Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

While in some cases, technology is used in powerful ways to support students in developing critical thinking and collaboration skills, and to develop a sense of agency, in other situations it is used in things like drill and practice exercises, test prep, and reading online content.

The Secret of Team Allocation in a Flipped-Classroom Environment

Fractus Learning

In addition, feedback from accounting graduate employers state that students need experience working within a diverse team, as they do so in practice (Howieson, 2003). Instead, the instructor moves around the room throughout the seminar discussing the assigned team exercises with the students.

How Schools Can Bridge Mental Health Care Gaps with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tools

MindShift

percent in 2003 to 8.4 Every class could start the day with a mindfulness exercise, “some way it can be woven into the fabric of the school.”. School counselors help guide students with academics, college applications and social matters with other students.

More Green Spaces in Childhood Associated With Happier Adulthood

MindShift

The researchers’ final data set comprised nearly 1 million Danes who were born between 1985 and 2003 and for whom they had longitudinal records of mental health, socioeconomic status and place of residence.

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The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life

MindShift

While definitions vary a bit from study to study, researchers have linked a sense of purpose to lower levels of adolescent depression, less binge drinking and drug abuse , healthier habits such as exercising, and a greater commitment to schoolwork. It’s 12:15 p.m.

Helping teens find their purpose

The Hechinger Report

While definitions vary a bit from study to study, researchers have linked a sense of purpose to lower levels of adolescent depression, less binge drinking and drug abuse , healthier habits such as exercising, and a greater commitment to schoolwork.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

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Create variety (different kinds of examples, models, exercises, and presentation modalities). 2003). Pursuing a “sense of success”: New teachers explain their career decisions, American Educational Research Journal 40 (3) (2003), pp. New York: Free, 2003.

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

So many of his students lack what Fernandez calls a “template” — or map for how to get to that future desired place — and this exercise provides examples of real people who have found their way.

Why It’s Time to Rethink School Science Fairs

MindShift

Experiments by Carol Dweck in 2003, then a professor of psychology at Columbia University, suggest that students who are driven to learn for its own sake or for personal growth tend to stick to their studies longer than their highly competitive peers. Springtime is science fair season. Thousands of kids across the country, from elementary through high school, spend weeks or months coaxing seedlings to grow, building devices to harness solar energy and carefully mixing acids and bases.

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What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Activities such as sports, visual and performing arts, community service, journalism, and academic clubs can be sources for positive playtime for teenagers (Mahoney, Cairns, & Farmer, 2003;Mahoney, Larson, & Eccles, 2005). 2003).

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

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If you try to have regimented exercises, every single person has to do the exact same thing. Good Bye Lenin! ” (2003, Germany, directed by Wolfgang Becker)—Black comedy with a semi-romantic storyline that is easily the best teaching device for explaining the Cold War in Europe and the fall of the Berlin Wall. A few years after John Boyer began teaching world geography at Virginia Tech , a survey revealed that 58 percent of college-aged Americans could not locate Japan on a map.