Why a 21st Century Teacher Isn’t Just a “Guide on the Side”

  By Thom Markham   The great fiction that a teacher today has become a “guide on the side” is now hardwired into nearly every […]

Schools Say Highest Pressure from Students’ Social and Emotional Needs

  By LeiLani Cauthen   New pre-released data from the Learning Counsel’s 2019 Survey indicates that 58 percent of schools now rate their highest pressure […]

Using Tech to Practice SEL Skills

  By Tamara Fyke   As an educator and parent, I feel I have been waging the war against screens for more than a decade.  […]

Happy Not Perfect & Edmodo

Edmodo has partnered with the mindfulness app, Happy Not Perfect, to deliver educationally-focused mindfulness content to educators and students via the Edmodo mobile app. In […]

How can SEL & EdTech Work Together?

  By Tamara Fyke   In our world today, we understand the needs of the whole child include social-emotional learning, and we also know that […]

5 Steps to Reduce Suspensions

  By Tom Hierck and Kent D. Peterson Student suspensions continue to be a major issue in American schools.  Suspensions are associated with a variety […]

Social-Emotional Learning: Making time for mindfulness and building a practice of gratitude

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a concept that is getting a lot of attention at the moment. With little time for the many things competing for a […]

FUNecole: Social-Emotional Learning Meets Computer Science and Digital Literacy

FUNecole, an online learning platform and curriculum from a European-based company, combines social-emotional learning with computer science. It's used in multiple European countries, and might […]

The class of 2030 and life-ready learning: The technology imperative

The class of 2030 and life-ready learning: The technology imperative: What will the class of 2030...

Three Ways to Extinguish A Child’s Curiosity

I still remember the first time someone told me that part of my job description as a teacher was to “be inspiring.” Sarcastically, I imagined […]

3 Steps to Implement Data-Driven Instruction (Part 3/3)

In parts 1 and 2, we looked how to get started collecting data for DDI and then how to use that data to plan for whole and […]

Just in Time Data

Just in Time Data Over the past few weeks, we focused on Data-Driven Instruction: how to use data gathered over an extended period of time to […]

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