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5 Benefits of Outdoor Education

5 Benefits of Outdoor Education

Outdoor School (ODS) is a three-day environmental education program for sixth-grade students. It's the capstone to a year spent studying about our local ecosystems, northern...

Thinking About A Lack Of Thinking

Thinking About A Lack Of Thinking

Lately I have been thinking a lot about thinking. More specifically, I have been thinking hard about the absence of thought in education. The absence of thought in students,...

How To Give Students Specific Feedback That Actually Helps Them Learn

How To Give Students Specific Feedback That Actually Helps Them Learn

How To Give Students Specific Feedback That Actually Helps Them Learn To tell a student ‘great job’ or ‘this needs work’ is a missed opportunity. Everyone loves to hear they...

60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves

60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves

Facebook Twitter Subscribe How To Help Students Think For Themselves Motivating and engaging students is the goal of most teachers–priming them to receive instruction, or...

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data...

How Schools Can Help Teachers Understand and Address Racial Bias

How Schools Can Help Teachers Understand and Address Racial Bias

How Schools Can Help Teachers Understand and Address Racial Bias Cambridge Street Upper School math teacher Kendal Schwarz works with students, March 29, 2019, in Cambridge,...

Why Making Time for Reflection Matters: 5 Ideas to Try | Getting Smart

Why Making Time for Reflection Matters: 5 Ideas to Try | Getting Smart

Why Making Time for Reflection Matters: 5 Ideas to Try By Pin Reflection is an important act that regardless of your profession or role, is something that we all need to take...

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...