To increase student motivation, infuse independent reading time with purpose and support.
Facing stress and frustrations from school, parents, and relationships, students turn to peer counselors for help.
Brandeis, A. (2020, January 27). San Diego teens noticing the negative effects of too much social media. Retreived January 31, 2020.
Jen Wojciechowski, a psychologist with a child and adolescent program, says social media addiction can have some of the same negative consequences as substance use
Beachboard, C. (2019, December 11). How to Promote Prosocial Behaviors in the Classroom. Retrieved January 31. 2020.
According to research, nurturing prosocial behaviors may improve academic outcomes—both classroom grades and test scores.
Camera, L. (2020, January 22). Report: Rust Belt, Deep South Home to Most Economically Segregated School Districts. Retrieved January 31, 2020.
Four states in the Rust Belt region are home to the 37 most economically segregated school districts — where there is a child poverty rate
Schwartz, S. (2019, December 3). More Than Phonics: How to Boost Comprehension in Early Readers. Retreived January 15, 2020.
What do you do when hear a word you don’t know? In Ashley Palmer’s kindergarten class, you stop. And you talk about it.
Ferlazzo, L. (2019, December 8). Instuctional Coaching Conversations Must be ‘Built on Relationships’. Retreived January 15, 2020.
Sydney Chaffee, Cindy Garcia, Carrie Johnson, Roxanna Elden, Tatiana Esteban, Heather Register, Ashley Blackwelder, and Dawn Mitchell “kicked off” the five-part series in Part One.
Palm, M. (2019, December 12). The Students Who Taught Me the Power of Metacognition. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
We all have that one student who teaches us more in one year than we ever thought possible. Mine was a 5th grader named Jasmine
Juntti, M. (2019, December 17). Want to Raise a High-Achieving Kid? Talk to Your Toddler Like This. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
The way you talk to toddlers can determine how well they do in school throughout life. But not just any conversation will do.
Wan, T. (2019, December 5). Want to Support Early Childhood Education? Start With the Parents. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
A primary school in California aims to make school feel like a second home to students, in part, by providing support to students’ families. Each