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February 3rd, 2017

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More Minnesota teachers leaving jobs, new state report shows. Days after his graduation last May, Waleid Hassan landed four job interviews.

More Minnesota teachers leaving jobs, new state report shows

The Metropolitan State University graduate ultimately said yes to a job at Osseo Senior High School teaching geo­metry and Algebra 2. Six months into his first teaching job, Hassan said he loves it. The test for schools is to figure out how to retain teachers like Hassan. A newly released Minnesota Department of Education report reveals that teachers are increasingly leaving the profession. Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset. All educators care deeply about their students' motivation.

Recognizing and Overcoming False Growth Mindset

They want them to love learning, and to be resourceful and persistent in the face of learning challenges. They don't want their students to lose heart when they get stuck, make mistakes, or receive disappointing grades. In this context, the growth mindset entered the scene. [4220] Do No Harm: Homework Mistakes We Should All Avoid.

Why you aren’t blogging more… – The Principal of Change. …because you are overthinking.

Why you aren’t blogging more… – The Principal of Change

“Will anyone like this?” “Have I wrote something similar?” “Is it good enough?” “What does this make me look like as an educator?” “I am not sure it is ready to post?” 7 Tech Tips for Your Next Read-Aloud. Reading aloud to children is an essential part of the school day.

7 Tech Tips for Your Next Read-Aloud

Experiencing stories as a whole class or in a small group can help students learn essential reading skills. Educators who read aloud to children understand the importance of modeling thinking, providing opportunities to talk about books, and encouraging students to respond to reading with their own thoughts and opinions. As schools increase the amount of technology available to teachers, educators are presented with unique opportunities to incorporate tech tools into their instruction.