February 2019 Blog Posts (44)

Tests and Stress Bias

Chronic Stress and Tests
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Added by Michael Keany on February 28, 2019 at 8:25am — No Comments

How teachers can create a love for math

How teachers can create a love for math

How teachers can create a love for math
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Educators can help ease their students' math anxiety by valuing wrong answers and working to…
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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2019 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Can executive function skills be a school-wide focus?

Can executive function skills be a school-wide focus?

Beckett Haight, NBCT, says that students struggle for a variety of reasons, but working on developing their executive functioning skills could help them excel. Haight writes that schools can and should make this a priority, and there are a number of solutions in order to help them do so. …
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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2019 at 1:14pm — No Comments

3 Reasons Leaders Sink by Dan Rockwell

3 Reasons Leaders Sink

by Dan Rockwell

You never succeed when you poke holes in your own boat. 3 reasons…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2019 at 12:58pm — No Comments

The Surprising Science of Project Fatigue (And How Teachers Can Help Prevent It)

The Surprising Science of Project Fatigue (And How Teachers Can Help Prevent It)

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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2019 at 9:32am — No Comments

How Little We Know about How Teachers Teach Common Core

How Little We Know about How Teachers Teach Common Core

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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2019 at 9:25am — No Comments

Pedagogy Unbound: A place for college teachers to share practical strategies for today's classrooms (some ideas for HS teachers also)

Pedagogy Unbound

A place for college teachers to share practical strategies for today's classrooms
Discover practical tips for this semester. Check out the latest tips below, browse by category for specific kinds of tips, or share what's worked in your…
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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2019 at 8:51am — No Comments

Is It Ever OK to Lecture?

‘Is It Ever OK to Lecture?’

  • By David Gooblar, …
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Added by Michael Keany on February 25, 2019 at 8:45am — No Comments

THE COVER LETTER by Larry Aronstein

Cover letters are seldom read carefully and there’s a good chance that it might never be read. Yet, a cover letter is always required. So, you might as well develop the best one that you can.

General Guidelines:

  1. Keep the letter to one page.
  2. Carefully proof read for any mechanical errors—spelling, punctuation, grammar, word choice, capitalization, complete sentences. Have a colleague who has excellent writing skills proof…
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Added by Dr. Larry Aronstein on February 22, 2019 at 11:51am — No Comments

I’m a Neuroscientist. Here’s How Teachers Change Kids’ Brains.

I’m a Neuroscientist. Here’s How Teachers Change Kids’ Brains.

By Martha Burns   Feb 19, 2019

Ed Surge…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 20, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Is There Too Much Deception In K-12 ???

Siegfried Englemann just died. For me he was a great man because he tried to tell the truth. My impression of the Education Establishment is that it rarely tries to tell the truth. 

Trying to dramatize this perspective, I thought of the fascinating story related in the Spielberg movie 1941. To hide the aircraft factories in California, set designers and…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on February 19, 2019 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How Extra Arts Education at School Boosts Students’ Writing Scores — And Their Compassion

How Extra Arts Education at School Boosts Students’ Writing Scores — And Their Compassion

  • By Matt Barnum, …
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Added by Michael Keany on February 19, 2019 at 2:19pm — No Comments

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

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Added by Michael Keany on February 19, 2019 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Data analysis reveals what drives student success

Data analysis reveals what drives student success

  • By Tara García Mathewson, …
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Added by Michael Keany on February 19, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How This Business Simulation Prepared My Students for 21st-Century Careers

How This Business Simulation Prepared My Students for 21st-Century Careers

By Tyler Gaspich     Feb 13, 2019

Ed Surge…

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Added by Michael Keany on February 19, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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