Jill Satterfield

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MultiBrief: Response generalization difficulties: A powerful barrier to learning

Many struggling learners suffer from difficulties with response generalization, difficulties that can dramatically slow their rate of learning.<p>If, …

MultiBrief: When language and technology intertwine, evolution happens

Sounds. Words. Conversations. Speeches. Letters. Articles. Books. Phone calls. Radio. Television. Email. Texting. GIFs. Social media. Streaming video.<p>…

Green schoolyards offer physical and mental health benefits for children: Green schoolyards bring families and communities together in a healthy environment

Green schoolyards bring families and communities together in a healthy environment<p>A growing body of evidence suggests access to safe, natural areas …

MultiBrief: The miracle of teaching short-term goal setting to students

This article was purposefully targeted for this time of the school year.<p>The all-important time is nearly past for teaching all students about the …

Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You’re Not Using

Listen to my interview with Pooja Agarwal (transcript):<p>Sponsored by Raymond Geddes and Kids Discover<p><b>We’ve talked about retrieval practice two other</b> …

Pedagogy

10 Tips for a Smooth School Year for Students With ADHD

First Person<p>—Courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action.<p>By Thomas …

Teaching

Educators must teach civility, inclusiveness

As a new school year begins, educators, families and students are gearing up with high aspirations for a successful year. However, relatively …

Malala Yousafzai

Scavenger Hunts for Readers: 4 Fun Citing Textual Evidence Activities

It can be hard and intimidating for readers to back up their ideas and think about a book with specific quotes and passages from the text. Ask …

Non-fiction

How to Handle Conflict When You're an Introvert Teacher

It is possible to be both an introvert and a teacher. While it can be tiring for introverts to interact with adults, spending time with students …

Personality

Report: More Students Hit NWEA Reading and Math Targets Through Personalized Learning

Research<p>A group of school districts that incorporated personalized learning practices in the classroom report achieved average growth of 130 percent …

How Ending Behavior Rewards Helped One School Focus on Student Motivation and Character

Handing out colored bracelets and upbeat stickers when students behave well seems like an effective strategy for encouraging civility. Little prizes …

5 Simple Ideas That Can Transform Your Teaching

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11 Essential Strategies in Teaching Math

We all want our kids to succeed in math. And, in most districts, standardized tests are the way understanding is measured. Yet, no one wants to teach …

Teaching

Power Up Your Teaching This Year

It doesn’t always take broad, sweeping transformations to improve as an educator. Sometimes all you need is a little tweaking, a handful of small …

Teacher Safety Guide: 7 Tips for Dealing With Angry Parents

You know the old saying: <i>safety first</i>. The saying also applies to teachers and their dealings with parents. It’s always best to think of parents as …

Personal Information

Wiggle While You Work: Study Finds Bouncy Bands Keep Students On Task

By onAugust 28, 2017 3:25 PM<p><i>Updated</i><p>In the spring, fidget spinners were spinning through classrooms across the country, much to many teachers' …

Teaching

How To Counter Back-To-School Anxiety

The start of the school year can be rough on some kids. It's a big shift from summer's freedom and lack of structure to the measured routines of school. And sometimes that can build up into tears, losing sleep, outbursts and other classic signs of anxiety.<p>"Going back to school is a transition for …

Parenting

Why Mistakes Matter in Creating A Path For Learning

<i>Once a month, this column</i> <i>will examine the insights that science offers about the way people learn, and how such findings could influence schools.</i> …

20 Classroom Accommodations That Target Common ADHD Challenges

Students with ADHD often benefit from special ADHD accommodations established by teachers and parents who spend thoughtful time pinpointing …

Note-Taking

Schools Are Missing What Matters About Learning

Curiosity is underemphasized in the classroom, but research shows that it is one of the strongest markers of academic success.<p>When Orville Wright, of the Wright brothers fame, was told by a friend that he and his brother would always be an example of how far someone can go in life with no special …

Pedagogy

MultiBrief: Begin the year differently to create success for your struggling students

Do you recall from a recent school year how you started it with high hopes that this would be the year for learning success for certain students? If …

13 Must-Watch TED Talks to Spark Student Discussions

TED is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing important ideas on a variety of topics. TED brings together the world’s most innovative people …

Smart Strategies for Student Success

A favorite way to teach this skill is by modeling self-explanation aloud across contexts in the classroom. For example, when working at the board in …

Teaching

9 Ways Teachers are Superheroes Like Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is achieving a bit of resurgence as of late thanks to the hit blockbuster movie. I’m not surprised she’s so popular. Wonder Woman …

12 Must-See TED Talks for Teachers

Looking to intrigue tomorrow’s first period class? Want to connect with that student sleeping in the back row? Tasked with giving a presentation at …

Teaching

5 Easy Lesson Plans for Drop-Dead Exhausted Teachers

I’ve learned, through much trial and error, that I can more or less function on five hours of sleep a night. Get much below that, though, and things …

5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious

<b>5 Learning Strategies That Make Students Curious</b><p><i>Note this post has been updated from original publishing in February of 2013</i><p>Understanding where …

Teacher Weight Gain Is Real. Here's How I've Learned to Keep It Off.

When I got my first job as a high school English teacher, it was quite a change from the 10 years I had previously spent in the restaurant industry. …

Tricks to Catching Low Performing Students Before They Fail

Let’s be honest, class sizes are growing and standards can be difficult to track. It’s become harder and harder to catch low performing students …

Teaching