Using a metacognitive exercise helps students know what they should and shouldn’t study.
Best Practice: Decrease Stress
Exercises that help young students who’ve experienced trauma transition into the school day in a relaxed and ready state.
Sparks, S. D. (2019, March 12). Why Lunch, Exercise, Sleep, and Air Quality Matter at School. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
Some things—like the morning schedule, lunch and activity time, or the building’s physical environment—by their very banality often fall to the bottom of that priority
OKillian, J. (2019, July 17). Study Shows: Greeting Students at the Door Results in Higher Performance. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
Greeting students individually as they enter the classroom can increase productivity, and the students success rate by up to 42%. This is the first step
Superville, D. R. (2019, August 01). Many White Principals Feel Ill-Equipped to Support Students of Color, Poor Children. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
The percentage of white principles that feel their training did not fully equip them to support black, latino, and low income students is higher than
Young children who have experienced trauma may have issues with brain development that can affect their behavioral, social and academic progress, writes Lori Desautels, an
Scott, K. (2019, July 22). Yoga summer program teaches mindfulness in South Jersey. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
A 13-year-old student in New Jersey says her participation in a yoga club at school has helped her learn “how to calm my emotions and
Anzilotti, E. (2019, July 23). This nonprofit brings yoga to low-income schools to help students de-stress. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
National nonprofit Yoga Foster offers an online course that provides teachers the basics needed to lead yoga and facilitate lessons to increase productivity and lower
Schwartz, S. (2019, July 16). Teachers Support Social-Emotional Learning, But Say Students in Distress Strain Their Skills. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
In Tacora Snell’s 5th grade classroom, it’s not unusual for students to tell her that they need a break. See what she is doing to
In a perfect world, there would be no grades. Instead, there would be feedback to students from teachers and others, coupled with opportunities to use