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14 July 2015
Mindfulness:  Seven Reasons to Implement Meditation at Work
Eight Design Steps for an Academic Makerspace
How “Making” Expands Students’ Visions of Themselves
The Past, Present, and Future of School Design
Eight Ways Schools Can Become Truly Future Ready
Universities Create National Initiative for Competency-Based Education
College Freshmen Seek Financial Security Amid Emotional Insecurity
What Schools Can Learn from Corporate Mentoring
What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company
The One Focus Group Agency Execs Love:  Their Kids
How to Cut Children’s Screen Time?  Say No to Yourself First
What’s Next:  Blended Learning 2.0
Kids Prefer Maths When You Let Them Figure Out the Answer for Themselves
Catch Them Before They Fall:  A Summer Math Program Aims to Improve Odds of Success in Algebra
Philosophical Discussions Boost Pupils’ Maths and Literacy Progress, Study Finds
Students’ Reading and Math Skills Are Still All Over the Map
Advocates for Arts Education May Be Doing More Harm Than Good
Lego Tries to Build a Better Brick
Want to Raise a Smarter Kid?  Read Out Loud
What’s the Best Way To Take Notes On Your Laptop or Tablet
DIY Education Before YouTube
The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives
Facebook Teams Up with SJSU to Get More Women in Cybersecurity
Three Ways Ed Tech Tools Predict Student Success
Malala Turns 18, and Opens a School for Syrian Refugee Girls
BC Professor Adds Hands-O Lessons to Chinese Schools
How Textbooks Can Teach Different Versions of History
Forget French and Mandarin:  Arabic is the Language to Learn
How Teaching English On My Year Abroad Improved My French
11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently
What Your Summer Vacation Can Teach You About Your Job
Just Because You’re Happy Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Burned Out
Four Qualities Every Great Hire Has
Does Your Organization Have a Shortage of Future Leaders?
Leadership Lessons From a True Renaissance Man
“Hamilton” Heads to Broadway in Hip-Hop Retelling
LA Students to Get Education About Sexting This Fall
NJBIZ List of the 50 Wealthiest New Jerseyans
Eight of NJ’s 50 Wealthiest Residents Live in Morris County
Which NJ Schools Have the Best Teachers?  NJ To Release Data
How Much is $100 Really Worth in NJ?
9 July 2015
Crowd sourced completion of books and documents intended to provide historical context on Charleston, SC
Singapore-Style Teaching Helps Solve Problem of Maths Failure, Says New Research
How I Learned to Love Math and Love Teaching It
Screen Addiction is Taking a Toll on Children
100 Percent Is Overrated
Bring Back Risk and Adventure to the Classroom Experts Say
Managing the Classroom for Creativity (by Molly James, Kent Place School!!)
Getting Off Task
Beyond Academics:  What a Holistic Approach to Learning Could Look Like
UK Study Says Nearly Half of Children Leave School Without Basic Movement Skills
Highly Trained, Respected, and Free:  Why Finland’s Teachers are Different
Swiss School as a Multilingual Playground
The Case for Foreign Languages As An Aspiring Lawyer
Five Steps for Responding to a Social Media Crisis
Face It, Your Brain is a Computer
The (Possible) Myth of Young Teachers Being Tech-Savvy
Rich Kids Study English
Bill Nye the Science Guy Talks Keeping Teens Interested in STEM
Dow, Smithsonian Partner on Teacher-Scholar Program
What It Is To Be a “Learning Worker"
Is the App Mentality Killing Student Creativity?
Poor Students Often Lack a Home Internet Connection.  Is This FCC Program a Solution?
School Field Trips Go Virtual
How Educators Are Using Twitter
Wrapping Kids in Cotton Wool
Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone
Charitable Giving Rises Past Pre-Recession Mark
The Ivy Lee Method:  The Daily Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity
Becoming a Better Public Speaker:  Tips From the Greats
31 Traits All Great Leaders Share
Ten Good Questions for Leaders to Ask Themselves
What People Analytics Can’t Capture
The Only Seven Things You Can Control in Life
Lean Management is the Only Way to Make Adaptive Change a Way of Life
Leadership Caffein:  The Inner Game of Leading
The Keys to Organizational Agility
Seven Leadership Lessons I Learned from an Injury
How HR Should Reinvent Leadership Development
Six Personalities in Every Office and How to Manage Them
Why Videoconferencing is Growing So Rapidly
The Trouble with Putting Goals Ahead of Strategy
One Question You Should Ask Everyone You Meet
Nine Powerful Books Elon Musk Recommends
Strengthening Your Cultural Fortress
Whatever Happened to Middle Class Income Gains?
IRS Plans to Begin Releasing Electronic Nonprofit Tax Forms Next Year
NJBIZ Presents the 50 Wealthiest New Jerseyans
College of Saint Elizabeth to Admit Males
500 Layoffs Coming for Two Morris Healthcare Giants
18 Morris County Towns Names ‘Best Suburb to Raise a Family’—Is Yours One of Them?

Montclair Kimberley and Pingry Sports in the News
Wardlaw-Hartridge and Pingry Sports in the News
White House Honors Two NJ Teachers for Keeping America “Cutting Edge”
NJ Awards Millions for Research Into Diagnosing, Helping Kids with Autism

16 June 2015

American Universities Are Addicted to Chinese Students

Let the Kids Learn Through Play

This Really Isn’t Kindergarten Anymore

Should 3rd Grade Be the Pivot Point in Early Reading?

Self-Image Matters:  Helping Kids See Themselves as Readers

How to Teach Students to Struggle and Fail…Productively

Brain Science:  Should Schools Teach Boys and Girls Differently?

School Alienation, Patriarchal Gender-Role Orientations, and the Lower Educational Success of Boys.  A Mixed-Method Study

Schools Rethink Health Class:  Incorporate Mindfulness Training

How to Raise an Adult

Tapping Your Inner Wolf

How to Grade a Teacher

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

Bill Gates, College Dropout:  Don’t Be Like Me

What to Learn in College to Stay One Step Ahead of Robots

Making Computer Science More Inviting:  A Look at What Works

Stop “Defending” Music Education

Don’t Go to Music School

Five Tactics to Become an Outstanding Public Speaker

“Swatting” in NJ

Can Reading Make You Happier?

Study:  Feedback Doesn’t Always Help Students

New Google Fellowship Pays for Nonprofits to Build Digital Literacy

The Seven Popular Google Doc Tools for Teachers

Four Important Apps for the Paperless Classroom

Google’s Genius Futurist Uses Asian Folk Tale to Explain How Technology Will Rule the Future

It’s a Political Failure:  How Sweden’s Celebrated Schools System Fell Into Crisis

Future Ready:  Augmented Reality Revolutionizes How We Work

$21 Million Boosts International Program at Dartmouth

Barnard College, After Much Discussion, Decides to Accept Transgender Women

Cafeteria Scene

Bon Jovi’s Son Plied with Booze, a Hooker, on Class Trip to Cuba

Ex-Headmaster Rejects Deal, Gets 50 Years for Child Porn

Former Branson School Headmaster Pleads No Contest In Drug Case

25 Books That Will Teach You the Most Powerful Leadership lessons Ever

Agile Leadership and the Entrepreneur

Five Idea-Related Leadership Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

Eight Ways to Tell If You’re a Good Boss or Bad Boss

10 Leaders Share the Habits That Help Them Be Freakishly Productive

Leadership Development:  Maslow, Motivation, and Cultural Difference

How to Set Up the Perfect Online Meeting

The 2015 Honor Roll:  Ed Tech’s Must-Read K-12 IT Blogs

Charitable Giving Rises Past Pre-Recession Mark

A Visit From Kendrick Lamar in NJ:  Best Day of School Ever?

Test Preppers, Take Note:  Free SAT Study Tools Could Signal Sea Change

Peck School Student in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Esperanto Language Making a Comeback

Data Mining Finds Lessons About Procrastination

4 June 2015

Early Academic Training Produces Long-Term Harm

How NJ Private Schools Misuse Public Funds

Schools Rethink Health Class, Incorporate Mindfulness Training

Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers

Anxious College Students Unfairly Stigmatized By Inaccurate NYT Article

Non-Academic Skills Are Key to Success. What Should We Call Them?

Study: Nearly Third of Teens Changed Health Habits Based on Online Search

The Voice of Reason

Suicide and Mental Health: New Resources Inform Teachers About Warning Signs

Single-Sex Schools Offer Unique Benefits

Challenging the Coed Standard: A Single-Six Education Makes All the Difference for Girls

Are You Really Ready to Serve?

If Not the Annual Performance Appraisal, Then What?

The 10 Most Popular TED ED Lessons for Students

Top 10 Things Heads of School Need to Know About Digital

Five Language Learning Tools for the Lazy Learner

100 Apps for Classroom

Five Tech Tools To Encourage Critical Thinking

Implementing Blended Learning: New Models and Promising Practices (video)

Blended Learning: Personalizing Education for Students (Free Coursera classes)

Education No More Distant with Video-Conferencing

Why Technology Alone Won’t Fix Schools

We’ve Lost Sight of the Point of Testing

What are Good Ways to Prepare My Kids to Become Billionaires?

