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  1. Spark Passion and Purpose with Independent Research
    2-Feb-17 • 2 Comments
  2. Revisiting Routines in January
    31-Dec-16 • Comments Off on Revisiting Routines in January
  3. Teacher Resolutions that Work
    31-Dec-16 • Comments Off on Teacher Resolutions that Work
  4. Homework: Why and WHY NOT
    5-Dec-16 • Comments Off on Homework: Why and WHY NOT
  5. Teachers and Parents: Three Strategies to Help Focus on this Year, not Next
    21-Nov-16 • 2 Comments
  6. Teaching Math without Homework
    31-Oct-16 • Comments Off on Teaching Math without Homework
  7. Facing the October Blues? Revive Your Back-to-School Mojo
    28-Oct-16 • Comments Off on Facing the October Blues? Revive Your Back-to-School Mojo
  8. Overcoming the October Blues: Six Competence-Boosting Strategies
    13-Oct-16 • Comments Off on Overcoming the October Blues: Six Competence-Boosting Strategies
  9. The Atlantic: The Disproportionate Stress Plaguing American Teachers
    8-Oct-16 • Comments Off on The Atlantic: The Disproportionate Stress Plaguing American Teachers
  10. How Well Do You Know Your Students?
    3-Oct-16 • Comments Off on How Well Do You Know Your Students?
  11. Math Teachers: Avoid the Homework Doom Loop
    21-Sep-16 • 1 Comment
  12. Effective and Respectful Discipline: Education Talk Radio with Larry Jacobs
    8-Sep-16 • Comments Off on Effective and Respectful Discipline: Education Talk Radio with Larry Jacobs
  13. 45 Routines to Teach in the First Weeks of School: A Good Start
    28-Aug-16 • Comments Off on 45 Routines to Teach in the First Weeks of School: A Good Start
  14. Effective Modeling: 4 Key Components
    28-Aug-16 • Comments Off on Effective Modeling: 4 Key Components
  15. School Leaders: Take Care of Your Teachers! 17 Ideas for Supporting Staff Health and Balance
    17-Aug-16 • 2 Comments
  16. A Few Classroom Design Ideas
    5-Aug-16 • Comments Off on A Few Classroom Design Ideas
  17. Principal Center Radio Interview: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn
    14-Jun-16 • Comments Off on Principal Center Radio Interview: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn
  18. EduTalk Radio Interview with Larry Jacobs: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn
    13-Jun-16 • Comments Off on EduTalk Radio Interview with Larry Jacobs: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn
  19. Testimonials
    7-Jun-16 • Comments Off on Testimonials
  20. No Guilt Allowed in the Final Days of School
    31-May-16 • Comments Off on No Guilt Allowed in the Final Days of School
  21. The Life of a Well-Balanced Teacher
    19-May-16 • Comments Off on The Life of a Well-Balanced Teacher
  22. Learn. Teach. Lead. Radio Interview: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn
    11-May-16 • Comments Off on Learn. Teach. Lead. Radio Interview: Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn
  23. Reclaiming Teacher Autonomy Through Choice
    11-May-16 • Comments Off on Reclaiming Teacher Autonomy Through Choice
  24. When Students Learn to Choose, They Choose to Learn
    25-Apr-16 • Comments Off on When Students Learn to Choose, They Choose to Learn
  25. ASCD Annual Conference Interview with Rod Berger
    22-Apr-16 • Comments Off on ASCD Annual Conference Interview with Rod Berger
  26. Help Students Choose to Learn
    19-Apr-16 • Comments Off on Help Students Choose to Learn
  27. Promoting a Growth Mindset: An Activity to Try
    11-Apr-16 • 2 Comments
  28. Uncle Curmudgeon: Stop Preparing Kids for Next Year!
    6-Apr-16 • Comments Off on Uncle Curmudgeon: Stop Preparing Kids for Next Year!
