Saturday, August 20, 2016

Educational Links 8/21/16

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Bloom’s revised Taxonomy with verbs!

The 4 Characteristics of a Healthy School Culture 

This is Not Pretend: Teaching from the Inside Out 

What Do You Believe About Teaching And Learning? 

Best Education Systems in the World With Reasons to Why 

Schools Turn a Corner on Mental-Health Education 

6 Benefits of Afterschool Programs 

The Power of Reading Practice on Student Achievement 

Why Teachers Say Practicing Mindfulness Is Transforming The Work 

Teaching is inherently a stressful occupation, and by many accounts, it’s getting more so. Students bring the effects of poverty and trauma into the classroom. Administrators lay on the pressure to meet ever-changing standards. In the last few years, teacher job satisfaction has reportedly plummeted to a 25-year low, and turnover is high — almost 50 percent for new teachers.
Patricia Jennings isn’t necessarily out to change all these factors. Instead, she aims to help teachers become the change they wish to see in the world.



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