Friday, October 14, 2016

Educational Links 10/15/16

Kindness in the Classroom


Why Every Student Should Be A Nerd 

The Science of Effective Learning Spaces 

Helping Students Retain and Build on Prior Knowledge 

Treatment Options for Executive Functioning Issues 

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

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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