  29. Supporting Staff Health and Balance: Ideas for Principals
    29-Mar-16 • Comments Off on Supporting Staff Health and Balance: Ideas for Principals
  30. When Work Is Its Own Reward
    24-Mar-16 • Comments Off on When Work Is Its Own Reward
  31. Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Teachers
    8-Mar-16 • Comments Off on Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Teachers
  32. Self-Esteem: Can We Hand It to Our Kids on a Silver Platter? (Committee for Children Blogs)
    25-Feb-16 • Comments Off on Self-Esteem: Can We Hand It to Our Kids on a Silver Platter? (Committee for Children Blogs)
  33. Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn
    24-Feb-16 • Comments Off on Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn
  34. PARCC is Out of Line
    19-Feb-16 • Comments Off on PARCC is Out of Line
  35. Uncle Curmudgeon Grumps about “Exceeds the Standard”
    8-Feb-16 • Comments Off on Uncle Curmudgeon Grumps about “Exceeds the Standard”
  36. Resolutions that Work
    4-Jan-16 • Comments Off on Resolutions that Work
  37. Uncle Curmudgeon: Stop Giving Homework!
    1-Dec-15 • 2 Comments
  38. Check in on Your Most Vulnerable Students
    23-Nov-15 • Comments Off on Check in on Your Most Vulnerable Students
  39. Feed the Right Wolf
    17-Nov-15 • Comments Off on Feed the Right Wolf
  40. Our Classroom Walls
    17-Nov-15 • Comments Off on Our Classroom Walls
  41. Response: Students Develop Grit By ‘Taking Charge Of Their Own Learning’
    7-Oct-15 • Comments Off on Response: Students Develop Grit By ‘Taking Charge Of Their Own Learning’
  42. The Challenge (and Importance) of Saying “No”
    5-Oct-15 • Comments Off on The Challenge (and Importance) of Saying “No”
  43. Social-Emotional Learning and Academics: Better Together
    30-Sep-15 • Comments Off on Social-Emotional Learning and Academics: Better Together
  44. How (and Why) I Stopped Saying, “I like the way you…”
    28-Sep-15 • 2 Comments
  45. When Students Are Disruptive: 10 Ideas to Try
    11-Sep-15 • 1 Comment
  46. 7 Habits of a Healthy Educator
    10-Sep-15 • Comments Off on 7 Habits of a Healthy Educator
  47. Re:Teaching – A Conversation with Mike Anderson
    5-Sep-15 • 2 Comments
  48. BAM! Radio Interview: Try These Strategies to Create Trust and Personal Connections with Students
    26-Aug-15 • Comments Off on BAM! Radio Interview: Try These Strategies to Create Trust and Personal Connections with Students
  49. Time Management Tips to Help Achieve a Work-Life Balance–NEA Member Benefits
    25-Aug-15 • Comments Off on Time Management Tips to Help Achieve a Work-Life Balance–NEA Member Benefits
  50. Uncle Curmudgeon: Should Families Spend So Much on School Supplies?
    24-Aug-15 • Comments Off on Uncle Curmudgeon: Should Families Spend So Much on School Supplies?
  51. Building Staff Community Early in the Year
    10-Aug-15 • Comments Off on Building Staff Community Early in the Year
  52. Strategies for Getting to Know Your Students
    10-Aug-15 • Comments Off on Strategies for Getting to Know Your Students
  53. Consider a Slight Variation to the Golden Rule
    26-Jul-15 • 1 Comment
  54. Rethinking Rewards and Incentives
    14-Jul-15 • Comments Off on Rethinking Rewards and Incentives
  55. Good Professional Development Mirrors Good Teaching
    10-Jun-15 • Comments Off on Good Professional Development Mirrors Good Teaching
  56. Personalized Learning through Student-Led Research
    5-Jun-15 • Comments Off on Personalized Learning through Student-Led Research
  57. The Revolving Door of New Teachers: How to Break the Cycle
    2-Jun-15 • Comments Off on The Revolving Door of New Teachers: How to Break the Cycle
  58. Mighty Meltdowns in the Month of May
    19-May-15 • 4 Comments
  59. Uncle Curmudgeon: Don’t Hide Learning When It’s Fun!
    5-May-15 • Comments Off on Uncle Curmudgeon: Don’t Hide Learning When It’s Fun!
