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32 Characteristics of High-Performing Classrooms 🤔💡🏆💪🏽 (by @TeachThought) #edchat #education #elearning #edtech #engchat #mathchat #ukedchat https://t.co/AEOdIDKgPm

The ‘overscheduled’ child: Is being busy really so bad?

By Andrea Orr<p>Tennis, soccer and track. Piano and band. Throw in the additional commitment of weekly Sunday school, and it sounds like a lot, especially to anyone who was raised to just go outside and play. But here’s what I’ve found: Even with aftercare until at least 6 p.m. every weekday, the …

Middle School

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

Immune System

5 Terms We Need to Rethink in Education

I was inspired by this Medium post from Bryan Alexander , going through some terms on “Educational Technology”, that may be misconstrued or used …

Key Issues in Teaching and Learning

2018 Key Issues in Teaching and Learning<p>Each year, ELI surveys the higher education community to determine key issues and opportunities in …

College & University

The Impact of Leadership on the Change in Learning and Teaching

The extent to which leaders create the culture for learning and innovation in their schools often results in diverse approaches to teaching and …

How Making 1 Percent Improvements for Everything Adds Up

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 2010, Dave Brailsford faced a tough job.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's …

Want to Work Smarter, Not Harder? 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Can Entrepreneurship Revive The Troubled PhD?

An innovative Cornell Tech postdoc program aims to keep research at its core while pushing scientists and engineers to start businesses.<p>PhD students once dreamed of lifelong tenure, generous sabbaticals, and a closet full of jackets with elbow patches. Academic life, with its dusty-booked charm, …

Shift to a Growth Mindset With These 8 Powerful Strategies

These 8 proven mindset techniques can help you shift yourself and your life into top gear.<p>The truth is having a fixed mindset as the name implies, increases the limitations you have in your life.<p>Optimists believe the glass is half full whilst pessimists believe it's empty. The same can be said for …

Never Too Late: Creating a Climate for Adults to Learn New Skills

When it comes to kids, growth mindset is a hot topic in education. Studies indicate that children who view intelligence as pliable and responsive to …

Exploring Professional Learning Models

Professional learning can take many forms in your school.<p>You might prefer the global connections you make via twitter, or tap into your local network …

The Importance Of Technology In Education Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on December 24, 2013<p>Technology in the field of education can be a powerful tool. The Importance Of Technology In Education Infographic …