Kimberly Kim

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How Metacognition Boosts Learning

Patricia Chen, a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford and the lead author of the study, says she often had students coming to her lamenting their poor …

Pedagogy

How To Avoid Derailing In A New Role

Congratulations! You just got promoted. You landed a new stretch assignment. You got a new job!<p>Just this month I witnessed three competent, hard-working, well-intentioned leaders get fired from their roles within 12 months. Based on my own experience of challenges and failures in a new role and …

How the 'Tiger Mom' Convinced the Author of Hillbilly Elegy to Write His Story

When J.D. Vance was in law school, his mentor, Amy Chua, gave him the confidence to take a different path.<p>When J.D. Vance was a first year law student at Yale, his professor, Amy Chua, encouraged him to write a book about his life in rural Ohio. Six years later, in August of 2016, his book,</i> …

When Narrative Matters More Than Fact

A teacher argues that helping students analyze the stories they care so much about is more effective than pushing pure fact-checking.<p>When I was in high school, one of my history teachers was also the football coach. “Coach Mac,” we called him. For a right-brained creative like me, history was often …

Power Lessons: “This I Believe” Essays

“Doing homework” by Predi is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0<p>In this power lesson shared by high school English teacher <b>Cynthia Ruiz</b>, students write their …

Teaching

The Do’s and Don’ts of Good Homework Policy

If teaching time in school is used effectively, not much homework needs to be given, writes MS teacher Cheryl Mizerny. "When I do give homework, I …

19 Of The Best YA Books Of 2016

These are the books that captivated us this year. Ranked in no particular order.

25 More Outstanding Podcasts for Readers

Last year I highlighted 25 of the best bookish podcasts on iTunes and there were a few comments from people who were just a <i>tad</i> bit overwhelmed by all …

A British headmaster’s back-to-school letter to teachers is also brilliant parenting advice

The internet is awash in advice on how to make the school year ahead better for students and parents.<p>One teacher banned homework, to the delight of kids. An anonymous headmaster wrote a missive to parents, reminding them that they play a critical role in shaping their children’s attitudes toward …

Parenting

How writing 750 words a day could change your life

Every morning, people around the world participate in an almost religious ritual. Shortly after waking, they curl up with a journal and pen or pencil. They start writing, and they don’t stop until they’ve filled at least three hand-written pages—about 750 words.<p>The routine is called Morning Pages, …

Creative Writing

How We Play Football in Seattle

W<i>elcome to</i> Tuesdays with Richard on Thursdays<i>, a weekly multimedia series featuring Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman. Throughout the 2016</i> …

Pete Carroll

The Best Writing Advice Changes Everything

This summer I was invited to the Mendocino Writers Conference, where at the opening reception in downtown Mendocino (where one can't help but evoke Jessica Fletcher of <i>Murder, She Wrote</i>) each presenter was asked to come to the microphone to share their best piece of writing advice. I was inspired by …

Response: Giving Students 'a Place to Belong' When Starting a School Year

<i>(This is the last post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here ; Part Two here; and Part Three here.)</i><p>This week's question is:<p><i>What are the</i> …

Tribal leadership tips on how to upgrade tribes

At this high performance stage, here are some of the benefits if your group happens to be a business:<p><b>How to recognize tribal cultures</b><p>This comes down …

Conspiracies

Classroom Management: 4 Keys to Starting the Year off Right

Listen to my interview with Michael Linsin here or read a full transcript.<p><b>When I was a teacher, classroom management was not my strongest suit.</b> I …

Teaching

10 eye-opening tips to add impact to your storytelling

<b>Fascinating and down-to-earth help from Roz in today’s re-blog — straight out of her dynamite book, “Nail Your Novel” :-)</b>Nail Your NovelWhen I work …

The Results Are In!

Consider it a warm-up for this fall’s big electoral event. This year we yet again handed the reins to our readers and let them vote on a few of their …

Seattle

Three steps to a smoother writing style

<b>My favorite sentence from today’s re-blog from Roz Morris:</b><b>“Verbs are your propellant” :-)</b>Nail Your NovelThis week Joanna Penn invited me to her …

“The History Project” Looks Like A Neat New Tool For Creating Timelines

The History Project is a new free online tool for creating timelines, and its partially funded by The New York Times.<p>It’s very easy to use, with web …

Neat

It’s Finally Time To Stop Correcting People’s Grammar, Linguist Says

"Language -- which all human societies have in immense grammatical complexity -- is far more interesting than pedantry."<p>True rage -- the kind that results in personal jabs and expletive spews -- seems only to arise from a handful of topics. Most are maddening because they pertain to complex issues, …

How to Help Your Staff to Curate Content

Is third-party content part of your social media marketing mix? Do you have multiple people in your company who discover content? With the right …

How to Prevent The Pitfalls of Remote Working

Remote work is arguably one of the greatest advancements in the working life of people around the globe today. It gives new opportunities that nobody …

Remote Working

8 things you can do this summer to make back-to-school less stressful

Some teachers have no problem disconnecting from work over the summer and truly giving themselves a break. (Enjoy! Your time off is incredibly short, …

Millennials Don’t Want Fun; They Want You To Lead Better

After more than a decade of effort, American businesses still have not figured out how to successfully motivate, inspire – and <i>keep</i> – millennial …

Leadership

concept attainment | Search Results

January 16, 2017<br>by Larry Ferlazzo <br>0 comments<p><b>In February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a</b> …

How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development

column | Learning Strategies<p>How to Manage the 4 Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development<p>By Carla Jefferson (Columnist)     Jun 16, …

“What Makes Great Teaching” Seems Like An Excellent Report – With One Exception

Teaching The Teachers is the headline of a fairly in-depth article published by The Economist today. It’s about…teacher preparation, and it has a …

Pedagogy

5 Lessons Effective Teachers Teach, Without Explicit Instruction

I’ve come to a frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It’s my personal approach that creates the climate. It’s my …

Teaching

Great Spots for Outdoor Dining and Drinking in Seattle, Spring 2018

Seattle's long-awaited sunshine is officially here. Restaurants and bars all over town are starting to break out the patio furniture, so when the moment arises diners will want to be ready to seize it and stock up on some precious warmth and vitamin D.<p>Eater has sun-seekers covered with this map, a …

Seattle

Student Voices Needed in School Reform

So it came as no surprise to me a few years ago when high school student Nikhil Goyal received national recognition for his book <i>One Size Does Not Fit</i> …

Education