School success isn't solely dependent on the teachers and other academic professionals. One of the best predictors, according to several studies, of a child's ability to do well in school is ... (What if you don't speak English?
Experts were warning parents and teachers that the push for academic excellence in children was risking their mental well being.
The desire to be the best in academia at the expense of any other activities especially in primary and secondary school going children had left them vulnerable to stress related and eventual mental issues.
The Catch and Release teaching technique allows students to take on a project independently, but keeps the instructor in control by providing time to get students back on track. Watch as Ms. Noonan uses this technique in her classroom.
Here's a really great example of "learning how to learn...with others"/aka collaborative learning.. Fits well with the PORTALS Framework! I'm going to focus the "Good Ideas About Learning' framework for the time being on "learning how to learn....with self and others" and post these kinds of examples on my "learn to learn" blog.
Science supports storytelling Journalscene.com Sciencetellers performers combined storytelling, comedy, and exciting science experiments into a dynamic and highly interactive learning experience. As they told us, ...
At a packed session of the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, presenters offered simple and practical research-based methods of increasing student achievement by increasing motivation.
Having a positive parent-teacher relationship contributes to your child's school success. Learn the best ways to connect with your child's teacher. (EDU Tip: A positive parent-teacher relationship contributes to your child’s school success....