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By admin On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Making Sure Your Praise Is Effective

On-task comportment, engagement, effort, and participation—praise enhances them all. Even the most challenging behaviors yield to praise, according to many studies. Maybe, like me, you’ve experienced how More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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How Metacognition Boosts Learning

Strategies that target students’ metacognition—the ability to think about thinking—can close a gap that some students experience between how prepared they feel for a test and how prepared they actually More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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4 Myths About Creativity

Not everyone agrees on the value and importance of creative thinking in today’s society. Part of the problem is that there is no consensus on what it means to be creative. Different people think about creativity More...

By admin On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Journaling the Previous-Faculty Manner

That is the primary yr I needed to significantly contemplate why I ask my college students to purchase composition notebooks for journal writing. As each ninth grader now has their very own Chromebook, lecturers More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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6 Strategies for Promoting Student Autonomy

Flexible classrooms rely on students exercising a certain degree of independence. If teachers want to maximize their time working with individuals and small groups, for example, they need the rest of the class More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Using the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

Each year I start out with the same question for my students: What is the biggest issue you think our world faces, and what can we do to solve it? This challenge-based learning approach allows my students to More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Resources for Responding to Trauma and Tragedy

Guidance for supporting students who have experienced trauma or grief and for coping with violence and disasters. January 5, 2016 Updated November 13, 2017 Understanding Trauma’s Effects on Learning Childhood More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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3 Tools for Creating Digital Portfolios

Throwing items away has never been a skill of mine. That feeling of “I might use this someday” only worsened when I became a teacher and then a mother. My “keep or toss” decisions became clouded by sentimentality, More...

By admin On Saturday, November 11th, 2017
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3 Assumptions Teachers Should Avoid

Assumptions. We all have them. We carry them into the car, into the classroom, into work. Some assumptions operate to save cognitive space: We plan for a working LCD projector, for example, or we assume the More...

By admin On Saturday, November 11th, 2017
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Ditching the Math Textbook

Many students enter the classroom with a notion that mathematics is simply pencil-and-paper calculations, unconnected to their lives. And many of them have a negative mindset about their math abilities. Because More...

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