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A clinical psychologist shares 7 tips for becoming more mindful

While the benefits of mindfulness have been well-documented for decades, learning to be mindful is paramount for everyone in today's quick-paced, multi-tasking, over-scheduled society — for #WomenWhoWork, it's especially key.<p>Mindfulness is defined as maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our …

The Power And Problem Of Grit

Before she was a psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, Angela Duckworth was a middle school math teacher. As a rookie teacher, she was surprised when she calculated grades. Some of her sharpest students weren't doing so well, while others who struggled through each lesson were getting A's.<p>…

Pete Carroll

It's Time to Stop the Teacher Guilt

After grabbing paperwork and checking out a school vehicle, my conference period was nearing an end. My last stop was the bank. Approaching the counter, I hurriedly pulled out the school check and my driver's license.<p>"I guess you're taking your students to another competition. Are you gone pretty …

The 10 Best TED Talks That Will Make You A Better Parent

When you’ve made it through every parenting and kid-friendly podcast in your feed but still want info pumped into your ear holes, how about some …

A former Google exec explains how he evaluates his senior leadership team

On a recent Monday morning, I was preparing for my weekly staff meeting. Item #1 on the agenda was a discussion about an upcoming review cycle, where everybody at Upstart would receive a performance score based on feedback from their peers and manager.<p>Though I had yet to begin the process of …

How My District Did Common Core Right

While plenty of ink has been spilled arguing about whether the Common Core standards are a good idea, much less attention has been paid to how to …

Common Core

3 Ways to Integrate Technology in the Classroom

<i>In this Sept. 15, 2015, photo, students work on different projects at Rawlins Elementary School's new SmartLab in Rawlins, Wyo. The SmartLab focuses</i> …

A PD Story: Bringing 1:1 Technology to Our District

1. Align PD goals with 1:1 program goals.<p>Effective digital transformations have articulated goals that reflect the desired changes in teaching and …

Education Technology

8 Powerful iPad Apps That Support Inquiry-based Learning

December 8, 2015<br>Inquiry-based learning is a constructive, dialogic and student-centred learning strategy that uses questions as a locomotive for …

3 Handy Do It Yourself Apps to Help Students Learn New Skills

December 12, 2015<br>Self-education is one of the key areas immensely influenced by the widespread use of digital technologies. It is widely believed …

Education Technology

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Grit Doesn't Mean More - Leading, Learning, Questioning

Grit does not mean more.<p>It can be about sticking with a task, operating in a zone of stretch, figuring out a way to stay engaged with a challenge …

Flipped Classroom (#Infographic)

The definition of BLENDED LEARNING is a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through online-learning, with some …

Teacher Makes Learning Mathematics Fun By Cleverly Using LEGO Bricks

<b>LEGO bricks are not</b> only great entertainment for the kids, but they can also be used as effective educational tools.<p><b>Alycia Zimmerman,</b> a third-grade …

How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can …