Here Are 3 Good Reasons Why You Should Explore 34 Kiwis

Coachella Valley Lighthouse sponsors an online non-profit organization called 34 Kiwis. Its simple goal is to create a collection of educational posts, ideas, and links, for students, teachers, parents, and tutors to use. If you haven’t yet done some exploring on the…

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Teaching principals: ready-to-learn state (student engagement)

Jensen’s research supports the idea that teachers can change students’ “default” states to target “attractor” states. Students who walk in bored, frustrated, and apathetic can be jolted into a state of anticipation, confidence, and curiosity with a few simple principles:…

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Proactive vs. reactive, setting the expectation to communicate.

Recently, I wrote about how to talk to our children when a crisis occurs. Following that post, I began to think about talking to our children in general. Talking to them following a crisis, while necessary, seemed to be very…

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