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I’m the Peace Teacher

On Sep 15, 2019
@Getting_Smart shared
How do we help students develop the skills to solve conflicts peacefully and to face challenges with skillful compassion? Linda Ryden explains how she is using #mindfulness: https://t.co/ABN60puET5
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By Linda Ryden - Mindfulness is having a moment right now and more and more schools are beginning to catch on. Linda shares her experience as peace teacher.

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On Sep 15, 2019
@Getting_Smart shared
How do we help students develop the skills to solve conflicts peacefully and to face challenges with skillful compassion? Linda Ryden explains how she is using #mindfulness: https://t.co/ABN60puET5
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I’m the Peace Teacher

By Linda Ryden - Mindfulness is having a moment right now and more and more schools are beginning to catch on. Linda shares her experience as peace teacher.



On Sep 18, 2019
@gcouros shared
"Personalized note-taking validates learners. It promotes critical thinking, communication, and creativity. And note-taking can also be collaborative." https://t.co/VPwB8Dd5xc via @kat_goyette
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Personalized Note-Taking

Note-Taking Comes in Many Forms I have heard heated debates regarding note-taking. Many educators insist that students take notes of their learnings using paper and a pencil. Some speak to ...

On Sep 18, 2019
@educationweek shared
Teachers can make or break efforts to create trauma-sensitive schools. Yet both administrators and educators often underestimate the support teachers themselves need to cope with the emotional weight of helping students in distress. https://t.co/nWjtGDEH9t
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How Caring for Students in Distress Can Take a Steep Toll

Schools using trauma-sensitive approaches are becoming more mindful of—and guarding against—the emotional burnout of teachers.

On Sep 19, 2019
@ASCD shared
“We want students to know exactly what success looks like. We should want that for teachers, too.” @CarlyWQ unpacks why teachers have the right to use administrators’ instructional rubrics. https://t.co/gofxbuALkU https://t.co/rKJrcLayyr
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A Team Effort to Demystify Rubrics

As an education specialist who had been visiting her school for several years to support new teacher induction, I reminded Mrs. M of her district's instructional rubric, which defines ...

On Sep 19, 2019
@pbsteachers shared
"Psychology Professor Daniel Willingham’s reading of the research literature concludes that scientists are united in their belief that content knowledge is crucial to effective critical thinking." (via @hechingerreport) https://t.co/YH7S93vPLx
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Scientific research on how to teach critical thinking contradicts education trends

Review of the scientific research on how to teach critical thinking concludes that teaching generic critical thinking skills might be a big waste of time.

On Sep 16, 2019
@marcbrackett shared
RT @GreaterGoodSC: Emotion researcher Marc Brackett on why we need to encourage more emotional expression. https://t.co/OQ5yMgvchn #SEL #socialemotional @marcbrackett @YaleEmotion See Brackett in Berkeley Oct 29. https://t.co/js5QFIKgM2 https://t.co/vBbPIrgbvE
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Marc Brackett on Permission to Feel

Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive

On Sep 16, 2019
@TED_ED shared
"All you need is one person, just one person who trusts and believes in you, and then you feel you can do anything." https://t.co/ScXkxPsh5t
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How to raise kids who will grow into secure, trustworthy adults

If kids don’t feel trusted — or if there isn’t anyone close to them whom they can rely on — they can really suffer. Esther Wojcicki, an educator and mother of three superstar daughters, ...

On Sep 19, 2019
@BiscottiNicole shared
RT @NancyEBailey1: Pleased to present this post by Aaron Wright. Aaron is the author Daisy Has Autism. He poses some difficult questions about current concerns surrounding IDEA and public schools. @Autism @autismspeaks @Autism_Cares https://t.co/NwgfqRM8Vk
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Caught in the Middle: Whatever Happened to the Individuals With Disabilities Act?

By Aaron Wright No child wants to feel like a failure. No educator wants to feel like they have failed a child. Most children in special education are identified as having a specific ...

On Sep 16, 2019
@STEAMCulture shared
RT @middleweb: NEW: Bring Focus and Fun to Academic Vocabulary #mschat #elachat #engchat #ellchat #writing #sschat #scichat #mathchat @ncte Don't let learning get lost in a maze of confusing academic vocabulary. Try these cross-curricular activities from @CurtisChandler6 https://t.co/J40Rw3jFbU https://t.co/LhmhICJ3Bi
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Bring Focus and Fun to Academic Vocabulary

Sometimes student learning can get lost in a muddled maze of academic vocabulary in a variety of content areas. How to help? Curtis Chandler shares options.

