Ian Shaw

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How a pioneering school helps excluded children control their rage

Revolutionary project at Haywood Grove school is giving another chance to 42 children who have been taken out of mainstream primaries<p>For most schoolchildren, misbehaviour ends with some kind of punishment; the naughty step, detention, suspension or exclusion. However, in Hertfordshire a pioneering …

A 10-minute timer could revolutionize your productivity

Call me crazy, but I've always preferred sleep to caffeine. But with erratic schedules and tight deadlines, getting six or more hours of sleep per …

10 Things You Can Do In (About) 10 Minutes For A Better Classroom

When the school year begins, teachers spend a lot of time getting the classroom ready, planning lessons, and getting to know his/her students. The …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, your poking, playing, puttering and loafing about aren’t …

The 7 Deadly Email Sins

Email is a powerful tool that will be with us for years to come. And with it, you’ve got two choices. Control your email or let it control you.<p>Below …

The iPhone Homescreens of 7 Highly Productive People

One of the things that I like to do when meeting someone new for the first time, is ask them what apps they like to use. There are so so many apps …

Six Best Practices for Recognizing Employees in the New Year

“Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.” ~Bill Walsh<p>I frequently ask …

Influential Leaders Ask These 6 Questions

The key to being a powerful leader isn't giving orders -- it's extending your influence. And one important way to do that is by spreading and soliciting new ideas.<p>As an influential leader, you are a conduit of ideas. Some are your own, while others are from your team. Some are well-baked concepts …

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44 Alternatives To What'd You Learn In School Today?

<b>25 Alternatives To “What’d You Learn In School Today?”</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>This post has been updated and republished from a previous post</i><p>You try to fake it, …

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

In the lives of busy people, we sometimes forget what's important. These six questions will help you gain focus and productivity.<p>Let's face it. Business is busy.<p>It's easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day and just do everything as if on autopilot, without much thought for the bigger issues at …

20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning

<b>20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning</b><p>by <b>Laura Reynolds</b><p>While assessment gets all the press, it is <b>feedback for learning</b> that can transform …

42 Fill-in-the-Blank Prompts For Students To Design Their Own Projects

<b>42 Fill-in-the-Blank Prompts For Students To Design Their Own Projects</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>So often, we make learning more complicated than it has to …

4 Characteristics Of Learning Leaders

<b>4 Characteristics Of A Learning Leader</b><p>by <b>Stewart Hase,</b> Heutagogy of Community Practice<p>Writing is always a learning experience for me.<p>Writing forces …

6 Principles Of Genius Hour In The Classroom

<b>Genius Hour In The Classroom: 6 Principles Of Genius Hour</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>Update: We did a t-shirt campaign of this graphic last year. It’s our old logo</i> …

101 Things I've Learned So Far In Teaching

<b>101 Things I’ve Learned So Far In Teaching</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The title is self-explanatory and the context is fairly clear. Well, actually it probably …