Misty Youngblood

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50 Motivational Quotes To Empower Your Life

I know, it's tough! To stay motivated, to keep going towards our goals. Sometimes, we don't feel like doing it anymore.Do you know why all this …

Motivation

Great quote from Notice and Note by @KyleneBeers and @BobProbst https://t.co/d0a7DuZqwg

Have You Watched Sesame Street's Autism Videos Yet? Because They're Terrific.

“Sesame Street” and autism awareness is a perfect combination.<p>This week the celebrated children’s show introduced the world to Julia, a character …

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5 Teaching Practices I'm Kicking to the Curb | Cult of Pedagogy<p>5 Common Teaching Practices I’m Kicking to the Curb - Are any of these ineffective …

Chicago Bulls' Mindset Dictates Success

“If you work hard one day and you improve, and then you don’t work hard for three days, well guess what? You’re not going to be very consistent, The …

Why We Should Stop Worrying if Other People Like Our Kids

Here's a thought:<p>It is not our job to make our kids likable by conforming to others' expectations but to help them blossom within their own uniqueness.<p>Think about that.<p>Do you realize how liberating that is -- how much guilt it removes when you're able to do what your gut is saying is right for your …

How a Man with Autism Deals with a Crowded Bus

We've all felt the anxiety of commuting on a crowded public bus. Mikael Brooks, a student who is on the autism spectrum, funneled his emotions from …

Autism

Holding my son with autism accountable

When TJ was in fourth grade, he was in a school performance of Peter Pan. TJ and three other boys were the tail of the crocodile, each standing thisclose to the boy in front of him.<p>And TJ licked K’s head. While under the tail of the crocodile.<p>Another friend, who knows TJ very well, scolded him. …

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

Kumar Gourav's answer to What are the most interesting facts about human behavior?

1. People with high levels of testosterone get pleasure from the anger of others.<p>2. People with low self-esteem tend to humiliate others. Subjectswho …

Psychology

3 Toxic Behaviors that Bore and Annoy People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Perhaps I’m stating the obvious, but human nature is universal. What I mean by this is that we all tend to react to certain behaviors others exhibit …

Self-help

Drawing Autism: A Visual Tour of the Autistic Mind from Kids and Celebrated Artists on the Spectrum

Autism and its related conditions remain among the least understood mental health issues of our time. But one significant change that has taken place over the past few years has been a shift from perceiving the autistic mind not as disabled but as differently abled — and often impressive in its …

9 Things To Remember When You're Being Treated Unfairly | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the life of me, I always felt like I suffered a bad childhood. Well, sometimes at least.<p>I remember being treated unfairly many times.<p>When I was …

Watch This Video About the “Mild” End of the Spectrum — It May Change Your Perspective

AUT_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>When many people think of “mild” or “high-functioning” autism, they may picture someone who faces far fewer …

Autism

Cultivating a Growth Mindset Inside Inclusion Classrooms

A MiddleWeb Blog<p>Are you the type to embrace hard work and challenges? Do you persist toward mastering goals even when there are setbacks and barriers …

My Child With a Disability Is Not My Hero

When we first began our journey with spina bifida, I didn't know anyone with SB or anyone whose kid had it. One of the best things that has happened over the last two years is finding other people going through the same thing -- bloggers whose kids have SB and message boards full of parents whose …

Dear Teachers

Dear Teachers,<p>As we enter another school year, I want to take a minute to write you this note and let you know how much I appreciate what you are about to embark upon with my children.<p>But first, a little story.<p>My favorite, and most influential, teacher of all time was my 5th grade teacher, Miss …

RT @edrethink: A driving metaphor. #edchat http://t.co/7qVLhwoNSA #colchat @lizdavis2 @futuristex

International Dot Day: Peter H. Reynolds' classic book, THE DOT, challenges us to 'Make your mark and see where it takes you.' On September 15th, we celebrate this creativity milestone!

Get Started!<p>International Dot Day, a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration, began when teacher <b>Terry Shay</b> introduced his …

Creativity

RT @Primary_Ed: Change your words- change your mindset. Great display for all classrooms. http://t.co/47Kiy1aP8N #edchat #sunchat #edtech

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

<i>“If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,”</i> Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: <i>“Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…”</i> Far from Pollyanna platitude, this …