Author Debbie Silver examines effective feedback, motivational praise, and the power inherent in the words teachers say to students about their work.
Educators looking for ways to become more connected to other educators using digital tools will find plenty of meat in The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age, says reviewer Fran Lo.
The documentary School Play by Eddie Rosenstein and Rick Velleu celebrates the importance of creative arts opportunities for all students, says principal Lyn Hilt, who also reviews a companion PD guide.
Debbie Silver’s book, Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed, is “an ideal blend” of theory, common sense, research & humor about effective ways to help students succeed, says reviewer Susie Highley.
Connected coaches are social artists “immersed in collaboration in online spaces” says expert and retired middle grades teacher Lani Ritter Hall in our interview.
Future voters and civic leaders need to understand how political messages are crafted so that they can see through the spin, says media literacy expert Frank W. Baker.
Prepare your students to watch the Presidential Debates with these tips & tools from media literacy expert Frank Baker.
We must stand up for students even if it makes us unpopular, writes Becky Bair. She shares some lessons learned about pushing for change in your school.
Students don’t like school because we don’t create the right cognitive conditions for learning. Bill Ivey reviews Dan Willingham’s book, Why Don’t Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom.
In the last decade of her teaching career, NBCT Julie Dermody no longer thinks about her resumé. She’s working on her bucket list. What’s on yours?