Three Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

The Qualified Student: An App That Predicts GPA

The Ultimate Guide to Learning Everything Faster

Coaching: The Next Great Workplace Benefit

Top Jobs in 10 Years Might Not Be What You Expect

Redefining Smart

50 Best Books of Summer

A Japanese Charity’s American Debut

Rice University Receives $50 Million to Launch Leadership Center

What Does It Mean to Be Affordable

Telling Stories of Future Success

New Tactics for Battling Head Lice

Religion and Ethics Weekly: St. Benedict’s Prep

Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?

Horace Mann’s History of Sexual Abuse Won’t Go Away

New Alumni Report Finds More Abuse at Horace Mann

An Extraordinary Story of Sex Abuse of Students at Elite Private School Over Decades

FTC Launches Recovery Site for Identity Theft Victims

Top 10 Books That Help Leaders Keep Their Skills Sharp

11 Books Every Leader—and Wannabe—Should Read

How to Avoid Six Common Leadership Mistakes

Can Exercise Really Make You a Better Leader?

Four Leadership Lessons Learned from Orchestral Conductors

The One Thing That Will Ultimately Determine Success As a Leader

Six Leadership Styles and When You Should Use Them

Mays Top 10 Leadership Stories

Why Do Positive Leaders Believe It Pays To Be Virtuous?

The High Cost of Jersey: Why We Leave

12 May 2015

Slow Down

The Big Problem with the New SAT

ACT to Expand Computer-Based Testing

With Few Language Skills to Speak Of, Will America Be Left Behind?

Five Trends in Language Learning

AltSchool Promises to Reimagine Education for the 2030s

What the Point of a Professor?

Plug Into Technology to Find the Best College Match

How To Build a Happier Brain

Three Stoic Principles That Will Help You Live a Joyful Life

Explore Emotional Intelligence with Meka’s Method

Just Because You Wander Doesn’t Mean You’re Lost: LSC Genius Gala

Summer Reading: It’s (Still) Not Just For Kids

America’s Best Teachers Use Theatre and Rap to Get Kids Into Math

How Reading Comprehension Can Boost Math Scores

Some Schools Embrace Demands for Education Data

Creatures of Habit

McKinsey Highlight the Keys to Successful Change

The Art of the Sound Bite

Four Things Kindergarten Teachers Want You to Know

How Dissecting a Pencil Can Ignite Curiosity and Wonderment

Characteristics of a Culture of Learning

Fostering a Culture of Collaboration

Great Web Tools to Enhance Collaboration in Class

How Parents Are Wrecking Their Kids’ Job Prospects

How Not To Be a High School Helicopter Parent

Do Kids Today Have Too Much Homework?

Avoid Blurry Vision and “Shiny Objects”

Why Teach Digital Communications?

Black Girls Should Matter, Too

Thriving in the Homestretch

Five Myths About Blended Learning

Five Rude Emails You Send Every Day

12 Lessons From Business Leaders’ Moms

Five Leadership Lessons You Can Learn from Game of Thrones

What Jazz Taught Me About Leadership

Every Leader is an Artist

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be An Education Entrepreneur

10 Ways to Shorten Long Meetings

The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever

How to Avoid Commencement Clichés

Young Women and Leadership

It’s Simple: Reading Makes for a Better Leader

Leadership Develops When You Escape Your Comfort Zone

Find the Right Behaviors To Get Great Results

Develop These Five Skills to Become an Outstanding Leader

Ask Why When Considering a Policy

Leadership Lessons From Disney on How to Inspire Your Team

Three Leadership Lessons from the Dalai Lama

Four Personality Traits of a Great Leader

Why Companies Get Stuck

Children’s Playgrounds From Around the World

The Importance of Early Childhood Education: A Teacher’s Perspective

NJ: State of Pre-schools

Peanut Allergy Exposure Occurs Most Often at Home, Study Says

At Rutgers, It’s Books vs. Ballgames

Pingry Sports in the News

15 April 2015

The Dangers of Tuition Discounting

Changing the Nature of Board Engagement

Flipping the Boardroom For Trustee Engagement

How Many Board Members for Nonprofit Boards?

Simple Steps to Promote Diversity at Nonprofits

Succession Planning

Best, Brightest…And Saddest?

The Moral Bucket List

What I Learned When a Lockdown Drill at Our School Went Wrong

Five Flaws With College Financial Aid Letters

The Trader Who Donates Half His Pay

What is Education For? The Data Trap

What is Blended Learning and Why It Matters

What’s Your Learning Disposition? How to Foster Students’ Mindsets

Free-Range Kids and Our Parenting Police State

Quality Time, Not Quantify, Benefits Kids’ Outcomes

How Our Backward Approach To Education Hurts Our Youngest Learners

What Early Childhood Education Can Teach K-12 Schools

According to Science, Music Lessons are the Best Thing You Ever Did for Yourself

Public and Private Schools Share Ed-Tech Strategies in Twitter Chat

Dealing with a Loss on Campus

Can You Learn to Lead?

Millennial Women Take New Path to Leadership

The Mindset of an Innovator

Eight Ways a Teacher Is Like a Leader

10 Ways to Get Your Point Across Persuasively

The Nine Keys to Highly Collaborative Workplace Cultures

The Characteristics of Effective Brands

Brontosaurus Finally Gets Its Name Back

Kitchen Science: We Use Peeps to Calculate the Speed of Light

From Horses to High-Rises: An Insider Unmasks China’s Economic Rise

The All-Work, No-Play Culture of South Korean Education

From Harpies to Heroines: How Shakespeare’s Women Evolved


7 April 2015

The Science of Spring: How a Change of Seasons Can Boost Classroom Learning

According to Science, Music Lessons Are the Best Thing You Ever Did For Yourself

Give Children the Greatest Gift, The Knowledge That They are Valued and Loved

Nourishing Mind and Body Through School Gardens

Close Reading Using the Lorax (for Earth Day)

How Two Minutes of Mindfulness Can Calm a Class and Boost Attainment

How to Use Brain Science to Engage Students After the Holidays

Brain Knows How to Stop Thinking and Start Learning

Six Important Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

The Myths and Truths of Dyslexia in Different Writing Systems

The Six Top Languages Global-Minded CEOs Should Know

Assessing Creative Thinking? You've Got to Be CRAZY!

Getting Students To Eat Vegetables is Surprisingly Simple

The Science of Homework: Tips to Engage Students' Brains

Heavier Homework Load Linked to Lower Math, Science Performance, Study Says

Can We Teach Intelligence?

Latino Children's Language Skills are Lagging By Age 2, Study Says

An Honest College Rejection Letter

Well-Connected Applicants, Legacies Still Hold Advantage in College Admissions, Survey Finds

University of Florida Admits 3,000 Students—Then Tells Them It is Only for Online Program

Atlanta Educators Convicted in Test-Cheating Trial

Metro To Set Up New Five-Year High School Offering Associate's Degree

O Adjunct, my adjunct!

How Teaching Assistants Can Make A Real Difference in the Classroom

Top 10 Questions Teachers are Asked at Job Interviews

10 Creative Ways to Teach English That Deliver Outstanding Results

Eight Ways To Get Reluctant Readers to Read

Watch 5,000 Educators Take a Big Risk to Make One Important Point

The Value of Wild, Risky Play: Fire, Mud, Hammers, and Nails

Misconceptions About Mindset, Rigor, and Grit

The Four C's of Technology Integration

The Invisible Currency in Education Reform: Social Capital

Solving the Nation's Teacher Shortage

What Makes Finnish Teachers So Special? A: It's Not Brains

Court OKs Faith School's Firing of Teachers Over Churchgoing

Why a Claim About the Irrelevance of Parenting Doesn't Add Up

Parents of Successful Kids Have These Seven Things in Common

Most Charities Exceeded Fundraising Goals Last Year Study Finds

Internet-Savvy Kids Getting an Early Jump on Philanthropy

The Perils of Single Donor Dependence

Scientists to Charities: You're Doing It All Wrong

The Comma Queen

The Four Leadership Styles of the Final Four Coaches

What is Your Road to Leadership?

Googles Head of HR Shares His Hiring Secrets

What Female Leaders Can Teach Us About Communication

Six Characteristics Define 21st Century Leadership

The 15 Practices of Outstanding Leaders

Top 10 Tips to Effectively Leading a Team

The 10 Commandments of Leadership

10 Reasons Leaders Should Be Givers

Empathy is Key to a Great Meeting

Some Amazing TED Talks On How To Be a Leader

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Eight Meeting Commandments We All Need to Follow

Don't Leave Home Without Fixing This

Without Janitors, Students Are in Charge of Keeping School Shipshape

Six Things We Learned at South by Southwest EDU

It's Healthy to Put a Good Spin on Your Life

WAZE Adds Time in Traffic Feature

Sensible Change is Needed by the NJSIAA

NJSIAA Approves Two Proposals


27 March 2015

Five Tips for Embracing Blended Learning in Elementary Classrooms

In Congress, New Attention to Student-Privacy Fears

How to Set Goals with Kids: From Marathons to Better Grades

Keep Your Kids Out of the Entitlement Trap

Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be and the End of College

Paying for College and Learning a Lesson for Life

Do Snow Days Hurt Student Progress? A Harvard Professor Says NO

Does Student Motivation Even Matter?

