Learning to read doesn’t stop after third grade. Students will continue to encounter difficult texts and having a growth mindset about struggle, paired with lots of strategies, will help them tackle even them most difficult readings.
Strengthen your students’ conscious processing of information with techniques like repetition, gamification, visualization, emphasizing relevance, and peer teaching.
Why it’s important for problem-solving to take place in your kitchen.
“While problem-solving skills are not taught directly in the classroom, they are part of everyday life building skills. It is important to provide children real world examples and some rationale behind their thinking from cognitive, developmental and culinary arts perspectives (1). Food preparation is an opportunity to apply problem-solving concepts to real-life situations. This skill in the kitchen is a necessity when it comes to working with fewer ingredients, having limited availability of food sources or even restricted time due to everyday life challenges. ”
Neurologist, teacher, author and Edutopia blogger Judy Willis discusses the benefits of teaching elementary students how their brains work.
by Renee Jain, Founder of GoZen.com – Anxiety Relief Programs for Children
“Stress might not always be the enemy. Research shows that positive stress can strengthen the immune system, enhance memory and learning, and improve decision-making skills.”
Seven ideas to helping student stress better.
1. Stop Highlighting Negative Consequences
2. Introduce the Evolutionary Purpose of Stress
3. Explore Distress and Eustress
4. Study the Researched Benefits
5. Cultivate a Positive Stress Mindset
6. Encourage Contingency Planning
7. Exemplify Distress Leading to Growth
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