Learning with Dyslexia and Creating a Path to Success

Learning with Dyslexia and Creating a Path to Success

Learning with Dyslexia and Creating a Path to Success Copy Link  (Chinnapong/iStock) This is chapter six of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia . You can find the...

Educators continue Mister Rogers' legacy through 'Simple Interactions'

Educators continue Mister Rogers' legacy through 'Simple Interactions'

For teachers to admit to their students they don’t know something can be very uncomfortable. Having that conversation captured on video can leave teachers feeling even more...

To Prevent Bullying of Students with Autism, Training is Key - NEA Today

To Prevent Bullying of Students with Autism, Training is Key - NEA Today

Bullying is no longer accepted as a “kids will be kids” rite of passage and educators are dedicated to stopping it in all its forms, especially when the target is a student with...

Why It's Imperative We All Learn To Be 'Emotion Scientists'

Why It's Imperative We All Learn To Be 'Emotion Scientists'

Why It's Imperative We All Learn To Be 'Emotion Scientists' Emotions determine success in five key areas: attention, memory, and learning, decisions, quality of relationships,...

Ed tech can transform physical education classes, too

Ed tech can transform physical education classes, too

Physical education with Jon Szychlinksi is not your traditional gym class. Just as professional athletes study game tapes to identify their weaknesses, Szychlinski’s middle...

The Quiet Rooms: Children are being locked away, alone and terrified, in schools across Illinois

The Quiet Rooms: Children are being locked away, alone and terrified, in schools across Illinois

Children are being locked away, alone and terrified, in schools across Illinois. Often, it’s against the law. The spaces have gentle names: The reflection room. The cool-down...

Discovery Education Launches STEM Careers Coalition

Discovery Education Launches STEM Careers Coalition

Discovery Education and Business Leaders Launch First-of-Its-Kind Initiative Focused on Accelerating the Growth of America’s STEM Pipeline --New STEM Careers Coalition to Bridge...

Education is not the same as training

Education is not the same as training

Sir, – A regular feature of opinion pieces in Irish newspapers is the promotion of what might be termed “progressive education”. Progressive educators tend to view learning as...

10 Simple Steps for Reducing Toxic Stress in the Classroom

10 Simple Steps for Reducing Toxic Stress in the Classroom

We all know that when children aren’t well, they’re less likely to learn. More and more teachers recognize that children who can’t sit still in class, act out, or have asthma...

10 Tips for Turning Ideas into Action Reflection in Education

10 Tips for Turning Ideas into Action Reflection in Education

Co-Written with Rae Hughart. Rae Hughart (@RaeHughart) is a Middle Level Math Educator in Illinois and the Director of Training & Development for Progressive Mastery Learning,...

3 Group Work Strategies That Help Hold All Students Accountable -

3 Group Work Strategies That Help Hold All Students Accountable -

3 Group Work Strategies That Help Hold All Students Accountable We love and encourage collaborative work between students (and teachers) and this is a staple in project-based...

Challenge misconceptions – ‘10 things every teacher educator should know’

Challenge misconceptions – ‘10 things every teacher educator should know’

Trainee teachers often start with many misconceptions about their subject, pupils and pedagogy.We explore how to counter these in our fifth '10 things' blog. Trainee's...