Good standing poses? One of my favorites is a desk-supported warrior pose, because kids feel very powerful and grounded in
"The question was how to create spaces where students can study and hang out - so the lobby is a study area for exams, and
One afternoon about six years ago, I was entering the school (Beaver Country Day School) and passing some Middle School (grades
My daughter came home from school the Monday after Thanksgiving to find her classroom delightfully decorated by her teacher
I can teach my students to think critically, question, participate, care, and create a better world. I can share inspiration and truth that will cut through rhetoric and deception. Words have good and bad ways.
For parents, PowerMyLearning provides a window into what their kids are up to at school. Lisnell Rivera, a parent from The
College is a time to learn all about money management. There's books to buy, pizza to eat, beer to drink and at some point you have to learn which of those three to save your money on.
We all have experienced car trouble at some time or another. If you have a brand new car it's probably unlikely. It's probably
Today, on the cusp of a new school year, I can't wait to be back in the classroom, engrossed by evocative details, fluid sentences, and literary analysis. The darker the outside world seems, the more I want to shut myself in and obsess over thesis statements and comma splices.
They can really be effective in bringing out the best in your students.
We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.
Hearing loss is a spectrum. The child may hear some but not all sounds. A child should have their hearing tested who has delayed speech, responds to sounds inconsistently, is inattentive, displays behavioral changes or responds incorrectly to simple basic questions.
In the Classroom: 101 Ways to Rock Your World was written as a gift to teachers -- new ones and the ones who have been in the trenches for years. Where would anyone of us be without a teacher at some point in our lives?
The great lesson of history is the call to embrace our shared humanity. In our society today, as unique and special as we
Get through the school year with a smile.
I have an absolutely amazing older son. When my ex-husband left, Eli was there to help pick up the pieces. When I had my emotional collapse, again Eli came to the hospital everyday and even now continues to keep a close eye on me.
Students of color constitute a majority in our schools but teachers of color constitute only 18 percent of their faculties.
Still, when I announced that I had made the Dean's List a few times and even Honors List for one amazing semester, instead
1) An emphasis on providing fixed forms of "lecture material" so that students could boost their learning with self-study