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Thought For The Day: Heartfelt

March 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

How – and Why – to Introduce Visual Note-Taking to Your Students | Edutopia

Visual note-taking allows information to be processed by the brain in three different ways. Students who were asked to draw what they’d learned were nearly twice as likely to remember … Continue reading

March 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Blue Sky

March 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Feeling Unfulfilled or Stuck at Work? 3 Ways to Help You Get Unstuck | ideas.TED.com

Have you been working heads down for so long that you’re not sure what you find interesting anymore? Or are you bored in your work life, confused, or unsure where … Continue reading

March 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Instacap – Instant annotation & visual feedback tool

Instant annotation & screen capture tool for visual collaboration & feedback, available as a free Chrome extension. Try it for free; paid individual and team plans are also available. Find … Continue reading

March 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

What Ails You?

March 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Boosting Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum | Edutopia

Visible thinking routines that encourage students to document and share their ideas can have a profound effect on their learning. Visible thinking routines can be an excellent and simple way … Continue reading

March 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: A New Hope

March 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

4 Core Purposes of Education, According to Sir Ken Robinson | Edutopia

There are a few terms that are often confused or used interchangeably – “learning,” “education,” “training,” and “school” – but there are important differences between them. Learning is the process … Continue reading

March 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

Supporting Children’s Emotional Resilience

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March 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Infinite Hope

March 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

How to Use Emojis in Teaching | Edutopia

The fun little characters can add visual cues to student assignments and help you manage classroom routines. Helpful ideas from Dr Monica Burns here: How to Use Emojis in Teaching … Continue reading

March 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Prioritization

March 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

100 ways to slightly improve your life without really trying | The Guardian

The world feels like a pretty bleak place right now. Whether it’s taking fruit to work (and to the bedroom!), being polite to rude strangers or taking up skinny-dipping, here’s a … Continue reading

March 14, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Conformity

March 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

Low Self-Esteem: The Impact of Thoughts and Thinking Styles | The Skill Collective

Is your unhelpful self-talk dragging your self-esteem down? When all you’re hearing is negative press about yourself, is it any wonder that your self-esteem suffers? The Skill Collective considers the … Continue reading

March 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Seek Out Silence

March 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Meta-Learning: The Art of Learning How to Learn Deeper and Better | Medium

Meta-learning is about understanding yourself and your limitations and then seeking out new or better ways to improve yourself without limiting yourself to one particular field. It can be applied … Continue reading

March 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

Ukraine crisis: How to spot misleading information online | CBBC Newsround

BBC Specialist Disinformation Reporter Marianna Spring has some tips on how to spot what’s true and what’s false. Learn more on the BBC website here: Ukraine crisis: How to spot … Continue reading

March 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: A Really Hard Thing

March 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

3 Ways to Handle the Question ‘Am I Your Favorite Student?’ | Edutopia

This is a question that students will inevitably ask. It might not be enough to merely reply with forced honesty, “I don’t have favorites.” You might need a response or … Continue reading

March 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Power of Music

March 1, 2022 · Leave a comment

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