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Invite your students to participate in a behavioral model that helps them level up with their engagement and attitude -- much like a video game.
Empathy is an important skill. In honor of Valentine's Day, Matt Davis has gathered a variety of great resources to help teachers bring lessons about compassion and caring into the classroom.
Children can practice empathy through apps that encourage collaboration, whether it’s drawing pictures together, cooking for each other, or creating lessons to share their knowledge.
In addition to teaching skills such as organizing and public speaking, arts education encourages students to take risks and helps prepare them for becoming courageous leaders.
5-Minute Film Festival
This collection of short videos explores "Genius Hour," a method that gives students one hour per week to focus on a project of their choice. Imagine what your students can do when they're able to pursue their interests in the classroom!
In some countries, people interact as humans instead of vanishing into their phones. Vicki Davis suggests that we not let technology take away our humanity.
Teachers could become more effective with their students if they had more time outside of class for planning instruction and grading student work.
Butcher paper and Post-it notes can help students understand the collaborative thinking that takes place on a shared Google Doc.
Social and Emotional Learning
Instead of surrendering their power to the person who insults them, students should learn why some words are triggers and how to master their own reactions.
Since all immigrant children are guaranteed K-12 access under U.S. law, let's build relationships with students and their families, as well as relevant, inclusive curriculum.