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Friday, 10 June 2016

The Families That Can’t Afford Summer

The One-Room Schoolhouse That’s a Model for the World

When Teachers Team Up to Improve Teaching

No Longer a Luxury: Digital Literacy Can’t Wait

Judge Rules Princeton Residents Do Not Need to Pay Extra Fees in University Tax Case

The Myth of the Well-Rounded Student. It’s Better to Be T-Shaped.

What Does It Mean to be “Educated” in the 21st Century?

Graduating and Looking for Your Passion? Just Be Patient

Coding While Black: Hacking the Future of the Tech Industry

What It’s Like to Teach Middle School Science Online

How Twitter Helped 8th Grades Learn Science

One Innovative School Closed Gaps with Harder Common Core Math

Common Core Isn’t Preparing Students Very Well for College, Report Says

Green Eggs, Ham, and Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas with Children’s Books

Invest Your Gap Year in City Year

13, Right Now: Growing Up in the Age of Likes, LOL, and Longing

Why Are More Poor Kids Going to College in the UK?

The Chilling Effect of Fear on Campuses

Are “Income Share” Agreements a Good Way to Pay for College?

Brock Turner’s Statement Blames Sexual Assault on Stanford “Party Culture”

Stanford Had a Rape Every Two Weeks Before Brock Turner Was Caught

“We’re Horrified,” At Stanford the Impact of a Sexual Assault is Searing

What Can One Generation Teach the Next About Manhood?

Why the Eight-Hour Workday Doesn’t Work

How Video Helps Schools Reimagine Education

Reading Digitally vs. Reading Paper

Goodbye, Tiger Mom. Hello, Grit-ologist

Parenting Tips for 10 Parenting Experts

Five Easy Hacks and Apps to Keep Your Family Safe Online

Apps That Aim to Give Parents Superpowers

Seven Ways to Keep Your Information Safe on the Internet

15 Websites to Know Because They Make Life Easier for You

Teachers Still Struggling to Use Tech to Transform Instruction, Survey Finds

The Conundrum of Introversion and Leadership

What Every Introvert Must Know About Leadership

Here’s What Happens When You Give Your Employees More Independence

Six Traits of Leaders Who Successfully Manage Remotely

Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly

18 Things Mentally Strong People Do

Three Ways to Stay Calm When Conversations Get Intense

Five Words Customers Hate (and What to Use Instead)

21 Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

The Digital Nomads Making the World Their Office

How Academics and Researchers Can Get More Out of Social Media

Harvard Grad School of Education Graduation Speech: Five Essential Questions

What Wisdom Can Adults Learn from Kids?

Can I Reach My Full-Pay Student Goal on My Current Path?

Work Readiness: Whose Job Is It?

Nashville High Schoolers Train As Baristas To Prepare for the College Grind

It’s Not My Job. Whose Job It It?

Why Countries Need to Make Sure Their Kids Learn to Play Nicely

Microsoft is Giving Minecraft to Schools for Free: Here’s Why

Which NJ Towns Pay the Highest School Taxes

More than 6 Million US Students are Chronically Absent

27 May 2016

Does Mindfulness Actually Work in Schools?

2016 Children’s Mental Health Report

To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

Educators Discuss Integrating STEM Education Throughout Curricula

To Write Better Code, Read Virginia Woolf

Modeling with Mathematics

Secrets of a Math Master

How A Strengths-Based Approach to Math Redefines Who is “Smart"

When Students Have Cash Rewards for Tests, What Gets Left Out?

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Study Ties College Success to Students’ Exposure to High School Librarian

Group Urging Free Tuition at Harvard Fails to Win Seat on the Board

Asian-American Groups Seek Investigation Into Ivy League Admissions

Transcript of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Commencement Speech at U. Penn

Creating Meaningful Global Connections

Online School Enriches Affiliated Companies If Not Its Students

This EdTech Startup Helps Kids in the US and Around the World Learn STEAM Subjects Together

Level Up Village Connects Students Worldwide

Full STEAM Ahead…and Abroad!

How Schools Fuel Female STEM Participation

Student Data Privacy: Moving From Fear to Responsible Use

NJ School Districts with Most Drug and Alcohol Abuse Cases

Wardlaw-Hartridge School About to Break Ground on New Performing Arts Center

Course Teaches Mount Saint Mary Students Financial Literacy

Morristown-Beard Celebrates 125 Years

Montclair Private and Public Schools Test Water for Lead Levels

Liberty Science Center Awards Gala Mixes Genius, Humor, and Big Bucks

Study Reveals Which NJ CEOs Were the Highest Paid

Which 24 NJ Companies Are Among Forbes Biggest in the World?

BASIS Independent Manhattan Launches Fall 2017 Admissions Campaign

Father, Mother, and Activist: A Transgender Journey

How High School Students See the Transgender Bathroom Issue

Twelve Strategies to Promote Play in the High School Classroom

Simple Email: Six Strategies

Interview with a Head of School on Investing in School Marketing for the Long Term

Going Beyond Grades: Evolving the Singapore Education System

Pyramids of Doom: The Learning Pyramid

Design Thinking in the Corporate DNA

To Carp is Human, to Sow Gratitude, Divine: A School Leader Admonishes His Students—and Himself

Unhelpful Punishment

Putting Grit in Its Place

It’s the Environment. Stupid

Teachers of Color Pay an “Invisible Tax” that Leads to Burnout, Ed. Sec. Writes

Desegregation Reaps Benefits

Preparing the Next Generation: A Leadership Manifesto

An Imperfect Test: The Problem with Job Performance Appraisals

Lessons from a Wildfire

Five Tips for Improving Leadership Communication

How to Pay Attention to Innovation

Tech Tips for Teachers: Four Ways to Use Google Forms

Explore Easy-to-Use Teaching Tools This Summer

Four Ways Schools Are Overcoming Flipped Learning Equity Challenges

Three Ways the Maker Movement Can Be More Inclusive of Women and People of Color

Mortar Is Messy: Online Tech Fills in the Higher Ed Brick Walls

Inside Student Radicalism

Ready for Play Time

To Teach Kids to Read and Write, Sometimes You Have to Get Creative

How to Measure Your Emotional Intelligence and Become a Better Leader

Five Ways Great Leaders Cultivate Wisdom in the Workplace

Should Leaders Focus on Results or People?

