Michael Brody

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Solution Tree: Tom Guskey on Frequent Student Assessment

The Tyranny of Being On Task

I remember when I was first teaching and was getting ready for my first official observation and evaluation. I was very nervous. My principal had …

Learning

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

Listen to this article as a podcast episode:<p>Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:22 — 53.1MB)<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS<p><b>When I</b> …

Learning

Sacred Cows In Education

<b>noun</b>: someone or something that has been accepted or respected for a long time and that people are afraid or unwilling to criticize or question<p>What …

Education

Why Kids Should Use Their Fingers in Math Class

Evidence from brain science suggests that far from being “babyish,” the technique is essential for mathematical achievement.<p>A few weeks ago I (Jo Boaler) was working in my Stanford office when the silence of the room was interrupted by a phone call. A mother called me to report that her 5-year-old …

Education

KQED

<i>The following is an excerpt from “Deeper Learning How Eight Innovative Public Schools Are Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century,” by</i> …

Trump pick Monica Crowley plagiarized multiple sources in 2012 book - CNNMoney

Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley, whom Donald Trump has tapped for a top national security communications role, plagiarized large sections of her 2012 book, a CNN KFile review has found.<p>The review of Crowley’s June 2012 book, "What The (Bleep) Just Happened," found …

Publishing

If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning

As educators, we are tasked with the weighty responsibility of helping prepare students to be successful in life. And as wide a swath as life may …

Learning

Teacher Self-Knowledge

I spent a good deal of time in elementary school in the 1940s staring out the high windows of Kenilworth School in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and …

Education

How Teachers Learn to Discuss Racism

Urban-education programs prepare them for imperative contemporary conversations with students.<p>After a rash of police killings last summer, H. Richard Milner, a professor of urban education at the University of Pittsburgh, set out to answer a question that had been gnawing at him for some time. As a …

Education

The December Jobs Report in Seven Charts

The U.S. economy added 156,000 jobs in December, the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7% and wages grew at the strongest pace since 2009. Here's a closer look at how that compares.<p>Job growth slowed in December, as employers added fewer jobs than economists surveyed by The Wall Street …

Employment

Grading soft skills: The Brookings Soft Skills Report Card

Executive SummaryFrom the 1990s until the end of the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) in 2015, state and federal education reform policies had …

Education

Tips on reducing teacher stress from the ‘happiest school on earth’

With news that half of England’s teachers plan to leave in the next five years, what can be done to keep them? Read details of our teacher survey<p>An extra week’s summer holiday, shutting the school at 5.30pm and cancelling revision sessions are just some of the ways more considerate headteachers are …

Education

Teachers Are Stressed, And That Should Stress Us All

We all experience stress at work, no matter the job. But for teachers, the work seems to be getting harder and the stress harder to shake.<p>A new report out this month pulls together some stark numbers on this:<p>Forty-six percent of teachers say they feel high daily stress. That's on par with nurses …

Mindfulness

California will soon provide ethnic studies classes for all high schoolers. Here's why.

In a second-floor classroom at San Francisco’s Washington High School, David Ko is leading freshmen in a discussion about bullying. But it’s not the typical conversation about treating others nicely.<p>“We’re learning about power — political, economic, social — our race, ethnicity, culture, …

Unlocking Dyslexia

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>Raising A Child With Dyslexia: 3 Things Parents Can Do<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>How Science Is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain<p><b>Toggle more options</b>

Radio Industry

5 Strategies For Teaching Students To Use Metacognition

...The post 5 Strategies For Teaching Students To Use Metacognition appeared first on TeachThought.

eLearning

Using Brain Breaks to Restore Students’ Focus

Early in my teaching career, I was disturbed by a note left by the substitute teacher. She wrote that during the three days she was with my students, …

The Brain

5 ways to lead in an era of constant change | Jim Hemerling

Who says change needs to be hard? Organizational change expert Jim Hemerling thinks adapting your business in today's constantly-evolving world can …

TED Talks

The Remedy for the Spread of Fake News? History Teachers

Few people would approach a complete stranger on the street for information about the pressing issues of the day, and yet that is just how many …

Education

Want to Rev Up the Economy? Don’t Worry About the Trade Deficit

The Upshot provides news, analysis and graphics about politics, policy and everyday life. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for our newsletter.<p>The economic policy of President-elect Donald J. Trump is still a work in progress. But if campaign rhetoric is a reliable guide, reorienting trade …

Economics

Educational Eden - The Atlantic

Sorting kids by age or ability creates problems, according to our panel of education experts.<p>Hayley Glatter, Emily DeRuy, and Alia Wong<br>• Sep 3, 2016<p>The seats, space, and stuff that idyllic learning environments are made of<p>Hayley Glatter, Emily DeRuy, and Alia Wong<br>• Sep 2, 2016<p>In a perfect world, …

Education

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

With a great wave of baby boomers retiring, we are in the midst of a generational shift in school leadership. At the same time, schools themselves …

Article

<b>It’s hardly news that money matters</b> in education. Scientists have recognized that affluent students do better than their poor peers for as long as …

Stanford research shows pitfalls of homework

Education scholar Denise Pope has found that too much homework has negative effects on student well-being and behavioral engagement. (Image credit: …

The Risks of Guesstimating Homework Time

Studies show that homework is ineffective beyond a certain amount per night.

Education