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10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

<b>10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>For in-person professional development from TeachThought on how to create</i> …

5 Reasons Why Everybody Benefits From More Diverse Children's Books

Alfonso, age four, had never willingly visited the library at his early-learning center. But one morning Alfonso's teacher had something new to show her class -- a brand-new collection of children's books about Latino culture and history. Later that day, instead of going to the playground during …

Native Americans

Why Kids Care More About Achievement Than Helping Others

A new study suggests that parents and teachers may be sending kids the wrong message.<p>A new study from Harvard University reveals that the message parents <i>mean</i> to send children about the value of empathy is being drowned out by the message we <i>actually</i> send: that we value achievement and happiness …

First Book

School's Out for the Summer: Which Means Some of the Real Work Is Happening Now

For the most part, kids are out of school for the summer, which means now is when some of the hardest work of educators is being done.<p>As one former principal told me, two especially important elements characterize a successful school year: "opening and closing a school. If you don't get that right …

Teaching

The Case for the New Kindergarten: Challenging and Playful

Commentary<p>Kindergarten in the United States is not what it used to be. For one thing, it's longer. In 1998, only about 56 percent of children …

Sir Ken Robinson: “All kids have great promise, it’s the job of education to help them fulfill it”

We need to revolutionize education, asserts Sir Ken Robinson.<p>In this exclusive interview with WISE, Ken Robinson shares his views on education …

Education

From Good to Great: Exemplary Teachers Share Perspectives on Increasing Teacher Effectiveness Across the Career Continuum - National Network of State Teachers of the Year

Posted: Oct 20, 2015<p>Categories:<p>In this first-of-its-kind exploratory survey, over 300 National and State Teachers of the Year share insights into the …

Teaching

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …