Grit: the power of passion and perseverance
Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.
ADHD - A case of over diagnosis?
Dr. David A. Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of more than a dozen books that suggest ways that educators and parents can translate current brain research into strategies for improving learning.
Failing at Normal: An ADHD Success Story
Jessica McCabe tell us the story of her life. Once a gifted child with bright future, who later lives a life of a constant failures, because one thing - her ADHD diagnosis. Until one thing changed everything and she realized, that she is not alone.
To the Teachers of ADHD Students (How Can I Help?)
Your ADHD students need you, whether or not they’ve been diagnosed -- let me know how I can help
Schools That Work For Kids
Schools have historically been set up to work for teachers. Learn about easy steps almost any school can take to make schools more student oriented.
The More You’re Taught, The Less You Know
In his talk, Stephen considers what it might mean to change the mantra of education from “learning anywhere, anytime” to “learning everywhere, all of the time” to create fluid, active environments that mimic the way brains are more inclined to learn.
Building a Better Teacher
s a resource, inclusion, and self-contained Exceptional Children teacher and then a regular education Kindergarten teacher I am a better teacher for each child that I've had the privilege to teach. Many of the students I have learned more from them then they ever learned from me but each one Built a Better Teacher!
What Kindergarten Should Be
Doris Pronin Fromberg is Professor and past-chairperson of the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Hofstra University, where she also serves as Director of Early Childhood Teacher Education. She serves on the New York State Governor's Early Childhood Advisory
Five Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching
In this perspective-expanding and enjoyable talk, Dan Finkel invites us to approach learning and teaching math with courage, curiosity, and a sense of play.
Becoming a Better Teacher
Teaching is one of the most humbling jobs you can do. Shaping and molding the future leaders of the world is an important job. With the world relying more and more on technology, it is important to get the youth involved at a younger age.
The One Thing All Great Teachers Do
With this talk, Dr. Nick Fuhrman encourages us to recognize the profound personal impact that we can have on others — both in and out of the classroom. Dr. Nick Fuhrman is an associate professor of environmental education in the Department of Agricultural
The Power of a Teacher
How did substitute teaching pique Adam Saenz's interest in education? Educators have the power to shape the future by establishing life-changing relationships with their students.
Carol Dweck: The Power of Believing That You Can Improve
Discover how a growth mindset can boost student achievement.
Fawn Qiu: Easy DIY Projects for Kid Engineers
Qiu offers practical advice to teachers who need inventive, low-cost STEM projects for students of all ability levels.
Christopher Emdin: Teach Teachers How to Create Magic
Some say you either have it or you don’t. Emdin disagrees. He demystifies the magic of the engaging teacher and makes it accessible to all of us.
Kelly McGonigal: How to Make Stress Your Friend
Wait. What? You mean the stacks of ungraded essays, looming grade deadlines, and unfinished unit plans won’t necessarily pressure me into an early grave? McGonigal explains how to combat the negative effects of stress with a simple change in perspective.