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Education Update:It's Complicated:Help Build a Whole Child Community

Education Update:It's Complicated:Help Build a Whole Child Community | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.

"By personally contributing in the neighborhoods surrounding our schools, by teaching our students to be active citizens, and by bringing community members into the school to be a part of the educational experience, teachers can foster the development of mutually enriching experiences and create a positive, supportive environment for all students."

Community building tips at their finest!

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New Jersey Middle School Bans Hugging

New Jersey Middle School Bans Hugging | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Tyler Blackmore, the principal of Matawan-Aberdeen Middle School, instituted the rule following some “incidents of unsuitable, physical interactions,” MSNBC reports, declaring it a “no hugging school.”...

Where to draw the line...

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Community Begins with the Morning Meeting

Community Begins with the Morning Meeting | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Community Begins with the Morning Meeting...

For sure doing morning meetings!

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Engaging Students with Social and Emotional Learning

Engaging Students with Social and Emotional Learning | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Rutgers University professor Maurice Elias serves as director of the Social-Emotional Learning Lab and coordinator of the Expert Advisory Group to the NJ Coalition for Bullying Awareness and Pre...

"Educators have identified six themes for students to explore that tend to kindle a sense of engagement in school: perseverance, change, greatness, following hopes and dreams, opposition, and optimism."

Good ideas for creating a community of learners.

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Seven Tips for Building Positive Relationships with English-Language Learners

Seven Tips for Building Positive Relationships with English-Language Learners | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Larry Ferlazzo (@LarryFerlazzo on Twitter) and Katie Hull Sypnieski teach at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California.

Great tips for ELL education!

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