Scientists prove even the thought of money spoils enjoyment

The idea that money does not buy happiness has been around for centuries, but now scientists have proven for the first time that even the thought of money reduces satisfaction in the simple pleasures of life. http://www.physorg.com/news194159156.html Read More...
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Playing it safe isnt really safe

Adventurer leaves NY career to walk across US http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100527/ap_on_re_us/us_the_big_walk Read More...
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Creating a Classroom Management Plan


If you want the four Rs then you have to read this article - well done.

http://ezinearticles.com/?Creating-a-Classroom-Management-Plan&id=4244155


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Five Strategies: Project Based Learning


This is a decent article for improving what you are doing or for designing some new project lessons.

You can also pick up a free Guide to build lessons that promote social skills and academic skills if you want it.

http://ezinearticles.com/?Project-Learning-Approach---Five-Strategies&id=4212091





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Three tweaks to improve instruction


Below is link to useful article on 3 easy teaching strategies to improve student participation. Check 'em out at http://ezinearticles.com/?How-to-Uncork-Creative-Instruction&id=2579023

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Measuring Your Curriculum



Measuring Curriculum Checklist

This comprehensive checklist grades your lesson work. Use it to fine tune your teaching skills or use it as part of your Improvement Plan. To hone your skills used in this checklist review your classroom management techniques.  Your private assessment tool for a donation at http://www.educationreporting.com

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Teachers: thousands of free learning resources


Unleash Web Learning
This packed resource has reviewed over 200 web sites - over 100 pages. All the sites are free - no membership costs to use the content. You save time because we researched the zillions of web sites and culled these nuggets. Included are sites for your Professional Development. Or, use this for classroom activity, homework, or special assignment. Pick and choose sites covering science, math, software, Microsoft Office tutorials, and much more. Each site listed has links on its' page to more resources .... so this eBook gives you over 1,000 new web resources at your fingertips. Have all this for a donation at http://www.educationreporting.com

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Explore your understanding of who you are with over 500 resources (all free) at  http://www.pillarsoflightspiritualcenter.com

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Use student collaboration and keep your batteries charged


Building Relevant Classroom Collaboration
The are 35 pages with techniques to put your students to work. This compares a traditional lesson with a lesson based on collaboration. There is a section focused on building effective time lines for class lessons. Included is a defined classroom collaboration lesson which you can use as a model to build your own lesson. Let student work drive your class - not your talking and talking. If that's not possible in your class then you need to boost your classroom management skills. Take if for a donation at  http://www.educationreporting.com

Recharge Your Batteries
Understanding your own energetic is a key to better teaching and living. Check out the guide at  http://www.joyfullighteducation.com/ebook.php

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Teacher Success depends on critical thinking & classroom management


Critical Thinking Techniques
Six pages of prompts to ignite classroom discussion. Students learn about applying knowledge. When you ask questions allow them to work together to arrive at an educated guess and use that to steer your lesson plan and accomplish learning objectives.  Get it for a donation at  http://www.educationreporting.com

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Teachers need TLC too


So much news, everywhere you look, about the quality of education ...... 

Everyone has the right answer to fix the issues and challenges that have existed for decades.

Teachers, if you find yourself weary and in need of some spiritual tools to uplift and transform the quality of your living then check out this book .....

Energetic Living - http://www.joyfullighteducation.com/ebook.php

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Quantum energetics - or just talk ions


Here is an easy way to apply ions to real life - a healing tool that is certified by the FDA.

Check it out!  Discuss the flow of positive and negative ions in/out of the body to get students familiar with the idea that electrical charges do exist. are essential to our health.

The link below has the details and the research links too.

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Troubled Teens Explore Their Artistic Side


Program for juvenile offenders fosters creativity, literacy, and freedom of expression through hip-hop.
http://www.educationreporting.com/viewArticleDetails.php?id=849


Hip-Hop Helps Teach Everything from English to Algebra


Like many 16-year-olds, Amir Ali spends a lot of time after school talking with friends about sports, girls, and music -- specifically, hip-hop music. But last year, during his sophomore year at Lynwood High School, in Lynwood, California, Ali noticed a drastic shift in these spirited afternoon after-school conversations.

http://www.educationreporting.com/viewArticleDetails.php?id=848


$3.5 Billion in Title I School Improvement Grants


Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the final requirements for $3.5 billion in Title I School Improvement grants to turn around the nation's lowest performing schools. The applications are now available.

http://www.educationreporting.com/viewArticleDetails.php?id=841




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