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The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success: Eduardo Briceno at TEDxManhattanBeach

Mindset is a simple idea discovered by world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck in decades of research on achievement and success—a simple idea that makes all the difference in the world.  In this TEDx, Eduardo Briceno draws upon Dweck's research in terms of the way we understand intelligence and abilities, and how our understanding deeply impacts success. He uses real life examples and explains why feedback should be process related, the power of failing, the neuroscience behind the research, and the reasons why we should listen to our inner voices and teach a growth mindset.  

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A Cure for Hyper-Parenting

A Cure for Hyper-Parenting | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
I used to think that only Americans and Brits did helicopter parenting. In fact, it's now a global trend.
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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, October 14, 11:43 AM

As a parent myself, I've always been amazed at the extraordinary demands some parents put on themselves for their kids.  Especially when they take responsibility for the outcomes. :( -Lon

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 14, 12:50 PM

This article would be helpful for teachers and other pedagogues as they communicate with parents.

 

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Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk (On Eating Disorders, LeBron James & Using Your Own Name, etc.)

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk (On Eating Disorders, LeBron James & Using Your Own Name, etc.) | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Self-help videos tell women to learn to love their bodies by saying nice things to themselves in the mirror. Can shushing your harshest critic actually rewire the brain?
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The neuroscience behind using your own name and being kind to yourself while looking in the mirror. 

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Hawken School: The Woodstock Of K-12 Education (Lean Entrepreneurship)

Hawken School: The Woodstock Of K-12 Education (Lean Entrepreneurship) | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
VideoDescribing something as the “Woodstock of…” has taken to mean a one-of-a-kind historic gathering. It happened recently when a group of educators came to the ranch to learn how to teach Lean entrepreneurship to K-12 students. — We Can Do Better than Teaching Students How to Run a Lemonade Stand Over the last few years [...]
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Hawken School is a national leader in high school entrepreneurship studies.  They've taken the Lean Launchpad curriculum and applied it to a high school.  To find out more about their upcoming workshops, please view the link.  

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Linda Alexander's curator insight, September 23, 8:51 AM

Featured in Forbes Magazine as the national leader in entrepreneurship education. 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 23, 12:23 PM

We have to be careful that economic agendas do not override the importance of what children need to be learning.

 

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Parents want kids to be responsible and hard working above all, according to new Pew report

Parents want kids to be responsible and hard working above all, according to new Pew report | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Parents want kids to be hard working more than they do kind.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Empathy

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 20, 7:47 AM
Parents want kids to be hard working more than they do kind.


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10,000 American Toddlers now Taking Amphetamine Based ADHD Drugs

10,000 American Toddlers now Taking Amphetamine Based ADHD Drugs | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
We're talking about 2 and 3 year-olds here.

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Cali Estes's curator insight, September 17, 10:34 PM

Babies given scripts at such a young age, will we see a new breed of addict soon? Cali Estes The Addictions Academy and The Addictions Coach.

Lon Woodbury's curator insight, September 18, 1:50 AM

The old adage "First do no harm" seems to have been lost sight of regarding medicating young people. -Lon

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For Teachers, Many Paths Into The Classroom ... Some Say Too Many

For Teachers, Many Paths Into The Classroom ... Some Say Too Many | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
One in five newly hired teachers has skipped university preparation for teaching. Indiana is the latest state to make entering the classroom easier.
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There should be alternative paths to teaching for individuals with college degrees, especially in math, science & technical skill areas.  The caveat is that these job candidates must pass some sort of content area test, showcase their knowledge of the curriculum development & student assessment processes and demonstrate classroom management skills during the hiring process. Frankly, I don't believe classroom management skills are a given without hours upon hours of observation and practice. And I also agree that the for-profit model, as in charter school operations, doesn't fare very well.  However, the independent schools have used "content specialists" with college degrees for decades with enormous success.  If the higher education schools consistently provided top-shelf teacher candidates, the issue would dissolve all by itself. 

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 15, 10:06 PM

It is likely we need to rethink the way teachers are prepared for the classroom, but no preparation is not an option. We already are losing many teachers and the challenges are changing rapidly.

 

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Ivon, I agree with you! Faculty retention is a growing problem.
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Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent

Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Apple’s leader limited his children’s screen time, and a surprising number of other technology executives do too.
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We've read about tech leaders strictly limiting access in their homes (and selecting the low-tech Waldorf Schools), yet another article with additional, helpful information.  Children under 10 are the most susceptible to becoming addicted.  Some parents limit text messaging to Snapchat (as it deletes your messages).   

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 13, 11:26 AM

This begs a question. Why the hard sell of digital technologies in public Schools? It contradicts what is happening in other settings i.e. Silicon Valley execs send children to Waldorf Schools.

 

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Yes, Ivon, I agree with you...
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Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing

Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
To learn how to study, start by bombing a pretest.
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Fascinating  article and new research on testing...

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Conservatives Are Furious Over the Mildest Revisions to the AP U.S. History Exam

Conservatives Are Furious Over the Mildest Revisions to the AP U.S. History Exam | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
In 2010, Virginia gave a new history textbook to its fourth-graders: Our Virginia: Past and Present. Written by Joy Masoff—an author, but not a trained historian—she deals with the usual founding facts of commonwealth history: Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, Thomas Jefferson, and the Revolution. But when Masoff gets to the Civil...
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It is always fascinating to read about such dramatically opposing worldviews!

