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Author Q&A: Season Mussey Talks Mindfulness in the Classroom
PUBLISHED: Thursday, August 15, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Mindfulness can be used in the classroom as a method to increase overall teacher effectiveness, raise student achievement, and reignite the joy of teaching and learning. Mindfulness in the Classroom introduces eight mindful principles that support social and emotional learning for teachers and students in today’s schools, leading to increased empathy, kindness, self-awareness, integrity, self-control, and honesty. Learn more about mindfulness and how to use this book as a guide for the journey back to the heart of teaching and learning in this interview with the author, Season Mussy, Ed.D. read more...
The Best STEM Resources to Start the School Year Off Right
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Having a well-rounded STEM education is critical for today’s students, as is encouraging innovation, authentic learning, and experimentation in the classroom. Teachers looking to strengthen their students’ STEM skills while implementing those values can turn to these great resources, filled with unique lessons and applications to the real world. read more...
Author Q&A: Lacy Brejcha Talks Building Makerspaces in School
PUBLISHED: Thursday, August 08, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Organized into an easy-to-follow, month-by-month plan for implementation, Makerspaces in School provides field-tested and research-based knowledge that will serve educators as they create and maintain a meaningful Makerspace. Through Makerspaces, project-based learning provides opportunities for credible, legitimate, and authentic growth and development. This book will allow any educator to walk away with a plan to create a Makerspace in his or her classroom or a school- or districtwide model that works for many. Learn more about Makerspaces and how to start building one in this interview with the author, Lacy Brejcha. read more...
The Latest Social-Emotional Learning Resources
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
As classrooms become more diverse, it is increasingly important that teachers and parents nurture perceptive, caring, and globally minded students. With lessons in self-awareness, problem solving to deal with setbacks, interpersonal skills, and practicing mindfulness, the following resources develop social-emotional learning skills that are necessary for our changing world. read more...
Author Q&A: Chris Fancher and Telannia Norfar Talk Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom
PUBLISHED: Thursday, August 01, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom (grades 6–10) explains how to keep inquiry at the heart of mathematics teaching and helps teachers build students' abilities to be true mathematicians. The authors impart strategies that assist teachers in planning standards-based lessons, encouraging wonder and curiosity, providing a safe environment where failure occurs, and giving students opportunities for revision and reflection. Learn more about the book, project-based learning, and how to implement these strategies in this interview with the authors, Chris Fancher and Telannia Norfar. read more...
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