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Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work | Video on TED.com

TED Talks We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.

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Six Tips for Brain-Based Learning | Edutopia

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Empowering and connecting teachers, administrators, and parents with innovative solutions and resources to better education.


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Bowmar is a "Leader In Me" School!

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Total Participation Techniques

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Great book with easy to implement ideas that make a difference in the classroom!

 

 


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A Parent's Guide to Educational iPad Games - iPads in Education

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Idea to send to parents recarding apps for the ipad. 


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10 Brain-Based Learning Laws That Trump Traditional Education

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A learning trump card is one that reigns over more established education practices. When one strategy trumps another, it means that it is a better way of learning.

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ASCD Community: Create a Positive School Culture

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By Brad Kuntz

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""A school's culture may appear too ubiquitous to define clearly, too pervasive to grasp fully, and too complex to evaluate, but it's too important to ignore," explains educator Brad Kuntz. In his regular Education Update column, Kuntz outlines steps you can take to improve your school culture. Ideas range from creating more opportunities for students to serve their communities to hosting study parties before exams"


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Total Participation Techniques

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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.

 

Love this book.  I enjoy the fun, practical, and engaging techniques designed to reach all students in the classroom. Many of the ideas can be adapted for use with classroom technology as well.


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7 Habits That Made Steve Jobs A Success

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What can I learn from Steve Jobs?

 


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