A 2013 article in Forbes Magazine suggested that only 8 percent of people follow through on their New Year's resolutions because they are often too lofty. Here are 9 easy places to start.
December 2015 Archives
New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here are 16 books that educators should consider reading in 2016.
I am often asked by teachers and leaders how I write a blog three times a week, which is followed by "I could never do that." Which is interesting, because we expect students to do it every day.
What if students learned that math could help them tell a story? What if they could think of school without thinking of worksheets and rule following? What if teachers worked in collaboration with students? It's not only a reality, it's absolutely free and it's called Pixar in a Box.
2016 is quickly approaching and there are at least 12 issues that will divide schools. We all need to eliminate that division and work on how to address them.
Homework has been a controversial issue for a long time. Some teachers use it to extend learning while others seem to use it to promote compliance. How do you use homework?
Our conveyor belts are filled with curriculum and initiatives that weren't worth our time. There are at least 10 questions schools should ask before they buy what consultants are selling.
The world is changing but are our schools prepared for uncommon learning?
The problem with the growth mindset, and why it's sometimes a low-hanging fruit, is that school leaders and teachers do a book study on it, but their practices really don't change as much as their monologue does.
Mindfulness-based interventions are at the vanguard of addressing the health disparities that manifest in The Strong Black Woman.
We have so many things flying at us in school, wouldn't it be nice to work on one we believe in? Here are 8 ideas that are based on research that may provide a good starting point.