The Commonplace Book

An archive of interesting, thought-provoking, amusing, or amazing things that I have come across
ilovecharts:

Countries With Similar US State Prison Populations

ilovecharts:

Countries With Similar US State Prison Populations

abeepp:

Also, remember that muffins are usually better when you put them in the microwave for like 20 seconds!

abeepp:

Also, remember that muffins are usually better when you put them in the microwave for like 20 seconds!

(via cracked)

gjmueller:

Knowing ourselves enables us to teach others

After over 20 years of teaching, I believe that the best way to increase my capacity to help others is to learn more about myself. To ensure successful learning, I include these four actions in weekly lesson plans, because knowing ourselves enables us to help others.
Look for and document changes in your own learning
Plan to learn while you teach
Reflect on moments of success
Make your perceptions of students visible to yourself

photo via flickr:CC | dkuropatwa

gjmueller:

Knowing ourselves enables us to teach others

After over 20 years of teaching, I believe that the best way to increase my capacity to help others is to learn more about myself. To ensure successful learning, I include these four actions in weekly lesson plans, because knowing ourselves enables us to help others.

  1. Look for and document changes in your own learning
  2. Plan to learn while you teach
  3. Reflect on moments of success
  4. Make your perceptions of students visible to yourself

photo via flickr:CC | dkuropatwa

(via skillshare)

pearl-of-the-stars:

Inspired by the very excellent Hipster TTOI blog, I done made my own.
Yes, technically it’s not TTOI, but it’s one of my favourite things Malcolm has ever said ever :D

pearl-of-the-stars:

Inspired by the very excellent Hipster TTOI blog, I done made my own.

Yes, technically it’s not TTOI, but it’s one of my favourite things Malcolm has ever said ever :D