diet, exercise, sleep: brain essentials

Exercise, Diet, and Learning: Essential for the Brain

A New Movement for A New Year America and the world are slowly rising toward healthier, happier, more productive living ...
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arts integration

Teaching Shakespeare through Sculpture: Revive Your Classroom with Arts Integration

The Casualties Cinematography. Creative writing. Theater. Photography. Music. Drawing. Sculpting. Painting. The list goes on. Take a good look, because ...
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Compassionate Leadership: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

“You Can’t Be a Leader Without Being a Person”: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Leading with Emotional Intelligence Pauline Amabile, a teacher who works for Chari R. Chanley, Principal of Monroe Township Middle School, ...
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student-meditating

Meditation is Coming Soon to A Classroom Near You

Jeremy, Jelly Warfare, & Meditation Jeremy slicked the biggest smile across his face, as the jelly rolled into Will's lap ...
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EQ

The EQ Guide: How to Live with Emotional Intelligence

We see it all over the news now, from the EQ controversy in Tennessee to machines learning EQ. Emotional intelligence ...
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Back to School

The 5 School Supplies for Life

With "back to school" in full swing around the country, most of us are busy checking off the last few ...
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Your Students Want to Learn

What Happens from Infancy to Adolescence? We have all seen that three-month-old infant as he holds his hand in front ...
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21st century classroom

How to Redesign Your Classroom for the 21st Century

The movement to change education is here. Everything from Smart Boards to Techbooks are taking over the traditional classroom. But ...
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What Does Your Brain Look Like on Happiness?

A Successful Life? What exactly does it mean to live a successful life? Many people try to imagine what society ...
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Can Playing Violin Make You Better at Math?

What is the one activity you can do that will simultaneously engage almost every part of your brain? Yes, believe ...
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making-decisions

The Science of Decision Making: In the Classroom and Beyond

Neuroeconomics What happens when you choose between taking that summer vacation to Rome or a cruise to the Caribbean? What ...
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5 Growth Mindset Strategies for Your Classroom

5 Growth Mindset Strategies for Your Classroom

Self-Efficacy & The Growth Mindset Let's say that you are now a 25 year teaching veteran. Reflecting back, you realize ...
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How to Get Students to Love Class & Look Forward to Homework

How to Engage the Mind & Get Students to Love Homework

What is the Flipped Classroom? "I just searched for the number of child laborers in the world," the gregarious boy ...
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