Four Research-Based Strategies To Ignite Intrinsic Motivation In Students
Four elements help students develop intrinsic motivation for learning: choice, challenge, autonomy and collaboration.
How Dungeons & Dragons Can Help Kids Develop Social-Emotional Learning Skills
Playing a cooperative role-playing game like Dungeons & Dragons can have the added benefit of helping kids develop social emotional skills.
How Schools Can Use Life Transitions To Help Students Feel They Belong
In order to help ease the transition into ninth grade, South Bronx Community Charter has developed a summer program that focuses on helping students bond with one another. That relationship-building work helped students better resolve conflicts and feel a sense of belonging once school started.
How the Mystery Skype Game Helps Kids Learn Geography and Connect with Others Globally
Teachers are using a game called Mystery Skype to teach geography and connect with classes around the country and world.
How Mindfulness Can Help Teachers and Students Manage Challenging Situations
Learning how to notice and accept how one is feeling -- even if it's uncomfortable -- is a helpful first step towards managing one's emotions and attaining a sense of mindfulness.