On Sep 18, 2019
@MindShiftKQED shared
Fight it! Fight it! https://t.co/KoZazfxLKx #edchat #parenting #resilience https://t.co/OV3s9WHBAJ
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What do Students Lose by Being Perfect? Valuable Failure

The drive to perfection has made children risk averse for fear of failure. Parents and teachers can work together to give kids more autonomy and opportunities for agency.

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On Sep 14, 2019
@jesslahey shared
RT @cultofpedagogy: Why It's So Important That Teachers Cultivate Their Own Resilience via @MindShiftKQED https://t.co/gHw1aY9MVW
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Why It's So Important That Teachers Cultivate Their Own Resilience

Teaching is a stressful job. If educators don't actively work to cultivate habits and dispositions that make them more resilient it's easy to burnout and leave the profession.

On Sep 15, 2019
@educationweek shared
[email protected]: 'We All Have Implicit Biases' https://t.co/2zyRipOn6C
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'We All Have Implicit Biases'

Jia Lee, Melissa Payne, and Brady Smith write about the myth of "not seeing race." This post is Part Four in a series guest-edited by Shannon R. Waite, Ed.D.

On Sep 16, 2019
@Jonharper70bd shared
RT @KFelicello: What can we learn from the past? Latest via @TeacherAndAdmin https://t.co/VlMB5Nyk7s @ERobbPrincipal @DisruptedTv @Rigor_Relevance @LRobbTeacher @rickwormeli2 @thewrightleader @basil_marin @Joshua__Stamper @Jonharper70bd @HansNAppel #education #mondaythoughts #TEACHers
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Lessons From My Younger Self

I had the opportunity last week to connect with two former students, students from my first teaching job some twenty years and three Districts ago.   Sharing stories, offering advice, lea…

On Sep 17, 2019
@MindShiftKQED shared
A #longread that makes a compelling case for how the political issues of the day play out in our schools. George Packer explores the tensions between #democracy and #meritocracy @TheAtlantic https://t.co/oc02BCL1fY #edchat #parenting
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When the Culture War Comes for the Kids

Caught between a brutal meritocracy and a radical new progressivism, a parent tries to do right by his children while navigating New York City’s schools.

On Sep 18, 2019
@Getting_Smart shared
🎯Learning objectives and mastery thresholds are the starting point for #masterylearning and the skeleton that organizes content for learning and assessment. Learn more in the latest post from @MasteryTrack: https://t.co/D4uheLhA3h
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Examples of Mastery Thresholds to Enable Mastery Learning in Multiple Subjects

By: Scott Ellis. Learning objectives and mastery thresholds are the starting point for mastery learning and the skeleton that organizes the content for learning and assessment.

On Sep 16, 2019
@nacol shared
How the story of Angelica inspired a school to transition to a #CBE #learning system. https://t.co/274bHKwAUu @CompetencyWorks https://t.co/RB4eaHy3SQ
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KAPPA International: The Story of Angelica

Angelica is a model student at KAPPA International, and she is the reason this school began its transformation toward competency education.

On Sep 14, 2019
@ASCD shared
While relationships with peers are incredibly meaningful to teens, having a "champion" adult who is not a parent or caregiver can make all the difference, says @jackie_surratt of @CT3Education. https://t.co/4FFhDhKbpY
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Every Teen Needs a Champion

As a consultant, I support schools in training their educators to be champions for their students; we call these educators "No-Nonsense Nurturers." But not all teachers are able to go ...

On Sep 14, 2019
@jesslahey shared
RT @MindShiftKQED: Quality education is about relationships. Caring #teachers who understand child development and who are attuned to the children in their care are far more important than many of the measures of quality we use today, says @ErikaChristakis https://t.co/GIXdH2zTMx #edchat
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What’s Lost When We Rush Kids Through Childhood

The author of "The Importance of Being Little" on the costs of our collective failure to see the world through the eyes of children.

On Sep 16, 2019
@FredRogersCtr shared
Toddler brains resist learning from screens, even video chat https://t.co/DXXA7gmpwm via @VanderbiltU
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Toddler brains resist learning from screens, even video chat

Vanderbilt study finds little ones need to interact with real, live humans in order to learn new information.