When thinking about how to engage and motivate students, remember: Motivation comes from imagining a positive emotion in the future. Keeping this in mind might help to spark some new ideas for increasing intrinsic motivation in the students we see.
How Being Part of a “House” Within a School Helps Students Gain a Sense of BelongingAugust 16, 2018
By forming stronger bonds and connections, the house system implemented at schools has reduced bullying, suspensions, and disciplinary referrals. Makes sense, doesn’t it? Read the article here.
“13 Reasons Why” Netflix Series: Considerations for EducatorsAugust 16, 2018
The second season of 13 Reason Why, a series involving youth suicide, has been released on Netflix. Although the new series has not been fully previewed, concerns have again been raised about the potential contagion of harmful behaviors depicted in the series. NASP has provided new guidelines with information and considerations for educators and families …
12 Ways to Upgrade Your Classroom DesignMarch 30, 2018
Here are some thoughtful ideas for redesigning classrooms that can improve learning yet don’t have to break the bank. Check out these great ideas here.