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Cyberbullying Explained by Common Craft

Lee and Sachi at Common Craft have released a new video that tackles a topic that every student, teacher, and parent should understand; …

Two Good Sources of Online Grammar Games

Road to Grammar is a free resource featuring quizzes, games, and lessons for English language learners. Visitors to Road to Grammar will find grammar …

12 Tiny Changes That Make Your Resume Easy for Recruiters to Skim

There’s some debate about how many seconds a recruiter spends looking over a resume, but we can all agree that it’s not a lot. With such limited time …

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the …

Motivation

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A Mindset "Revolution" Sweeping Britain's Classrooms May Be Based On Shaky Science

The "growth mindset" phenomenon has swept through schools over the last 20 years and purportedly explains everything from Michael Jordan's success to Enron's failure. But the research behind it contains worrying errors.<p>Michael Jordan didn’t make his high school basketball team in 1978. He went on …

Self-improvement

The Mindful Child

It’s long been known that meditation helps children feel calmer, but new research is helping quantify its benefits for elementary school-age children. A 2015 study found that fourth- and fifth-grade students who participated in a four-month meditation program showed improvements in executive …

Does Mindfulness Actually Work in Schools?

Scholars want to know whether the practice helps young kids of color succeed academically.<p>A research team in Chicago has spent a year studying whether students who are taught to be in touch with their emotions do better academically. And they say the initial results are promising.<p>Perhaps …

This school replaced detention with meditation. The results are stunning.

Imagine you're working at a school and one of the kids is starting to act up. What do you do?<p>Traditionally, the answer would be to give the unruly …

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7 Mindful Rituals That Are Hard To Adopt But Will Benefit You Forever

I’m sure you’ve heard of ‘mindfulness’ before. From mental health experts to professional athletes, it’s being touted as the next big revolution in …

Mindfulness

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known for Ages: There Is No Constant Self

Evan Thomson, a researcher from the University of British Colombia, has confirmed that the Buddhist teaching of a constantly changing self is …

Mindful Moments: Teaching Students Self-Awareness

Complete Coverage<p>Teachers know stress. And if we don't know how to manage that stress in a systematic way, we can become ineffective at what we do …

What You Can Do About Your Children's Stress

<i>By Becky Karush</i><p>We know that stress levels can run high regardless of your job or background. But what about your age? New research shows that while kids may not have stacks of bills or problems at work to worry about, they bear a heavy burden of stress.<p>The recent study, covered in a New York <i>Times</i> …

Let Them Struggle: The Sweat Equity of Transformational Teaching

So that got me thinking: if I'm the one sweating over the success of a new lesson, and with every drop of sweat, I learn more and more not only about …

Pedagogy

13 Common Sayings to Avoid

I've narrowed my list to 13 representative items. Some of these are related to control issues, others to motivation, and still more to management. …

Less Tech, More Talk: Moving To A Discussion-Based Classroom

<b>Less Tech, More Talk: Moving To A Discussion-Based Classroom</b>by <b>Emily Long</b>Sometimes I feel like the integration of new technology in the classroom is …

Teaching

5 Common Teaching Practices I’m Kicking to the Curb

<b>Listen to an Extended Version of this Post in a Podcast:</b><p><b>So many of us teach the way we were taught.</b> We may not even realize we’re doing it. And that …

Pre-lecture diagrams help students take better notes, learn more | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis

Providing students with illustrative diagrams showing relationships among key concepts to be discussed in a lecture can boost student learning and …

How To Teach With The Concept Attainment Model

<b>How To Teach With The Concept Attainment Model</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>In 1956, psychologist Jerome Bruner published a book called “A Study of …

Pedagogy