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Nadia Lopez: Why open a school? To close a prison. Classroom Management Tips For New Teachers Classroom Management Tips. Playlist - skip to Peter Norvig video. How Teachers Can Motivate Students of Any Age. Barry Schwartz laughs as he describes the little girl next door who suddenly dove into reading after a substitute teacher took over her elementary school classroom.

How Teachers Can Motivate Students of Any Age

For every book they read, recalls the Swarthmore College psychology professor, students received a point, which they later cashed in for prizes. The girl then started to read a book an hour. 4th Grade Teacher Says Welcome Back to School with Hit YouTube Video. This year, one 4th grade teacher from Chicago decided to give his students a warm welcome with a (precious, totally age appropriate) back to school rap video.

4th Grade Teacher Says Welcome Back to School with Hit YouTube Video

With nearly 200,000 views in just three days, “Welcome to the 4th Grade” has already landed first-year teacher Dwayne Reed (a.k.a. Mr. Reed) coverage via Time, Mashable, and Good Morning America. How Mindfulness and Storytelling Help Kids Heal and Learn. By Juli Fraga When mindfulness teacher Laurie Grossman instructed a class at Reach Academy to let their eyes rest and close so they could focus on their breathing, one student’s eyes remained wide open. Instead of following Grossman’s cues, the student refused to close her eyes and stared at her friend. This kind of response is not unusual for students who come to school after having experienced trauma, such as the death of a parent, emotional neglect and homelessness. Re-imagining school. TV Special: TED Talks Education. Big Wings, Bigger Dreams: A Sleepover In The Space Shuttle's Shadow : NPR Ed.

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Big Wings, Bigger Dreams: A Sleepover In The Space Shuttle's Shadow : NPR Ed

Udvar-Hazy Center. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ariel Zambelich/NPR Visiting a museum full of airplanes and rocket ships is a pretty awesome field trip. Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem : NPR Ed. A new study out of Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble.

Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem : NPR Ed

LA Johnson/NPR hide caption toggle caption LA Johnson/NPR A new study out of Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching black boys, expecting trouble.