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How to Help Children with Low Self-Esteem

How to Help Children with Low Self-Esteem | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Boost your kid’s confidence, no matter the situation...
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Courting Controversy: Why (and How) We Teach Ethics

Courting Controversy: Why (and How) We Teach Ethics | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Educators John Prosser and Ryan Prosser from Tacoma Public Schools offer tips on using ethical dilemmas in the classroom to promote critical thinking and self-efficacy in students.
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Creativity, Puzzle Games, and Brain Damage

Creativity, Puzzle Games, and Brain Damage | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Why stepping away from a hard puzzle game is how to beat it.
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How early social deprivation impairs long-term cognitive function

How early social deprivation impairs long-term cognitive function | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A growing body of research shows that children who suffer severe neglect and social isolation have cognitive and social impairments as adults. A study from Boston Children's Hospital shows, for the first time, how these functional impairments arise.
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Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits

Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
When children learn to play a musical instrument, they strengthen a range of auditory skills. Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend all through life.
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Talking about bullying can prevent it

Talking about bullying can prevent it | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
#UNL school psychology prof Susan Swearer editorializes in today's @OWHnews: "Talking about bullying can prevent it." http://t.co/Hk2XHyYt...
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Home-SchoolCollaboration: National Association of School Psychologists

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NASPs position statement on the importance of ...

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Increasing Parental Involvement in Education: National Association of School Psychologists

Increasing Parental Involvement in Education:  National Association of School Psychologists | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Parental involvement in a child’s education has been related to multiple positive effects in children’s school achievement. Darch, Miao, and Shippen (2004) reported that children whose parents are involved in their education earn higher grades, have better attendance, complete more homework, and are more motivated students. Similarly, Coleman and Churchill (1997) found that these children have higher graduation rates and are more likely to attend college.

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7 Keys to Building Resiliency in Struggling Students:

7 Keys to Building Resiliency in Struggling Students: | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

We know now that stuggling students can be taught vital aspects of character to help them overcome experiences that could otherwise impede their groths.  Read on........

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Why Creative Thinking is Inclusive Thinking, by Michael Michalko

Why Creative Thinking is Inclusive Thinking, by Michael Michalko | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein was once asked what the difference was between him and the average person. He said that if you asked the average person to find a needle in the haystack, the person would stop when he or she found a needle.
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Engaging Students with Social and Emotional Learning

Engaging Students with Social and Emotional Learning | School Psychology in the 21st Century | 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 (Engaging Students with Social and Emotional Learning...

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Why We Keep Getting the Same Old Ideas

Why We Keep Getting the Same Old Ideas | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

When you change your thinking patterns, your brain makes new connections which give you different things to focus on and different ways to interpret what you are focusing on.  When you change your thinking patterns, your brain makes new connections which give you different things to focus on and different ways to interpret what you are focusing on.

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Cyberbullying Toolkit | Social Media and its influence

Cyberbullying Toolkit | Social Media and its influence | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This free toolkit has the resources schools need to take an effective stand against cyberbullying.

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Special Education 101 (Infographic)

Although special education began in the 1950s as a movement to win individuals with disabilities a free and quality education, it has today come to embrace the ideal of inclusion, with many students with disabilities being taught in general classrooms alongside their non-disabled peers. Thus, as fully inclusive classrooms become more of a reality, all prospective teachers can benefit from a better understanding of the basics of special education. The number of students receiving special education services is also steadily on the rise, so now is certainly the time to start learning more about the field.

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Is a Child's Behavior Always a Reflection of His Parents? - Huffington Post

Is a Child's Behavior Always a Reflection of His Parents? - Huffington Post | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Is a Child's Behavior Always a Reflection of His Parents?Huffington PostSix-year-old Ethan was a smart, active boy who had been, until very recently, unconditionally sweet and easy to get along with.
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Should I bribe my kids for good behavior? | Mile High Mamas

Should I bribe my kids for good behavior? | Mile High Mamas | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Sometimes your little one may need a little something extra in order to behave as he or she should. It's important, however, to encourage desired behaviors without leading to incentive abuse.
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The Psychologists Daily: Sept. 13th

The Psychologists Daily:  Sept. 13th | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
A newspaper by APAHelpCenter - updated daily with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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How Do We Define and Measure “Deeper Learning”? - MindShift (blog)

How Do We Define and Measure “Deeper Learning”? - MindShift (blog) | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
How Do We Define and Measure “Deeper Learning”?MindShift (blog)In preparing students for the world outside school, what skills are important to learn?
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Flipping Parent Communication?

Flipping Parent Communication? | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground. He can be found at www.petermdewitt.com.
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Partnering With Parents of Special Needs Students Barriers to Collaboration

Partnering With Parents of Special Needs Students Barriers to Collaboration | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

National Association of School Psychologists: 

 

Discusses factors schools need to consider. 

 

Some or all of these factors can negatively impact parent–educator interactions around the decision making and program planning involved in special education. Identifying these barriers is the first step to overcoming them.

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Culture of Critical Thinking | Preet Dhaliwal's Blog

Culture of Critical Thinking | Preet Dhaliwal's Blog | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

 

Learning is a consequence of thinking Good thinking is not only a matter of skills, but also a matter of disposition Fostering thinking requires making thinking visible

 

 

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The Nerdy Teacher: The Epic Evernote Experiment: Week 1 #edchat

The Nerdy Teacher: The Epic Evernote Experiment: Week 1 #edchat | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

"The Epic Evernote Experiment is off and running. I walked my students through the sign up process and they were all able to create accounts without a problem. The kids were excited when I told them about the uses of Evernote for note-taking and the e-portfolio. "

 

Read on for reflection from the Nerdy One and his students. 

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School Psychologist Blog Files: Why is My Child Defiant or Explosive?

School Psychologist Blog Files: Why is My Child Defiant or Explosive? | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Special Education Support for Parents Created by Erin N. King, Ed.S., Nationally Certified School Psychologist. This site contains information for parents to help promote better understanding of special education procedures and parental rights. The author is a School Psychologist who works in a school system and has been trained in special education laws, disabilities, assessment, and promoting educational and emotional growth in children

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Growing drug problem is being addressed at high schools ...

Growing drug problem is being addressed at high schools ... | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Health classes discuss substance abuse and the effect drugs have on a teen's body; school psychologists and counselors are on hand to deal with problems. “There's no magic bullet to this. It's just a lot of rolling up the ...
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9 Ways Neuroscience Has Changed The Classroom

9 Ways Neuroscience Has Changed The Classroom | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
There is often a big divide between what happens in the laboratory and the way laboratory findings are practically applied.

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