18 May 2016

The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination (JK Rowling at Harvard)

How Failure Breeds Success

The Mindful Child

Four Exercises to Teach Your Kids About Mindfulness and Compassion

Can Growth Mindset Theory Reshape the Classroom?

This is How to Increase Grit, According to Research

A U Penn Psychologist Uses the “Hard Thing Rule” To Teach Her Kids to Take Control of Their Success

How to Teach Children that Failure is the Secret to Success

Seven Things to Teach Your Kids If You Want Them to be More Emotionally Intelligent

Does the Brain Filter Out a Wider Awareness?

Six Concussion Suits are Filed Against Colleges and NCAA

Mispronouncing Students’ Names: A Slight That Can Cut Deep

The Five Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer

19 Books That Librarians Say Changed Lives

Models and Components of a Great Nonprofit Dashboard

No Kidding: Lindner Out to Franchise Pre-School Idea: London Day School

A $35-Million Gift to Harvard Grad School of Ed Launches an Early Childhood Initiative

The Simple Key to Unlocking Your Creativity

The Cognitive Trick for Solving Problems Creatively

Parents Tell Kids to Borrow More For College

Three Strategies to Fund Your Child’s College Education

Former Students Call for Inquiry Into Alleged Assault Claims

Boston Attorney Calls For Investigation Into Abuse Allegations at Region’s Private Schools

Echoes of Abuse

United Educator’s Resources for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Five Steps in Responding to Sexual Harassment Claims

Why Students Should Take the Lead in Parent-Teacher Conferences

NJ Public HS SAT Scores Ranked Highest to Lowest

“Big Data” Was Supposed to Fix Education. It Didn’t. It’s Time for “Small Data.”

Healthy Revision: Defining Learning in the Modern Age

The Six-Hour Workday Works in Europe. What About America?

SSATB on Understanding the International Market

What Schools Should Know Before Jumping Into the International Market

NJ Job Growth: Slow May Be the New Normal

Students at Fake University Say They Were Collateral Damage in Sting Operation

Education Abroad: Six Things You Need To Know About Experiential Learning

What Do Globally Competent Students Look Like?

How Can the World Improve the Lives of Women and Girls By 2030?

A Technology Revolution Isn’t Coming to Technology. It’s Here.

Ed Tech Implementation Leaves Room for Improvement

13 Digital Leaders Driving Education Forward

Five Myths About Classroom Technology (And What to Do Instead)

How to Integrate Google Apps with the Rigor Relevance Framework

Popularity of Ed Tech Not Necessarily Linked to Products’ Impact

Public School Enrollment to Rise Every Year Through 2024, Fed Data Predict

Tuition Discount Rates Reach Record Levels in Higher Ed

For a Personal Touch in Admissions, The College President Takes to Pen and Paper

Moving Beyond the One-Man Show: Investing in the Right People

What Causes Uncomfortable Work Conversations and How to Avoid Them

Seven Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One of the Fastest Growing Job Skills

Nine Things Truly Generous People Always Do

One Activity May Engage Your Brain More Than Any Other

This is What Happens When You Don’t Take Risks

Don’t Leave A Meeting Without Doing These Three Things

11 Simple Ways to Be a Little More Organized, and a Little More Productive

Reading a Speech is Good—for Insomnia

Leadership Means Knowing Your Mission

The Simple Way to Be a Better Leader

10 Time Management Secrets of Highly Productive People

Meditating For Success

How to Move Beyond “You’re Either With Or Against Us"

Time Tracking: A Potential Fix to the Busy Person’s Life

Office Design Keeps Changing But We Still Don’t Like It

Mastering the Art of Communication: What Big Data Can Tell Us

One Question is All You Need to Judge Someone’s Personality

The Magic of Motivating Employees

It’s Time to Rethink Thought Leadership

Catholic School Won’t Fire Transgender Teacher

White House Increases Overtime Eligibility by Millions

Transgender Bathroom Debate Turns Personal at a Vermont High School

The Future of Fundraising: The #MajorGiftMovement

To The Parents of the Kids Who Aren’t Going to Get An Award

Schools Are Now “Soft Target For Companies to Collect Data and Market to Kids—Report

Social Media Creating “Hostile Environment” For Coaches

How to Manage Your One-to-One Program After You Hand Out the Devices

Four Things Worse Than Not Learning to Read in Kindergarten

Three Ways That Handwriting with a Pen Positively Affects Your Brain

Four Daily Habits of Exceptionally Well Connected Individuals

Empowering Educators Means Decoding Adaptive Learning (Michael Horn)

A Look at Some Possible NJSIAA Changes

Final Tally of Hospital Property-Tax Suits in NJ

NJ Issues Mandatory Report on Cost of Providing “Adequate” Education

Bill Expanding, Bolstering Early Childhood Education Unveiled in State Senate

Explainer: Getting the Facts on Funding for NJ’s Charter Schools

Liberty Science Center Board

11 May 2016

MIRAGE report (Pearl Rock Kane recommended this about teacher professional development

What’s the Makeup of the Perfect Private School Admissions Team Podcast

Five Reasons to Read for Reluctant Readers

Raising a Child With Grit Can Mean Letting Her Quit

Forget Talent, Success Comes From ‘Grit'

What Can Stop Kids From Dropping Out

Stop Saying ‘I Feel Like’

Do Children in France Have a Healthier Relationship with Alcohol?

Drop Everything and Read This

Steps to Take If Your Child is a Victim of Cyberbullying

Overparenting: Five Recovery Steps from a Former Stanford Dean

Seven Things to Teach Your Kids If You Want Them to Be More Emotionally Intelligent

20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking

Is It Still Possible to Teach The Scarlet Letter in High School?

Can an App Prevent Students From Getting Distracted?

