Student Well-Being Anxiety Can Make Kids Avoid Math. Here's How They Can Talk Through the Fear
New research suggests anxiety can make students avoid engaging in math, even when they could gain big rewards from doing so. But a separate study also offers a simple way teachers can help math-anxious students build confidence.
Student Achievement National Study Bolsters Case for Teaching 'Growth Mindset'
A national study of nearly 12,500 9th graders finds that two sessions of a 25-minute exercise on “growth mindset” can boost students’ grades and their willingness to take on challenging classes.
Teaching Opinion Five Minutes Until Show Time, and I'd Like to Throw Up
If you have a message to share that people need to hear, take a risk and share. Whether you're writing/blogging, speaking, or sharing with your colleagues, remember that our stories matter.
Student Well-Being Want More Creativity? Help Children See Themselves Differently
Encouraging children to think about different facets of their own identities can help them think about other problems in novel ways, a new study suggests.
Student Well-Being Opinion 6 'Harry Potter' Quotes That Inspire Character Development
"Harry Potter" novels have the power to teach important social-emotional lessons to help young people develop into kinder human beings.
Student Well-Being Opinion #ThankaTeacher on Teacher Appreciation Week (and Every Day)
On this teacher appreciation week, who would you like to thank? Please share
Teaching Opinion Let's Focus on What Learners CAN Do, and Plan From There
Learning isn't easy, and we all have our challenges. Rather than assume our learners can't, giving them boring learning opportunities or watered-down versions of the learning, provide rigorous, engaging experiences and watch to see how much all students will grow.