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Teachers can help students strengthen their brain's executive function with "workouts" in which they practice pausing, prioritizing, improving their working memory, and mapping their options.
5-Minute Film Festival
Celebrate #CharacterDay2016 on September 22 with a short film, "The Science of Character," and this companion playlist, which features videos for the seven character traits most important in education.
Language classes often don't focus on the aspect of learning a language that intrigues students most -- speaking it. We should get students talking more.
How can teachers prepare for diverse classrooms? There isn't a definitive answer, but there is a wealth of resources online. Discover some helpful links for teachers.
Teachers are critical in helping children affected by ASD or ADHD, as they are positioned to communicate with parents/caregivers and practice appropriate classroom intervention.
Because students bring a broad variety of needs and emotions, start class with bell work that engages their working memory and sets the tone for positive, productive learning.
Students of color deserve educational materials that better represent their group identities and honor their individuality to include and engage them in their learning experience.
If your lesson fails, have a backup, ask yourself why it happened, devise a better plan for the next day, and don't assume you're a bad teacher!
To effectively manage a classroom, teachers must prioritize building relationships, leveraging time, and designing behavioral standards.