We owe it to our students to use evidence to inform our daily work with them. Use Mind, Brain, and Education Science research as a lens to help you find an area or two to tackle.
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.
From our own Christine Lewis, here's your guide to making feedback more meaningful for you and your students.
Strategically incorporating structured and unstructured play into your lessons can help foster resilience and accelerate learning recovery.
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.
Instead of thinking about what we are not teaching, let’s take this opportunity to focus on what is truly important in our subjects and endeavor to teach it in ways that make it durable, usable and flexible in the minds of our students.
Practicing kindness not only makes us feel good, it helps children strengthen peer relationships, increases prosocial behaviors, happiness, self-esteem, gratitude, and well-being.
When emphasis is given to the process and not the end product, “artists” and novices alike can harness the language of visual art as a tool for rigorous inquiry. Drawing can help us think.
The act of physically writing something may be the best way for most students both to remember their assignments and improve their executive functioning skills.
Far Hills Country Day School faculty completes all 12 Neuroteach Global micro-courses and is now Level 1 Credentialed by The CTTL.