The Future Looks Bright For STEM Education

If Children Lose Contact with Nature, They Won’t Fight For It

Playgrounds for All

Kindergartners Get Little Time to Play. Why Does it Matter?

Three Best Educational Apps for Tech-Savvy Students

College Advice: Communicate Well, Start to Finish

Most High School Seniors Aren’t College Or Career Ready

Malia Obana’s Gap Year is Part of a Growing Trend

How to Have a Successful Gap Year—Tips for Malia Obama and Other High School Grads

The Kids’ Show That Taught Me to Ask “Why?”

Try: A Little Word Becomes a Big Gift

Leadership Means…Knowing Your Mission

10 Simple Behavior Patterns of the Most Successful People

Run Meetings That are Fair to Introverts, Women, and Remote Workers

Six Lessons I Learned at Lunch with the Best Leader in America

Seven Steps to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Emotional Intelligence

28 April, 2016

Charlotte Danielson on Rethinking Teacher Evaluation

Six Teaching Secrets For Long-Term Growth

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

A Nobel Laureate’s Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching

Six Ways to Welcome New Families Into the Fold

The Gift of Presence, the Perils of Advice (Parker Palmer)

For Parents of Autistic Kids 22nd Birthday Often Arrives With Dread

My Worst Nightmare: What If I Accidentally Raise the Bully?

Rethinking Intelligence: How Does Imagination Measure Up?

How We Learn Best (Dominic Randolph)

Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future

Why Applying to All Eight Ivies Makes No Sense

College Counselor: I’m Sick of Reading About Golden Kids Getting Into Harvard. Here’s the Story I want to See

Common App Saturates the College Admissions Market, Critics Say

Stanford Dean on Adult Skills Every 18-Year-Old Should Have

Greater Competition for College Places Means High Anxiety, Too

Succeeding Greatly By Failing Often

iPads Can Change Math Instruction, Study Finds

272 Slaves Were Sold to Save Georgetown. What Does it Owe Their Descendants?

“Parachute Kids” Who Fell to Earth: Dangers Facing Chinese Children Flocking to Study at US Schools

April Cruelty

Harpoon President Apologies for Remarks on Harvard Club

K-12 Procurement is Hell. Let’s Fix It!

Dr. Ed Hallowell and Technology and Organization

A Generation Coming of Age

Why Do Girls Tend to Have More Anxiety Than Boys?

Girl Up: The Secrets to an Extraordinary Life

Nine Out of Ten Parents Think Their Kid Is On Grade Level. They’re Probably Wrong

Number of US Students in Special Ed Ticks Upward

Everything You Need to Know About Sending Your Child to Boarding School

US Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High

The Genuine Faker

A Body-Language Expert Reveals the No. ! Indictor of Confidence and How to Cultivate It

10 Things Successful People Never Do Again

Seven Surprising Questions Great Leaders Ask

17 Motivational Leadership Books to Read

12 Critical Competencies for Leadership in the Future

Time and Punishment: How to Be Less Busy and Get Your Life Back

Six Reasons Smart People Fail

Succeeding Greatly by Failing Often

The Toughest Lessons I’ve Ever Learned: Six Powerful Leaders Share Their Stories

Seven Creativity Tips That Make Even Practical Leaders Successful

Constraints Can Be a Catalyst for Creativity

Why Writing is the Most Important Skill and Entrepreneur Should Master

Five Tips for Powerful Writing

Seven Daily Rituals Successful People Use to De-Stress and Stay Productive

Microcredentials and Educational Technology: A Proposed Ethical Taxonomy

Hacking, Innovating, and Failing Well: How Tech Sector Principles Can Revolutionize Education Workplaces

Internet Safety Education: 10 Questions Parents Should Be Asking

Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

Innovation is Not About Digital, It’s About Culture

A Texas School Triples Recess Time and Sees Immediate Results

Six Must Watch TED Talks on Autism

Please, Please Clean Your Room!

Stop Telling Kids You’re Bad At Math. You Are Spreading Math Anxiety Like a Virus

10 Everyday Grammar Mistakes You Might Be Making

24 Libraries of the World so Magnificent They’ll Take Your Breath Away

Weeding the Worst Library Books

John Katzman on Leadership, Noodle, Educational Entrepreneurship

John Katzman at GSV Summit Including Disrupting the SAT

Friday, 15 April 2016

The Maker Movement in K-12 Education: A Guide to Emerging Research

A Nobel Laureate’s Education Plea: Revolutionize Teaching

Angela Duckworth on Passion, Grit, and Success

Schools Are Finally Teaching What Kids Need to be Successful in Life

Taking the Politics Out of American History (and Out of A.P.)

U.S. History, Revised

Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered

Why Upperclassmen Lose Financial Aid

Career Coaching for the Playdate Generation

The Art and Science of Nit-PIcking

Does More Time on the Playground Equal Success in the Classroom?

Why Teachers on TV Have to Be Incompetent or Inspiring

The Changing Dynamic Between the Teacher and the Taught

Happy Birthday, Beverly Cleary!

How the Library Stays Relevant Even as Traditional Books Do Not

Study Abroad’s Seven Deadly Sins

Find Your Field

Are Charter Schools the Future of Desegregation?

What Hiking Does to the Brain is Pretty Amazing

Six Qualities of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders

First Lady Michelle Obama Visited Philip’s Academy

Obama to Speak at Rutgers Graduation

Can EdTech Power a Social-Justice Approach to “Disruption”?

From the Classroom to the Boardroom: Why Teachers are Essential to Blended-Learning Design

Can Latin Help Younger Students Build Vocabulary?

Student Engagement: Is it Authentic or Compliant?

