Author: MiddleWeb

Connected Professional Learning

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.

Teaching Kids to Succeed

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.

Change in the Forecast

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.

Cognitive Conditions for Learning

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.