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Emotional Intelligence Is the Missing Piece

“Social and emotional learning can help students successfully resolve conflict, communicate clearly, solve problems, and much more.” There is a steady drum beat among educators who recognize the importance of emotional intelligence as an essential part of teaching and learning. 50 more words

Artstor sessions at the 2017 AP Annual Conference

AP Annual Conference
July 26-30, 2017
Washington, DC

Dana Howard, Artstor’s Senior Education & Outreach Manager for Secondary Schools, will be leading two sessions alongside fellow experts: 188 more words

Events

Be the Last to Speak

Teachers talk too much.  Even though I am aware of that, I still find myself speaking more than I should in the classroom.  I think that I am better than I was 20-something years ago when I first started teaching – but I definitely want to improve in this area.   115 more words

Education

We Love Maps

“We Love Maps” was the most recent theme for the bi-annual Barbara Petchenik Children’s Map Competition. The contest is open to entries from children all over the world who are 15 years old or younger, and it really is amazing to see the creativity displayed in the wide range of winners chosen by judges at the International Cartographic Association’s annual meeting this month.   93 more words

Education

Changing My Approach

I haven’t posted anything on this blog in over three years.

The idea for this blog came to me during my first year of grad school in 2013. 451 more words