Positivity is contagious. Relevant to our lives as professionals and to those of our students, this article from The New York Times, The Power of Positive People, emphasizes the value of surrounding yourself with people who can improve your health and happiness.
A recent post by educator Eric Sheninger asks a great question: Are You Driven by “What If” or Held Back by “Yeah But”? Focusing on "What If" helps us move foward.
Best practices in education demand student-centered teaching. An article from Mindshift asserts that inquiry is at the center of it all.
Movement is important in the classroom from kindergarten through twelfth grade. A post on TeachThought offers 5 Movement Strategies That Get Students Thinking.
And last, thanks to my friend and librarian colleague Krissy for sharing this post from WeAreTeachers on Twitter offering 5 Free Kindness Posters to Help Spread the Love in the Classroom. These would be a nice addition to a classroom bulletin board or hung throughout your library. Or turned into postcards for small notes to students or colleagues!
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