Strategies for Helping Students To Motivate Themselves

Why Children Need Chores

Morristown High School Ranked 72

Where Are the Women in Leadership in Schools

Are Women's Colleges Doomed? What Sweet Briar's Demise Tells Us

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

Skills In Flux

Learning to Move, Moving to Learn: The Benefits of PE

The Teacher Who Believes Math Equals Love

How Much Should You Pay For a Degree?

Today's Anxious Freshmen Declare Majors Far Faster Than Elders

Why the Idea of a College Return on Investment is Misleading

Forget Harvard and Stanford. It Really Doesn't Matter Where You Go to College

Three Improv Exercises That Can Change The Way Your Team Works

The Education of Hip Hop

Engagement: Just Because They're Busy Doesn't Mean They're Learning Anything

50 Smartest Private High Schools in the US (Niche is back!)

25 Richest Boarding Schools in the US

Cheating in Schools Is Rampant. But There is an Easy Fix

10 Free Online Resources That Will Make You More Successful

Why the SAT Isn't a 'Student Affluent Test'

Google Glass is off the market. Learn about Hololens

Coaching Strategies to Enhance Online Discussions

At $43K Private School, Tech Opens Doors to Different World

Elite Private Schools Use Wide Range of Ed-Tech Strategies

The Learning Evolution: How Technology Is Transforming the Classroom of Tomorrow

Five Lessons Education Research Taught Us in 2014

Six Things You As A Leader Need to Know About Technology

The 10 Commandments of Leadership

In An Uncertain World Good Antennae Help Leaders to Prosper

Five Timeless Leadership Roles to Help Navigate Change

How to Get Your Team to Coach Each Other

Lessons From Seasoned Leaders for Aspiring Ones

Learn to Become a Less Autocratic Manager

Five Tips to Better Manage Nonprofit Finances

The Anti-Bucket List

A Filmmaker Follows Education Without Required Classes—Even Math

The (Million-Dollar) Value of Great Teaching

16 March 2015

A Simple Flashcard Test to Detect Concussions

25 Gifs That Teach you Math

Seven Things Every Kid Should Master

The Four Properties of Powerful Teachers

To Innovate or Not to Innovate. Solving The Educator's Dilemma

Bringing Back What Works in Education

Understanding How Our Brains Learn

The Privilege of Learning, Rethinking Traditional Schooling

How To Parent Like A German

What Happened When I Added Diversity to My Reading List

It's World Book Day: Time for Reading Lists and Dress-Up

Grading: A Duct-Taped System. Students Weigh In

Research: Active Learning More Important Than Flipping the Classroom

Strategic Imperative: Technology As Connector for Schools

How to Grow a Classroom Culture that Supports Blended Learning

Five Games and Apps That Build Math and English Skills

Eight Steps to Design Problem-Based Learning In Your Classroom

Number of Homeschoolers Growing Nationwide

How to Educate Boys

Study Finds Girls Still Lag Behind Boys in Math

The Problem with History Classes

Six Things You Should Know About Young Girls in School

Why Our Children Don't Think There are Moral Facts

Parents Create Narcissistic Children

Cheating in Schools is Rampant But There's An Easy Fix

You Need an Elevator Speech About School Culture and Climate

Why I'm a Public School Teacher and a Private School Parent

Reaching Math Students One by One

Five Unfortunate Misunderstandings Almost All Educators Have About Bloom's Taxonomy

Reconnecting Adults with Playful Learning

Behold the Humble Block! Tools of the Trade

Launch, Fail, Grow: Using Iteration to Build Great Schools

Are We Never Ever Getting Back Together (Ed Reform)

Are Adjunct Professors the New Fast-Food Workers?

How to Survive the College Admissions Madness

Night of Drug Overdoes Jolts Wesleyan's Liberal Tradition

How To Make College Cheaper

A Perfect Storm Is Heading Towards Higher Ed

Education Entrepreneur (John Katzman) Wants To Clean Up College Search Sites

Videos Replace Essays and Test Scores for Some Kids' College Applications

NYU and Noodle Partner on Tutoring Venture

Beyond the End of College

College For a New Age

Nine Mobile Apps for Poetry Month

America Dumbs Down

The Real Bullies At School

Move Over Summers in France. This Woman is Changing the Face of Study Abroad

Race Talk Roil Elite NYC School

When Every Day is a Religious Holiday

The World's Problem with Sex Ed

What Schools Should Teach Kids About Sex

Education Entrepreneur Chris Whittle Resigns from Avenues School

What Constitutes Good School Leadership

Lessons From Seasoned Leaders for Aspiring Ones

Five Reasons to Beef Up Your Emotional Intelligence

10 Reasons Why EQ is Essential for Leaders

Why Introverts Can Be Great Leaders

Being a Responsible School Leader

Four Key Attributes For Deeper Learning Leadership

There's a Need for Speed: Five Surprising Keys to Accomplish More Faster

Thought Leadership Speakers You Don't Want to Miss in 2015

PARCC Testing Goes on in PUBLIC Schools Despite Weather and Opt-Outs

Newark Boys Chorus School: Jersey Choice Award

25 February 2015

Common Applications: The Solution to Declining Enrollment?

Why Schools Are Failing Our Boys

Students Will Dance, Act, and Design With Core Arts Standard

Why Reading and Writing on Paper Can Be Better for Your Brain

Weather-Battered Schools Turn to Virtual Days for Students

Professional Boundaries in Schools

10 Facts You Should Know About Sports-Related Concussions

10 Things Students Should Know About Tech By Fifth Grade

Tech Tip: The Best Instructional Technology Specialists Say "Yes"!

What Do We Mean By Quality When Teaching in a Digital Age?

How Teachers Can Make Better Use of Time

Learning Global Etiquette

20 Top Pinterest Tips

Four Things You'll Miss By Banning Cellphones in Your Classroom

Michigan State Tests Telepresence Robots for Online Students

Hand Washing Your Dishes Could Be Better for Kids' Health

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

Kindergarten Attendance

How We Talk About Our Teachers

If Your Teacher Likes You, You Might Get a Better Grade

What Goes On In Teachers' Brains As They Help Students to Learn

Resources to Teach Students About Women's History

The Great U.S. History Battle

Who Should Decide How Students Learn About America's Past

CommonLit's Free Texts Help Explore Big Ideas

Five Things Kids Need Before They Are Ready to Sound Out Words

Teen Suicide and the Oscars

An LGBT-Only School Rises in the South

They Don't Want an Autism Cure

UAE Schools to Focus on 21st Century Skills

UK Unvels Plans To Aid Training and Recruitment of Headteachers

Aspects of German Education Model Being Adapted for Singapore

Guatemalan Rappers Promote Mayan Language, Stories to Youth

How to Inspire Your Team

NJ Fire Codes, Arts Education, and Newark Info

Fare Hike From NJ Transit Seems Likely This Year

23 February 2015

Capital Campaigns Grow in Frequency and Duration

Bake Sales Are Out. Healthier School Fundraisers are In

Philanthropy Must Lead With Its Heart

Family Dinners Are Important For Child Development

School Is About More Than Training Kids To Be Adults

A Balanced Approach Is Best for Teaching Kids How to Read

Why Parents Should Stop Helping Their Kids With Homework

Four Ideas for Teaching Digital Citizenship Sooner

Eight Practices for Moving Courses Online

How Pitsco's 3D Printing Curriculum Is Changing the Way STEM is Taught in the Classroom

What Happens When Computers, Not Teachers Pick What Students Learn

Computing in the Classroom

15 Websites for Learning Languages

Free Authoring Tools for eLearning

The Future is Learning, But What About Schooling?

NEF Initiates Two Programs To Improve Digital Skills of US Students

Six Technologies That Will Change the Face of Education

Six Emerging Trends Driving Technology in Education

Classroom Technology: Nightmare or Dream?

The Six Barriers Standing in the Way of Educational Change

Three Forgotten Ways to Boost Creativity

IBM Wants to Put Watson in the Hands of Every Teacher

Research: Outlines Improve Learning From Videos

Women Directors Change How Boards Work

To Get Women Into Computer Science, Sheryl Sandberg Launches Lean In Mentors

Even When Google Pays for It, Computer Classes for Kids Must be Built Carefully

Creating the Right Incentives to Drive Innovation

Social Media Overload Causing Anxiety for Many Teens

Former Admissions Staffer: Parents, Calm Down. Let Harvard Go!

