleman unravels the secret lives of the brain (via curiositycounts)
Today I was mistaken for a student.
jennywriteshere: Again. I went to walk across the floor of the gym to stand with all of the other teachers at the pep rally, but one of the administrators almost stopped me, but then he saw my badge. I guess it’s good to look young for your age, but it gets kind of annoying sometimes. Last year, I taught at a middle school. A sub was supervising detention one afternoon (yeah, I don’t...