Category Archives: Teaching Strategies

Everyday Mindfulness in the Classroom

By Liz Bergren Mindfulness, a buzzword we hear everywhere. The term, first coined by Buddhist scholar T.W. Rhys Davids, was reintroduced to us as a practice through the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979. Kabat-Zinn is a renowned MIT-educated scientist … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Kick-Start Your GSA for the New School Year

By Liz Bergren The first few weeks of the school year are busy and can feel chaotic as the community settles into new routines and new relationships. It is a great time to get your student groups organized and to … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Resources That Support a Growth Mindset!

This giveaway is now closed. This month we’re thrilled to give away resources for students and educators that support and foster the development of a growth mindset. One lucky reader will win: Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities … Continue reading

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Building Relationships with Your Back-to-School Letter

By Andrew Hawk When it is time to prepare for a new school year, teachers have many things they must accomplish. In the rush of lesson planning and room arranging, we sometimes overlook small details. One useful strategy that many … Continue reading

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Visual Journaling with Kids

By Susan Daniels, Ph.D., author of Visual Learning and Teaching: An Essential Guide for Educators K–8 Visual journaling with kids is a favorite enrichment activity—personally and academically. I’ve taught every grade level from kindergarten to eighth and have used visual … Continue reading

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