Ten Obvious Truths About Educating Kids That Keep Getting Ignored. The Washington Post reprints Alfie Kohn's wise words.
Join Dr. John Saphier for a short talk on teaching with a focus on getting and keeping students' attention. The Skillful Teacher Series: Areas of Performance, Repertoire, and Matching.
We know self-efficacy is essential to both academic and life success. A recent study reported by the British Psychological Society indicates that the labels used to identify students' academic vulnerabilities may actually interfere with teachers' sense of self-efficacy. Teachers of students with "dyslexia" were less likely to believe they could help students than teachers of students with "reading difficulties."