  60. Integrating a Whole Child Approach: Beyond Extra Curricular Activities
    24-Apr-15 • Comments Off on Integrating a Whole Child Approach: Beyond Extra Curricular Activities
  61. What We Wear Matters
    24-Apr-15 • 2 Comments
  62. Uncle Curmudgeon: Pop Quizzes
    15-Apr-15 • 5 Comments
  63. A Growth Mindset in Mathematics
    3-Apr-15 • 1 Comment
  64. The Well-Balanced Teacher
    12-Mar-15 • Comments Off on The Well-Balanced Teacher
  65. Do Your Students Seem Older?
    12-Mar-15 • Comments Off on Do Your Students Seem Older?
  66. The Research-Ready Classroom
    10-Mar-15 • Comments Off on The Research-Ready Classroom
  67. The First Six Weeks of School, 2nd Edition
    3-Mar-15 • Comments Off on The First Six Weeks of School, 2nd Edition
  68. What Every Teacher Needs to Know Series
    2-Mar-15 • Comments Off on What Every Teacher Needs to Know Series
  69. Press Release: The First Six Weeks of School
    1-Mar-15 • Comments Off on Press Release: The First Six Weeks of School
  70. Good Teaching in the NFL
    19-Feb-15 • 1 Comment
  71. Beating Teacher Burnout – Scholastic
    2-Feb-15 • Comments Off on Beating Teacher Burnout – Scholastic
  72. What’s in a Name?
    15-Sep-14 • Comments Off on What’s in a Name?
  73. Helping teachers survive in – and out of – the classroom – The Mindful Teacher
    29-Aug-14 • Comments Off on Helping teachers survive in – and out of – the classroom – The Mindful Teacher
  74. Books on Positive Thinking – The Cornerstone
    14-Jan-14 • Comments Off on Books on Positive Thinking – The Cornerstone
  75. Nixing Recess: The Silly, Alarmingly Popular Way to Punish Kids – DailyGabe
    23-Oct-13 • Comments Off on Nixing Recess: The Silly, Alarmingly Popular Way to Punish Kids – DailyGabe
  76. Healthy Habits to Start a Career
    16-Sep-13 • Comments Off on Healthy Habits to Start a Career
  77. EduTalk Radio with Larry Jacobs – ASCD Author Mike Anderson “The Well Balanced Teacher”
    1-Aug-13 • Comments Off on EduTalk Radio with Larry Jacobs – ASCD Author Mike Anderson “The Well Balanced Teacher”
  78. Can We Find Sanity in Teaching?
    7-Apr-13 • Comments Off on Can We Find Sanity in Teaching?
  79. No Ordinary Monday
    16-Dec-12 • Comments Off on No Ordinary Monday
  80. Another One of Those Days: Thinking ahead about how to handle disruptions and distractions.
    12-Oct-12 • Comments Off on Another One of Those Days: Thinking ahead about how to handle disruptions and distractions.
  81. Every Teacher Series Makes AEP Finals!
    31-May-12 • Comments Off on Every Teacher Series Makes AEP Finals!
  82. ASCD Virtual Conference, May 2012 – The Well-Balanced Teacher Webinar
    2-May-12 • Comments Off on ASCD Virtual Conference, May 2012 – The Well-Balanced Teacher Webinar
  83. ASCD Annual Conference Session: Classroom Management for New Teachers
    25-Mar-12 • Comments Off on ASCD Annual Conference Session: Classroom Management for New Teachers
  84. Lining Up
    28-Feb-12 • Comments Off on Lining Up
  85. Classroom Management Help for New Teachers with Book Series from Responsive Classroom
    7-Nov-11 • Comments Off on Classroom Management Help for New Teachers with Book Series from Responsive Classroom
  86. The Trouble with Testing
    2-Nov-11 • Comments Off on The Trouble with Testing
  87. Communicating with Parents
    29-Aug-11 • Comments Off on Communicating with Parents
  88. Setting the Stage for Successful Assemblies
    12-Aug-11 • Comments Off on Setting the Stage for Successful Assemblies
  89. Who Were the Every Teacher Books Written For?
    21-Jul-11 • Comments Off on Who Were the Every Teacher Books Written For?