How Your Environment Affects Learning

Disruptive Innovation in Schools from Inside Out—Not Outside In

Empathy, Not Expulsion, for Preschoolers

On Patience and Empathy

The Opportunities for Empathy in the Classroom

Girls, Math, and Science

At NY Private Schools, Challenging White Privilege From the Inside

At Princeton, Women Make Strides At Clubs That Once Barred Them

Lean Out: The Dangers for Women Who Negotiate

Straight Talk for White Men

Stress-Test Your Strategy: The Seven Questions to Ask

Sustainability: From the Back Room to the Board Room

Five Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

Six Skills You Need to Win the Long Game

You Don't Have to Be a CEO To Develop Leadership Skills

How One Simple Change Can Make You A Better Listener

Five Things I Learned About Success From A Cup of Tea

Professional Boundaries in Schools

Six Questions to Improve the Power of Your Message

What China's "New Normal" Means for Leaders

Six Core Skills of a Leader Who Develops Talent

Eight Things Successful People Do NOT Do Every Day

Everyone Should Learn These 15 Management Skills To be A Better Person

Five Unexpected Books for Personal Growth

Tax Battle at Morristown Hospital Could Bring Financial Pain to Hospitals (and other nonprofits) Statewide

Villa Walsh Sports in the News

13 February 2015

NJ Wants Higher Standards for Prospective Teachers

Vaccine Exemptions on the Rise in NJ: Lawmaker Seeks To Narrow Religious Allowance

How Schools Are Dealing with the Anti-Vaccine Parents

Teamwork: Building the Trust in Trusteeship

Student Suicide: Risks, Policies, and Procedures

15 Ways to Help Your Child Cope With Tactile Sensitivity

Robert Wood Johnson Pledges $500 Million More To Fight Childhood Obesity

Strategies to Level Up Learning

Black History: The Visions of Gordon Parks

Mindfulness Practices

Are iPads the Answer to Snow Days?

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft

Beyond Minecraft: Games that Inspire Building and Exploration

Teacher Tips for Staying Healthy and Happy and Avoiding Burnout

Dear Students: An Apology From A Teacher

Differentiation: The Current Puzzle

The Definition of the Flipped Classroom

How Improv Can Open Up the Mind to Learning in the Classroom and Beyond

Should We Stop Making Kids Memorize Times Tables?

Playing With Math: How Math Circles Bring Learners Together for Fun

Three Easy Steps to Shift a Student from Struggle to Success

Rich School, Poor School: How the Class Divide is Widened by Gaps in College Counseling

Harvard Lures 37,000 Applicants By Milking Social Media

The Truth About Admissions: Random Selection Model?

Cookie-Cutter Kids: Send Us Your Winners

The Financial Aid Policy That Shuts Out Millions of Students

Enrollment in Online Courses Slows, New Report Finds

Hybrid Learning Sends Test Scores Soaring

How Brain Works? Surprising Brain Facts For eLearning Designers

Code Class Using MIT Scratch

Three Apps Students Can Use to Document Learning

The Six Technologies That Will Change the Face of Education

What Comes First, the Curriculum or the Tech?

How to Empower Your Faculty in a Mobile Learning Environment

Oxford Academy 2 minute STEM Video

Future Ready: Road Maps to Tech Integration

The Corrosive Side of Leadership

The Six Major Challenges Standing in the Way of Educational Change

Five Things I Learned About Success From a Cup of Tea

Is the Professor Bossy or Brilliant? Much Depends on the Gender

Thinking Beyond Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In'

What "Boyhood" Shows Us About Girlhood

A Teacher's Depression

How Elementary School Teachers' Biases Can Discourage Girls From Math and Science

Report: Black Girls Face Extreme Inequity at School But Little Is Being Done

Students Around the World Discuss Racism and Learn the World Isn't As Small As They Think

Languages Are Mostly Made of Happy Words

How Spelling Keeps Kids From Learning

What Everyone Gets Wrong About ADHD

Mount Saint Mary Students Win Mock Trial Championship

Mount Saint Mary Academy Students Win VFW Contest

Mount Saint Mary Sports in the News

4 February 2015

Marketing Advice for Schools

A New Study Reveals Much About How Parents Really Choose Schools

Crisis of Affordability: The Value Proposition and Cost of an Excellent Day School

More Families Receiving Larger Financial Aid Packages to Afford Private School

The United States of Financial Insecurity

CIOs Give Five Tips For Being Successful on Social Media

The Private-School Stigma

Is Your First Grader Ready For College?

How To Teach Children About Money

Re-Reading Is Inefficient. Here are Eight Tips for Studying Smarter

Six Ways To Go Beyond Flipped Learning

Designing A Blended Learning Program

How Blended Learning and Gamification Increase Student Engagement

Three False Dichotomies in Blended Learning

Eliminate Traditional Grades With Digital Feedback

Business People and Educators Seek Ways to Teach Students Entrepreneurship

Stevenson Teacher Developing App for AP Exams

The Ingredients of a Creative Teacher

Six Thinkers Whose Ideas Will Make You Feel Better

The Art of Learning By Doing

Unexpected Tools That are Influencing the Future of Education

Brain-to-brain Communication Has Arrived. How We Did It.

Obama Budget Again Calls for Limits on Charitable Deduction

Huge Explosion of Wealth Drives Record $37.5 Billion in Gifts to Colleges

Episcopal Identity and Leadership Transitions: The Head of School Search

It't the Hiring Season: What About Episcopal Identity?

The College of NJ Expanding Campus

Princeton Review Ranking

Your College May Be Banking On Your Facebook Likes (Look at Brent Grinna!)

Is An End to Peanut Allergies in Sight?

Melinda Gates Has the Perfect Response to the Anti-Faccine Movement

Vaccine is Not a Personal Decision. It's a Social Obligation

How Much Snow Does It Take to Cancel School in Each State?

Second Harper Lee Novel to Be Published in July

The History of "Loving" to Read

Let's Talk About Sex: In English Class

How to Avoid These Grammar Gaffes

Millions of World's Children Lack Access to Education

'Innovation Schools' Will Test, Evaluate New Education Models

The Hard STEM Sell: Trying To Get Girls To Buy Into Science

Japanese Schools Order No-Computer-Games Days for Students

When Asking For Help Hurts Learning

To My Daughter, At Halftime

A University Recognizes A Third Gender: Neutral

12 Behaviors You Can Practice to Make You a More Inspiring Leader

Seven Types of Stories Every Leader Should Tell

Like A Boss: Six Defining Characteristics That All Effective Leaders Have in Common

Parenting Advice From America's Worst Mom

What Not to Say To Grieving Students and Other Tools to Help Bereaved Kids at School

A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom

Five Bad American Habits I Kicked In Finland


2 February 2015

2015 Gates Annual Letter: Our Big Bet for the Future

MIT Blossoms: Math and Science Video Lessons for High School Classes

How This Startups Micro-School Network Could Change the Way We Educate Now

21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020

Who's in Control? Minimalism in the Modern Learning Classroom

Blended Learning's Two-Legged Stools

Three False Dichotomies in Blended Learning

Supporting Student Success Through Time and Technology: A Step-by-Step Guide to Successfully Implement Blended Learning and Expanded Learning Time at Your School

Virtual Schools Bring Real Concerns About Quality

The One Question All Teachers Would Ask Their Students

What's Going on Inside a Dyslexic Student's Brain

Closing the Math Gap for Boys

Mindfulness Exercises Improve Kids' Math Scores

A Future Segregated By Science?

Five EdTech Takeaways From An Administrator Who Returned to Teaching

How Improv Can Open Up the Mind to Learning in the Classroom and Beyond

Why Teens are Impulsive, Addiction Prone and Should Protect Their Brains

Teacher: I See the Difference in Educational Privilege Every Day. I Live It. I am Disgusted By It

Closing the Achievement Gap One School at a Time

The Activity Gap

Creativity and the Brain: What We Can Learn from Jazz Musicians

The Ingredients of a Creative Teacher

The Art of Learning By Doing

Secrets of the Most Productive People

How to Make Meetings Better, Faster, and More Fun

How to Disagree (Without Being a Jerk)

Humor Them. A Well-Timed Laugh Speaks Volumes

How to Lead Change By Looking Inward

Evaluate Your Leadership Development Plan

Stop Playing the Victim With Your Time

Get it Together: Which New Productivity Apps are Best For you

Can Students Have Too Much Tech?

How to Help Students Improve Their Note-taking Skills

Brain-to-Brain Communication Has Arrived. How We Did it

Colleges Ratchet Up Recruiting Applicants Just To Turn Them Down

Free Community College: Will It Really Solve the Problem?

Dartmouth Cites Student Misconduct in Its Ban of Hard Liquor

A Quiet Revolution in Helping Lift the Burden of Student Debt

Should Teachers Be Allowed to Touch Students?

The Prep School and The Predator

10 Expectations

A Case Against The Phrase 'No Problem'

Caldecott and Newberry Prize Winners

Bored…And Brilliant. A Challenge to Disconnect from Your Phone

Bored, Brilliant, and..Counterintuitively Interesting: A Reading List

NJ College Tops List of Most "Under-rated"

Morristown Hospital Case

St. Peter's Prep Sports in the News

Pay Gap for Women Persists in NJ

How to Find the Best Deals on Flights

28 January 2015$230M-create-hundreds-of-jobs?utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=$230M-create-hundreds-of-jobs&utm_campaign=Saturday+Roundup:+Breaking+Glass+blog,+Deals+%26+Moves+and+more

Jersey City, Liberty Science Center Developing Sci-Tech Center That Could Cost $230 Million, Create Hundreds of Jobs

Liberty Science Center Announces $230 Million Expansion: including a school!

Liberty Science Exhibit on Human Body at Liberty Science Center

Moses Brown School Closing Video

Eight Steps to a More Productive You in 2015

Seven Key Trends That Are Shaping the Workplace of the Future

Approaching Racial and Cultural Sensitivity

Joy: A Subject Schools Lack

Supporting Your Pre-schoolers Positive Peer Relationships

Learning Differently, Learning the Same

Should We Use Digital Technology to "Drill" Children?

