The importance of grit in the classroom

  • 04 Apr 2017
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During this week's #TEDEdChat, educator Dan Van der Vieren (@RTBCoaching) co-hosts about the importance of grit in the classroom. Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly read more

Help every child fulfil their potential

  • 06 Mar 2017
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Ever wondered why kids say they’re bored at school, or why they stop trying when the work gets harder? Educationalist Carol Dweck explains how the wrong kind of praise actually *harms* young read more

Helping us learn

  • 31 Jan 2017
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Why understanding these four types of mistakes can help us learn. We can deepen our own and our students’ understanding of mistakes, which are not all created equal, and are not always desirable. After all, our ability to manage and learn read more

Changing education paradigms

  • 14 Oct 2015
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In this talk Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools' dwindling stake in the arts, and ADHD. An important, timely talk for families and learning read more

Every child needs a champion

  • 26 Sep 2015
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Every child needs a champion. Someone to look up to and be there for them—adults that will always be there for them and teach them to be the best they can read more