  90. Working with Parents as a First Year Teacher
    20-Jul-11 • Comments Off on Working with Parents as a First Year Teacher
  91. Teacher Stress and Student Behavior
    10-Jun-11 • Comments Off on Teacher Stress and Student Behavior
  92. Bringing the School Year to a Strong Finish
    29-Apr-11 • Comments Off on Bringing the School Year to a Strong Finish
  93. What 4th Graders Need
    21-Apr-11 • Comments Off on What 4th Graders Need
  94. The Early and Elementary Years / The Leap into 4th Grade
    12-Apr-11 • Comments Off on The Early and Elementary Years / The Leap into 4th Grade
  95. Classroom Displays: Keep the Focus on Student Work
    31-Mar-11 • Comments Off on Classroom Displays: Keep the Focus on Student Work
  96. Teaching a Balance: ASCD Conference Blog Post
    30-Mar-11 • Comments Off on Teaching a Balance: ASCD Conference Blog Post
  97. The Power of Positive Routines
    30-Mar-11 • Comments Off on The Power of Positive Routines
  98. In their Own Words. UNH Magazine Online, March 2011
    2-Mar-11 • Comments Off on In their Own Words. UNH Magazine Online, March 2011
  99. Quiet Signals Key to Classroom Management
    20-Jan-11 • Comments Off on Quiet Signals Key to Classroom Management
  100. Homework: An Unwelcome Guest
    11-Jan-11 • Comments Off on Homework: An Unwelcome Guest
  101. Setting Good Goals
    29-Dec-10 • Comments Off on Setting Good Goals
  102. Holiday Celebrations
    10-Dec-10 • Comments Off on Holiday Celebrations
  103. Ask the Authors: Mike Anderson and Margaret Berry Wilson
    24-Nov-10 • Comments Off on Ask the Authors: Mike Anderson and Margaret Berry Wilson
  104. Ask the Author: Mike Anderson
    24-Nov-10 • Comments Off on Ask the Author: Mike Anderson
  105. Keep Learning Going During Holiday & Vacation Times
    12-Nov-10 • Comments Off on Keep Learning Going During Holiday & Vacation Times
  106. A Comfortable Way to Work
    3-Nov-10 • Comments Off on A Comfortable Way to Work
  107. Make Learning a Moving Experience
    1-Nov-10 • Comments Off on Make Learning a Moving Experience
  108. Move Around the Room
    27-Oct-10 • Comments Off on Move Around the Room
  109. Lecture Less
    25-Oct-10 • Comments Off on Lecture Less
  110. Sitting Too Much?
    22-Oct-10 • Comments Off on Sitting Too Much?
  111. A Well-Balanced Read – Wonder of Children
    1-Oct-10 • Comments Off on A Well-Balanced Read – Wonder of Children
  112. Archived webinar: The Well-Balanced Teacher, ASCD, September 29, 2010
    29-Sep-10 • Comments Off on Archived webinar: The Well-Balanced Teacher, ASCD, September 29, 2010
  113. Ask the Author: Mike Anderson
    28-Sep-10 • Comments Off on Ask the Author: Mike Anderson
  114. Fall Testing Tips
    23-Sep-10 • Comments Off on Fall Testing Tips
  115. New ASCD Book Helps Stressed-Out Educators Take Ownership of Personal Wellness
    22-Sep-10 • Comments Off on New ASCD Book Helps Stressed-Out Educators Take Ownership of Personal Wellness
  116. Every Teacher Tips: Displaying Student Work
    18-Aug-10 • Comments Off on Every Teacher Tips: Displaying Student Work
  117. The Whole Teacher – Panel Discussion Podcast
    17-Aug-10 • Comments Off on The Whole Teacher – Panel Discussion Podcast
  118. Be a Well-Balanced Teacher: Tips for the New School Year
    17-Aug-10 • Comments Off on Be a Well-Balanced Teacher: Tips for the New School Year
  119. Classroom Connections: Community Supplies
    12-Aug-10 • Comments Off on Classroom Connections: Community Supplies
  120. Technology in the Classroom
    2-Aug-10 • Comments Off on Technology in the Classroom
  121. Every Teacher Tips: Parents and Other Volunteers in the Classroom
    20-Jul-10 • Comments Off on Every Teacher Tips: Parents and Other Volunteers in the Classroom
