And Then, Learning Just Exploded All Over the Place!

And Then, Learning Just Exploded All Over the Place!

One little tweak led to phenomenal results for this teacher! One little, simple tweak! This could easily be adapted for younger levels as well. The ideas are just flooding my mind right now 😝 Let’s brainstorm how to put this in action! Give us your best idea in the comments below! Letting Students Lead the […]

Our Data-Driven Reports Are Missing Something HUGE…

Our Data-Driven Reports Are Missing Something HUGE…

“For at least a decade now, the driving force behind education reform has been data. We talk about collecting data, analyzing data, and making data-driven decisions…”, but something very important is missing. Not everything can be collected in the form of a number. This article dug deep, grabbed my heart, and filled it with what matters most. […]

If You Want Your Children to Survive the Future, Teach Them This…

If You Want Your Children to Survive the Future, Teach Them This…

If you want your children to survive the future, send them to art school. Yes, art school! Or at least make sure they have ample time to be creative whether it be with paint, or building blocks, gardening, or cooking…they must have time to think on their own, to create a masterpiece of their own, […]

Nature as the Teacher: Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Impacts

Nature as the Teacher: Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Impacts

THIS is why kids MUST have outside time, and lots of it!    Mud pies and green spaces – why children do better when they can get outdoors The first warm weather here in the UK generally means a few things – the impending start of tennis at Wimbledon, school examination time, and the smell […]

We All Want Our Kids to Flourish, They Need More of THIS…

We All Want Our Kids to Flourish, They Need More of THIS…

We are discovering that play has been overlooked, and is in fact the secret ingredient in helping our children flourish! Read this study to find out why…   The decline of play in preschoolers – and the rise in sensory issues Here is a new post from pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom, author of a […]

Behavior Issues? This May Help…

Behavior Issues? This May Help…

We must not forget to educate our children’s heart along with academics. This research will explain why…   Learning Soft Skills In Childhood Can Prevent Harder Problems Later Academic learning is usually in the spotlight at school, but teaching elementary-age students “soft” skills like self-control and social skills might help in keeping at-risk kids out […]

Education is Moving Forward, Are You With Us?

Education is Moving Forward, Are You With Us?

Maya Angelou once said, “Do the best you can until you know better, and then when you know better, do better.”  We have done the best we can educating our children, we’ve made some amazing discoveries, we’ve pushed education to a new level, but new research is coming out, we are learning that there is even […]