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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

An Engaging Word Game Helps Students Grasp Implicit Bias

A simple strategy to disrupt bias

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Added by Michael Keany on November 2, 2019 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Why Recess Should Never Be Withheld as Punishment

Recess has important benefits.

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Added by Michael Keany on November 2, 2019 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Ensuring the Physical Health of Students:  How Schools Can Play an Essential Role by Robert E. Slavin

Ensuring the Physical Health of Students: 
How Schools Can Play an Essential Role
Robert E.…
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Added by Michael Keany on November 2, 2019 at 11:56am — No Comments

The 10 Commandments of Empowerment

The 10 Commandments of Empowerment

by Dan Rockwell

Top-down empowerment programs reflect the reason…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 31, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

How the Gender Gap in STEM Might Get Its Start in Elementary School

How the Gender Gap in STEM Might Get Its Start in Elementary School

On average, girls do as well as boys on elementary- and middle-school math tests. But by the time students enter the workforce, a big gender gap has emerged, with men earning nearly 80 percent of bachelor’s degrees in engineering and computer science. A new study offers evidence that the disparity might be getting its start in elementary school classrooms. | …

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Added by Michael Keany on October 30, 2019 at 10:07am — No Comments

6-12 Lesson Plan:  Interpersonal Skills

6-12 Lesson Plan:  Interpersonal Skills…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 30, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments

When to Give Second Chances and When to Cut Someone Loose

When to Give Second Chances and When to Cut Someone Loose

by Dan Rockwell

Second chances are endorsements. Second chances are investments of personal…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 24, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Teacher That Most Influenced My Teaching of Mathematics: Mr. Scott, My History Teacher

Sunil Singh
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Added by Michael Keany on October 24, 2019 at 9:49am — No Comments

Teaching is a soul-sucking, frustrating, and beautiful profession

Teaching is a soul-sucking, frustrating, and beautiful profession…

JT Kordesich
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Added by Michael Keany on October 24, 2019 at 9:43am — No Comments

Three things good teachers do that bad teachers don’t - Lessons from sitting in the back of the classroom

Three things good teachers do that bad teachers don’t…

Paul D Morin
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Added by Michael Keany on October 24, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Teaching While Parenting: Unpacking the Phrase “I Hate School”

Teaching While Parenting: Unpacking the Phrase “I Hate School”

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Added by Michael Keany on October 23, 2019 at 9:09am — No Comments

Positive teen-family relationships may lower later depression risk

Positive teen-family relationships may lower later depression risk

A study in JAMA Pediatrics showed that youths with reduced conflict with their parents as well as increased family cohesion as teens had reduced odds of developing depression symptoms from adolescence to middle age, compared with those with less positive family relationships. Researchers also found…
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Added by Michael Keany on October 23, 2019 at 9:05am — No Comments

How to teach middle-schoolers to value each other

How to teach middle-schoolers to value each other

How to teach middle-schoolers to value each other
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Georgia middle-school teacher Shana White wants all of her students to feel safe and welcome in her classroom, so she uses a five-step exercise to…
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Added by Michael Keany on October 23, 2019 at 9:02am — No Comments

How to Make the Most of a Trip to the Restroom

How to Make the Most of a Trip to the Restroom

by Dan Rockwell

I laughed at the simplicity and effectiveness of Melanie Katzman’s strategy for creating and…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 23, 2019 at 8:56am — No Comments

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