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100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul. January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul

" It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives. If you're curious about what art therapy has to offer, you can try out some of these great solo exercises at home to help nurse your mind, body and soul back to health. If you like the experience, you can also seek out professional art therapy treatment in your area. Emotions Deal with emotions like anger and sadness through these helpful exercises. Draw or paint your emotions. Relaxation Art therapy can be a great way to relax. Paint to music. Happiness Art can not only help you deal with the bad stuff, but also help you appreciate and focus on the good. Draw your vision of a perfect day. Portraits Often, a great way to get to know yourself and your relationships with others is through portraits.

Collaging Self. The Power of the Morning Meeting: 5 Steps Toward Changing Your Classroom and School Culture. "The whole morning meeting not only sets a really good tone for the students, but it sets a tone for me.

The Power of the Morning Meeting: 5 Steps Toward Changing Your Classroom and School Culture

" - Teacher in Louisville, Kentucky When I first learned about the Morning Meeting model, I was working as an elementary school principal in Pasadena, California. I was new to that school, so I was skeptical about launching too many initiatives, but also curious about how it could work to transform my school and the lives of our students. The Morning Meeting was first proposed to me by a new teacher who had studied it in her pre-service classes.

She explained that the model was designed to: 5 Powerful Ways to Save Time as a Teacher. Lack of time is a huge problem for teachers everywhere.

5 Powerful Ways to Save Time as a Teacher

There’s just never enough time for teachers to do their work well AND have a healthy, balanced life outside the classroom. For as long as I have been working to serve teachers and help you do your work better, time was always the one problem I couldn’t solve. I could share powerful teaching strategies, classroom management tips, game-changing tech tools, but when it came to really nailing the time shortage, I came up empty-handed. Until now. Now there is something that I truly believe is going to change teachers’ lives and give you back the time you so sorely need. The program, a year-long membership that delivers weekly e-mail tips and downloadable resources, aims to help teachers get a clearer sense of how many hours they are actually devoting to school-related tasks, then target a smaller, more reasonable number to shoot for. 2) Figure out The Main Thing and do it first. 5) Use scheduling to create boundaries around your time.

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips. Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it out, click here. Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting. We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.

I certainly want the answer. So I decided to call a friend who manages to do this — and more. 2d5c7a97c129cc0fd7554b8e53725eab593d26ae. 10 Physical Education and Health. Components of fitness. Tactical Games Lesson Plan Mobility. 4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers. 4 Phases Of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers by Terry Heick According to Indiana University Bloomington, Inquiry-based learning is an “instructional model that centers learning on a solving a particular problem or answering a central question.

4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

There are several different inquiry-based learning models, but most have several general elements in common: Learning focuses around a meaningful, ill-structured problem that demands consideration of diverse perspectivesAcademic content-learning occurs as a natural part of the process as students work towards finding solutionsLearners, working collaboratively, assume an active role in the learning processTeachers provide learners with learning supports and rich multiple media sources of information to assist students in successfully finding solutionsLearners share and defend solutions publicly in some manner” The process itself can be broken down into stages, or phases, that help teachers frame instruction. 1. Student-to-material. 2. 3. 21ST CENTURY TEACHER.