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7 Brain-Based Ways to Make Learning Stick

7 Brain-Based Ways to Make Learning Stick | Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Do students struggle to remember the information you teach them? Be sure to use these 7 brain-based steps to strengthen connections and make memories permanent.
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The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact - Michael Fullan

The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact - Michael Fullan | Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact Michael’s new book published by Jossey-Bass and Ontario Principals’ Council is now out. In it Fullan describes how and why the principal’s role must change to maximize student achievement. Principals are often called the second most crucial in-school influencers (after teachers) of student learning. But what should the principal...
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Many Finnish children approve of corporal punishment .

Many Finnish children approve of corporal punishment . | Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

A new survey has revealed that Finnish school children are more tolerant of corporal punishment then their other Nordic neighbours.
Up to 27 percent of upper grade children surveyed felt that mild corporal punishment, which included hair-pulling and smacking, was acceptable, with four percent saying that corporal punishment on the whole was okay. Corporal punishment was outlawed in Finland in 1984 and has been prohibited in Sweden since 1979.

Read more: http://www.icenews.is/index.php/2010/05/04/many-finnish-children-approve-of-corporal-punishment/#ixzz1Gh3rAEq4

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