Saturday, January 19, 2013

Best Articles For Educators Week of 1/19/13

Dr. Richard Curwin

Crossing the Rubicon: Violence Comes to School

We have made cultural shifts about the importance of seat belts, the danger of cigarettes and the health consequences of the way we eat. There is no reason to think that we can't also make a similar shift about guns and violence. 

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/crossing-rubicon-violence-in-schools-richard-curwin#comment-117256 

 

Dan Pink

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

“We have a lot of learned behavior of compliance, and hunger for external rewards and no real engagement.”

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/01/dan-pink-how-teachers-can-sell-love-of-learning-to-students/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+kqed%2FnHAK+%28MindShift%29&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher 

Cari Harris

“But I WANT to Learn, Mom.” An Unschooling Adventure Continues, Pt.2

I found myself in the odd position of having the opportunity to be at home with my son – a pattern we had never found ourselves in his entire life.  So we decided to experiment.

http://theeducatorsroom.com/2013/01/but-i-want-to-learn-mom-an-unschooling-adventure-continues-pt-2/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+theeducatorsroom%2FvPKE+%28EducatorsRoom%29&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher 

Stuck, Stubborn and Always Right? Changing Patterns of Rigid Thinking

Dr. Kimberly S. Williams,Psy.D

 These children are “stuck” because their thinking is rigid and inflexible.

http://special-ism.com/stuck-stubborn-and-always-right-changing-patterns-of-rigid-thinking/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Special-ism+%28Special-ism%29&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher 

 

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