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Everything you think you know about disciplining kids is wrong

Everything you think you know about disciplining kids is wrong | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Negative consequences, timeouts, and punishment just make bad behavior worse. But a new approach really works.
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Schools around the US are finally pushing back their start times — and it's working

Schools around the US are finally pushing back their start times — and it's working | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Schools in 45 states have instituted later start times to the benefit of students, parents, and teachers in a nationwide push to embrace sleep science.
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Loving Awareness, Wisdom and Compassion in Tough Times

Loving Awareness, Wisdom and Compassion in Tough Times | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
TIbetan meditation teacher Jack Kornfield teaches a workshop at the Garrison Institute.
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6 Do’s and Don’ts to Prepare Kids for Middle School Frenemies

6 Do’s and Don’ts to Prepare Kids for Middle School Frenemies | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Follow these tips from Parent Toolkit to help your kids deal with the emotional minefield of adolescence.
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Raising teenagers: The top psychologist’s guide for parents

Raising teenagers: The top psychologist’s guide for parents | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
There’s every chance that Ian Williamson knows what your teenagers are thinking before they even think it, and certainly before they grunt it. Over a 30-year career as a child an
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Emotional Intelligence - Lessons in Digital Literacy

Emotional Intelligence - Lessons in Digital Literacy | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
This lesson is based on an infographic about the importance of emotional intelligence (EI) and its role in our lives. In the lesson students will explore the differences between IQ and EI and develop an understanding of how they can improve their EI an

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Girls and Their Frenemies

Girls and Their Frenemies | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
By Linda StadeIn schools we talk constantly about protecting girls from harm. We teach them about paedophiles, on-line grooming, sexting, and the harm caused by drug and alcohol use. In reality
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The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively

The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Ditch the highlighter and teach a friend. Psychology shows us a lot about how to improve our memory and avoid distractions – here are some dos and don’ts
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What Are Basic Human Rights?

Are Human Rights Getting Worse? http://bit.ly/1STaW06 Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml The United Nations is responsible for upholding human right
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Beyond Working Hard: What Growth Mindset Teaches Us About Our Brains

Beyond Working Hard: What Growth Mindset Teaches Us About Our Brains | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Teaching practices around growth mindset have come a long way in the last few years. Common pitfalls have emerged, as well as strong examples of programs that
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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Ask a question, label emotions, make decisions and give hugs
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An upward spiral - now that's a great thing to get caught up in.

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How to Keep up with all the Constant Changes in Technology

How to Keep up with all the Constant Changes in Technology | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Classroom teachers and technology innovation has been a hot topic for many, many years. It doesn’t have to be stressful trying to learn something new. Approaching new technology with a plan in place will help you to become a master at technology in the classroom and will reduce the stress that naturally comes with trying to learn new technology.

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Some really good advice and ideas here

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, November 11, 2015 12:49 PM

Simple, yet powerful tips. 

Christine Rounsevell's curator insight, November 11, 2015 6:10 PM

Some useful tips.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, November 12, 2015 2:39 AM

Nice intro for rookies ;-)

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9 TED Talks on how games can improve your life

9 TED Talks on how games can improve your life | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
These talks show how gamification can bring the spark to everything from physical therapy to international relations.
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Inside the mind of a teenager: A parent's guide

Inside the mind of a teenager: A parent's guide | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
The Teenage brain explained: A new book gives parents insight into the brain
of the teenager and five ways to save the relationship with their children
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The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate

The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
"A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it."
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Ten books every teacher should read

Ten books every teacher should read | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few
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Sleep and Teens - Why Nine Hours Matters. And How to Move Them Towards It - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young

Sleep and Teens - Why Nine Hours Matters. And How to Move Them Towards It - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Most of our teens are doing adolescence tired - and it's not their fault. Here's why 'enough sleep' matters, and how to move them towards their nine hours.
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The Critical Thinking Skills Cheatsheet [Infographic]

The Critical Thinking Skills Cheatsheet [Infographic] | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
We'd like to share this critical thinking skills cheatsheet for you to use with your students. Get them asking questions on any topic!
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Bored? No way. Ditching technology makes life complicated and beautiful | Mark Boyle

Bored? No way. Ditching technology makes life complicated and beautiful | Mark Boyle | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
For three months I’ve lived without tech and now realise we need to question its ever-encroaching invasion – before we end up in bed with a sex robot
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Schools to trial happiness lessons for eight-year-olds

Education department tenders for mental health training contracts, which will help pupils see disturbing thoughts as buses
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Which Countries Have Shrinking Populations?

How Japan's Economy Is Destroying Its Youth http://bit.ly/23eayt5 Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml With global population rising, some countries ar
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24 Struggles All Third Culture Kids Understand

24 Struggles All Third Culture Kids Understand | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
1. The question, “Where are you from?” is the most annoying, nerve-wrecking, anxiety-inducing question someone can ask you.
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What Changes When a School Embraces Mindfulness?

What Changes When a School Embraces Mindfulness? | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
Taking the time to practice mindfulness, every day, several times a day, has made a big difference at a school trying to overcome trauma.
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Mindfulness in schools works!
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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, March 31, 2016 3:46 AM
This seems to be an example of how it can succeed when it isn't over-hyped. -Lon
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25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers - TED-Ed

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers - TED-Ed | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers.

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I've gone through the 'download every new app and try to play with it' phase and now rarely seek out new apps. From time to time though, it's good to see what other professionals are recommending and using...

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Think I may have already captured this one - but just in case
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'I can be happy – or I can be a teacher'

'I can be happy – or I can be a teacher' | Learning to learn | Scoop.it
The young woman walked into the staffroom and dropped disconsolately into her seat. What was the cause of the defeated body language? Could it be relationship problems, I wondered, or bad news about a loved one. Maybe it was a difficult pupil kicking off. No, this primary teacher had just been asked to complete yet another assessment, crunch the percentages and do it yesterday. 
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