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How Metacognition Boosts Learning

Strategies that target students’ metacognition—the ability to think about thinking—can close a gap that some students experience between how prepared they feel for a test and how prepared they actually are. In a new study, students in...

Teaching Kids to Argue—Respectfully

When hot-button issues spill over from social media or the nightly news and into your classroom, what’s the right move as a teacher? Do you shut down arguments about gun control or athletes taking a knee at football games because you fear...

Creating Safety and Attachment for Students With Trauma

Many children and adolescents walk into our schools and classrooms carrying toxic levels of stress. They’re on edge, and their neuro-anatomy is in a state of dysregulation, which drives their behaviors and makes it difficult for them to l...

Develop Daily Writing Resilience to Succeed

“Writing is so difficult that I feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment hereafter.”—Jessamyn West The dead aren’t supposed to walk among us, but they do. I’ve seen them—writers frazzled from...

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Why do antagonists antagonise?

There’s a reason why each and every one of my characters do the things they do. I’m not a fan of characters who are evil (or good) for the sake of being evil. It rings hollow to me in so many ways. My antagonists do bad th...

Creating an Inclusive Classroom

Recent research by Google found that the single most important factor contributing to innovation by teams was “psychological safety,” a sense of confidence that members of a group will not be embarrassed, rejected, punished, or ridicule...

How to Help a Friend Who is Thinking About Suicide

If your friend is thinking about suicide, you can’t control what ultimately happens, you can control your part in their journey. **If your friend is in immediate danger, please call Campus Police or 9-1-1. For less imminent threats of su...

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