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What is Self-Differentiation?

What is Self-Differentiation?

How Sharing Control of Learning with Students Make Differentiation Better Too often, differentiation (especially when it’s called differentiated instruction) places nearly all of the responsibility and work for differentiation in the teacher’s court. This often results in teachers feeling like they need to create separate activities and

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Homework: Why and WHY NOT

Homework: Why and WHY NOT

Once again, I joined Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio–this time to talk about homework. In this lively show, we discuss some of the problems with the way homework is often implemented in schools as well as some ideas for how it can be better. Original post:

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Facing the October Blues? Revive Your Back-to-School Mojo

Facing the October Blues? Revive Your Back-to-School Mojo

In this episode of ASCD’s Learn Teach Lead Radio, I share some ideas about why October can be a tough month for educators and some strategies for picking ourselves back up when we’re struggling. For more ideas for overcoming the October blues, check out this blog post.

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The Atlantic: The Disproportionate Stress Plaguing American Teachers

The Atlantic: The Disproportionate Stress Plaguing American Teachers

In this Atlantic article, Tim Walker explores some of the potential negative impacts of high levels of stress in American teachers. He also pokes at some of the reasons American teachers are burning out at such alarming rates. I was thrilled to talk with Tim and share

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Effective and Respectful Discipline: Education Talk Radio with Larry Jacobs

Effective and Respectful Discipline: Education Talk Radio with Larry Jacobs

Once again, I thoroughly enjoyed talking with Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio, this time about effective and respectful discipline practices in schools. Here are a few topics we touched on: Why is it important to think about teaching discipline? What is discipline and how is it

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Principal Center Radio Interview: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn

Principal Center Radio Interview: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn

I had the privilege of joining Justin Baeder, Director of the Principal Center, for a fun conversation about my newest book, Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn: The Key to Motivation and Achievement. In this interview, we discuss many interesting questions and topics about using choice effectively

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EduTalk Radio Interview with Larry Jacobs: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn

EduTalk Radio Interview with Larry Jacobs: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn

I was thrilled to once again join Larry Jacobs on EduTalk Radio, this time to talk about how and why to offer students more choices about their learning, the subject of my recent book: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn: The Key to Student Motivation and Achievement.

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The Life of a Well-Balanced Teacher

Why is teaching such a stressful profession? How can teachers use collaboration to their benefit? How can educators avoid burnout? Check out some answers to these questions in this video interview, recorded at the 2016 ASCD Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. Mike Anderson is an education consultant,

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Learn. Teach. Lead. Radio Interview: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn

Learn. Teach. Lead. Radio Interview: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn

In May of 2016 I was interviewed on ASCD’s Learn. Teach. Lead. Radio program on the BAM! Radio Network to discuss a few ideas from my newest book, Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn: The Key to Student Motivation and Achievement. Original link: http://www.bamradionetwork.com/ascd-learn-teach-lead-radio/3879-5-ways-to-restore-joyful-learning-do-this-not-that

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ASCD Annual Conference Interview with Rod Berger

ASCD Annual Conference Interview with Rod Berger

Rod Berger and I had a chance to catch up at the ASCD Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA (April, 2016). Dr. Rod Berger is a global education media personality who has interviewed Ministers of Education, leading voices like Sir Ken Robinson, U.S. Secretary Arne Duncan, AFT President Randi Weingarten

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Mike Anderson is an energetic, experienced, and highly sought-after educational consultant who helps facilitate great learning in schools all over the United States and beyond. He has over twenty years of experience as a teacher, consultant, presenter, and developer and has authored many books and articles about great teaching and learning.