Thursday, May 26, 2016

Educational Links 5/27/16

Confidence and Self-Esteem

Teachers Can Reduce Suspensions by Practicing Empathy 

5 Science Biographies Kids Love 

Another Study Highlights The Impact Of Moving On Student Academic Progress 

In Charter School Era, Montessori Model Flourishes 

Developing Teachers' Social and Emotional Skills 

Supporting English Language Learners with Next-Gen Tools 

Against “Personalized Learning” 

 One reason why the notion of personalized learning is so popular—one reason it is such a “head-nodder phrase”—is that it recognizes that students are all individuals, with different experiences and different preferences. At the same time, “children are more alike than different in how they think and learn,” as Riley quotes his hero (and mine), the cognitive psychologist Dan Willingham. We need a system of education that acknowledges and accommodates both realities.



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