Ryan Creeden

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60 Top Leadership Quotes Of All Time

By Grant Wattie<b></b> <br>President, N2Growth AustraliaBelow are my top 60 favorite leadership quotes of all time.• “Leaders transform the quality of their …

How Do You Know Your Students 'Got It'?

The learning target was clearly labeled and expressed in more than one way. The lesson went according to plan; it was flawless. Students appeared to …

Loading Homework Shows Diminishing Returns in Math and Science, Study Says

Homework improves students' math and science performance, up to a point. But many students may go over that point, a new study finds.

How to discipline your children without rewards or punishment

Many parents are moving towards “gentle parenting”, where they choose not to use rewards (sticker charts, lollies, chocolates, TV time as “bribes”) …

10 Little Things Connected Couples Do

1 of 11<p>Tara Moore/Getty Images<p>You agreed to stick it out through sickness and health and for richer or poorer, but marital vows don't address the other big things that can untie your knot—boredom, feeling out of touch, or worse, platonic friendship instead of an in-love partnership. While honeymoon …

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Parenting as a Team

This slideshow is only available for subscribers. Please log in or subscribe to view the slideshow.<p>When I look at the home my husband grew up in and …

Cyberbullying: Powerful Video Shows the Emotional Effects on Students

In a local high school this weekend, I spotted a few anti-bullying posters targeted at students. In bright colors and block letters, they said things …

Why do we still teach as if all students are the same?

Opinion: Universal Design for Learning adapts to students’ needs and could combat high college dropout rates<p>Mon, Mar 16, 2015, 05:00<p>As the dropout …

Discipline: Teacher Focused vs Student Focused

Discipline can be filtered into two trains of thought: teacher focused and student focused.<p><b>Discipline</b><p>Teacher focused<p>Student focused<p>What is …

Teaching

The Centrality of Doctrine and the Christian Faith

Last fall, LifeWay Research conducted a study commissioned by Ligonier Ministries to examine the theological views of Christians throughout the …

Teacher Has Best Response For Inappropriate Question

At a dinner party with friends, teacher Taylor Mali was getting harassed by the host. Until finally the host said ‘What do teachers make?’ And that’s …

Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

March 12, 2015<br>With more and more educators embracing game-based learning, it’s important to evaluate and choose the program that works best for you …

No percentage marks from Red Deer math teacher

EDMONTON - High school math teach­er Dave Martin has stopped grad­ing his stu­dents’ as­sign­ments with per­cent­age marks.<p>In­stead, the Red Deer …

Teaching

Here's How the New Christian Left Is Twisting the Gospel

Peek behind the curtain of some "progressive" or "hip" evangelical churches, past the savvy technology and secular music, and you will find more than …

What It Takes to Fix American Education

We’re spending way too much time focusing on who is ‘winning’ and ‘losing’ debates over education, and not enough on implementing proven solutions.<p>As …

Changing a School's Culture, From the Ground Up

Complete Coverage<p>Change is tough, or so the saying goes. But think about change from a different perspective: a child's. Remember when you learned to …

Study Links Teacher 'Grit' with Effectiveness, Retention

In recent years, we've heard a lot about gritty students. Now grit researchers are turning their attention to teachers. In a study published in the …

How to Cultivate Encouragement in Your Church

I hold in my hand a picture of an envelope addressed to “God's Man, Minnesota, U.S.” Forty-five years ago it was delivered through the United States …

Is Sexual Orientation Analogous to Race?

This weekend Kirsten Powers and Jonathan Merritt stirred up controversy by writing in the <i>Daily Beast</i> that Christians have no biblical basis for …

Discipling Your Kids Is More than Family Devotions

A couple of months ago I was in the kitchen preparing lunch and caught a familiar tune wafting from the living room. My son was singing “Hark the …

Should We Be Engaging or Empowering Students?

One of the themes that I’ve spent the past few days wrestling with is the difference between engaging and empowering our students. It’s a theme that …

ED Pulse Poll Results: What Is Most Important in Building School Morale?

ASCD continually seeks to provide solutions to the challenges that face educators of all levels. A recent <i>ASCD SmartBrief</i> ED Pulse poll asked readers …

Supporting Rigor for Students with Special Needs

<b>by Barbara R. Blackburn & Bradley Witzel</b><p>Students who are labeled “learning disabled” or “at-risk” are not incapable of learning or responding to high …

Reframing Boundaries in Dating

It isn't that popular Christian conceptions of dating boundaries are too big, but that their scope is too small. We ask physical and quantitative …

How Churches Can Evangelize Their Neighborhoods

Once upon a time, churches were intensely local affairs. Christians attended the church nearest them, often walking or taking public transportation …