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Brain Rules: The problem with learning styles

Brain Rules: The problem with learning styles | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Learning styles are a well-intended step in the wrong direction. A “one-size fits all” approach to teaching isn’t ideal. Rather, more individualized approaches need to be taken.
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Social and emotional well-being | Explore Taylor & Francis Online

Social and emotional well-being | Explore Taylor & Francis Online | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Harry Daniels, Roger Slee and Seamus Hegarty have put together this Virtual Special Issue focusing on 'Social and emotional well-being' for you to enjoy.

Free access will be available via this page to all included articles until the end of 2016.
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How Schools Build A Positive Culture Through Advisory

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Having a consistent advisory group for several years provides students with a "school family" with whom they can share goals, struggles and triumphs.
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How to Weave Advisory into Academics — Plus 10 Resources for Teaching SEL (EdSurge News)

How to Weave Advisory into Academics — Plus 10 Resources for Teaching SEL (EdSurge News) | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

This resource list is excerpted from the guide we wrote with SEL teachers, Social Emotional Learning 101: Bridging SEL with Academics. 

 The Social and Emotional Learning School 

The Greater Good: How to Integrate SEL into CCLS 

NPR: Why Emotional Literacy May Be As Important As Learning the ABCs 

Edutopia: The History of Social Emotional Learning 

How Education Technology Can Help Foster SEL 

The Atlantic: Get to Know Your Teachers, Kids 

The New York Times: To Help Students Learn, Engage the Emotions 

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The Index Card Every Kid Needs to Get Today

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It was a chance for parents to get to know their child’s middle school teachers. We would spend ten minutes in each classroom listening to the teacher share his or her educational background, class…
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Overcoming Resistance to Social and Emotional Character Development in Your School

Overcoming Resistance to Social and Emotional Character Development in Your School | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
There is resistance in life to many great ideas, and resistance to social, emotional and character development (SECD) in schools is one of them.
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