Posts Tagged ‘ teachers ’

KONY 2012

  Have you seen this video? over 21,000,000 have! Why can’t something like this dominate our conversation? So much is small in comparison. The voice of the People is going to change the world…not politicians! Check out this video on YouTube: …

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Look No Further, Educators ~ The Top 5 Websites for Teachers

Keeping it fresh is always a challenge for teachers. Finding new ways to teach old concepts, suggesting alternate methods and approaches to attack a problem or project, updating and using technology in the classroom. Education nation has searched out the …

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Aren’t We All Gifted?

What do all of these gumballs have in common? They are all gumballs. Sure they are different colors, different flavors, maybe even different sizes, but they are still just gumballs.  When I was teaching in the South Bronx my students …

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Wikipedia and Freedom of Speech

From January 18th at midnight to January 19th at midnight WIKIPEDIA will be voluntarily blacking out their English website to protest the SOPA and PIPA bills. To read more got to :  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:SOPA_initiative/Learn_more

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Is Too Healthy Unhealthy?

With humor and insightfulness, A.J. Jacobs speaks about his year of living healthy: Can you really trick yourself into thinking eating sunflower seeds is like eating Doritos?   http://www.ted.com/talks/aj_jacobs_how_healthy_living_nearly_killed_me.html

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Merry Christmas From Tutoring Match

Wishing you a wonderful holiday filled with laughter and joy.

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Holiday Inspiration 2 ~ Does Giving Produce a Natural High?

A study done by Scott Heuttel, a professor at Duke University, suggests that giving generates “motivation” chemicals                 ( dopamine) in the brain which helps to produce positive feelings and encourages the giver …

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Happy Hanukkah from Tutoring Match

Wishing you a wonderful Festival of Lights

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Techno Teaching ~ Students Blogging 101

I just visited a wonderful website called http://edublogs.org/. Here teachers can sign up their class; giving each student their own separate page to publish blogs. Not all of the blogs have been edited by the children, some have remained unpolished and …

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Does Gum Chewing Really Improve Test Scores?

Studies of performance enhancers, prior to exams, takes a look at the effects of gum chewing :   Education Nation 2011 : http://www.educationnation.com/index.cfm?objectid=BEC0241E-24D6-11E1-A9BF000C296BA163

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