Michael Keany's Blog – October 2019 Archive (46)

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

The Blueprint for a Great Story

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Added by Michael Keany on October 21, 2019 at 9:58am — No Comments

Shame

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Added by Michael Keany on October 21, 2019 at 9:57am — No Comments

It's Time to Rethink Education Policy: Advice for the Democratic Presidential Candidates By Alfie Kohn

It’s Time to Rethink Education Policy

by Alfie Kohn
October 15, 2019

It's Time to Rethink Education Policy:

Advice for the Democratic Presidential Candidates

By Alfie…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 15, 2019 at 9:37am — No Comments

A Golden Age of Public Education?

A Golden Age of Public Education?…

Doctor Paideia
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Added by Michael Keany on October 15, 2019 at 9:14am — No Comments

A Tale of Two Teachers - In the classroom, no longer are adults the only source of knowledge — and often they aren’t even the best.



A Tale of Two Teachers

In the classroom, no longer are adults the only source of knowledge — and often they aren’t even the best. Now more than ever, kids are taking learning into their own hands.…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 15, 2019 at 9:11am — No Comments

Forget STEM, We Need MESH - The importance of media literacy, ethics, sociology and history education

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Forget STEM, We Need MESH…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 15, 2019 at 9:08am — No Comments

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