Dear Students, Asking For Help Is A Strength

Dear Students, Asking For Help Is A Strength

Dear Students, Asking For Help Is A Strengthcontributed by Penny KostarasI am a K-12 learning coach. My approach is comprehensive – executive functioning, time management, and academic content. A trend I’ve noticed over my career is a winter influx of bewildered...
12 Principles Of Modern Learning

12 Principles Of Modern Learning

12 Principles Of Modern Learningby TeachThought StaffWhat are the principles of modern learning?Well, that depends on how you define ‘learning’ and what you’d consider ‘modern.’ Richard Olsen  put together this useful visual way, way back...
7 Skills Students Will Always Need

7 Skills Students Will Always Need

7 Skills Students Will Always Needby Jennifer Rita NicholsEd note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post.As educators, we constantly strive to prepare our students for the ‘real world’ that exists around them. We teach them how to read, write, and...
How Students Are Like Cats

How Students Are Like Cats

How Students Are Like Catsby Terry HeickStudents can be a lot like cats.This occurred to me recently when teaching a group of 8th graders about the wonders of the preposition. Cats are curious, aloof little prima donnas capable of great feats of athleticism and...