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How to Beat Procrastination | Wait But Why

How to Beat Procrastination | Wait But Why | Education | Scoop.it
Part 2. Where does a procrastinator go wrong and how can he actually improve in a meaningful way?
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Teacher: The important conversations we are too ‘scared’ to have

Teacher: The important conversations we are too ‘scared’ to have | Education | Scoop.it
'My students and I have a common problem: we are compelled to declare success because we don’t know how to talk about failure.'
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#vygotsky #resiliency #zoneofproximaldevelopment

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Students' Race Affects How Teachers Judge Misbehavior, Study Says

Students' Race Affects How Teachers Judge Misbehavior, Study Says | Education | Scoop.it
A Stanford study finds that teachers recommend disciplinary action more often for black students than white ones, even for relatively minor issues like insubordination.
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Gratitude: A Powerful Tool for Your Classroom

Gratitude: A Powerful Tool for Your Classroom | Education | Scoop.it
By exercising the "gratitude muscle" with a gratitude journal, students can harness positive thinking to increase their grades, goals, and quality of life.
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Teaching Children the Value of Reading Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Teaching Children the Value of Reading Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Education | Scoop.it
The Teaching Children the Value of Reading Infographicis illustrates the value of the written word and how reading can pave the way to success.

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Interesting color and graphics choice

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The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most | Education | Scoop.it
Like a story, lessons deserve compelling beginnings and endings. From pop culture connections to finishing with a level-up, here are eight strategies for holding students' attention.
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Grief In The Classroom: 'Saying Nothing Says A Lot'

Grief In The Classroom: 'Saying Nothing Says A Lot' | Education | Scoop.it
A new resource for educators offers insights and guidance to support students dealing with the loss of a loved one.
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Limiting Rest Is Found to Help Young Concussion Patients

Limiting Rest Is Found to Help Young Concussion Patients | Education | Scoop.it
Researchers found the opposite of what they had expected: Patients who stayed at home for two days or less had fewer remaining symptoms when returning to normal activity than those who were secluded for five days.
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the sample size is only 88, but still, it begs the question of how much "cognitive rest" is really necessary/beneficial for concussion recovery.

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The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 11 Skills Underlying The 21st Century New Literacies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education | Scoop.it

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Alex Enkerli's curator insight, November 19, 2014 3:11 PM

Though these skills aren’t tied to digital literacy, the tech angle is obvious.

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500 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing

500 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing | Education | Scoop.it
Here are 500 student opinion questions that invite narrative and personal writing, all together in one place.
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Vindication For Fidgeters: Movement May Help Students With ADHD Concentrate

Vindication For Fidgeters: Movement May Help Students With ADHD Concentrate | Education | Scoop.it
There's a correlation between physical movement and mental work, new research suggests. For kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, that may mean bouncing a knee helps sharpen their focus.
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18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People | Education | Scoop.it
Emotional intelligence is a huge driver of success
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Unexpected Tools That are Influencing the Future of Education

Unexpected Tools That are Influencing the Future of Education | Education | Scoop.it
Unschooling, greater independence for the student and teacher, and getting in touch with our social and emotional selves are just some of the topics that have inspired educators and life-long learners.
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Discipline to Build Student Relationships

Discipline to Build Student Relationships | Education | Scoop.it
  The best teachers have great relationships with students. Part of this can be attributed to who they are at heart, but part is also intentionally focused energy and effort. 6 things the best...
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Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some

Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some | Education | Scoop.it
The Common Core standards for kindergarten require kids to learn how to read, even though many kids aren't developmentally ready.
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Let's let young children play in preschool and kindergarten, like they are meant to.

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Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying | Education | Scoop.it
Practicing kindness has proven health and psychological benefits, and teaching kindness contributes to behavior patterns that counteract the impulse toward bullying.

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What Grown-Ups Are Missing About Boys

What Grown-Ups Are Missing About Boys | Education | Scoop.it
Girls’ social aggression gets a lot of attention, but new research suggests the problem may be even bigger in boys.
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All Learning Is Emotional

All Learning Is Emotional | Education | Scoop.it
Emotions experienced during a learning event can intensify our memories and make them easier to access than non-emotional memories. Here are a few ideas for putting emotions into learning that you may want to try in your next training or education event.

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