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Top 10: Most Popular Articles of 2018

The New Year is around the corner and while we’re all getting ready to set our New Year’s goals and start 2019 feeling fresh and motivated, we want to pause to highlight the 10 most popular and shared blog posts of the year. These posts come from a variety of

“Owning” Learning: A Step Above “Doing” and “Understanding”

If you are reading this post, it’s probably because you know that student motivation is key to greater academic success. And if you are like a lot of other educators, you’ve probably had days where it feels like no matter what you do, you can’t get your students motivated. Well,

Michael Toth in EdWeek: Differentiate for ELLs by ‘Establishing a Welcoming and Safe Classroom’

This excerpt was originally published in Edweek, Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo Blog Michael D. Toth is the author of the award-winning book, Who Moved My Standards, the co-author with David Sousa of Improving Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Learning Through Academic Teaming (forthcoming, 2019), and the co-author with Dr. Robert J. Marzano of The Essentials of

Nic Weatherly gives a sneak peak into his new book “Deliberate Coaching”

New LSI author Dr. Nicholas Weatherly sits down with Matt Cicoria, host of The Behavioral Observations Podcast, and founder of Positive Behavioral Outcomes, LLC to discuss his forthcoming book Deliberate Coaching: A Toolbox for Accelerating Teacher Performance, co-written with Dr. Paul Gavoni.  Deliberate Coaching introduces the science of human behavior, or Applied Behavior Analysis

Growth Mindsets: 5 Strategies for Creating a Culture of Rigor

The following is an edited excerpt from Mike Gershon’s new book How to Develop Growth Mindsets in the Classroom: The Complete Guide. One of the challenges teachers can face is getting some students to believe they can do better. Repetitive bad grades or the inability to keep up with a

Dylan Wiliam: A move to combat ‘folk teaching’

Featuring Dylan Wiliam, author of Creating the Schools our Children Need and best-seller Embedding Formative Assessment. This article was originally published on witf.org on Oct 30, 2018. Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads A move to combat ‘folk teaching,’ conference connecting teachers with researchers comes to Pa. On Saturday morning in North Philadelphia, a confident British