Activities In The Classroom Where An Introverted Child Can Win

Because only 30 percent of the people on the planet are introverts, most of the school activities in and out of the classroom are designed for extroverted people. When teaching children, motivation can be particularly difficult with introverted children. Presented here are several classroom activities that favor the introverted child. Remember, the purpose of this … Read more

Achievement Gap

Raised Hands Contribute to Achievement Gap The following statement was shared at a district meeting and passed on to me by a fellow middle school teacher: “If you let students choose if they want to participate by raising their hands you are contributing to the achievement gap“ This message is backed by research by Mr. … Read more

Mindset, By Carol S. Dweck, PH.D.

Book Description from Amazon.com (click on image to go to Amazon.com) World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea–the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success–but whether we approach them with a … Read more

Teach Like A Champion, by Doug Lemov

  Book description from Amazon.com (Click on image to go to Amazon.com)  Teach Like a Champion offers effective teaching techniques to help teachers, especially those in their first few years, become champions in the classroom.  These powerful techniques are concrete, specific, and are easy to put into action the very next day.  Training activities at … Read more