10 Tips For Getting Started With Mindfulness In The Classroom
Teaching

10 Tips For Getting Started With Mindfulness In The Classroom

10 Tips For Getting Started With Mindfulness In The Classroom by Kelly April Tyrrell and TeachThought Staff ed note: this post has been updated from previous publishing While the scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (CIHM) at the Waisman Center aren’t yet ready to issue evidence-based mindfulness curriculum practices, Flook and CIHM…

Teaching Introverts Is Different
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Teaching Introverts Is Different

Teaching Introverts Is Different by Terry Heick As education seeks to improve itself, the focus has been on data, research, and curriculum. The stuff teachers use. There is precious little discussion on the human elements of learning unless you’re discussing isolated movements such as social-emotional learning or whole-child trends. While admirable, these “movements” are unfortunate…

8 Things Every Student Needs On The First Day Of School
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8 Things Every Student Needs On The First Day Of School

8 Things Every Student Needs On The First Day Of School by TeachThought Staff Mindset The beliefs and ideas that students have about themselves lead to a mindset that can spur them to success or lead to self-fulfilling prophecies of struggles and failure. Take challenges–difficult exams or projects or even content areas. Here are three…

6 Ways To Motivate Students Cognitively During Summer Break
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6 Ways To Motivate Students Cognitively During Summer Break

6 Ways To Motivate Students Cognitively During Summer Break by Dr. Pamela Roggeman, academic dean at the University of Phoenix College of Education For decades, we have romanticized the idea of children taking the summer off to enjoy warm weather, summer camps and family vacations. Many of us have our own memories of waiting eagerly…

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