Four Time Management Tips to Help You Study

What’s Wrong with the Word “Rigor”

What’s Worse than a Difficult Conversation? Avoiding One

Why Phones Don’t Belong in School

Multitasking is Killing Your Brain

Winning Hearts and Minds in the 21st Century

Five Exercises to Boost Creativity, Divergent Thinking

The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers

Kids With These Four Traits Can Grow Up to Be Great Leaders

Blended Learning Up Close—Really Close

Jason Groome’s Ineligibility Further Proof NJSIAA Rules are Out of Whack

H.S. Football: State Education Commissioner Confident His Agency Can Solve Imbalance in HS Sports

8 April 2016

Less is More for Teachers (and Better for Students)

Stratford Festival Launches New Shakespeare Online Toolkit

Four Types of Workers Every 21st Century Admissions Office Needs (by Tom Sheppard at Lawrence)

Why Parents Pick Private

The Classroom of the Future

The Importance of Great Teaching on Children’s Success

Does More Time on the Playground Equal Success in the Classroom?

The Myth of the Hero Teacher

Will You Sprint, Stroll, or Stumble Into a Career

Use Design Thinking to Develop Seven Mindsets of the Mentally Wealthy

Boys, As Well as Girls, Perform Better in Single-Sex Schools

A Tale of Two Conferences

When Kids Create Their Own Playground

More Jewish Day Schools Are Making Hebrew Optional

Why Do Some Poor Kids Thrive?

What It’s Like to Be a Chinese High Schooler in America

Laureen Powell Jobs Sees High School as the Next Design Problem Silicon Valley Can Help Solve

Little Wonder that Private Schools Give Pupils A Head Start

Survey: Millennial Teacher More Interested in Financial Education

So, When During the Day Should Teachers Create Curriculum?

Never Too Young to Code

Spain’s Prime Minister to Cut Work Day

A Top Psychologist Explains Why Procrastinators are More Creative

Despite Lack of Scientific Evidence, Ban Wi-Fi Movement Persists

Teens Get Creative, Competitive With Over-the-Top “Promposals”

Stanford Students Want Western Civ Studies Back as the PC Backlash Begins

School Bus Driver in Child Porn Bust

Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest

10 Words Smart People Smart People Always Use and Seven They Never Do

The Skill to Sharpen: Leadership

Making Sense of Alzheimer’s at School

Bad Boards and Pushy Millennials: Fundraisers Share Strategies That Work—And War Stories

Online Giving Trends

A Decade In, Twitter is the Real-Time Pulse of Nonprofit Advocacy

NJSIAA Committee Endorses Big Changes to Nonpublic Playoffs

Transfers, Recruiting Still Major HS Sports Concern, Survey Says

Next Generation Sustainability Curriculum Forecast

Doane Academy, St. Paul’s School Battle It Out with Robots

Mount Saint Mary Junior to Pursue Studies in Rome with Scholarship

Hilltop School Offers Scholarships to Civil Servants

Camden Scholars Thrive at Moorestown Friends School

Rutgers Prep Celebrates 250th Anniversary

Kirby Foundation Awarded for Supporting Independent Schools

College Students Starting to Demand Living Wage Sportswear

Research Finds Poor Outcomes for Students Who Retake Courses Online

Free Photo-Editing

MIT Just Released an Online Learning Report Worth Reading

4 April 2016

St. Benedict’s Prep on 60 Minutes

College Admissions Shocker

What Is It Like to Be Poor At an Ivy League School?

At Bates College, Student Mailboxes are Shutting for Good

Princeton University to Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name on School Despite Outcry

An Open Letter to College Professors

Stop Innovating in Schools, Please!

How to Turn Your Classroom Into a Hotbed of Creativity and Innovation

Chart Shows How Committees Kill Creativity

The Classroom of the Future

New Study Reviews 25 Years of Research Into What Helps Students Graduate: Here’s What They Found

Embracing Paradox to Create Powerful Learning Environments

How to Make Sure Your Kids Have Grit. Six Secrets Backed by Research

Should Schools Get Grittier About Grit?

A Principal’s Reflections on Rigor, Relevance, and Transformation at the Ground Level

Dominic Randall on Going Global Without Going

Science Shows How Piano Players Brains Are Actually Different

What Changes When a School Embraces Mindfulness?

A Gene in the Brain Helps Us Filter Out Distracting Information

The Enormous Power of the Unconscious Brain

You Can’t Learn What You Can’t See

Teen Girls Flip the Negative Switch on Social Media

How Social Media is Reshaping Today’s Education System

Five Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in the Age of Social Media

This 11-year-old Girl Reads More Than You Do

Video Shows Sensory Overload From a Boy with Autism’s Perspective

SSATB on Understanding the International Market

Private Schools Should Take Care Not to Tip the Scale in Favor of International Students

A Diverse Teaching Force? This Search Firm Can Help, But It’ll Cost You

Five Design Secrets from the Kids Who Will Replace You

In Global Economy, Mass Lags in Teaching Foreign Languages

Double Trouble: Sweet Briar College and Cooper Union

Why Pushy Parenting Has No Place on the Field

10 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Education at Home

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your People Skills and Build Relationships

Top 10 Skills Tomorrow’s Leaders Will Need

What Are the 21st Century Skills Every Student Needs?

Leaders Can Motivate Teachers and Students in Spite of Evaluations

The Five Daily Language (and Body Language) Habits of Great Leaders

Why Follow Your Dreams Is Misguided Advice

Getting Workers To Save More for Retirement

More Teachers Can’t Afford to Live Where They Teach

Kids’ Grades Can Suffer When Mom or Dad is Depressed

The One Key Secret to Being a Great Leader

Leaders, Build Your Success on Trust

Great Leaders Stand Out

Why Become a Leader?

How to Be a Leader, Not a Manager

Four Things A Great Leader Would Never Do

Seven Mistakes Leaders Make that Make Everyone Miserable

Five Signs You Are Not a True Leader After All

The Skill to Sharpen: Leadership

The Daily Habits of 21 Highly Successful People

The Massive Difference Between Positive and Negative Leadership

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

Eight Ways Resilient People Approach Life, Love, Success

11 Signs of a Truly Authentic Person

Elevated Lead Levels Found In Other Parts of NJ

Science Says Silence Is more Important to Our Brains Than We Think

How Does Anxiety Short Circuit Our Decision-Making Process

Feds Aren’t Saying If Park Tudor, Attorney Could Face Charges

Eight Ways You Can Survive and Thrive in Midlife

Why are Americans So Afraid of Vacation?

