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Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This

Anyone can do it and it doesn't cost a thing.<p>Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of …

Research

Students Can Learn by Explaining, Studies Say

| Includes updates and/or revisions.<p>Children are quick to ask “why?” and “how?” when it comes to new things, but research suggests elementary and …

The Importance Of Explaining “Why”

I’ve often written — in articles, in my books, and here in this blog — about the importance of agitating students to <i>explain</i> their answers. As I wrote …

The Best Resources For Learning About The Concept Of “Transfer” — Help Me Find More

As Learning First explains, the concept of “transfer” is ” the ability [of students] to use their knowledge and skills to solve problems and navigate …

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

Don't try to be perfect, just try to be better than you were yesterday.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

How to Make Learning Easier than Cheating

Technology in School<p>How to Make Learning Easier than Cheating<p>By Christopher Pedregal and Shreyans Bhansali     Jul 23, 2016<p>Image credit: …

Methods to Teach High School Students Critical Thinking | Synonym

Teachers can use challenging, open-ended debate questions to help their high school students build critical thinking skills.<p>Critical thinking skills …

Pedagogy

5 Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Optimistic

Are you an optimist or a pessimist? While it may seem like the answer lies within your outlook and attitude toward life, it actually has a lot to do …

Researchers from Harvard and Bristol found a way to improve a kid’s math skills for only $10 a year

Twenty years of research shows that getting parents involved with their children’s education is one of the most effective ways (pdf) to raise student achievement. Figuring out how to motivate parents to get involved has proven to be a far more complex problem.<p>A huge new study, just completed in …

Education

The science of resilience: how to teach students to persevere

Neurologist and teacher Judy Willis shares three simple techniques to help teachers build resilience in their students<p>In schools today, the focus is not only on helping students pass exams, but also on improving their character by making them more resilient. Resilience in learning, as in life, is …

Pedagogy