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How Kids Learn Resilience

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In recent years, the idea that educators should be teaching kids qualities like grit and self-control has caught on. Successful strategies, though, are hard to come by.
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What Kind of Group Work Encourages the Most Original Thinking?

What Kind of Group Work Encourages the Most Original Thinking? | library life | Scoop.it
In Adam Grant's book, Originals, he writes that taking risks and embracing curiosity can lead to original ideas. So how can teachers and parents use his
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'the sad thing about rules is that they don’t teach kids to think for themselves'
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Why Do Schools Stifle Kids' Movement?

Why Do Schools Stifle Kids' Movement? | library life | Scoop.it
Children acquire knowledge by acting and then reflecting on their experiences, but such opportunities are increasingly rare in school.
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Leading Learning | Standards of Practice

Leading Learning | Standards of Practice | library life | Scoop.it

Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada, 2014 presents a model for the development and implementation of the school library as a library learning commons. It provides educators with a common set of standards of practice for moving forward. CLA President Marie DeYoung stated that the organization considers this publication as a “definitive learning support that is critical for all Canadian schools.”


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 4, 2014 8:09 PM

Our Canadian friends have so many good ideas. All we have to do is learn to listen.

Lourense Das's curator insight, June 15, 2014 9:27 AM

Leading Learning:  Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada, 2014. Must-read for all school library professionals & Principals!