Three Things Great Teachers Do With Technology

The Eight Minutes That Matter Most

Ending the Classroom Factory Model: How Technology Will Personalize Education

Six Important Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

The High Cost of Neuromyths in Education

Virtual Reality vs. Real Life: How Brain Neurons Light Up

Seven Characteristics of Highly Successful People

16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners

Five Essential Multimedia Skills Every Educator Must Master

How to Attract Stellar Board Members to Your Important Cause

Ask These Five Tough Questions to Turn Around a Struggling Business

What Top Sales Teams Have in Common, in Five Charts

Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions

Can You Measure an Education? Can You Define Life's Meaning?

Are You a Manager or a Leader?

Leadership Guide: 11 Valuable Lessons From the Greatest Innovative Leaders

Four Key Leadership Lessons From Top Female Executives

Five Things My Dogs Taught Me About Leadership

The Strength of a Leader Comes From the Tree Trunk

Five Productivity Skills Every Educator Must Have

To Improve School Discipline, Change Teacher Behavior

Continuous Improvement Requires Servant Leadership

What's the Point of Arguing

IIE Report on International Students at US High Schools

Despite Tight Budgets, Some NJ Schools Pick Up Languages Such as Arabic, Chinese

2014 High School Winners Made a Game of Learning Language Skills

Working From Home Is Good For You and Your Boss

NJBIZ Power 100

Next NJ Hotspots


16 January 2015

The White House Film Festival: Deadline is 2 February!

Making New Students Feel Welcome in Your Classroom Mid-Year

Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

Technology Has Made Life Different, but Not Necessarily More Stressful

Why a Generation of Adoptees is Returning to South Korea

Black and Hispanic Students Are Making Meaningful Gains, But It's Hard to Tell

New Report From IIE Looks at International Students at US High Schools

The Younger International Students

Popular Language Instruction App Duolingo Targets Schools

E-Cigaretts Top Smoking Among Youth, Study Says

Pre-Schools: What Are They For, and When Should Kids Start?

Turn in Homework By Phone? Google's Classroom App Says: No Problem!

Google Translate Enhancements

Teens" Lack of Sleep Could Be Causing Irritability; Education Times May Be Partially To Blame

A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom

Why Some Schools Have 'Cupcake Amnestry' and Others Have Cupcake Bans

How to Build Vocabulary

Who Wants to Know? Use Student Questions to Drive Learning

Speaking While Female

Growing Up on Easy Street Has Its Own Dangers

Learning is Not Hindered By Consistent Distraction

What We Can Gain From Obama's Push of Community Colleges

Even and Ivy League Grad Can't Pass the New GED

Five Strategies to Strengthen College Applications with a MOOC

MOOCs Aim to Strenthen Computer Science and Physics in Middle and High Schools

Writing School Papers: Does Your First Version Say It All?

The Question Game: A Playful Way to Teach Critical Thinking

Learning Matters: Failure Can Lead to Success

Creating the Right Incentives to Drive Innovation

3D Printers Add a New Dimension to Classrooms

15 Ways to Become a Better Leader in 2015

Decoding Leadership: What Really Matters

Forgiveness: The Least Understood Leadership Trait in the Workplace

Find Love and Compassion for What You Hate, and You'll Become a Positive Force in the World

Four Visionary Leadership Conference Mindsets Needed in the 21st Century

Leadership Blog: Are You Uncomfortable?

It's Time to Reinvent Textbooks, Teaching

It's Time to Start an Online Program

Virtual Reality vs. Real Life: How Brain Neurons Light Up

How Digital Literature Circles Help Readers Create, Compose, and Connect

Three Signs Pointing to Bigger Raises in 2015

Dwight-Englewood and Stevens Cooperative SKYPE in Spanish

Doane Academy Receives $17 Million Gift from Rowan Foundation


5 January 2015: Happy New Year!

Winter Break: Learning Resources That Won't Feel Like Work

Kindergarten Entry Tests and More Education Predictions for 2015

Six Education Stories to Watch in 2015

School Finds Music is the Food of Learning

Music Education Improves Students' Academic Performance, But Active Participation is Required

Skype Connects US Arts Teachers With Iraqi Students

Education Thought Leaders Forecast 2015 Trends

Do Young People Care About Learning Foreign Languages?

What the World Will Speak in 2115

The China Conundrum

Inside a China Test-Prep Factory

Bring Malala, Ferguson, Unaccompanied Minors, and Ebola into the Classroom

The Smartest Kids in the World and What They Can Teach Us

Celebrating Holidays Around the World

Some Early Childhood Experiences Shape Adult Life, But Which?

Scientists Discover Children's Cells Living in Mothers' Brains

Carol Dweck: The Power of Believing That You Can Improve

Helping Students With Learning Differences Transition to College

Renaissance Learning Adds Education Entrepreneur John Katzman to Board

How 'Deprogramming' Kids From How to 'Do School' Could improve Learning

Mobile Learning Futures

Could Bilingual Education Mold Kids' Brains to Better Resist Distraction?

Parenting Lessons I Learned from a Waldorf Kindergarten

Civics Instruction Moves Up in Class

Hybrid Classes Outlearn Traditional Classes

Colleges Reinvent Classes to Keep More Students in Science

Endangered Species: Young U.S. Entrepreneurs

Tweeting the Read-Aloud: Engaging and Motivating Readers

Brain Science: Are Learning Styles Valid?

An Update on Screen Time

Why Understanding Obstacles is Essential to Achieving Goals

Learning Matters: Failure Can Lead to Success

Overcome Your Biases and Build a Great Team

20 Golden Leadership Quotes for the New Year

Want To Be a Better Leader? Kill the Attitude

Four Factors That Can Lead to Success

How Your State of Mind Affects Your Performance

Legos and Girls

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Why Cafeteria Food Is the Best

Fast Food May Impede Children's Educational Attainment, As It Lacks Nutrition in Balanced Diet

Another Ranking Article. Very odd list. 15 Best High Schools in NY

TED Talks to Watch When Every Conceivable Bad Thing Has Happened to You

What Makes Leaders Innovate? New Study Identifies 10 Keys

2015: The Year the Cloud Bursts

The EdTech Trends to Look For in 2015

A Venture Capitalists Predictions for 2015

Predictions for K-12 Education in 2015

A Look Inside the Classroom of the Future

A 30-Year History of the Future

The Five Types of People Who Never Retire

Tech Etiquette: 21 Do's and Don't's for 2015

Teaching Social Media in our Schools (Note author from MKA!)

10 Ways the Next 10 Years Are Going To Be Mind-Blowing

Best Education-Related Books

Favorite Reads

Best Ideas for Getting a Better Education from 2014

Trenton School District Launches English Language and Civics Classes for Parents

19 December 2014

Happy holidays from NJAIS!

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson: Speech at PoCC 2014

Caring For Your Head of School

How to Improve the Discussion of Race in the Classroom

An Excellent Case for Getting Your Child a Drum Set

The Future of Creativity Depends on Kids Learning to Program

Better Together: Parenting A Child in an Independent School

Going to College In NYC

Barnard Considers Policy for Transgender Students

Math Department Chair at Kent Place School in Summit Wins Competition

Innovative Jewish Groups in DC Make a Pitch to Broaden Support

When Unhappy Donors Want Their Money Back

When the Art is Watching You

Presidents' Dogs Leave Big Paw Prints All Over Campus

How to Manage Social Media in Higher Ed: A Guide for Campus Administrators

A Teacher's Open Letter to Congress: What Kids Need Two Years After Sandy Hook

Teacher: They Day I Knew For Sure I was Burned Out

Educating Minds Online

School Board Approves Massive Morristown High School Expansion

The Public School Advantage

The Behavior Code Companion

Why Kids Won't Quit Technology

The Plight Of Being a Gay Teacher

The Kids are All Right

12 Amazing Things Scientists Discovered About People Who Listen to Music

A List of Goals Is Not a Strategy

Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for Managing Diversity

Adding Context to Data

Why Successful CEOs Must Think Like the Janitor

Seven Tips for Developing A Leadership Mindset

Taking the Sting Out of Criticism at Work


14 December 2014

Seven Traits That Indicate You Might Not Be Good Leadership Material

Seven Ways Leaders Create Tipping Points

Seven Unique Fundraising Tools for Nonprofits

Eight Tips for Fitting Private School in the Family Budget

Three Ways to Nail Your Next Presentation

Branding 101: A Guide To Building a Killer Brand Identity

The Oxford Comma

Does Common Core Mean Teachers Should Teach Differently?

The Race Gap in High School Honors Classes

The Critical Power of Role Models

Want More Diversity in STEM?

For You Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity

Creating A Culture of Change: It's the Team That Counts (and PBL)

College For Grown-Ups

What Can Colleges Do About Binge Drinking?

A Brooklyn School's Curriculum Includes Ambition

Educating Minds Online

TED-Ed's Interactive Periodic Table

Football Players Drill Without Helmets to Curb Concussions

After 12/13/14, What Are the Next Fun Dates for Math Lovers?

