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Metacognition and Why it Matters in Education

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What is metacognition and why does it matter in education? Discover ways to promote metacognition in learning.

4 Holistic Classroom Ideas Inspired by Maslow’s Humanist Approach

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By: Chris Drew. Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs remains incredibly relevant to educators. Here’s how schools and teachers can adapt Maslow’s motivational theory to nurture students and provide them with a safe and fulfilling learning environment.

Follow Your Passion: Crazy or Genius?

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Passion fuels big accomplishments, but it can also be problematic. When is following your passion actually a good career move?

The 3 Secrets to Scandinavian Innovation in Education

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By: Kyle Wagner. Scandinavian education is continuously highly ranked for its quality. These experiences from Finland and Denmark represent just a few reasons behind its success.

Permission to Feel: The Link Between Emotional Intelligence and Academic Success

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Skills and experiences are a big part in how students develop success, but one area that we may have traditionally ignored is that of emotional intelligence.

Educators: 10 Ways to Make Time for Self-Improvement

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As an educator, summer is a time for me to focus on a lot of things that tend to slip by throughout the school year. One of the most important is self-care. In order to bring our best selves to our classrooms and our schools, we must make time for our needs each day. Making…

How Schools Can Cultivate Courage in the Face of Fear

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By: Tyler S. Thigpen Audrey felt the blood draining from her face. As a tenth-grader studying American literature, she’d experienced this sensation many times before. She’d read the book. Of course she’d read the book. And when her teacher asked the class a question about the conclusion, she looked straight at Audrey. Then the dreaded…

Podcast: Pamela Cantor, M.D. on Childhood Development

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On today's podcast, Tom Vander Ark is speaking with Pamela Cantor M.D., a leading expert on childhood development.

Back to School

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By: Pam Moran Everyone knows what that means for our kids—shopping for new shoes, maybe something new to wear, all the requisite supplies on the list from glue sticks to markers, even boxes of tissues to donate to the class supply closet. Across America, local community members are also filling up parked school buses in…

Four Trends Influencing Education

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A fitness tracker changed my life—it changed how I think about goal-setting and monitoring my exercise, it changed the intentionality of my travels, and it created a new global community of people who share my interests. I’m not alone; about a quarter of U.S. adults use some kind of tracker. The quantified life is one…

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