Posts Tagged: strategies

Just Keep Swimming

That little jingle—be honest you sang the title of this blog—has been a constant companion in my classroom. Every time my students get stuck or frustrated, I would lighten the…
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Focus Our Practice

As a teacher, we take on many roles for our students. This year, I was a high school varsity boys basketball coach. Our team was small, in more ways than…
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Want to Be a Surgeon? Start Today!

Want to Be a Surgeon? Start Today! is a billboard that people would cringe at should they be posted all around their city. So why is it any different when…
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Growth Mindset

Carol S. Dweck, author of the book Mindset, has spent decades in research about the factors, which impact achievement and success. She has found that intelligence and talent are not…
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Using the Right Strategies at the Right Time

I recently had the opportunity to attend two outstanding conferences: the Conference for Advancement of Science Teaching, better known as CAST, which is sponsored by the Science Teachers Association of…
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