  122. Every Teacher Tips: Community Supplies
    6-Jul-10 • Comments Off on Every Teacher Tips: Community Supplies
  123. Classroom Tension Tamers: Three More Ideas to Use Now!
    29-Apr-10 • Comments Off on Classroom Tension Tamers: Three More Ideas to Use Now!
  124. Classroom Tension Tamers: Three Ideas to Use Now
    21-Apr-10 • Comments Off on Classroom Tension Tamers: Three Ideas to Use Now
  125. Behavior Challenges in the Homestretch? Interactive Modeling Can Help.
    12-Apr-10 • Comments Off on Behavior Challenges in the Homestretch? Interactive Modeling Can Help.
  126. Handling the Holidays (Part 5): Morning Meeting Message
    18-Dec-09 • Comments Off on Handling the Holidays (Part 5): Morning Meeting Message
  127. Handling the Holidays (Part 4): Morning Meeting Group Activity
    16-Dec-09 • Comments Off on Handling the Holidays (Part 4): Morning Meeting Group Activity
  128. Handling the Holidays (Part 3): Morning Meeting Sharing
    15-Dec-09 • Comments Off on Handling the Holidays (Part 3): Morning Meeting Sharing
  129. Handling the Holidays (Part 2): Morning Meeting Greeting
    14-Dec-09 • Comments Off on Handling the Holidays (Part 2): Morning Meeting Greeting
  130. Handling the Holidays (Part 1)
    13-Dec-09 • Comments Off on Handling the Holidays (Part 1)
  131. Do You Have a Chatty Class?
    21-Oct-09 • Comments Off on Do You Have a Chatty Class?
  132. Introducing Time-Out to Older Students
    16-Sep-09 • Comments Off on Introducing Time-Out to Older Students
  133. Balancing Act: Starting the Year with Community Building and Testing-Prep
    12-Aug-09 • Comments Off on Balancing Act: Starting the Year with Community Building and Testing-Prep
  134. Q & A: A Focused Finish
    12-Apr-09 • Comments Off on Q & A: A Focused Finish
  135. Q & A: How do you manage to have private conversations with students?
    12-Nov-08 • Comments Off on Q & A: How do you manage to have private conversations with students?
  136. Re-energize Yourself When Fatigue Sets In
    12-Nov-07 • Comments Off on Re-energize Yourself When Fatigue Sets In
  137. Portsmouth fifth graders learn teamwork during UNH ropes course
    31-Oct-06 • Comments Off on Portsmouth fifth graders learn teamwork during UNH ropes course
  138. “Perfect” look for classroom – Seacoast Online
    4-Apr-05 • Comments Off on “Perfect” look for classroom – Seacoast Online
  139. Q & A: News and Announcement Charts
    12-Mar-05 • Comments Off on Q & A: News and Announcement Charts
  140. News & Notes
    28-Feb-05 • Comments Off on News & Notes
  141. Milken Educator Award announcement
    2-Mar-04 • Comments Off on Milken Educator Award announcement
  142. Positive words, positive results – Seacoast Online
    8-Feb-04 • Comments Off on Positive words, positive results – Seacoast Online
  143. Reading Violence in Boys’ Writing
    12-Jan-03 • Comments Off on Reading Violence in Boys’ Writing
  144. Balloons raise students’ spirits – Seacoast Online
    19-Sep-02 • Comments Off on Balloons raise students’ spirits – Seacoast Online
  145. Q & A: Working with Families
    12-Oct-01 • Comments Off on Q & A: Working with Families

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Leading Great Learning
Durham, NH
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Leading Great Learning

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.