What is Fatigue?

Teach Your Students To Avoid Plagiarism with the Short Video

Middle-Class Pay Elusive For Teachers, Report Says

Why 3 Million School Children Will No Longer Receive Antibiotic-Laced Chicken

Kids and Technology: Three Household Principles

The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager

It's 10 p.m. Do You know Where Your Kids Are? This App Does!

Military-Style Technology Finds Way Into School District Safety Measures

How Successful People Squash Stress

Doane Academy Names Sanderson Head of School

11 December 2014

Blowing Off Class? We Know!

Innovating Teaching Report 2014

Most College Students Don't Earn Degree in Four Years, Study Finds

Next Online Experiments in Higher Ed Focus on Flexibility

Building Community Through the Arts

How Your Memory Works (And Three Ways to Improve It

Four Ways Technology Can Make Your Music Lessons Sing

Struggling Math Students Gain Using Personalized, Blended Program

STEM Elective in Middle School

Why Does Physical Activity During Childhood Matter?

A Therapist Goes to Middle School and Tries to Sit Still For the Day. She Can't and Neither Can the Kids

Five Surprising Things Everyone Should Know About Standardized Tests

Six Apps That Target Higher-Order Thinking Skills

When More Screen Time = More Impactful Face Time

Forget AI, Technology Is Powering our Own Intelligence

The Technology-Driven Future Will Bring Upheaval and Opportunity

Making a Difference: One Project At a Time

Six Ways To Engage Every Learner Using UDL

Six Digital Trends You Have To Know About in 2015

How Black Students Tend to Learn Science

There are Still Awesome, Transformative Prospects for Technology in African Education

Schools' Discipline for Girls Differs By Race and Hue

What White Children Need To Know About Race

From Intention to Action: Five Ways To Build Diverse Leadership Teams

Being an Elephant Mom in the Time of the Tiger Mother

Five Signs That Sibling Fighting May Be Bullying

Public Schools Separate Boys and Girls

The Cutthroat World of Elite Public Schools

Door-to-Door Admissions Recruiting

Longer School Day

How To Tell If Your Company Has a Creative Culture

Five Pitfalls That Make Workplace Conflict Worse

Eight Ways To Energize Your Next Meeting

10 Commandments That Fix All Lousy Meetings

Four Ways Leaders Effectively Manage Employee Conflict

Five Leadership Lessons From a Start-Up Failure

Six Leadership Theories to Define Effectiveness of Leaders

The Eight Most Inspiring Things Human Beings Do Every Day

Leadership And The Art of Making Tough Decisions

How to Convey Power With Your Voice

Moving Teacher Preparation Into the Future

Three Assumptions We Shouldn't Make About Educators

The Devastating Health Impact of Concussion May Start Earlier Than We Thought

After Two Helmets Are Decertified, Lacrosse Faces Safety Concerns

Proposal To Strengthen NJSIAA Transfer Rule Voted Down

100 Must Influential People in NJ: Arts and Science (Note Paul Hoffman, keynote speaker at the NJAIS Conference!)

What Does Your Website Say About Your School?

Peck School Former Music Teacher

St. Peter's Prep Football in the News

1 December 2014

Private Education in the Next 10 Years

Bad Data: John Chubb on the Niche Rankings

Gratitude for the Work of Loving the World

Expect Another Down Year for Tuition Revenue, Moody's Says

When Private School Tuition Costs More Than College

When NOT to Use Technology: 15 Things That Should Stay Simple in Education

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

Self-Regulation Helps Kindergartners

Applications By the Dozen As Anxious Seniors Hedge College Bets

Dear Elite Colleges: Stop Recruiting Students Like Me If You Know We Won't Get In

10 Colleges Where Most Early Applicants Get In

For Accomplished Students, Reaching a Top College Isn't As Hard As it Seems

Is Harvard Unfair to Asian-Americans?

University of California to Raise Tuition Despite Protests

Student Debt: A Calculator Focused on College Majors

Toning Down the Tweets: Just in Case Colleges Pry

Chinese and Saudis Lead Foreign Student Surge at US Colleges and Universities

Seven Essential Life Skills for High Schoolers to Build Before College

The Skills Students Need to Survive and Thrive

Infinity Climber Opens at Liberty Science Center

An Open Letter from Introverts to Everyone Else

I Taught My Black Kids That Their Elite Upbringing Would Protect Them From Discrimination. I Was Wrong

ClassDojo Adopts Deletion Policy for Student Data

Think Before You Link Promotes Student Cyber-Safety

Eight Fundamental Internet Lessons To Teach Your Kids

A Diverse Mix of Pupils, Learning Civil Dissent

Need a Job? Invent It

Dear Parent: About THAT Kid

Grade School Bullying Takes a Toll on the Adolescent Brain

Debunking Homework Myths

A Very Scary Headline About Kindergartners

Musicians' Brains Really Do Work Differently—In a Good Way

Tips to Teach Online Research Skills and the Right Way to Google

Ed-Tech Product Roundup for November

Harvard Researchers Build $10 Robot That Can Teach Kids to Code

NJ School Makes "30 Best Online colleges" List

What You Should Know About EEOC and the Enforcement Protections for LGBT Workers

Thought Bubbles and One-Liners From An Ohio Classroom

Are We Raising A Generation of Helpless Kids?

What Students Can Learn from Giving TEDx Talks

Building Compassionate Contexts with Education Technology

How Mindfulness Could Benefit Your Teaching Practice

Schools Urged to Teach Life Skills for Success Alongside Academics

Common Traits of the Most Successful People

Seven Secrets to Unlock Success and Happiness

Effective Leaders Commit to Curiosity Over Fear

Leading Mindfully? Make It Practical. Feel It to Believe It

Six Secrets to Success Only Early Birds Know

Traveling Offers Lessons That US Schools Fail to Provide

How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful: Give Them Less

Single-Sex Classes

What Every School Can Learn from Nursery School

Blended Learning: It's Not About the Tech, It's How the Tech is Used

How to Get Blended Learning Right

Using Minecraft for Teaching Math

Studying for the Test by Taking It

Learning Difficulties: What Can Technology Do For Disabled Learners?

Five Things Teachers Can Learn from Video Games

Five Things to Share With Your Teachers About Educational Technology

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

2014 Innovating Pedagogy Report

The Best Educational Apps for iPad in 2014

25 Examples of Mobile Teaching

Leonardo's Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Centuries Later Reveals About the Source of Da Vinci's Creativitity

A Grammar Cheat Sheet Even the Pros Can Use

16 November 2014

Teach Your Children About Adoption Before Releasing Them on the Playground

Starved for Time? Here's A Surprisingly Easy Solution

It's All About the Experience (School Marketing)

How to Frustrate the Admissions Director…or Not

School Size: A Literature Review

Five Tools That Are Transforming STEM Education

Grant Wiggins: 12 Mistakes Schools Make Introducing New Ideas

How Games Help Teachers Make Connections to Lessons and Students

Play in Kindergarten May Improve Grades

Newseum Education's Digital Classroom

Why Trust is a Crucial Ingredient to Shaping Independent Learners

Why Cliques Form at Some High Schools and Not Others

Blacks and Hispanics Less Likely to Be Diagnosed With Autism

Financial Aid Simplified: A Better College Calculator

Did Your School Make The Cut: 50 "Smartest" College in America (a very odd ranking)

Experts See Traditional Campus, Online Learning Mix Becoming the Norm

Is Online Learning Right for Your Learning Style?

Revolutionary View of Baby Planets Forming Around a Star

How to Make Your School More International

Global Hometowns of America's Foreign Students

Build Teacher-Leaders

What Makes An Inspiring Teacher?

Study Builds Case For Later Starting Time in High School

The Four Types of Sleep Schedules

Managing Stress With an Online Mindfulness Program

Wealthy Households Plan to Give More

Direct Learners Attention: Five Tips From eLearning Professionals

Six Rules to Break for Better, Deeper Learning Outcomes

Herbie Hancock: Get Out of the Way When Your People Are Learning

Raising Students' Emotional EQs

Seven Habits of Highly Defective People

After-School Programs Honored

Policies Help Children by Helping Parents

Are You Living Authentically Or According to Others Expectations?

Innovations That Could Change the World

Atlantic City Report

Nonpublic Boys and Girls Cross-Country Classifications

10 November 2014

The Disease of Being Busy

Humility in Leadership

10 Ways to Create Engaging Schools

Five Great Teachers on What Makes a Great Teacher

The Six Components of Great Teaching

Six Ways to Improve Teaching

Practice What You Preach

An Exercise to Become a More Powerful Listener

15 Ideas From Parents About What Constitutes High-Quality Learning

The Traditional Admissions Funnel is Broken: Introducing the Enrollment Rings

A Pre-K Teacher Confronts the Truth During a Lockdown Drill

High Achieving Teacher Sues State Over Evaluation Labeling Her Ineffective

Seven Countries Where Americans Can Study at Universities in English for Free or Almost Free

Lazy About Your Online Passwords? Take Control With These New Tips

Steven Pinker's Bad Grammar

Go Ahead: End With a Preposition. Grammar Rules We Can All Live With

How Do Languages Change and Evolve

Hidden Costs of 401K Plans

College Family Weekend Isn't Just for Parents Anymore

What If Every Child Had Music Education From Birth?

