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Class Presentations and Student Anxiety: The Ongoing Debate
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
Recently, the debate over class presentations and student anxiety has flared up again, and advocates on both sides of the conversation present convincing arguments. For many students, being forced to talk in front of a class for a grade can be extremely nerve-wracking, and can even lead them to skip class. But public speaking is an important skill, and teachers want to make sure their students have good communication skills in order to be prepared for the “real” world. read more...
Gifted Education News Roundup
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
With the beginning of a new school year come new conversations concerning gifted education. Here’s a roundup of recent news in gifted ed: read more...
Mindfulness Exercises to Improve Mental Health
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
The back-to-school frenzy has mostly calmed down at this point, but managing responsibilities and organizing calendars can still be overwhelming for students, teachers, and parents alike. In times of stress, anyone can benefit from mindfulness exercises that allow us to concentrate, breathe, and focus. Below are some great ideas for activities to implement in the classroom or at home in order to restore a sense of calm and self-confidence. read more...
Resource Roundup: Parenting Gifted Children
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
Raising gifted children is no easy task, and sorting through the many articles and books made for parents can be time-consuming and overwhelming. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most trusted and promising resources, all about raising children to be the best they can be. Even though no parent will have the exact same experience, education experts and parents who have “been there, done that” can give valuable insight into the lives of these kids and how to best foster their creativity, talents, and relationships with others. read more...
6 Great Podcasts for Parents and Teachers
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by Andilynn Feddeler
Podcasts have been gaining popularity for the past few years, partly due to ease of access and the wide variety of topics presented in them. They make for great conversation starters and allow listeners to think critically about events or concepts they may not have time to research on their own. For educators and parents, podcasts can be a great way to continue learning best practices without losing the valuable and limited time they have. Here are some great education and parenting podcasts to consider taking a listen to, whether on the way to work or after the kids have gone to bed: read more...
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