Friday, June 30, 2017

Educational Links 7/1/17

An Introduction to Twitter Education Chats

Total solar eclipse map shows what it will look like from wherever you are


Favorite Resources--Free Tech for Teachers

Using the 4th to Teach Interpretation

Classroom Management: The Fidget Spinners Debate

How to Design a School That Prioritizes Kindness and Caring

Countless schools across the nation strive to make character a feature of education. Whether through classes on social-emotional learningmindfulness exercises or reminders about the virtues of gratitude, thousands of students are exposed to messages that deplore cheating and bullying and celebrate kindness and consideration. In spite of the lecturing, however, 51 percent of high school kids owned up to cheating on exams, according to the Josephson Institute. Another 62 percent believe that teachers value academic achievement over kindness to others.

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