(Mind) Setting Students to Succeed: Social Psychological Interventions in the Classroom

Four Ways to Innovate Through Analogies

Teaching Note-Taking Through Technology

This is Color

Is It Time to Reappropriate Pink?

The Giving Tree at 50: Sadder Than I Remember

What Blended Learning Means for Teachers

Five Reasons Technology Should Be Allowed in the Classroom

Will MOOCs be Flukes?

Technology Revitalizes Hands-On Education in Classrooms

A Less-Discussed Take on Cyberbullying: Building A Culture of Empathy

Not Everyone Needs To Learn to Code

3-D Printer Sales Set to Explode

How Science Can Help You Make Better Decisions

Design a Workspace That Gives Extroverts Privacy, Too

The 100 Most Influential Figures in American History

School Size: A Literature Review

Learning is the Most Celebrated Neglected Activity in the Workplace

How One Lawyer's Crusade Could Change Football Forever

States Listen As Parents Give Rampant Testing an F

Our "Mommy" Problem

Competency-Based Education: No More Semesters

Tools of the Trade: The Abacus

3 November 2014

Schools of Character (by Dominic Randolph)

An Introduction to Essays on Character and Opportunity

A Natural Fix for ADHD

This is Your Brain on Drugs

Brain-Based Learning Techniques to Try in Your Classroom

Three Ways to Take Students Deeper with Flipped Learning

Rethinking the Lecture: It's Time to Flip the Classroom

Education Study Finds in Favor of Traditional Teaching Styles

A Process For Responding To Your Challenging Students

Five Reasons I Love Teaching

20 Quotes From Children's Books That Every Adult Should Know

Reading a Poem: 20 Strategies

Three Lessons From The Science of How to Teach Writing

Teacher Spends Two Days As a Student and is Shocked By What She Learned

What Happens When a Teacher Spends Two Days as a Student

The Eight Skills Students Must Have for the Future

Litany of Lies: A Third Graders Reading Log Exposed

Three Facts That Say Game Play Should Never Be Ignored in eLearning

Technology and Just-In-Time Learning (John Katzman!)

Will Google Glass Bring Augmented Reality to the Classroom?

Five TED Talks Teacher Should Watch with Students

Great Teachers: Socrates, the Ancient World's Teaching Superstar

Toward Better Teachers

Teacher Hiring Should Be More Scientific

Report Card Comments and Parent Conferences Made Easy

Much Of What We Believe About Teaching is Wrong

10 Ways To Get Student-Centered Learning Right

Too Noisy: The Best App to Quiet Your Classroom

Spanish as a Second Language, with the Emphasis on Fun

Language and Reward: Study Examines the Pleasure of Learning New Words

How Teachers Can Support Transgender Students

A Collection of Clues to America's Educational Past

Virtual Schooling

What Teachers Can Learn From Vsauc's YouTube Show

Too Many Kids Quit Science Because They Don't Think They're Smart

Six Levels of Bloom's Taxonomy Explained with Active Verbs

Designing the Future of Learning (Do you know about 2Revolutions?)

How Song Parodies Help Synthesize History

Teacher Ed Accreditor Approves New Standards

New Research for Independent School Nurses and Health Services

Greek Letters at a Price

Why Partyism Is Wrong

Should Wealthy Towns Be Able to Secede from Higher-Poverty, Higher-Minority Schools Districts?

How to Create a Movement Within Your Organization

The Digital Forces Shaping the Future of Work

Leaders: It's Time to Change the Way You Listen

Nine Traits of Well-Loved Entrepreneurs

You'll Never Hear Successful People Say These 15 Phrases

How To Be Happy (Really)

Rethinking the Placebo Effect: How Our Minds Actually Affect Our Bodies

High School Players Need More Information on Concussions

An Heiress' $40 Million Gift Pumps Life Into Virginia's All-Girls' Foxcroft School

A Taxonomy of Innovation

A Buyers Guide to Computers

The Desk De-Cluttering Guide for People Who Hate This Kind of Thing

Powers of Two: A Conversation About Creativity with Joshua Wold Shenk

Gill vs. Pingry in Boys Soccer Tournament

Morristown-Beard and Newark Academy Sports in the News

24 October 2014

The Cool Kids Are All Over This Anti-Facebook

Bill Gates-Backed Big History Course Takes Off in Schools

Teen Researchers Defend Media Multitasking

The MaKey MaKey Might Change the Game (by Trevor Shaw of Dwight-Englewood!)

In Princeton (and nearby) The Address Is Everything

Toni Morrison's Collection Finds a Permanent Home at Princeton

New Book: Virgil Thompson Music Chronicles (by the “superb" Tim Page, featured speaker at NJAIS STEAM Conference, 27 October!)

Why Failing Orchestras Are the Problem of Every American

A Musical Fix for American Schools

The Building Blocks for a Good Pre-K


Giving Back To Your School In a Big Way

The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan Girls. Now It's Breaking Them

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World that Doesn't Exist

Going Global? The Growing Movement to Let Kids Learn Just By Tinkering

Want to Ace the Test? Get the Right Kind of Sleep

This Will Make You Smarter: 151 Big Thinkers Each Pick a Concept to Enhance Your Cognitive Toolkit

Why the 'Coding for All' Movement is More Than a Boutique Reform

Teaching Math to People Who Think They Hate It

A Guide to Teaching with Analogies

MOOCs Go To High School

Instructional Design Models and Theories: Problem-Based Learning

Why Wearables are the New Gateways to Human Knowledge

Wearable Technology: Will Education Look Very Different in the Future?

Five Simple Tricks to Invigorate Digital Learning in Your Classroom Today

Five Reasons eLearning Will Radically Change the Education System

How Standing Desks Can Help Students Focus in the Classroom

16 Conversation Starters with Struggling Students

30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

Report Urges Revamping Student Testing

As Apprentices in Classroom, Teachers Learn What Works

When Women Stopped Coding

When Women Become Men at Wellesley

What Keeps Women Out of Elite Colleges? Their SATs

10 Thing NOT to Do When Your Child Is Applying to College

A College Financial Aid Map for Families Who Have Saved Nothing

The New Vocabulary of Urban Schools

New Research Suggests Small High Schools May Help After All

Girl Scouts Debate Their Place in a Changing World

What I Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Board Approves Sayreville Football Coaches Suspensions in High School Hazing Case

Everyone Has a Role in Safeguarding Student Athletes

Taking Sports Out of School

Feds Warn Schools On Bullying Students with Disabilities

A Conversation on Blue Ocean Leadership

The Four Biggest Myths About Leadership

Let's Fix It: Kill the Weekly Meeting

Do You Want to Be a Boss or a Leader?

Does England Have the Solution to the Grade Inflation Problem

13 October 2014

Far Hills Country Day School Teacher Named Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year

How to Pick Good Trustees

Five Tips on Helping Faculty to Best Support Your Marketing/Admissions Efforts

Throw Out the College Application System

Why Aid for College Is Missing the Mark

Identifying the Worst Colleges in America

How the Government Spends More Per Student At Elite Private Universities Than Public

Private School Students Surpass SAT Benchmarks

Competency-Based Education: No More Semesters

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Being Jewish (Thanks, Rabbi Moshe!)

The Giving Tree: Tender Story of Unconditional Love or Disturbing Tale of Selfishness?

Grading K-12 Performance on STEM and Second Languages

Arts Integration in Core Subjects

Hun School of Princeton Utilizing 3-D Printers

Reading, Writing, and iPads: Kids Like School's Tech Approach

Who Needs Algebra?

Why Daydreaming is Critical to Effective Learning

Better Ways to Learn

The Art of Slowing Down in a Museum (James Pawelski was the Keynote Speaker at the NJAIS Head's conference last spring!)

Redesigned Library

Rethinking the Colorful Kindergarten Classroom

Second Language Learning By the Numbers

Teen Researchers Defend Media Multitasking

Using Geocaching App to Get Fit

The Top Eight Things You Need to Know About Online Education

Why Games May Become the Education of the Future

The Three Rs for the Digital Age: Rockets, Robots, and Remote Control

Web-Era Trade Schools Feeding a Need to Code

Digital Natives Except When It Comes to Textbooks

Teachers Share Top Digital Tools of the Trade

Three High School Football Players Died in the Past Week

Easing the Law for New Yorkers Shifting Gender

Sayreville Football Bullying Scandal

You Can't Bully Your Way to Bully Prevention

The Save the Princess Message Hurts Boys, Too

The Greatest Leadership Trait: Being Authentic

Parenting As Gen-Xer: What It's Like to Be the First Generation of Parents in the Age of iEverything

How School Lunch Became the Latest Political Battleground

What Kids Around the World Eat for Breakfast

Which Industries Are Driving NJ Office Demand?

Are You A Helicopter Parent? Take Our Quiz

7 October 2014

Brain Gain: The Underground World of Neuroenhancing Drugs

Homework: An Unnecessary Evil?…Surprising Findings From New Research

Four Questions for High School Teachers Vetting New Tech Tools

Four Trends in Tech That Every Teacher Should Know

How Teachers Can Become Fluent in Classroom Technology

Blended Learning and the Paradox of the Experienced Teacher

STEM's Newest Darling: Robotics

Arts Integration: Resource Roundup

Is the New AP US History Really Un-American?

