Friday, June 10, 2016

Educational Links 6/11/16

It’s About the Abilities, Not the Deficits

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2016/05/13/its-about-the-abilities-not-the-deficits.html 

So We Know Students Are Stressed Out ... Now Let's Talk About It

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/05/12/474083552/so-we-know-students-are-stressed-out-now-lets-talk-about-it

Why it’s More Important than ever to Foster Creativity for Kids

http://tinkerlab.com/creativity-for-kids/ 

The Benefits of Art for Kids

http://artfulparent.com/2016/01/the-benefits-of-art-for-kids.html 

Washington School Makes Remarkable Turnaround, Credits Saturday Classes 

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/time_and_learning/2016/06/washington_school_makes_remarkable_turnaround_credits_saturday_classes.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB 

Building a Positive School Culture

http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2014/02/18/building-a-positive-school-culture 

3-Step Method to Increase Teacher Voice

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/increasing-teacher-voice-decision-making-anne-obrien?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20EdutopiaNewContent%20%28Edutopia%29 

It turns out that the most significant challenges that teachers report facing are systemic -- number one being "state or district policies that get in the way of teaching," followed by, "constantly changing demands placed on teachers" and "constantly changing demands placed on students." These challenges far outweigh the issues we talk much more about in education, including the need for more collaboration with families and opportunities for professional growth.

 

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