UGH. Another Niche Report! These 100 Districts Have NJ’s Best Teachers

NJ Bill Mandating Recess Reintroduced in NJ

Letter Sent to Phillips Exeter Alumni From School

Ex-Teacher Barred from Prestigious NJ School

Marlborough School Says Abuse Victim Endangered Other Students By Staying Silent

Elite NJ Prep School Investigating Allegation sof Decades-Old Unreported Sex Abuse

Peck School in Morristown Investigating Sexual Abuse Allegations

Document Details Sex Abuse Allegations Against Ex-NJ Prep School Teacher

Doing a Visual Search

Deep Learning Will be Huge, and Here’s Who Will Dominate It

Five Principles for Rigorous Technology Evaluation

Ideas to Retire: Technology Alone Can Improve Student Learning

Education to Evolve with Technology, Personalized Learning

This Google Manager Has the Best Advice on Time Management

16 March 2016

Palestinian Refugee Camp Teacher Wins $1 Million Global Prize

Panel: Ditch Grades Now, Focus on Student Learning

Tearing Down Common Co-Teacher Barriers

Three Tips for Teaching Speaking and Listening Skills

QR Codes Can Do That

Eight Tips for More Effective eLearning

What Happens When Student Hackers Shut Down the Internet?

Eight Pieces of Ed Tech News to Note from SXS 2016

Innovative Teaching: It’s Not the Technology, It’s the Thinking

The Power of Stealth Assessments

Can Social Media Nudge Teens Into Smarter Money Choices?

Mindful Leadership in Education

How Meditation Went Mainstream

Poll: About Half U.S. Students Identify as “Hopeful” and “Engaged"

This Google Manager Has the Best Advice on Time Management

10 Things That Happen When Real Leadership Shows Up

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

Nonprofit Boards Urged to Do Better

Liberty Science Center to Create Nation’s Largest Planetarium

Friday, 11 March 2016

Colleges Admit Quiet Students Too

Letters of Recommendation: An Unfair Part of College Admissions

For Asian-Americans, A Changing Landscape on College Admissions

Hidden Gold in College Applications

Fixing the Freshman Year: What College Sophomores Say

Enough With Trashing the Liberal Arts. Stop Being Stupid

Students Across US Take New SAT

Early Takers Say SAT “Wasn’t So Bad” and Not So Tricky

Will the New SAT Better Serve Poor Students?

A Secret World: What Life is Really Like a Boarding School

The Importance of Digital Citizenship in Today’s Classroom

The 12 Apps That Every Parent Of A Teen Should Know About

Is Grit Doomed to be the New Self-Esteem?

Nonacademic Skills Are Key to Success. What Should We Call Them?

The Road to Equity is Paved with Emotions

Teaching Empathy Through Dance

More Cities Model Arts Education After Boston Success

Testing for Joy and Grit

What Educators and Parents Should Know About Neuroplasticity, Learning, and Dance

Teachers are Using Theatre and Dance to Teach Math—And It’s Working

Fantastic New Ways to Teach Math

Most Literate Nation in the World? Not the US, New Rankings Says

More Color in Kids Lit: Your Best Picks

White Teacher: I Thought I Could Reach My Black and Latino Students. Then One Told Me Why I Couldn’t

A Principal Met a Student She Expelled, and It Changed Her Approach to Discipline

Harvard Researchers Discovered the One Thing Everyone Needs for Happier, Healthier Lives

Nine Habits Happy People Ditched a Long Time Ago

Seven Fun Ways to Teach Kids Mindfulness

Homework is Wrecking Our Kids: The Research is Clear, Let’s Ban Elementary Homework

There is No Homework in Finland

What Seven Principals With They Knew Their First Day on the Job

Britain’s Exclusive Schools Try to Be a Little Less So

SKYPE Translator Preview Opens the Classroom to the World

50 Most Amazing College Chapels and Churches

What Are the 10 NJ Colleges with the Highest Paid Graduates?

Strategies For When You’re Starting Out Saddled with Student Debt

What Makes a Good Public Speaker?

Nine Things Dyslexics Are Good At

But How Will I Learn Without Grades?

Documentary Spotlights Teens’ Addiction to Screen Time

Video Games, Social Media Tied to Shorter Sleep for Teens

Students Partner with Jordanian Kids for Tech Project

What is News in the 21st Century?

Connecting and Helping with Technology

Take Note: How to Curate Digitally

Open Source Textbooks and Resources Poised to Transform K-12 Education

Sixteen School Lunch Programs Making a Difference

Work Meetings Are Destroying Business (And How to Destroy Them Back)

Three Things Successful People Never Do

Why Failure Now Doesn’t Predict Anything About Your Success Later

The New Organization: Different By Design

Why is Leadership Humility So Important?

Tips For Thanking (and Keeping) Donors

GuideStar Redesigns Charity Profiles

How One Nonprofit Connects Classrooms With Donors

Jersey Choice Awards Recognizes Newark Boys Chorus

Rumson Country Day Moves to the Forefront of STEAM and Global Citizenship Through Partnership with Level Up Village

Delbarton Ice Hockey in the News

Water at Morristown Hospital…!

3 March 2016

School Reform and Classroom Practice

How to Apply Design Thinking in Class, Step by Step

Bryan Stevenson Inspires Us to Change the World (summary of his amazing speech at NAIS Annual Conference.)

The Power Struggle Over Transgender Students

Six Illustrations That Show What Its Like In an Introverts Head

The Myth of the Hero Teacher

Automated Teachers, Augmented Reality, and Floating Chairs: three Illustrators Envision the Classroom of the Future

Can You Spot a Good Teacher From His or Her Characteristics?

10 Reasons Why Classical Musicians Make the Best Employees

Complaining is Terrible for You, According to Science

How a Simple List Can Improve Classroom Behavior

Black Male Teachers a Dwindling Demographic

When Integrating a School, Does It Matter If You Use Class Instead of Race?

