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How to Perform Well Under Pressure | Psyche Guides

Ditch the tough talk, it won’t help. Instead cultivate your mental flexibility so you can handle whatever comes your way… Psychologists have seen that the more you try to block … Continue reading

August 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Summer

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Why I’m glad that I’m an ‘overthinker’ | The Guardian

Examining every aspect of a question can be exhausting, but the most amazing insights can be gained that way, writes Annalisa Barbieri. If you are an overthinker, try not to … Continue reading

August 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

The 7 Stages of Summer Break For Teachers | Bored Teachers | YouTube

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Thought For The Day: Connection over Compliance

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Twilight of the Libraries: What Gets Lost When Books Go Off-Site and Online | The Walrus

Libraries can’t escape the push for digitization, but we still need actual books on shelves. It is now a commonplace in the library literature that “many libraries are undertaking massive … Continue reading

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Thought For The Day: Solar-Powered

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Shift Your Vibe! 60 Quick Ways to Make Yourself Slightly Happier | The Guardian

Things feeling a bit stale? These small tweaks to your routine will turn things around, boost your mood and could even make you a better person… Find them here: Shift … Continue reading

August 1, 2022 · Leave a comment

Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

A super-helpful list of simple assessment strategies and tips to help you in your teaching, planning, and curriculum design, compiled by Saga Briggs. Find them here: Simple Assessment Strategies You … Continue reading

July 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Measuring Up

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How a Teacher Eliminated Tests For One Year | Edutopia

Removing summative assessments from instructional practice can make class more interesting, engaging, and stress-free for students. I figured that after a year of quarantining and hybrid learning, it might be … Continue reading

July 27, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: What’s Really Important

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Fun Academy | Where Learning Is Fun and Teachers Teach

Fun Academy is the best start in life for every child. Everywhere. They create solutions based on the Fun Learning approach that combines the best practices and latest advances in … Continue reading

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Thought For The Day: A New Beginning

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What Fact-Checkers Know About Media Literacy – and Students Should Too | Edutopia

Professional fact-checkers use a strategy that’s at odds with how we usually teach information literacy. Here’s how to pass it on to your students. A fundamental problem, says Sam Wineburg, … Continue reading

July 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Go Anywhere, Do Anything

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Huge Emotions and the Adolescent Brain | Edutopia

Teachers can use clips from the movie Turning Red to explore with students the ways adolescence changes the brain. Read more here: Huge Emotions and the Adolescent Brain | Edutopia

July 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Power of Positive Emotion

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Do Dyslexia Fonts Actually Work? | Edutopia

Specialized fonts for students with dyslexia are gaining in popularity. But they’re based on a key misconception, experts warn. Find out more here: Do Dyslexia Fonts Actually Work? | Edutopia

July 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Throwing Marshmallows

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‘My spelling isn’t that great’: Michael Morpurgo on why teaching kids to love writing is more important than grammar | The Guardian

The author, poet and playwright on why we should move away from Michael Gove-mandated lessons on fronted adverbials and back to unleashing the creative potential of children. Read the article … Continue reading

July 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

The World Needs More Purple Schools by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart | YouTube

How do you make a purple school? It will take curiousity, sharing, hard work, and lots of laughs! Buy the book here:

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Thought For The Day: Feeling Safe

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3 Key Areas for Educators to Reflect on This Summer | Edutopia

As the year ends, high school teachers and administrators can assess their schools’ traditions, celebrations, and student leadership practices. As we considered which traditions to bring back from before the … Continue reading

July 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Building Relationships

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Thought For The Day: Books

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How Music Primes Students for Learning | Edutopia

To reap the benefits of music on learning, kids need consistent and abundant musical practice, according to the latest cognitive research. What makes music learning so powerful is how it … Continue reading

June 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Change By Example

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Bringing Environmental Action into the Classroom with Quality Resources | Transform Our World

A new hub of free, practical, curriculum-linked resources to help teachers empower students to think globally and act locally. Explore them here: Bringing Environmental Action into the Classroom with Quality … Continue reading

June 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Truth About Social Media

 

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