In many ways, you feel ready for the first week of school. You have lesson plans mapped out, your intentions are set, and you feel fairly confident. Outside of the curriculum, you may have lingering questions or doubts about how you can seamlessly infuse growth mindset instruction into your daily ... Read More about How to Begin Growth Mindset Instruction on the First Day of School
Emotional intelligence is one of the top predictors of quality of life, relationships, and health. When it comes to predicting life success, research shows that a person’s emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) is far more significant than their intelligence quotient (IQ). Children with high EQs ... Read More about Simple Ways to Nurture Emotional Intelligence in Your Students
Body Language in the Classroom: Its Role in Classroom Management and Student Achievement Educators wear many hats on a daily basis. You’re a teacher, cheerleader, shoulder to cry on, soother of bumps and bruises (literal and figurative), coach, comedian, and so much more. You’re also a public ... Read More about How Does Body Language Impact Student Achievement?
Tools to Help Students Cope with Anxiety and Worry Children today experience high levels of stress and anxiety. When students feel worried or anxious, it’s almost impossible to concentrate on science, math, or reading. Research shows that high stress levels impair learning. That means to be ... Read More about In the Moment Ways to Help Students Cope with Anxiety and Worry
Are you looking for back-to-school bulletin board ideas that will infuse your classroom with acceptance, a sense of belonging, and inclusion? The only thing more important than routines and procedures during the first week of school is creating a classroom climate marinating in acceptance. Your ... Read More about Back-to-School Bulletin Board Ideas That Build Community
Self-Regulation in Children For young children, emotional upset is triggered every day. Emotional outbursts, temper tantrums, and sulking are a natural part of growing up. Although these behaviors are natural, they’re often major triggers for adults. Despite our best intentions, we snap, “Stop ... Read More about Teach Children How to Manage Their Emotions: 5 Steps to Self-Regulation