Getting rigor right in the classroom is likely to cause students to struggle — but in a productive manner that promotes confidence in the learning experience.
Depending upon a school’s definition and policy on bullying, it can be difficult for educators to determine what constitutes a bullying incident. Girl Bullying Conference Presenter Carolyn Strong says that
The best way to help students stop taking part in self-injurious behaviors is to teach them how to focus on something else, says psychologist Dr.
Confined spaces and a 6 ‘5″ frame don’t make for a comfortable flight. Celebrated author and Pirate Presenter Dave Burgess can relate to the frequent
Students who have suffered trauma are far more likely to experience academic failure. To combat this tendency – with female students in particular – Tracie
Innovation in the classroom is often stymied because educators don’t want to depart from doing the “right thing.” Dr. David Rendall says moving “outside the
Neither educators nor students are exempt from what Dr. Robyn Jackson refers to as “micro-aggressions.”
Whether because of implicit bias or the lack of cultural competence, neither educators nor students are exempt from what Dr. Robyn Jackson refers to as
Watch Brian Mendler challenge the conventional wisdom of “one-size-fits-all” student behavior charting.
Brian is a certified elementary and special education teacher, who draws on his own experience as a very disruptive student with severe undiagnosed ADHD and
Every school leader wants a supportive culture where students take responsibility for their actions — a positive culture that will enhance academic progress and create
By incorporating their culture into classroom instruction, teachers value the unique realities of minority students — an approach that sets both students and educators up
“Responsible adults naturally have a tendency to prescribe experiences for children. The result is that many children are allowed to have only experiences deemed to
How student strengths, interests and related emotions can be the launchpad for engaging instruction.
Author and creator of the Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E Initiative, LaVonna Roth will present a session at the Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference in Atlanta and Las