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#1: The 7 questions every new teacher should be able to answer

<i>[Editor’s note: This story, originally published on June 13th of this year, was our #1 most popular story of the year. Happy holidays, and thank you</i> …

Teaching

How expats cope with losing their identity

After years away on a foreign posting, coming ‘home’ can be overwhelming and isolating. Here’s how many people cope with fitting back in.<p>Last week, we identified an important, but often overlooked problem of being a long-term expat: how a foreign posting can affect your sense of identity, belonging …

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The TCK Teacher

Constant Transitioning. If it makes me feel out of sorts, how are my students feeling?<p>Beste Collega,<p>It seems to happen earlier and earlier every …

What a classroom engaged in real learning looks like

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>Aleta Margolis is the founder and executive director of the Center for Inspired Teaching, a D.C.-based nonprofit organization that works with teachers, principals, and entire school faculties to foster the best teaching practices. In a recent post wrote a post titled …

The Innovation Economy with Dr Tony Wagner, Expert in Residence, Harvard Innovation Lab

9 Elephants in the (Class)Room That Should "Unsettle" Us

At a recent morning workshop for school leaders at a fairly small New England public school district, about an hour into a conversation focused on what they believed about how kids learn best, an assistant superintendent somewhat surprisingly said aloud what many in the room were no doubt …

Pedagogy

Most Likely To Succeed

Still have questions? Email info@mltsfilm.org and a member of our team will get back to you right away.<p><i>Most Likely To Succeed</i> is a thought-provoking …

Where is home?

More and more people worldwide are living in countries not considered their own. Writer Pico Iyer -- who himself has three or four “origins” -- …

Don't ask where I'm from, ask where I'm a local

When someone asks you where you're from … do you sometimes not know how to answer? Writer Taiye Selasi speaks on behalf of "multi-local" people, who …

The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic …

The power of believing that you can improve

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes …

Every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people …

How to Make Millennials Want to Work for You | Keevin O'Rourke | TEDxUNI

Jaime Casap Explains Why Global Competence Matters: It's Not Really a Small World

<i>Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, Inc. shares why global competence is critical for students. Join him this Thursday, May 21st at</i> …

2010 Global Emerging Leaders' Summit - Simon Breakspear Presents

So Where's Home? A Film About Third Culture Kid Identity

What kind of Asian are you?

This Is What Happens When A Kid Leaves Traditional Education

The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen | Takaharu Tezuka

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Teach teachers how to create magic

What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and …

Extracurricular empowerment: Scott McLeod at TEDxDesMoines

3 rules to spark learning

It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of …

Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly …

Build a School in the Cloud

Onstage at TED2013, Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can …

About Singapore American School: Revolutionizing Learning to Change Lives

Tony Wagner - Creating Innovators (3 of 3)