You might teach well, but do your students TEST WELL? As much as I dislike the types, timing, policies, content and uses of existing state and national tests (is there anything I left out?), the reality is, we’d rather our students get higher, not lower, scores.
Let’s start off on the right foot and destroy a myth. Myth: IQ Cannot Be Changed… Students are Fixed the Way They Are Completely false! Brains can change! In fact, the worse students are academically, the greater the upside. There are no credible studies (yet) of raising IQ in kids with high IQ already. But […]
February is the time of the year when it’s not only colder, you’re more likely to have sick days, but also you’re heading into the testing season, too. Oh, one more thing…we tend to put on a few pounds, too!
Any help out there?
This month, we’ll learn about how to get yourself and your kids to do much, much more. We’ll learn about the science behind “self-control”.
How to Make Your Job Easier and Give Students an Amazing Gift for a Lifetime: It’s the “Gift” of “How to Learn” Usually, we feature a column on how to be a better teacher, administrator or trainer. This month, we’ll pause for a moment and work at the other end of the process. What do […]