Margaret Morris

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Bring Google's '20% time' to your classroom with passion-based learning

Teacher Adam Schoenbart gives his students an hour a week to pursue a topic that interests them – and it has transformed their engagement<p>Half a century ago, a scientist called Art Fry added a little glue to the back of a piece of paper – and created the Post-it.<p>Fry made this stationary staple at …

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5 Ways to Engage Reluctant Students

Even if I can’t reach every one of my students, I can always try. And when I do touch someone, it will have made a difference to them. So, how do you …

Rethinking Data: How to Create a Holistic View of Students

<i>The excerpt below is from “Hacking Education: 10 Quick Fixes For Every School,” by Mark Barnes and Jennifer Gonzalez. The following is from the</i> …

Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class

Carol Dweck’s research on growth mindset has become essential knowledge in education circles. The Stanford psychologist found that children who …

Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn

by Eduardo Briceño<i>This article was first published in the</i> <i>Mindset Works newsletter</i><i>.</i>We can deepen our own and our students’ understanding of mistakes, …

5 Tips for a More Meaningful Rubric

<b>Teachers who use rubrics:</b><p>set clear guidelines and expectations from the outset of the school year.<br>• hold students accountable for the work they produce …

Resources on Developing Resilience, Grit, and Growth Mindset

Explore an array of resources for understanding and building student perseverance, and consider questions raised by the research on grit. <i>(15+</i> …

When Grading Harms Student Learning

The Dreaded Zero<p>I used to give out zeros in the hopes that it would force students to do work and learn. This was a terrible idea! I'm so happy that …

Wanted: Time to Collaborate

EVERYONE KNOWS TEACHER COLLABORATION IS A GOOD THING. WHY DON’T WE MAKE IT A PRIORITY?<p>BY JESSICA LANDER, ED.M.’15<p>My school days pass in a flurry of …

This 7-Minute Workout May Be More Effective Than an Hour of Cardio

On a recent business trip, Chris Jordan struggled to find time for some much-needed exercise. "It was one of those moments when there are all sorts …

GHG Lesson Plan: Deepen Thinking with This Bloom’s Activity

<i>Here is one of five lessons shared in Appendix B of The Genius Hour Guidebook: Fostering Passion, Wonder and Inquiry. By Denise Krebs & Gallit Zvi</i> …

These Are The 12 Best Reviewed Hip Hop Albums Of 2014 - Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

With 2014 coming to an end, it seems like a fitting time to reflect back on the year’s Hip Hop releases that left an enduring mark on the musical …