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Sometimes it is the students who are bored and sometimes it is the instructor who is boring. Engaged students pay attention. This work by Mia MacMeekin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Eight Ways of Looking at Intelligence | KQED
The science of learning can offer some surprising and useful perspectives on how we guide and educate young people. Things like our perception of "smart," relationships between students and educators, sleep, and use of technology can have profound effects on intelligence.
How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation | KQED
School and district leadership plays a big role in setting the culture and work environment for teachers. And when it comes to trying new things, the attitude of principals and superintendents can make or break a teacher’s willingness and ability to weave new ideas and methods into her teaching practice. In schools that are trying to integrate technology into the classroom, strong effective leaders can make all the difference.
How to Hold Onto a Kid's Natural Genius | KQED
In many schools, students are asked to shut down what makes them special in order to conform. But standing out is critical in this world. Here are some ways to help kids understand and embody intangible but important things like imagination, curiosity, self-awareness, perseverance, courage, adaptability, and passion.
Irregular bed times curb young kids' brain power: And may have knock-on effects on health throughout life
Going to bed at different times every night throughout early childhood seems to curb children's brain power, finds a large, long term study.
Letting Go of Scarcity Thinking - Rachelle Gardner
I have noticed that our culture is permeated with scarcity thinking, and the world of books and publishing is no exception. Do any of these thoughts sound familiar? ♦ Another author just got a 2-book deal. That’s two less spots for me. ♦ An agent just announced a new client. There goes my shot. ♦ Look how many…
Should You Blog Your Novel? - Rachelle Gardner
A blog reader wrote, “The topic of posting a rough draft of a novel has become a hot topic with my writing friends. Some of us do it and others don’t. I’ve heard different opinions on this when it comes to publishing. Some folks claim an agent wouldn’t touch the project, while others say having a blog…
The Meeting Before the Meeting
Ever wonder why some people can walk into a meeting and confidently get everyone on board with their ideas while it seems that you struggle to even
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