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Recognizing the power of introverts in your classroom

Tyler Reed June 16th, 2014

If you haven't read Susan Cain's book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, I highly recommend it. As an introvert myself, the book...

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You'll probably learn better if you take 15 minutes a day to stop and reflect

Tyler Reed June 13th, 2014

Here's some interesting research that's useful for teachers and students, and for all of us.

Researchers at HEC Paris, Harvard Business School and the University of...

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Learn how to incorporate research on ‘growth mindset’ into classroom instruction

Tyler Reed May 28th, 2014

On Tuesday, June 3rd at 8 p.m. EST, we're hosting a special "Mini-PD" session for educators focused on “Fostering a Growth Mindset in Every Student.” We hope you'll join...

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What do you have a ‘fixed mindset’ about?

Tyler Reed May 20th, 2014

“I’m not a math person.” “I can’t dance.” “I’m dumb and she’s smart.” “I’m just naturally an artist.”

All of the above are statements you might have heard from your...

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Don't underestimate the importance of knowledge

Tyler Reed May 15th, 2014

I could read with a fairly high level of understanding a complicated paper analyzing education policy or corporate communications strategies or a Major League Baseball...

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Don't forget to #thankateacher today!

Tyler Reed May 6th, 2014

Today, I want to thank my fifth grade teacher, Mr. Silverman, for always challenging me to ask "why?"

He was always tough on his students, pushing us to dig deeper,...

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Summer reading roundtable on the summer slide

Tyler Reed April 17th, 2014

Three inspiring educators joined us for a Google+ Hangout last night focused on summer reading and stopping the summer slide.

Moderated by Pam Allyn, co-founder of...

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Go-to articles and resources on the summer slide

Tyler Reed April 15th, 2014

The International Reading Association (IRA) held a fantastic Twitter chat last week on the topic of stopping the summer slide.

Below is a list of go-to links and...

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Taking a look at the research on Pre-K

Tyler Reed April 4th, 2014

The Hechinger Report:“Does Pre-K really help?”

The Hechinger Report has a roundup here of the research on the effectiveness of Pre-K. It's a good refresher as more cities and states carve out funding for early...

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You think pi is cool? Try phi!

Tyler Reed March 14th, 2014

No offense meant to pi (especially on Pi Day!), but here's a number I think is way cooler: phi.