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Sep 18

Zhao: Don’t Follow the Dragon

Here is a brief review of Yong Zhao’s latest book, Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Dragon:  Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World from Joanne Jacobs.

http://www.joannejacobs.com/2014/09/zhao-dont-follow-the-dragon/

How Much Self-Control Do You Have? (The Marshmallow Test)

This article first appeared on The Learning Network(NY Times.)

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/18/how-much-self-control-do-you-have/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

Marzano’s 9 Instructional Strategies - Infographic

This first appeared on the te@chthought blog.

http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/marzanos-9-instructional-strategies-graphic/

Sep 17

Why Quality PD Matters for Teachers

This first appeared on the Edutopia blog.

http://www.edutopia.org//blog/why-quality-professional-development-teachers-matters-ben-johnson

Sep 16

The Hattie Effect: What’s Essential For Effective PBL

This article by Suzie Boss first appeared on the Edutopia blog.

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/hattie-effect-whats-essential-effective-pbl-suzie-boss

8 Characteristics of the “Innovator’s Mindset”

This article first appeared on George Couros’ blog, The Principal of Change.

http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/4783

15+ Teaching Ideas to Get You Excited About Teaching

coolcatteacher:

15+ Teaching Ideas to Get You Excited About Teaching

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Our classrooms are full of ones. Not hundreds not hundreds of thousands – – not millions — but there are millions of ONEs. Each child is unique. Each child is an individual. So are you teachers! We don’t do all the things quite the same. I read a great quote from Beth Moore that represents teachers so well:

You don’t have to see eye to eye to be glad to be side by side.

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Sep 15

5 Ways To Help Students Learn To Manage Their Emotions

This first appeared on the Edudemic blog.

http://www.edudemic.com/5-ways-teachers-can-help-students-learn-manage-emotions/

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Sep 13

Tips for Early Year Effective Classroom Discipline

This first appeared on the Edutopia blog.

http://www.edutopia.org//blog/early-year-effective-classroom-discipline-allen-mendler