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Japanese "forest medicine" is the science of using nature to heal yourself—wherever you are

The fountain of youth is a forest. Trees cast off years and grant health and cheer, or so transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson claimed in his 1836 essay “Nature.” “In the woods,” he wrote, “I feel that nothing can befall me [. . .] which nature cannot repair.”<p>Indeed, research shows that trees …

Immune System

8 Classroom Management Tips--From Google?

by <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b><p>One of the biggest struggles facing new teachers is figuring out how to effectively manage a classroom.<p>This is very different …

Teaching

iClassroom iManagement – tips for managing an iPad classroom

So, every school now is rolling out their own BYOD and 1-to-1 programs. Mobile learning (mLearning) is the new black! Whether it is just a fad or …

The Reading Experience No Student Should Be Denied

In the classic children’s book <i>Miss Nelson Is Missing</i>, the kids in Room 207 misbehave. A no-nonsense substitute teacher, Miss Swamp, won’t tolerate …

3 Digital Teaching Tools for Better Classroom Management

When MIT gave out its second annual MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards this past July, physics professor Tracy Robyn Slater won an award for …

Twelve Tips for Powerful Teaching in Guided Reading Lessons: A Teacher Tip from Fountas & Pinnell

• Notice the student’s precise reading behaviors.<br>• Eliminate ineffective behaviors and help the reader do what proficient readers do.<br>• Select a text on …

Fountas and Pinnell Say Librarians Should Guide Readers by Interest, Not Level

Our recent article on reading levels and the dangers of using strictly prescribed leveling systems in libraries for young readers sparked much …

Don't miss our first Twitter chat of 2018! Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell will be hosting "Choice and Why It Matters" on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 8pm EST. #FPLiteracy https://t.co/cjSNc0dUNA

Fountas & Pinnell Classroom: An Introduction