Professional Development – Education

Indiana educators disappointed about mental health funding
May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019



TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The failure of Indiana lawmakers to approve proposals during this year's legislative session that would have made mental health services eligible for school safety funding...
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Building Growth Mindset in the Classroom: Assignments From Carol Dweck
May 28, 2019



Growth mindsets aren't just for students. It helps for teachers to have a growth mindset about their students' mindsets, too.
A teacher's classroom approach shapes whether their students believe they are born with fixed academic skills or can gr...
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The Futility and Degrading Nature of Evaluation: Evaluation and How to Improve It
May 24, 2019



I am imperfect. 
Chock-full of strengths and challenges, I offer a learning experience with a good deal of nuance.
When I have a ...
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How to Turn Adolescence From a 'Missed Opportunity' to a Foundation for Learning
May 18, 2019



One in 4 Americans is a teenager or young adult, and the period represents some of the greatest peril and promise of...
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Author Interview: 'Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources' Lost to Poverty and Racism
May 17, 2019




Cia Verschelden agreed to answer a few questions about her book,
Part Two of this interview will appear in a few days. References for the entire interv...
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$9M grant will target mental health in Kentucky schools
May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019



FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky school districts are sharing a $9 million federal grant aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues.
The grant will provide resources for publ...
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$9M grant will target mental health in Kentucky schools
May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019



FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky school districts are sharing a $9 million federal grant aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues.
The grant will provide resources for publ...
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Teachers Shape Students' Motivation. Where Do They Learn How to Do It?
May 10, 2019



Study after study finds students' motivation to learn is often driven by their ...
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Public health agency releases religious exemption data
May 6, 2019

May 6, 2019



Connecticut public health officials have publicly released data for the first time showing how many students in individual schools are exempt from certain vaccinations for religious or medical reasons....
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Developing a Growth Mindset in Our Students
May 6, 2019



"You're so smart! You've got this."
"You're so talented."
"You're such a good writer."
"You are NOT a math student."
Often the messages students hear fr...
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