Male Student Working At Desk In Chinese School Classroom

Use Brain Science to Teach Kids Not to Give Up Brain science has dramatically changed how we think about the brain.  While much of the research has been applied to helping children learn better in an academic setting, growth mindset research has also taught us how to help children develop high self-esteem while at the…

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Most of us are always starting something: a new job a new diet a new relationship a new project a new adventure How do you start well?  How do you begin so that you avoid past mistakes?  How do you ensure the best possible chance of success?  Are there any strategies that work? It turns…

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boy winning award

Intention and Reflection for the Classroom What was the most memorable and significant year of school for you? The first year you attended school? The year you starred in the class play? The year you won an award? The year you graduated? Research has shown that an important part of learning in any environment is reflecting on our…

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What to do if setting goals isn’t working I have a quick little test for you. (Don’t you just love pop quizzes?) When I think about my goals for this year, I am… A. taking a nap and thinking about it later. Goals stress me out. B. A planner. I’m evaluating the year so far,…

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Three silly, playing kids

Reflections on Your Daily Experience What if instead of trying to have the grandest summer ever, you tried to be your personal best every day… summer included?  Rather than falling into the comparison trap of comparing your summer t o that of your Facebook or Instagram friends, what if you used a different approach to…

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