Ivy League Moves to Eliminate Tackling at Football Practices

Science Achievement Gaps, Present In Early Years, Persist Over Time

Let’s Stop Requiring Advanced Math, A New Book Argues

Engage Students in Active Learning

Exploring a School With No Classrooms

Blended Learning Helps Students at Different Cognitive Levels

French, Spanish, German…Java? Making Coding Count as a Foreign Language

The Language You Speak Affects the Way You View the World, Study Finds

Ten Questions Every Rookie Teacher Wants Answered

Testing for Joy and Grit: Schools Nationwide Push to Measure Students’ Emotional Skills

Why Teenage Girls Roll Their Eyes

First PARCC Test Results Are In. How do the Public School Districts Rate?

It Took Dr. Seuss A Year to Write "The Cat in the Hat" and it Changed Kids Lit Forever

Gender Studies: 25 Teenagers Recommend Readings for Women’s History Month

Nine Business Terms That Everyone Hates

Five Words and Phrases Than Can Transform Your Work Life

Postal Rates to Drop 4.3% in April

Five Reasons Change is So Hard for Schools—and What Can Make It Easier

Good Things Take Time

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

How People Learn to Be Resilient

Three Habits of Remarkably Focused People

20 Signs You’re Working With a True Leader, Not Just a Boss

Why Some People are Great Leaders, and Others Are Not

Why the Leadership Industry Rules

The Seven Habits of Real Leaders

Employee Development: How to Grown Your Employees When You Can’t Promote Them

The Value of Empathy

Read and Unread: Communicating with Students

Four Ways to Inspire More Students to Code

Three Things Connected Educators Do Differently

Did You Say Free? Support Grows for Open Educational Resources

Using QR Codes in the Classroom

Four NJ Natives Make Forbes’ “The World’s Billionaires’ List”

83 NJ Towns Rank About America’s Most Dangerous

23 February 2016

Readers Respond to Redesigned and Wordier SAT

Video Chat Your Way Into College: How Tech is Changing the College Admissions Process

Americans Can Study in German for Free, in English. An Increasing Number are Doing it!

College is the New Cable Bundle. Do Students Deserve a “Netflix”?

A Symphony’s Big Challenge: Lift a Tough School Through Music

30 Websites That Will Make You Unbelievably Smarter

What Does Research Really Say About iPads in the Classroom?

Should Computer Education Cover More Than Just Coding?

Five Ways Digital Tools Are Transforming the Education Space

Impact of Technology Use on Children

Bandwidth Comparison

App of the Week: Engage Kids in the World of Art

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning 2015

Robotics Programs Gaining Ground

Teaching the Teachers: Blended Learning and Tech

Explore Dozens of Resources for Digital Learning Day 2016

Reviewing the Writing Process With Play-Doh!

Kids Gone Wild

How Feedback Can Be More Kid-Friendly

The Four Conditions That Support Deeper Learning

What’s the Future of Education? Teachers Respond

These “Babbler” Birds Could Shed Light on Human Language

NJ Turkey Attack

11 Books Every Leader and Wannabe Should Read

12 Words You Need to Ban From Your Vocabulary to Be a Better Ally

Another Niche Ranking: 2016 Best Private High Schools in America

At 10, A North Philly Prep School Savors Success

Does the Time of Day Matter When Taking a Test?

“Not a Math Person”: How to Remove Obstacles to Learning Math

Marilyn Burns: 10 Big Math Ideas

What Letter Should We Add to STEM?

What if America’s Teachers Made More Money?

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

Which Type of Exercise is Best for the Brain?

The Seven-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Five Essential Behaviors You Need to Maintain Your Integrity as a Leader

Three Problems That Every Leader Must Address

14 February 2016

How Higher Ed Leaders Need to Rethink Tuition Discounting

Tuition Discounting at Private Colleges and Universities: Unsustainable?

The Effects of Tuition Reduction: A Report

Delayed Kindergarten Enrollment Dramatically Reduces ADHD in Children, Study Shows

Study Finds Improved Self-Regulation in Kindergartners Who Wait a Year to Enroll

Why Forcing Kids to Do Things Sooner and Faster Doesn’t Get Them Further

Fisher-Price Now Has a Toy That Teaches Preschoolers How to Code

Stop Humiliating Teachers

Dear School, It’s Not Me, It’s You

Learning How to Teach in an Increasingly Diverse Classroom

How People Learn to Be Resilient

The Limitations of Teaching “Grit” in the Classroom

What’s the Future of Education? Teachers Respond

Success Academy Teacher Rips Student Paper

Hand’s Not Raised? Too Bad. I’m Calling on You Anyway

Building Empathy in Classrooms and School

Is More PE At School Linked to Higher Student Math Scores?

The Math Revolution

How Do We Make Math Enrichment Less Elitist

Ensure Head Search Success: Counter Three Biases

To Rebuild a School Technology Program, Leaders Must First Arrive at Common Ground

Small Changes in Teaching: The First Five Minutes of Class

Daydreaming Actually Does This To Your Creativity

Should Football Be Part of Your College Search?

Virtual Reality Learns How to Get Into the Classroom

NJ Lost $18B in a Decade Due to Outmigration, NJBIA Report Says

Why It Pays To Be An Older Teacher

Three Problems That Every Leader Must Address

Six Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

How To Be A Successful Young Leader at Work

How To Read a Book a Week

A Standing Desk for An Extreme Budget (Seriously, It’s $25.)

11 February 2016

New Ways Into the Brain’s Music Room

At What Age Is It Easiest to Learn a Second Language (Critical Period)

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12

What Kids Need From Grown-Ups But Aren’t Getting

The New Preschool is Crushing Kids

How to Teach Frustration Tolerance to Kids

12 Empowering Children’s Books to Add to Little Girls’ Bookshelves

Sticky Sensory Tracing for Preschoolers

Making Science Teaching More Than a Backup Plan

Fermi Problems Site

NJ Center for Science, Technology, and Math

Five Ways to Make the Most of Virtual Field Trips

Two NJ Teachers Collaborate on Teaching Social Studies

92% of Students Prefer Physical Books to eReaders

Why Harvard “Compassionate Admissions” Won’t Change a Thing

College is the New Cable Bundle. Do Students Deserve a “Netflix”?

