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Listen Well, Learn Well: Working with Auditory Learners
Friday, February 16, 2018
Listen Well, Learn Well: Working with Auditory Learners

Auditory—or aural—learners are students who tend to learn best when instruction or information is delivered orally. Other characteristics of aural learners include a preference for talking, listening, and other social interactions; an ease of remembering names and songs; and a need for verbal praise and support. Some researchers estimate that...

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Looking for Innovation? Consider the School Schedule
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Looking for Innovation? Consider the School Schedule

In a blog post for the online site Edutopia, New York City teacher Jose Vilson described serving on an education policy panel in Maryland with several other teachers. Along the way, Vilson and the other panelists were asked what a school of their own design would look like. Vilson said...

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4 Things to Consider When Reaching for Grit, Growth Mindset
Thursday, February 8, 2018
4 Things to Consider When Reaching for Grit, Growth Mindset

You can’t go far without stumbling across an article about the importance of having and instilling a growth mindset or its now-frequent companion, grit. Although the idea of a growth mindset—an understanding that effort and persistence count for a lot—was initially applied within education circles, it has since spread into...

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