Cognitive Load on My Mind

If we are going to be successful teachers, particularly this upcoming year, we need to manage the demands we place on our students’ active working memory.

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Balancing Stress as a Strategy for Learning Achievement in 2021

Somehow, knowing others have found a pathway of healing and resilience after disaster gives me the energy I need to rise out of these current circumstances and forge forward with our students in my wake, carried on by the force of my will and a toolkit of good evidence-based strategies.

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The Science of Keeping Kids Engaged—Even From Home

Motivating students with carrots and sticks—through endless, demoralizing cycles of high-stakes testing and assessment—is not getting us the deep learning and love of learning we desire. Fortunately there is a science of motivation, and we need to design it into the very fiber of our virtual courses.

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