Grant Keleher

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Comedian Reminds Us All How Difficult and Important Teaching Truly Is

As teachers, our jobs can make us laugh and cry, but apparently so can comedians when they address our profession. In a recent segment on his show …

A Tale of Two Teachers: Why You Shouldn't Try to Be the Favorite

<i>This article was written by Adam Hatch - UC Berkeley graduate, son of a teacher, brother of a teacher,</i> <i>and a teacher himself. Adam started a unique</i> …

New study from Stanford University finds that positivity makes kids more successful

Schools across the country should dust off their "If you believe it, you can achieve it" posters, because scientists from Stanford University have …

Ask These 4 Empathetic Questions When You’re Struggling To Listen

Losing your patience and beginning to tune out (or line up a snide rebuttal)? Try this instead.<p>You don’t need to be convinced that empathy is a good thing–not just for ethical reasons but for practical ones, too. While we’re still often cautioned to “leave emotions out of it,” being able to put …

How to engage parents in their child's learning from the start of the year.

The start of the new year and a new group of students. A lot of students to get to know and then the parents!!<p>Schools are busy places and the …

Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing

By the end of the term, Evelyn was sitting in the front row, volunteering to demonstrate how to solve problems, and getting frustrated with herself …

How To Mill Almond Meal & Almond Flour In Your Thermomix

One of the many benefits to owning a thermo mixer is that you can take whole foods… such as almonds… and easily turn them into chopped almonds, …

Paleo Pie Crust | Almond Flour Pie Crust Recipe

This Paleo Pie Crust recipe is made with 4 ingredients! All you need to make this gluten-free crust is almond flour, coconut oil, an egg, and salt. …

Keto Bread

Keto Bread is the answer to your low-carb prayers. With 6 healthy ingredients it’s the perfect sandwich bread. Now you can make incredible keto …

Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Avocado Salad

Make a batch of Chimichurri using this recipe, in a small bowl or jug.<p>Pour 4 tablespoons of Chimichurri out into a shallow dish to coat the chicken …

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2018

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p>Sponsored by Kiddom<p><b>Around October of every year,</b> while teachers are waist-deep in curriculum, kids are thinking …

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Hiring New Teachers? These 9 Tips Will Get You Top Notch Candidates Every Time

Let’s be honest, the hiring process is one of the most stressful, crucial parts of your job. Finding the right team of teachers you <i>know</i> will …

Find The Model That Works For You: 12 Types Of Blended Learning

Find The Model That Works For You: 12 Types Of Blended Learning by TeachThought Staff Blended Learning is not so much an innovation as it is a …

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

Stephen Hawking

Unleashing Your Ultimate Self: Resilient Leadership Starts Within (Part 2)

Living life on purpose requires us to be intentional. Far too often when we aren’t being intentional, we end up wasting our precious time and energy …

The dangers of sweating the small stuff in the classroom

I was recently asked by a school for advice about improving the behaviour of a child at break and lunchtimes. Staff were concerned that he was …

What Teachers Want You To Know: A Note to School Administrators

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p>Dear School Administrator,<p>I begin this letter with some hesitation, because I know you were a teacher once. Nothing …

How to Develop a School Culture That Helps Curb Bullying

After years of dealing with school bullying through traditional punishments, Carolyne Quintana, the principal of Bronxdale High School in New York …

Why Students Should Take the Lead in Parent-Teacher Conferences

As crew leader, Hill has his students practice how they’ll discuss their work products with their parents. We watched as he spoke with one …

12 Must-Read Articles About Assessment

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Pedagogy

The Classroom Management Strategy That Works Every Time

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How Being Selfish in the Morning Leads to a More Productive Workday

In order to be successful, it is essential to make progress against your top priorities before responding to other people’s requests.<p>This means …

10 Self-Reflective Questions Teachers Can Debrief With Every Day

For a long time we’ve advocated the use of self-reflective questions with our learners as a way for them to debrief their learning processes in the …

Eight strategies to inspire your team to work smarter

Teams don’t just magically feel inspired, or suddenly develop a poor culture where people are not motivated. I am always amazed at managers who <i>blame</i> …

How to say “no” to everything ever.

How to say “no” to everything ever.<p>Pin It<p>By Alexandra Franzen<p>Like this on Facebook<p>“I’m as proud of what we <b>don’t</b> do as I am of what we <b>do</b>.”<br>–Steve …

7 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers

Every year thousands of educators gather for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference eager to learn about the newest …

Project-Based Learning Using Disney Movies

After extensive planning, I was able to develop a project that embodied the analysis of historical context, a fun animated classic, and also primary …

Teaching

Homework vs. No Homework Is the Wrong Question

A realistic homework strategy should be a key topic of back-to-school night and the first parent-teacher conferences of the school year. But it …

How to Integrate Growth Mindset Messages Into Every Part of Math Class

Catherine Good has experienced stereotype threat herself, although she didn’t know it at the time. She started her academic career in pure math, …