Enrollment in Online Courses Rises

How to Tell Your School’s Story on Instagram

Hottest K-12 Technologies

Six Secret Habits of Highly Successful Millenials

NY Public School Teacher Pay

Poor Teen Literacy Levels Linked to High Screen Time

Five Schools in Sweden Adopt “Gender Neutral” Approach

Wanted in China: More Male Teachers to Make Boys Men

Metacognition: How Thinking About Thinking Can Help Kids

ADHD in Kinds: What Many Parents and Teachers Don’t Understand But Need to Know

Genius Hour: Learning How to Learn

112 “Codes” Teens Use on Social Media (How Many Do You Know?)

Kids’ Creative Drawings Become Real Inventions We Can Use

A Better Way to Teach History

Digital Map of the Roman Empire

Growing Ties Between US and Asia Are Helping Schools on Both Sides of the Pacific

New, Reading-Heavy SAT Has Students Worried

How Would You Do on the New SAT?

The Importance of Serial Commas

Math 101: A Reading List For Lifelong Learners

14 TED Talks On How Your Brain Works”>

8 February 2016

Colorado Springs School to Begin Adjusting Tuition Based on Household Income

How to Be A Great Teacher from 12 Great Teachers

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off

Researchers Have Found a Major Problem with “The Little Mermaid” and Other Disney Movies

Free Harvard Tuition is a Bait and Switch

The Poisonous Reach of the College Admissions Process

Park Tudor Headmaster Remembered

Three x 3: Admissions Committees

The Board’s Role In Creating a Giving Culture

28 Black Picture Books That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses, or Basketball

Liberal Arts

Raising a Moral Child

Students Say Racial Hostilities Simmered at Historic Boston Latin School

To Rebulid “The Collapse of Parenting,” It’s Going to Be a Challenge

The End of College Rankings As We Know Them

What Ivy League Students are Reading That You Aren’t

24 Iconic Children’s Books You should Still Read Though You’re An Adult

Why Kids, Now More Than Ever, Need to Learn Philosophy. Yes, Philosophy!

Eight Technologies That Are Changing Education

Six Principles of Critical Course Design

UGH! Another Niche Report of Top Elementary Schools in NJ

Jane Fonda Has a Coach. Why Don’t You?

Three Ways to Boost Your Confidence at Work

13 Motivational Signs That a Leadership Mindset is Inside You Though You Don’t Know It

How to Super Motivate a Team With Good Leadership Qualities

10 Signs Your Boss is a Manager vs. a Leader

How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence and Be A Better Leader

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Four Things Successful Change Leaders Do Well”>

29 January 2016

Have E-Days Gained Enough Traction to Usurp Snow Days?

Do SATs or ACTs Predict Anything Colleges Need to Know?

Colleges That Ask Applicants About Brushes with the Law Draw Scrutiny

Can Colleges Make Caring Common?

Barnard College Receives Largest Combined Gift in 126-Year History

Amherst College Drops “Lord Jeff” As Mascot

The Power of the Business Office in School Marketing

US Schools Get Failing Grade for Financial Literacy Education

Grammar Nerds: The Singular “They” Declared Word of the Year (ugh!)

Send the Right Message: Abolish Red Pens For Correcting Papers

If Children Lose Touch with NatureThey Wont’ Fight For It

French to Focus On Creativity and Group Work in Response to Pisa Rankings, Minister Says

Learning Empathy Through Dance

Seven Tips for Creating Memorable Learning Experiences

What Teachers Can Learn From Lincoln

Study: Both Sides of the Brain Process Numbers

The Man Who Tried to Kill Math in America

Teaching Math with Modular Origami

Physician to Parents: You’re Doing It Wrong

Leaders Are Readers

What High Performing Countries Have to Teach Us About Teacher Training and PD

Will Robots Teach Our Kids?

Has Your Student Experienced Racism in High School?

Why We All Need Time to Tinker With Tech

Movi for Hand-held Video

An App Helps Teachers Track Student Attendance

Digital Learning Every Day

Digital Tools: The Power to Empower

How Gadgets are Shaping the Learning Landscape for Kids

Education Technology Graduates From the Classroom to the Boardroom

Good Online Teaching Is Often Just Plain Good Teaching

Turn Testing Into Learning

Is it Time to Rethink Bloom’s Taxonomy?

Nurturing Ethical Collaboration

Why Introverted Teachers Are Burning Out

What a Million Syllabuses Can Teach Us

These 20 Books are Game Changes.

Spaced Repetition: A Hack to Make Your Brain Store Information

VA Transgender Student’s Case Could Have National Implications

NJSIAA Perplexed Over Transfer Puzzle

New Competitors in a Fast-Changing Educational Landscape and How Independent Schools Can Confront Them (Heather Hoerle. Admissions, read this one!)

Growing Numbers of Chinese Teens Are Coming to America For High School

Chinese Students and U.S. Universities Connect Through Third Party

How to Contain Costs of School Offerings Amid the Demand for Personalization

Why Private School Leaders are Glad No Child Left Behind is No More

Fundraising with a Resistant Board

Fundraising for the Small Shop

Three Ways to Transform “No” Into “Yes” When Asking for Major Gifts

Survey Shows Visualizing Success Works

This is Your Brain on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Other Digital Platforms

Is Anxiety in Young Boys the New Normal?

