The wise teacher knows how hard to push her class and when to ease up, because self control is a limited resource for everyone.
Seven links to interesting articles, images, and movies.
Every veteran teacher has a well-stocked board game closet for those special days. Qwirkle is a great addition to your arsenal.
To add depth to character analysis, let’s look beyond a character’s traits and dig into what influenced them to have those traits.
A quick, but challenging discussion topic for any age: “Is it always fair to make decisions based on a majority vote?”
Here are five interesting reads from the past month: asynchrony, age-appropriate books, copying authors, and money and happiness.
I often see the prompts of Depth and Complexity used in classrooms, but too frequently they’re applied at a surface level.
If you’re wondering what an “intellectual overexcitability” might look like, here’s me in kindergarten…
Joanne Foster led an interesting session about the true causes of students’ procrastination. It’s more complex than simple laziness.
Nine links from around the web from July 2014: Evernote student portfolios, Ancient Rome’s Google Maps, extreme closeup on a hummingbird, and so much more.