11 Ways to Promote Persistence

Published on Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Persistence is the ability to stick to a task, especially when the going gets tough. It is being able to hang in there and keep going when a task becomes challenging, never giving up and keeping on going. Do your students say often say, “It’s too hard,” so they don’t have to think any further? […]

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Transformational Learning

Published on Thursday, May 8th, 2014

In 1977 Ilya Prigogene was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in the field of Thermodynamics. The second law of thermodynamics states when things are left alone in our universe, it will eventually go to disorder and chaos. For example, when a tree falls in the forest, it will eventually rot and decay. […]

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12 ways to add more movement into your classroom

Published on Saturday, February 8th, 2014

For thousands of years the human body has been walking, sleeping, leaning, running, doing or squatting. As Howard Gardner states, “I believe in action and activity. The brain learns best and retains most when the organism is actively involved in exploring physical sites and materials and asking questions to which it actually craves the answers. […]

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