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As an administrator, I think about the most enjoyable times I have had at school. Frankly, none of them include sitting in my office doing paperwork, disciplining, or attending meetings. The most enjoyable and productive times I have experienced are...
While most people fear public speaking, children can learn from a young age to recognize and embrace the empathy of the people listening to them.
When we recognize a mental model surfacing that doesn't seem to be of service, either in ourselves or in another, here are some approaches for shifting it.
Among the top strategies for highly effective professional development are making it useful, making it relevant, and making sure that teachers start practicing it ASAP.
Unplanned interactions and observations can provide teachers with clues about who students really are, what they're thinking, and what they need in order to learn.
Humans are social animals because our survival depends on it. Here are four strategies for teaching students how their brains work through acts of collaboration.
As a classroom tool, interactive fiction sharpens close reading and writing, and logical and critical thinking. It also reinforces systems and design thinking skills.
Give students a face for their audience and let them find the passion in their message through problem solving, advocacy, raising awareness, or publication.
Teacher-researchers, design thinkers, and teacherpreneurs have the abilities and opportunities to improve education through their playfulness, creativity, and collaboration skills.
Whatever grade you teach, your students will notice the messages you send them, the assumptions you make about them, and your expectations about their learning.