Rob Edwards

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This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …


Are Catholic Schools Today “Educating for Fraternal Humanism?"

<i>Nicole Garnett, John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame and Senior Policy Advisor, Alliance for Catholic Education,</i> …

Schools reach 'crisis point' with sharp increase in students dealing with anxiety, depression

Schools are struggling to cope with a sharp rise in anxiety, depression and self-harm among students as young as 10 years old, with one principal …

Commentary: On some college campuses, students now hate America more than ISIS

Over the past half-century, college campuses have transformed from a place of honest intellectual debate and inquiry to socialist indoctrination camps. And in many cases, taxpayers like you are footing the bill.<p>I know, you’ve heard all this before: College students are, generally speaking, a bunch …


From chaos to calm at one North Philly elementary school

Kenderton Elementary was in full-blown crisis at the beginning of last school year: There were frequent fights, students roaming the school, walking …

Proven classroom management tips & strategies.wmv

How Principals Use Multi-Classroom Leadership in School Turnarounds

Rigor in the Classroom

How To Create a Fantastic Working Environment in Your School: John Nicholls at TEDxReykjavík

Warren Hills Elementary Music Classroom Tour

Class Piano, or Pianos in the Classroom? Reintegrating the Undegraduate Music Curriculum

Even A Few Years Of Music Training Benefits The Brain

Music has a remarkable ability to affect and manipulate how we feel. Simply listening to songs we like stimulates the brain's reward system, creating …


10 songs to play to children to teach them about life | Laura Barton

British schoolchildren are to have Haydn, the Beatles’ Sgt Pepper album, and Santana foisted on them in the classroom. What popular music do you think should play a role in young people’s education?

Research Finds Music Training Increases Brain Power And Language Skills

If you’re like me and really into self-development, you’ve probably read many of the thousands of self-help books out there on the market. But also …


Create a Kinder Mind: How to Stop Your Mean, Hurtful Self-Talk

<b>“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens!” ~Louise Hay</b><p>In my quest to learn …

Train Your Mind: Overcoming Negative Thoughts Is Half the Battle

<b>“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~Theodore Roosevelt</b><p>I could not find the bottom of the pool.<p>The task seemed simple enough: Wearing no more …

Anxiety Disorders and Anxiety Attacks

Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms and Getting Help<p>It’s normal to feel anxious when facing a challenging situation, such as a job interview, a tough …

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers

There are a LOT of great books for teachers out there. Picking just fifty is no easy feat but we’ve done our best to cover the best books for …


5 Ways to Foster a Positive School Climate

<i>School climate gets thrown to the side of the plate, when it should be the plate that everything else sits on.</i><p>School climate. It sounds soft, doesn't …


4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

Shaping School Culture with Technology

Shaping school culture begins with effective leadership, which then permeates and fosters positive change throughout the school. This is because …

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Qualities of a Top School Principal and School Administrator (ETE, Ep. 6)

Principal Coupon Book

Teaching Kids to Argue—Respectfully

Yet many teachers aren’t sure how to create a safe space for arguments to play out fairly and respectfully. In a recent Education Week survey, more …


3 tips and tricks for coding and STEAM in the classroom

While coding is an essential 21st century language, coding alone won’t be enough to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s careers. What students …

Happy School - boosting staff morale and reducing stress in schools

Supporting positive teacher morale #AACPSAwesome #loveourstaff