One of the most difficult things for capable, experienced professionals to do is ask for help. It’s uncomfortable, embarrassing, and often feels like an admission of failure. But it isn’t; it’s an important skill, and mastering it is critical for students and teachers alike. Heidi Grant, a social psychologist who writes and speaks on the science of motivation, can offer us some pointers.
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Clint Pulver wasn’t always a motivational speaker, professional musician, and Business Q Magazine “Top 40 Under 40.” Before all of that success, Clint was just a ten-year-old boy, one with a serious problem: he didn’t know how to sit still.
According to the World Bank, girls’ education is one of the most important investments a country can make. It helps positively impact nine Sustainable Development Goals, like health, nutrition, employment, and even the environment. Safeena Husain, founder and Executive Director of Educate Girls, agrees.
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center recently announced their support for the live action short film, LIKE US, created by the Family School Association (FSA) of the Ethical Community charter and FSA Performing Arts Program, together with THISLEARNING®.
Recently, Tennessee third grader Daniel Hunt lost all of his favorite things in a house fire. Knowing that this was something that none of them would want to go through alone, Daniel’s classmates at Philadelphia Elementary School stepped in to help.
As Bus 90-36 was about to be decommissioned after 25 years of service, Anthony Gary, the district’s Transportation Shop Foreman, proposed a new idea: a dropout recovery program that uses old busses like 90-36 to teach students new skills.
Lots of yoga poses are actually very simple, focusing on breathing and body awareness rather than flexibility or strength. Plus, kids enjoy them! Here are five basic poses to try with your students, including info on the specific benefits each provides.