Sometimes our greatest bonds with students happen with our toughest to reach students. Today's guest blog by Jon Harper explains why.
Recently in Social and Emotional Learning Category
November 18, 2014
November 16, 2014
Too many of our students leave us thinking we didn't care, and having a growth mindset can help change that.
November 13, 2014
Teachers help students through some very tough times, and yet many people outside of the profession believe teachers have it easy. They have it tougher than you may think, and here are two reasons why.
September 24, 2014
Do special education students suffer from our lower expectations or from a state's expectations that may be too high? Only Goldilocks' knows.
September 19, 2014
School climate is super important to increasing student academic growth. Here are five easy steps for school leaders to achieve a better climate.
September 11, 2014
In today's guest blog, Russell Quaglia and Lisa Kinnaman reflect on metal lunchboxes and superheroes, and ask whether our actions as teachers and leaders would put us on the cover.
July 31, 2014
Feedback is a strategy that is important in the growth of teachers, leaders and students, but very often praise is what is provided when feedback should be.
July 27, 2014
At the Visible Learning International Conference, school leader Sarah Martin posed the question Would your students show up to school if they didn't have to? In our present system...I'm not sure they would.
June 03, 2014
In today's guest blog, Professor Guy Claxton asks teachers what kind of "Mind Trainer" they want to be with their students?
May 22, 2014
When we talk about reimagining schools, what do we mean?