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A Chess Class for Elementary Students (with a DIY micro:bit -Driven Chess Clock)

User Generated Education

Each week a master math teacher from Math Amigos comes to my GT classroom for an hour to present conceptual math problems. High ability math students from 4th through 6th grades attend. A few weeks ago he presented a problem that included chess knight moves.

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What Example Do You Set?

A Principal's Reflections

While there are some exceptions, most people do not like to be told what to do, especially when it comes to change. Not only does this often lead to resentment, but it can also inhibit people from doing their best work.

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Transform Learning with Dual Language Programs

MiddleWeb

A culturally sustaining and relevant pedagogy for multilingual students assures grade-level academic progress, strengthens first-language usage and sustains cultural connections. Dual language programs are the best path forward, writes language specialist Tan Huynh.

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What Is The Purpose Of Assessment?

TeachThought - Learn better.

In a perfect world, all assessment would be formative--an ongoing loop of learning, feedback, revision, and learning again. The post What Is The Purpose Of Assessment? appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Assessment Resources For Teachers Terry Heick

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How to Apply the Concepts of Neuroscience to Create a Thriving Learning Culture

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Founder and Chief Freedom Officer at LearningToGo

In this webinar, Margie Meacham, CEO of Learningtogo and a neuroscience expert, will show you how to create a training program that promotes psychological safety and uses neuroscience to create a workplace culture where people flourish, connect, and perform at their best.

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Campus religious groups step into a new realm: mental health counseling

The Hechinger Report

A Stanford psychiatry professor found herself in a strange position at the start of 2017. This story also appeared in USA Today. The Trump administration had just banned travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, and Stanford’s Muslim community was in despair.

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