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Play-based curriculum benefits young children and teachers

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Added by Michael Keany on December 4, 2019 at 8:50am — No Comments

5 Secrets that Expand Your Ability to Lead

5 Secrets that Expand Your Ability to Lead

by Dan Rockwell

Successful leaders think more about relationships and less about technical skills. Expanding your leadership is…

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Added by Michael Keany on December 4, 2019 at 8:35am — No Comments

Mental Health — Why it’s Important for Teachers and Students Alike

Mental Health — Why it’s Important for Teachers and Students Alike…

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Added by Michael Keany on December 4, 2019 at 8:08am — No Comments

Sit Where You Learn Best

Sit Where You Learn Best

By Dean Deaver, Math Teacher…

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Added by Michael Keany on November 29, 2019 at 10:16am — No Comments

5 Myths of Classroom Flipping

5 Myths of Classroom Flipping…

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Added by Michael Keany on November 29, 2019 at 10:09am — No Comments

The Case for Writing in Math Classes

The Case for Writing in Math Classes…

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Project Your Gravitas: Win the Job by Larry Aronstein

 

In interview situations, I’ve coached many school leaders and teachers about the importance of presenting oneself in a confident manner. Some refer to this as gravitas. Gravitas is the ability to project self-confidence, influence, credibility, and command respect. When you speak, others listen. Do not confuse gravitas with arrogance. People who project gravitas are thoughtful; they think before they speak and bring substance to the…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on November 26, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

THE SMITHSONIAN RELEASES NEW CURRICULUM ON U.S. MIGRATION & IMMIGRATION HISTORY

THE SMITHSONIAN RELEASES NEW CURRICULUM ON U.S. MIGRATION & IMMIGRATION HISTORY

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Added by Michael Keany on November 26, 2019 at 8:57am — No Comments

On Replicability: Why We Don't Celebrate Viking Day by Robert E. Slavin

On Replicability: Why We Don't Celebrate Viking Day
Robert E.…
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Added by Michael Keany on November 26, 2019 at 8:53am — No Comments

Long-term impacts of KIPP middle schools on college enrollment

Long-term impacts of KIPP middle schools on college…
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Added by Michael Keany on November 25, 2019 at 8:18am — No Comments

What are social justice warriors doing for literacy?

SJW posture a lot.

But on one of the most important issues, whether children can read or not, they don't have much to say. 

Illiterate kids don't have social justice.

The US is said to have almost 50,000,000 functional illiterates. This injustice must be fixed…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on November 18, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Likeability Factor and Being a Good Fit by Larry Aronstein

The Likeability Factor and Being a Good Fit

 

The two most important assets during an interview is likeability and being a good fit. Likeability and fit can trump everything--your knowledge of pedagogy, your qualifications, everything. Unconsciously, interviewers often decide at first sight whether they like you. Still, over the course of the interview, interviewers can change their opinions in either direction. If they really like you, they may…

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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on November 14, 2019 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Teachers advised to ID context of history sources

Teachers advised to ID context of history sources

Teachers advised to ID context of history sources
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It's important to identify context before content when teachers are vetting sources of material for history classes, writes Paul Franz, the director of…
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Added by Michael Keany on November 6, 2019 at 9:38am — No Comments

Help middle schoolers start asking good questions again

Help middle schoolers start asking good questions again

One of our teaching tasks with the highest rate of return on time invested is working with students to develop their capacity and confidence to ask good questions. Teacher educator Curtis Chandler offers the research-based tips and tools we need to make eager inquiry an everyday event.…

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Added by Michael Keany on November 6, 2019 at 9:34am — No Comments

Calming the waters when parents are angry

Calming the waters when parents are angry

Every principal has interacted with unhappy or angry parents and guardians. Many family members simply have a concern and want to share it with someone they believe can resolve the problem. Leadership consultants Ronald Williamson and Barbara R. Blackburn offer ways to calm waters and get to solutions. …
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Added by Michael Keany on November 6, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

4 Ways to Develop the Mindset of a Leader

4 Ways to Develop the Mindset of a Leader

by Dan Rockwell

Skills, circumstances, opportunity, and the people on your team impact the results of your leadership. But mindset…

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Added by Michael Keany on November 6, 2019 at 9:17am — No Comments

Best Short Explanation of American Educational Failure

Bottom line, for the last hundred years, American history has been moving on two levels.

The one we can see where despite…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on November 4, 2019 at 5:37pm — No Comments

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