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Pimps use social media to lure at-risk teens into prostitution

Pimps use social media to lure at-risk teens into prostitution | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Parents should be alert to the fact pimps in Texas use social media to recruit young girls, with the likelihood it's happening elsewhere.

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To Keep Poor Students in School, Provide Social Services

To Keep Poor Students in School, Provide Social Services | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Poor students don’t just need teachers. They need social workers.
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Huge fan of the community school model (or wrap-around services).  Funding streams and a whole system's perspective are the primary  roadblocks. 

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The Learning Myth: Why I'm Cautious About Telling My Son He's Smart

The Learning Myth: Why I'm Cautious About Telling My Son He's Smart | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
By: Salman Khan
Join the #YouCanLearnAnything movement


My 5-year-­old son has just started reading. Every night, we lie on his bed and he reads a short book to me. Inevitably, he’ll hit a word
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Well, I've already messed up by telling my children they're smart...too late to change that!  I have intuitively understood, however, that the brain is a muscle and that IQ/intelligence is not fixed.  So, I get 1 point for that!

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Teaching Is Not a Business

Teaching Is Not a Business | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Reformers misunderstand how central human relationships are to the educational process.
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Amen! It doesn't matter what education sector, it's all about building trusting and caring relationships. 

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With Black Students, Some Schools Are More Ready to Punish Than Help

With Black Students, Some Schools Are More Ready to Punish Than Help | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
My son’s school seemed to see him as a bad child, not a child with needs the school could help to address.
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Movement and Learning

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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. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
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We need to shift to an understanding of cognition, movement and emotions that is integrated within the classrooms.  

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Council of Great City Schools: NEW! Framework for Raising Expectations/Rigor for ELL Students

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Technology Myths: Reflections from the leader of NAIS

Technology Myths: Reflections from the leader of NAIS | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,700 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including 1,400 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.
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Terrific insights!

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 19, 8:24 PM

Several months ago I scooped an article by George Couros who used the word myth in this title as well. Myths always have kernels of truth. Joseph Campbell and James Hillman wrote about myths and their role in our lives. There are parts of them that are pure fiction. For example, and the two articles contrast each other, this one suggests that digital technologies will not replace teachers. This is true in some settings, perhaps the independent school movement, but in public schools with neo-liberal agendas driving the supposed reform that is just not the case. Digital technologies are being trumpeted as making learning more efficient displacing the role of the teacher in many respects.

 

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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Source: www.educatorstechnology.comSee on Scoop.it - Australian Curriculum Implementation

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katemreid's curator insight, September 19, 4:19 AM

I love the fact that this was inspired by Doug Johnson at the Blue Skunk Blog - I love his perspective on school libraries, teacher librarianship and our roles in an increasingly blended information universe

Ching Rem's curator insight, September 19, 4:30 AM

Faeta!

Elvis Sanfins's curator insight, September 21, 1:29 PM

Technology Skills

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Teacher tools for creating quizzes or polls | Listly List

Free tools or websites that teachers can create or share quizzes and polls. Please add your recommendations. | Interact | Create A Quiz, Learningpod, Socrative | Student Response System, ExamTime Quizzes, Google Forms + Flubaroo, Joomla Quiz Deluxe, Learning Management System (LMS), course management software for e-Learning, web-based online training platform, Moodle, Testmoz, and PollEverywhere

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Marie-Leet Bens's curator insight, September 19, 8:02 AM

I'm a fan of Kahoot! - game-based blended learning

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, September 20, 1:25 PM

добавить свой понимание ...

Pavel Alarcon's curator insight, October 15, 2:44 PM

agregar su visión ...

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23 Useful Websites for Teaching and Learning English ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

23 Useful Websites for Teaching and Learning English ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it

September 6, 2014
Below are some valuable resources for ELL and ESL teachers. With these resources, you can find great ways to communicate more effectively, explore lessons, and be a great ELL teacher.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 7, 3:52 PM

Interesting index of resources.  Something for every language teacher here! 

Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, September 13, 2:13 PM

You will definitely like this....

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The New History Wars

The New History Wars | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Students need an unvarnished picture of our past and the skills to understand and interpret that picture.
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New Research on Eating Disorders: Nice Girl Effect Can Serve As Early Warning Sign

New Research on Eating Disorders:  Nice Girl Effect Can Serve As Early Warning Sign | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls receives national attention in print, online and on the radio. This page provides links to the articles, blogs, interviews, etc.
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News Release: Please click on the first link to read the research report.  

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Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say?

Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say? | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
Kids read emotions better after spending several days without electronic media, according to new research.
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Interesting...and what about adults?

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Why Art Teachers are The Most Important Teachers in the School

Why Art Teachers are The Most Important Teachers in the School | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it
I know that I'll be sparking quite a bit of controversy in this post, but I feel that in light of recent budget cuts and a general misunderstanding about
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Topography of Religion

Topography of Religion | Teacher Learning Networks | Scoop.it

"The Pew survey sorts people into major groupings--Christians; other religions, including Jewish and Muslim; and 'unaffiliated,' which includes atheist, agnostic and 'nothing in particular.'  Roll your cursor over the map to see how faiths and traditions break down by state."


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I love these interactive maps by State! Very interesting.  

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Tom Franta's curator insight, August 25, 12:51 PM

Interactive map showing religion by state

MsPerry's curator insight, August 25, 3:27 PM

APHG-Unit 1

CT Blake's curator insight, August 29, 7:09 PM

Awesome interactive map showing the relative religious composition of states.