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Things I Found this Week January 12, 2018

High school proposes courses with real-world applications
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High school proposes courses with real-world applications

DARIEN - As pressure mounts for prospective employees to stand out with marketable skills, many students turn to classes with real-world applications even at the high school level. Consequently, the D

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Response: We Need to 'Slow Down' When Teaching Writing
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Response: We Need to 'Slow Down' When Teaching Writing

We finish up this series on teaching writing with responses from Alan Sitomer, Sean Ruday, Jen Schwanke, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Kathy Glass, Meghan Everette, and Brian Kissel.

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Creating a Positive Feedback Culture
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Creating a Positive Feedback Culture

Feedback is an essential component of effective learning and a successful classroom. John Hattie cites feedback as one of the top influences on student achievement, with an effect size of 0.73 (Hattie

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The Life Lesson a Teacher of the Year Learned in Rehab
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The Life Lesson a Teacher of the Year Learned in Rehab

After suffering from burnout, Justin Ashley learned the keys to happiness and to becoming a better, more emotionally balanced teacher.

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The 100 Best Movies on Netflix
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The 100 Best Movies on Netflix

The sheer volume of films on Netflix (and the site’s less than ideal interface) can make finding a genuinely great movie there a difficult task. To help, we’ve plucked out the 100 best films currently streaming on the service — 50 major movies, along with 50 related titles that are also worth adding to your queue.

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Why Self-Compassion Beats Self-Confidence
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Why Self-Compassion Beats Self-Confidence

Confidence may be overrated.

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How Parents Can Help Kids Navigate the Pressures of Their Digital Lives
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How Parents Can Help Kids Navigate the Pressures of Their Digital Lives

In the same way that different teenagers need different types of social support from their parents, they need different types of digital support, as well. If your teen seems irritable or overwhelmed b

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2017 through the eyes of American teens
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2017 through the eyes of American teens

High school students across the country were asked to define America in a single photograph. Here's what they produced.

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Teaching Introverted Students: How a 'Quiet Revolution' Is Changing Classroom Practice
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Teaching Introverted Students: How a 'Quiet Revolution' Is Changing Classroom Practice

Inspired by Susan Cain's 2012 book, Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking, teachers in New York City and elsewhere are developing learning environments that give a voice to

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Critical Thinking Skills to Help Students Better Evaluate Scientific Claims
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Critical Thinking Skills to Help Students Better Evaluate Scientific Claims

Helping students better understand research -- based in science and otherwise -- can help develop their information literacy skills and ultimate, their health.

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Hurting From the Inside Out: Understanding Self-Injury
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Hurting From the Inside Out: Understanding Self-Injury

It's a paradox: Some students habitually hurt themselves physically to feel better emotionally. When educators understand more, they can help more.

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10 Disruptions That Will Revolutionize Education
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10 Disruptions That Will Revolutionize Education

Artificial intelligence, learning avatars, and other innovations will be game-changers for education in the coming years, writes researcher Peter W. Cookson Jr.

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10 Disruptions That Will Revolutionize Education
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10 Disruptions That Will Revolutionize Education

Artificial intelligence, learning avatars, and other innovations will be game-changers for education in the coming years, writes researcher Peter W. Cookson Jr.

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Forget Grit. Focus on Inequality.
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Forget Grit. Focus on Inequality.

Educators should stop looking for cure-alls and start pursuing structural change, writes a University of San Francisco professor.

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Five Myths About Transgender Students Educators Need to Unlearn
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Five Myths About Transgender Students Educators Need to Unlearn

While many schools don’t discuss LGBT issues, teachers should play a role in shaping students’ understandings of their gender identity, writes Laura Erickson-Schroth.

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Competition Is Ruining Childhood. The Kids Should Fight Back.
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Competition Is Ruining Childhood. The Kids Should Fight Back.

Unions aren’t just good for wage workers. Students can use collective bargaining, too.

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The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for
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The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for

The top traits of success at Google sound more like what one gains as an English or theater major than as a programmer.

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New York State requires mental health education
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New York State requires mental health education

Most states have laws mandating health education in primary and secondary schools, but New York will be the first to emphasize mental health instruction for all grades. The move follows legislation si

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At North County High, poetry and math mix
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At North County High, poetry and math mix

Last week Algebra 1 students at North County High School took part in a unique vocabulary exercise.

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