Response: Students Develop Grit By ‘Taking Charge Of Their Own Learning’

This post originally appeared in Education Week Teacher (blog) on October 7, 2015: http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2015/10/response_students_develop_grit_by_taking_charge_of_their_own_learning.html Response: Students Develop Grit By ‘Taking Charge Of Their Own Learning’ By Larry Ferlazzo on October 7, 2015 4:45 PM (This is the second post in a three-part series on “grit.” You can

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Social-Emotional Learning and Academics: Better Together

This article was published in the October 2015 edition of Educational Leadership (Emotionally Healthy Kids) as an online-only article. It explores how social and emotional skills are woven throughout the Common Core State Standards and what that means for good instruction. Article Link: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/oct15/vol73/num02/Social-Emotional_Learning_and_Academics@_Better_Together.aspx

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7 Habits of a Healthy Educator

This article appeared on the NEA Member Benefits site: http://www.neamb.com/professional-resources/healthy-educator-habits.htm?utm_source=TWCD0915&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wall-post With each school year comes the chance to be proactive about your health. You can fight off chronic low energy, constant sniffles and stress headaches before they pull you under. In fact, not having a plan for

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