Tim Dracup, Founder of GT Voice and Advocate of Gifted Education

Welcome to our Masters in Education series! Check back each week for another profile of an expert educator.  Tim Dracup is an educator from the United Kingdom who specializes in the design and development of education programs for students who perform at a level that is significantly above average (commonly referred to as gifted education). He recently … Read moreTim Dracup, Founder of GT Voice and Advocate of Gifted Education

Tom Barrett Brings the Best Educational Technology to Primary School

 Welcome to our Masters in Education series! Check back each month for another profile of an expert educator.  Tom Barrett is one of the most well known teachers in the United Kingdom. For over a decade, he worked as a primary school teacher, connecting students and teachers with the best educational technology. He has won numerous awards, … Read moreTom Barrett Brings the Best Educational Technology to Primary School

Why You Should Incorporate Movement Into Your Classroom

Getting students to sit still during class time can be a tall order. But what if having them move around could actually serve your lesson plans better? That’s the theory behind movement-based education. Active lessons, like the “planet dances” Anne Green Gilbert writes about for Johns Hopkins, or experimental activities like the butter churning activity … Read moreWhy You Should Incorporate Movement Into Your Classroom

Movement Learning

I remember in elementary school I was forced, or highly encouraged, to learn twenty or more vocab words for a weekly vocabulary quiz. The quiz would be a mix of fill in the blank, matching and context questions that I’d cram to study for the night before. As I think back on my study methods, … Read moreMovement Learning

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month [INFOGRAPHIC]

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. In 1982, in an effort to increase community awareness, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed this month a holiday. During December we recommit to practicing safe driving and preventing loss that occurs from reckless driving by reminding the nation to be sober, drug free and safe on the … Read moreNational Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month [INFOGRAPHIC]