April 20 - April 27, 2014

FEATURED ARTICLES

          The Emotional Consequences of Parents Using Smartphones
          NPR, 4/21/14
          "Steiner-Adair interviewed 1,000 children between the ages of 4 and 18, asking them
           about their parents' use of mobile devices.  The language that came up over and over
           again, she says, was 'sad, mad, angry, and lonely.'"


ASSESSMENT

          Princeton Review Founder Criticizes Standardized Tests
          MSNBC, 4/14/14

          Can We Redefine What Succeeding Means?
          KQED, 8/24/12

CREATIVITY 

          People are More Creative When Walking
          Stanford, 4/24/14

CURRICULUM

          What is "Just in Time" Education?
          Publication, Date

          Gates Foundation Offers Big History Course for Free to Anyone
          Slate, 4/21/14

DISPOSITIONS

          Does Being Gritty Mean Being Less Creative or Independent?
          Overcoming Bias, 4/6/14

DIVERSITY

          How to Close Gaps in First-Generation College Students
          Stanford, 4/22/14

          New Styles of Debate Emerge Around Minority Experience
          Atlantic, 4/16/14

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

          EdSurge Collects Digital Professional Development Resources
          EdSurge, 4/1/14

PEDAGOGY

          Acting Out A Text Helps You Learn It
          Brilliant Blog, 4/21/14

READING/WRITING 

          How Reading Happens in the Brain
          Brilliant Blog, 4/21/14

STEM

          An Art Show on the Oldest Living Biological Forms
          Brain Pickings, 4/14/14

TECH

          Do Today's Adolescents Suffer from Conversation Deficit?
          Atlantic, 4/22/14

          4 Games that Teach Empathy and Social Skills
          KQED, 4/18/14

WORKPLACE

          How Being Busy is Different from Being Productivity
          Fast Company, 4/21/14

OTHER 

          Google's Advice for Writing Resumes
          Quartz, 4/20/14

          One Teacher Reflects on a Year with an iLab
          Vrotney, 4/15/14