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Author Q&A: Mary Anne Richey and Jim Forgan Talk ADHD and Empowerment
PUBLISHED: Thursday, June 27, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
The ADHD Empowerment Guide is different from other parenting ADHD books because it helps parents identify and build upon their child’s strengths and natural talents in order to develop a specific plan to unlock their child’s potential. The authors, two professionals who have “been there and done that” with their own children with ADHD, illustrate their strategies and content by highlighting successful people with ADHD who excelled in various areas and share some of their success secrets to raising a successful child with ADHD. Learn more about the book and how to support children with ADHD in this interview with the authors: read more...
Great Books for Educator Book Studies
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Finding new ideas and resources to implement in the classroom can be a daunting task, especially for educators who take on the search alone. That’s why teachers everywhere are teaming up for group book studies, where they read separately and rejoin to discuss, or study the book together. These groups are perfect for teachers who want to explore new ideas and work on professional development with input from other educators. Not every text lends itself to group learning, but the following books are great for book groups and individual reading over the summer. Some even have discussion and reflection questions at the end of each chapter! read more...
Author Q&A: Todd Stanley Talks Using Rubrics for Authentic Learning
PUBLISHED: Thursday, June 20, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Writing a rubric that can accurately evaluate student work can be tricky. Rather than a single right or wrong answer, rubrics leave room for interpretation and thus subjectivity. Todd Stanley’s recent release, Using Rubrics for Performance-Based Assessment: A Practical Guide to Evaluating Student Work, will show classroom teachers not only how to create their own objective rubrics, which can be used to evaluate performance assessments, but also how to develop rubrics that measure hard-to-assess skills, such as leadership and grit, and how to empower their own students to create rubrics that are tailored to their work. Learn more about the book and how it can be used to assess student performance in this Q&A with the author: read more...
The Best Language Arts Curriculum for Gifted Students
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Gifted and advanced students often need supplemental or separate curriculum that adequately challenges them and provides them with opportunities to think critically and develop strong communication skills. There are many great resources out there for finding advanced language arts curriculum, and we’ve compiled a handy guide to some of the best ones! read more...
Author Q&A: Kathryn Fishman-Weaver Talks Wholehearted Teaching
PUBLISHED: Thursday, June 13, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
High-achieving young women are the focus of Kathryn Fishman-Weaver’s recent book, Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women, in which 20 student researchers are followed from high school through college. Fishman-Weaver explores the experiences of these young women and the “Wholehearted Teaching” framework that follows, which cultivates courage, connection, and self-care in schools. Learn more about the book and how it came to be in this Q&A with the author: read more...
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