Maps, number lines, shapes, artwork and other materials tend to cover elementary classroom walls. However, new research from Carnegie Mellon University shows that too much of a good thing may be bad because heavily decorated classrooms end up disrupting attention and learning in young children.
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The official study can be found here.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Take 15 minutes to listen to this wonderful podcast interview with Elizabeth Green, author of Building a Better Teacher.
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Praising effort = GOOD
Praising intelligence = NOT SO GOOD
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Do you know what these statements have in common? They’re all examples of the fixed mindset- the belief that intelligence, ability, and success are static qualities that can’t be changed.
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