Saturday, November 5, 2016
Friday, November 4, 2016
How To Deal With Digital Distractions
The Burden On Black Teachers: 'I Don't Belong At Your Table'
Classic teacher phrases for parents' evening
How to Achieve a Student-Driven Classroom
Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time High
Unleashing Student Talent: Powerful Learning First, Tech Second
Schools That Work
The latest batch of evidence about this approach is among the most rigorous. Professors at M.I.T., Columbia, Michigan and Berkeley have tracked thousands of charter-school applicants, through high school and beyond, in Boston, where most charters fit the “high expectations, high support” model.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
3 Unused Teaching Tools: The Furniture, Floors, and Walls
I Admit It, I have Been Biased and Judgmental, Now What?
5 Reasons Schools Should Measure Chronic Absence
Do You Treat Black and White Students Differently?
3 Ways Gamification Supports Life-Long Learning
Teaching Strategies to Make Sure Students Read
Is ADHD a Spectrum Disorder?
New research suggests that ADHD comprises several meaningful subgroups — each one tied to a weak connection in the brain’s neural networks. Here, Joel Nigg, Ph.D. maps the regions of the brain that control attention, impulsivity, and emotion, and explains why scientists are studying the “white matter” connections between these circuits.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
3 Ways to a More Equitable Classroom
Debunking Myths About Learning Disabilities
Teachers Underestimate Girls' Math Abilities, Report Suggests
Impact of Devices on Children's Sleep A 'Major Concern' for Researchers
How to balance test prep and authentic learning
Crafting Professional Development for Maker Educators
5 Excuses Kids Give for Not Reading (and Ways to Respond)
When it’s time for reading, some students eagerly turn to their chapter books or novels, diving to the last place they left their bookmarks. Others drag their feet, offering some pretty creative reasons why they should be doing anything else.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
|Ehlena Fry, 12, of Michigan, sits with her service dog Wonder, while speaking to reporters outside the Supreme Court.|
Supreme Court justices sympathetic to girl suing school over service dog
How Arts Education Teaches Kids to Learn From Failure
Six Ways to Really Motivate Teachers
The Data Workout: How It's Impacting Teaching and Learning
5 Recent Guidance Letters on Special Education to Know About
Arts-Based Research: Surprise and Self-Motivation
Improving Academics: Why School Climate Matters
“Improving school climate is tough, it’s tedious, it’s incremental,” [Joaquin Tamayo] says. “But when folks can do it right, and when they really put not just their mind but their heart into it, it’s just such a beautiful thing.”
Monday, October 31, 2016
Pause, Refocus, Assess: Meditation in the Classroom
A Bigger, Better STEM Field Begins With Teachers
A Girl And Her Service Dog Head To The Supreme Court
Academic Skills Your Child Needs for High School
Information On ADHD and ADD
'We should be worried that with the exodus from the profession, teaching is becoming a young person’s game'
Map: Tracking the Common Core State Standards
Confused about the status of the Common Core State Standards? You’re not alone.Since we published an update last year about the status of the English/language arts and math standards across 50 states and the District of Columbia, there’s been a fair bit of activity regarding the standards. Although the national backlash to the common core seems to have cooled a little bit in recent months, several states have announced some kind of change to the standards due to state legislation, governors’ directives, or other reasons.
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Focus on What Can Be Done