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.


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

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


Marzano’s 9 Instructional Strategies - Infographic

This first appeared on the te@chthought blog.


Sep 17

Why Quality PD Matters for Teachers

This first appeared on the Edutopia blog.


Sep 16

The Hattie Effect: What’s Essential For Effective PBL

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


8 Characteristics of the “Innovator’s Mindset”

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


15+ Teaching Ideas to Get You Excited About Teaching


15+ Teaching Ideas to Get You Excited About Teaching


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.



Sep 13

Tips for Early Year Effective Classroom Discipline

This first appeared on the Edutopia blog.