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Super Effective Program Teaches Children Of All Ages To Read. Behaviour Management, Classroom Management, 3rd Grade Books, Attention Disorder, Social Emotional Learning, Visual Learning, School Psychology, Foster Care, School Counseling

10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know

For children who have experienced trauma, learning can be a big struggle. But once trauma is identified, we can adapt our approach to help kids cope.

If Kindergarten Wasn’t So Much Like First Grade, We Wouldn’t Need To Delay It – Scary Mommy Classroom Helpers, A Classroom, Nyc With Kids, Scary Mommy, Secondary School, Early Childhood Education, School Fun, School Stuff, School District

If Kindergarten Wasn’t So Much Like First Grade, We Wouldn’t Need To Delay It

A new study has found that delaying kindergarten until the calendar year when kids turn seven has serious benefits for students.

31 Things Your Kids Should Be Doing Instead of Homework. No homework until middle school. Keep article, has references Parenting Advice, Kids And Parenting, Infant Activities, Activities For Kids, Teaching Kids, Kids Learning, My Bebe, Kids Education, Education Policy

31 things your kids should be doing instead of homework

Our kids deserve a chance to spend all their other hours outside of school doing their most important job of all: being a kid.

I taught my how to spot fake news. Now they won’t stop fact-checking me (via Vox) March A grade teacher shares how he has helped his students discern and think critically about fake news and accurate information. Teaching Skills, Student Teaching, Teaching Resources, Teaching Technology, Teaching Reading, Human Rights Campaign, Library Activities, Library Science, Media Literacy

I taught my 5th-graders how to spot fake news. Now they won’t stop fact-checking me.

It’s more important than ever to teach kids how to read news critically.

Kids Health Kids with ADHD will never learn new skills simply from being punished. They need extra help, time and understanding to learn the skills they need to be successful. Adhd Odd, Adhd And Autism, Adhd Quotes, Adhd Signs, Adhd Help, Adhd Diet, Adhd Strategies, Adhd Symptoms, Adult Adhd

Stop Punishing Kids For Having ADHD ~ TARA FRIEDEN

Punishment doens't work for kids with ADHD, it's more about developing lagging skills than punishing behavior. There is hope!

According to the grit narrative, children in the United States are lazy, entitled and unprepared to compete in the global economy. Schools have contributed to the problem by neglecting socio-emotional skills. The solution, then, is for schools to . Teaching Grit, Online Mood Board, It Matters To Me, Teacher Association, Teaching Profession, Human Development, Global Economy, Black N White Images, Social Justice

Teaching ‘grit’ is bad for children, and bad for democracy – Nicholas Tampio | Aeon Ideas

Grit is a dangerous virtue, elevating obedience and dogged conformity above thinking and inventing for oneself

Dear Teachers Who Teach My Black Child: As a former high school teacher, I recognize that teaching is a choice made with the heart. The majority of teachers — who have each chosen to work in… School Interview, Building Self Esteem, School Choice, American Children, Art Children, School Admissions, Academic Success, Black Boys, Black Child

Dear Teachers Who Teach My Black Child:

Dear Teachers Who Teach My Black Child: As a former high school teacher, I recognize that teaching is a choice made with the heart. The majority of teachers — who have each chosen to work in…

Mark Zuckerberg will take two months off when his second daughter is born (FB) Chan Chan, Internet Entrepreneur, Brain Science, Celebrity Names, Two Daughters, Top Celebrities, Research Paper, At Least, Teacher

Former Philly teacher: Unqualified billionaires gaining too much influence on public education | Opinion

Though they have no experience in the education field, people such as Chan Zuckerberg and Laurene Jobs are putting huge amounts of money to influence the system.

Renowned animal scientist and autism advocate talks about “turning on young students” to science – and not just the obvious candidates Dr Temple Grandin, Famous People With Autism, Autism Books, Autistic People, Disability Awareness, Famous Celebrities, Mindfulness, Science, Turning

Temple Grandin on the kinds of minds science desperately needs

Renowned animal scientist and autism advocate talks about “turning on young students” to science – and not just the obvious candidates

What happens when a group of the nation& leading pre-K experts get together to lay out a blueprint for what parents, and educators, can learn from decades of research? Education Quotes For Teachers, Education College, Science Quotes, Kindergarten Art, Middle School Science, Education English, Early Childhood Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Technology

Getting The Most Out Of Pre-K, 'The Most Important' Year In School

About 1.5 million 4-year-olds started preschool this fall and parents are wondering: How do I know my child is in a high-quality program? A new book offers some answers.

Tech's push to teach coding isn't about kids' success – it's about cutting wages: ‘The problem isn’t training. The problem is there aren’t enough good jobs to be trained for. Teacher Association, Teaching Profession, Carl Sagan, Learn To Code, How To Stay Awake, Computer Science, Social Justice, Teaching Resources, Children

Tech's push to teach coding isn't about kids' success – it's about cutting wages | Silicon Valley

Today’s hi-tech wages threaten Silicon Valley’s bottom line. What better way to drive down coders’ pay than by investing in a new generation of cheap labor?

Noting the priorities of our Texas State legislators, I’m ready for a regime change, because current priorities stink. Retirement Benefits, Social Challenges, Teacher Retirement, Community College, Betrayal, Priorities, Texas, Children, Education

Texas betrays teachers, children

Noting the priorities of our Texas State legislators, I’m ready for a regime change, because current priorities stink.

Weekend Read: Déjà vu: Fighting for school integration in 2017 Southern Poverty Law Center, Integrity, Diversity, Education, History, Reading, School, Data Integrity, Word Reading

Weekend Read: Déjà vu: Fighting for school integration in 2017

History was repeating itself for U.W. Clemon.

And You Thought Standardized Tests Were Bad. Yesterday afternoon, in eighty degree heat, my fourth graders took the first of the six “NWEA MAP” assessments that they will sit for this year. The MAP test (which stands for “Me… Social Challenges, Assessment, Thinking Of You, Things To Come, Student, Map, Teaching, Thoughts, Education

And You Thought Standardized Tests Were Bad.

Yesterday afternoon, in eighty degree heat, my fourth graders took the first of the six "NWEA MAP" assessments that they will sit for this year. The MAP test (which stands for "Measure of Academic Progress") is often considered to be the lesser of evils when it comes to standardized testing: scores show up immediately after…

Article, "Death to the Behavior Chart! 3 Reasons to Resist the Lure of Punishments & Rewards" by Justin Minkel (from Education Week Teacher) Home Behavior Charts, Behaviour Chart, Teaching Social Skills, Social Emotional Learning, Teach For America, Education Week, Student Behavior, Behavior Management, Classroom Management

Death to the Behavior Chart! 3 Reasons to Resist the Lure of Punishments and Rewards

Star charts and color cards create a negative classroom environment, writes Justin Minkel. To address the root problems of students' misbehavior, teachers need to toss the behavioral systems and focus on building relationships.

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