Four Things Successful Change Leaders Do Well

The Eight Self-Assessments You Need to Improve at Work This Year

Six Steps to Adapt to the Future of Work

Four Commonly Overlooked Reasons Why Creative Leaders Succeed

Eight Momentous Steps You Can Take to Thrive as a Leader

Always Do This When Making a Tough Decision

10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

Mastering Your To-Do List: The Magnificent Seven

21 January 2016

Rethinking College Admissions

Applicants Need to Know a College’s Priorities

Men’s Colleges Matter

What the People Who Read Your College Essay Really Think

Eight Colleges That Just Launched Big Tuition Discount Programs

How You Can Make a Makerspace Work For Your School

To Be Young, “Gifted,” and Black, It Helps to Have a Black Teacher

A “No-Nonsense” Classroom Where Teachers Don’t Say “Please"

Johnson and Johnson Announces Major Layoffs

The Preschool Inside a Nursing Home

Kindergarten the New First Grade! It’s Actually Worse Than That

Kids and Screen Time: A Peek At Upcoming Guidance

14 Tips to Make BYOD Work For You

Reports: Teacher Professional Development Drives School Growth, and Other Countries Offer Models

Chinese Students and U.S. Universities Connect Through a Third Party

Global STEAM Program Announces Virtual Arabic Culture Exchange (Delbarton)

Arabic Language Students at Delbarton School Launch Virtual Exchange

Can a $9 Computer Spark a New Wave of Tinkering and Innovation?

Six Ways to Get Rid of Bad Meetings

How to Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting

When Is a Presentation Not a Presentation? When It Is a PowerPoint

12 Leadership Tips For When You’re Not the Boss

Can You Spot a Liar?

Defusing An Emotionally Charged Conversation With a Colleague

Why the First and Foremost Important Person You Need to Lead is Yourself

Seven Inspiring Books You Must Read

How to Really Drive Organizational Change

A Click Too Far: Why Using Social Media Isn’t That Great for Fundraising

Most Educated City In the US?

17 January 2016

More Than a Day Off: How Some Communities Honor MLK Jr.

What Do We Really Mean By Risk-Taking in the Classroom? (Trevor Shaw)

Death of Three Columbia Students Raises Fear Over Trips Abroad

Admissions Officers Go Online for Fuller Picture of Student Applicants

Five Ways to Build Your School’s Instructional Brand and Connect with Families

Kindergartners with Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School

Mother Still Searching For Preschool That Focuses Exclusively On Her Son

Learning Theory in the 21st Century Classroom

Pretty Girls Make Higher Grades

Five Ways Elite College Admissions Squeeze Out Poor Kids

Concealing the Calculus of Higher Education

How Some Would Level the Playing Field: Free Harvard Degrees

Eight Strategies for Managing Your Teens Gap Year

“Pop-Ups”: A Promising Model for Development

A Healthy Company

This CEO’s Success Hack? Don’t Check Email

Improving Instruction in a Digital World

Apple Loses More Ground to Google’s Chromebook in Education Market

Nine EdTech Trends to Watch in 2016

How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers

Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate

NYPL Shares Huge Archive of 180,000 High-Res Public Domain Images Online

Brainology: Transforming Students’ Motivation to Learn (Carol Dweck)

The Importance of Shared Silence (Parker Palmer)

Getting Schooled in Design: 10 Solutions For Education Settings

Standing Desks May Boost Student Cognitive Function As Well As Health

Defining and Defending Disruptive Innovation

We Learn More When We Learn Together

Three Simple Habits of Extremely Effective Leaders

Five Tips for Identifying Your Leadership Blind Spots

Why Smart Leaders Are Buffers and Translators

How Age and Gender Affect Self-Improvement

Seven Networking Tips for Introverts

Teach Your Teachers Well

Four-Dimensional Education: The Competencies Learners Need to Succeed

Sesame Street: How It Changed With Switch to HBO

Why Some US Districts Are Adding Muslim Holidays to the School Calendar

Six Teaching Tools for Black History Month

What is Financial Literacy?

Just Breathe: When Teachers Practice Mindfulness

11 January 2016

Turns Out Monkey Bars ad Kickball Might be Good For the Brain

Why Practicing Practicing From An Early Age is So Important

More College Credit in High School May Be a Way to Boost On-Time Four-Year Graduation Rates

30+ Predictions for Education in 2016

K-12 Trends to Watch in 2016

Six Education Stories to Watch in 2016

New Year’s Resolutions: Don’t Do It!

Prep for New Teachers

The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have

School Discipline and Restorative Justice

Beyond Working Hard: What Growth Mindset Teaches Us About Our Brains

Shake Things Up with Blended Learning

We’re Thinking About ADHD All Wrong Says a Top Pediatrician

It’s Not Easy Teaching Special Ed

Will Future Historians Consider These Days the Digital Dark Ages?

Tech Tip Round-Up

Nine Technologies to Watch in 2016

How to Talk to Your Children About Being Muslim

Tips for American Muslim Parents on Talking with Children

Students Must Learn How to Think, Reason, Creatively Problem Solve for 21st Century Labor Market

10 Tips for Teaching Kids to be Awesome Critical Thinkers

Heroin: A Hometown Crisis

US Draws More Chinese Students

School Leaders: Take Care to Teach Moral Courage

Marketplace Aims to Revolutionaize K-12 Purchasing

How Creativity Makes Us Feel Alive

Bill Would Put Armed Retired Cops in NJ Schools

Tech Helps Keep Homebound Students Learning

Seven Lessons Learned in 2015 From EdTech

Textbook of the Future: Free, Open, Remixable

Using Computers Widens the Achievement Gap in Writing a Federal Study Finds

Administrators Devise Six Ways to Boost Online Course Enrollment

Gen Z Is About To Take Over Higher Education: Here’s What to Expect

Brains of Compulsive Video Gamers May Be “Wired” Differently

Eight Fascinating Things We Learned About the Mind in 2015

Three Changes to the Education System

Montessori Schools Give Students Like Prince George Free Reign

The Success Habit I Wish I Knew 18 Years Ago

If You’re Too Busy For These Five Things Your Life is More Off-Course Than You Think

10 Personal Skills That Set the Very Best Leaders Apart

Five Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

There’s An “Invisible” Trait That Makes Leaders More Effective: Here’s How to Develop It

Leadership: Be Yourself

Do These Six Things to Be a Successful Leader

What Does Next-Gen Leadership Look Like?

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

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