Friday, October 14, 2016

Educational Links 10/15/16

Kindness in the Classroom

FREE K-12 LESSON PLANS

https://www.randomactsofkindness.org/for-educators/free-k-12-lesson-plans 

Why Every Student Should Be A Nerd

http://www.teachthought.com/learning/every-student-nerd/ 

The Science of Effective Learning Spaces

http://www.edutopia.org/article/science-of-effective-learning-spaces-melina-uncapher 

Helping Students Retain and Build on Prior Knowledge

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2016/10/10/helping-students-retain-and-build-on-prior.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB 

Treatment Options for Executive Functioning Issues 

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/treatments-approaches/treatment-options/treatment-options-for-executive-functioning-issues?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg 

In school reform, relationships are key, say principals, teachers and students

https://edsource.org/2016/in-school-reform-relationships-are-key-say-principals-teachers-and-students/570472 

The Emotional Weight of Being Graded, for Better or Worse

https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/10/13/the-emotional-weight-of-being-graded-for-better-or-worse/ 

The trouble with extreme emotional reactions to grades is that students’ knowledge of a subject is tied to their experience of the grade, says Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, associate professor of education, psychology and neuroscience at the University of Southern California. Powerful emotions attached to grades drown children’s inherent interest in any given subject.

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