On-the-Spot Scaffolding For Students

Using Scannable Technology To Reach Parents Year Round

Should Teachers Be Using Social Media in the Classroom?

Making a Comeback: Home Ec and Wood Shop

Teachers Take On Controversial Subjects: Ferguson, Same-Sex Marriage, Immigration

A Questions for Schools: Which Sports Team Should Transgender Students Play On?

U.S. Private Schools Accommodate Influx of Chinese Students

How the Nonprofit GlassLab Teamed Up With NASA to Make a Game That Teaches Argumentation

The Lawrenceville School Leads NJ to No. 2 Spot Among Nation's School Solar Energy Programs

How A War Over Tackle Football Consumed American's Most Elite Prep School

The Privilege and Burden of Franklin McCallie

Abuse Cases at Two Schools, With Technology at the Root

Eight Characteristics of the Innovative Leader

Three Relationship Skills That Can Benefit Your Leadership Team

What Apple's Steve Jobs Could Teach Aristotle

Vince Lombardi's Success Formula: Task + Relationship Excellence = Results

The Leadership Essence of Dolly Parton

Leaders Would Benefit from Studying Great Writers

Does Your Toxic Workplace Need a Referee?

How To Break Bad News to Employees

Advanced Conflict Management for Leaders

As Wealthy Give Smaller Share of Income to Charity, Middle Class Digs Deeper

Students Ask Harvard to Cut Ties with Teach For America

U. of Chicago Draws Up Plan to End Use of Student Loans

It's a Snap! Four Ways to Use Music With Special Needs Students's-hospital-launches-insurance-education-website-for-parents-of-children-with-special-needs?utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&

Children's Hospital Launches Insurance Education Website for Parents of Children with Special Needs

U.S. Parents Confront Fear of Ebola in Classroom

Kent Place School Kindergartners Get a Jump on Learning

Crumpled Graphene Could Provide An Unconventional Energy Storage

Branson School Principal Arrested at Hotel

1 October 2014

Boards Are Terrible At Their Most Important Job

Are Your Admissions and Communications Offices in Sync?

The Top Google Search Rank Factors in 2014

Six Tactics for Successfully Marketing to Millennials

Five Essential Practices for Outstanding Enrollment Management: Part I: Build a Strong School Identity and Diferentiated Brand

How To Ace Your Private School Interview

Who is Your Real Competition?

Top Five Reasons to Apply to a Private School

The Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Education Builds on Children's Inclinations

Blue Ribbon School Winners 2014: 2 in NJ

Parents Saying No to Too Much Homework

Homeschoolers Outnumber Those in Private Schools in NC

What Charter Schools Are Getting Right

Fire and Spice: Four Things Parents of Teens Should Get A Clue About

Teaching Teens That People Change May Help Prevent Depression

Why College Freshmen Need to Take Emotions 101

How 'Yes Means Yes' Already Works on One Campus

Colleges Make It Easier for Students to Show, Not Tell, On College Applications

OSHA Revises Reporting Rule for Worker Injuries

Harvard-MIT Partnership Opens MOOCS for High Schoolers

MIT Study: How Do Online Courses Compare to Traditional Learning?

What You Need to Know About Companies That Run Online Programs for Colleges

What Do Schools Risk By Going 'Full Google'?

2014 Diversity Practitioner Survey

Struggling with Privilege

New Report Reveals Surprising Facts About Hispanic Children and Teens

More Middle-Class Kids at Private Schools Means More Fundraising

How Liberals and Conservatives Raise Their Kids Differently

How Teachers Sometimes Fool Themselves

The Kinds of Grading Mistakes That Haunt Students

Knowing When To Teach Current Events

Independent Schools in the World: John Chubb Responds to Further Questions

Chubb on Technology Myths

The 55 Best Free Apps for iPad

100 Search Engines for Academic Research

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

With the Right Technology, Can Children Teach Themselves

Back to School: How Parents Can Fight the Fear of Math

Five Tips for Keeping Students on Task When Using Technology

Helping Kids with ADHD Improve Self-Esteem

A Talk with the Polyglot

Education Spending By Affluent is Widening Wealth Gap

Why the Best Leaders View Vulnerability as a Strength

The 11th Hour Project Manager

Sexual Harassement in Education: What Schools and Victims Need to Know

How to Rebuild Your Brand After a PR Nighmare

Five Epic PR Blunders and What They Taught Us

From Millennial Donors Little Loyalty to Alma Mater

Building A Better Major-gifts Officer

Five Tech Tools for your School Parent Group

Being Believed In: It's Magic

Nine Essential Habits of Remarkably Effective People

Personalities Are Not Fixed, and That's Good News

Inspiring Quotes to Help You Get Through Your Work Day

Using Your Sense To Gain a Richer Life

School Sexual Abuse Survivors End Decades of Secrecy

25 Town in NJ with Heroin Abuse

The Best Way To Stop Identity Theft

15 Ways to Fix Everything with Duct Tape

28 September 2014

Independent Schools in the World: John Chubb Responds to Questions

Sir Ken Robinson: The Education Economy

Democracy Requires a Patriotic Education

Why Poor Students Struggle

Seven Essential Questions That Guide School Improvement

Charter School Enrollments Increased by 13% Nationally

Episcopal Uses New Interactive Game Technology to Teach Its Students

Raising Teenagers: Protect When You Must, Permit When You Can

College Admissions Chiefs Worry: How Will Students Find Them

Making Top Colleges Less Aristocratic and More Meritocratic

That Selfie is So Good It Could Help You Pay For College

Why America Still Needs Historically Black Colleges

Pictures from an Institution: Leon Botstein and Bard College's Future

The Imperial Presidency: John Sexton and NYU

Be Smart About the Admissions Process

Sad Dads in the Empty Nest

A 'National Admissions Office' For Low Income Strivers

Read Slowly to Benefit Your Brain and Cut Stress

Online Girls' School Aims to Offer New Opportunities

The MOOC Where Everybody Learned

The Surprising Secret to Better Student Recall

So Bill Gates Has This Idea for a History Class

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Sticks and Stones: Heads Back True Grit

When No Gender Fits: A Quest to Be Seen As Just a Person

How To Get Girls More Interested in STEM Subjects

Student Mobile Device Usage Outpacing School Tech Programs, Survey Finds

Top Five Blended and Flipped Classroom Tools

Embracing the Digital Learning Paradigm

The Lesser-Known Benefits of eLearning for Teachers

How Google Works

You Are Asking the Wrong Questions About Educational Technology

Fiction Teaches Students Empathy, Research Shows

Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing

How Common Core is Slowly Changing My Child

Learning To Love Criticism (about women and leadership)

What Effective Principals Do

More Women Business Leaders Does Not Mean More Power

The Art of Managing: The Pursuit of Excellence is a Choice

What To Look For In Future Leaders

What is One App That Has Made You a More Productive Leader? Why?

Are Educational Apps and Tech Gizmos Helping or Helping Students?

Six Tips To Estimate eLearning Course Length

Harvard Names Investment Chief As Yale Reports 20% Return

The Good Order

Morristown Festival of Books This Weekend

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NJ H.S. Football and Transfer Policy

Colorado School Board Votes to Ban Students

21 September 2014
Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent
Disrupting the Playground

Relax. Getting Into College Has Actually Gotten Easier (by John Katzman)
The Five Habits of Creative Teachers
Seven Essential Questions That Guide School Improvement
Sir Ken Robinson: The Education Economy
The School Kindness Project
Five Ways Teachers Can Help Students Learn to Manage Emotions
How to Make the Most of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher
Rethinking a Fall Classic: The Parent-Teacher Conference
A Day in the Life of a Data-Mined Kid
How Student Data Improves the Lunch Line
Learning in Nature is Good for Teachers and Students
Koch Foundation and Its School and College Funding
These People Can Make Student Loans Disappear
Why Colleges With a Distinct Focus Have a Hidden Advantage
Leaving Home, But Not the Folks
When You're The Only White Person in the Room
As Atlantic City Casinos Close, Ghost Town Replaces Boardwalk Empire
Connected from the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades
Connected Classrooms Provide Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for Your Students
A is for Apps: Teachers Share Top Digital Tools of the Trade
11 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers
Are You Asking the Wrong Questions About Education Technology
Teachers: Three Tools To Get Students Collaborating in Online Courses
Measuring Students' Self-Control: A 'Marshmellow Test' for the Digital Age
Blended Learning in the Mix: The Engaged Administrator
How to Recruit and Retain Faculty for Online and Blended Learning
Five Ways Technology is Disrupting Education
Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For
Eight Start-Ups Changing the Way We Learn
Pupils Benefit From Praise But Should Teachers Give it Publicly or Privately?
Top 15 Things Your Middle School Kid Wishes You Knew
10 Things Students Experience Every Day at School That We Educators Tend to Forget…
A Handy Visual Featuring the Seven Learning Styles
23 Useful Websites for Teaching and Learning English
The Death of Adulthood in American Culture
Nine Things Successful People Won't Do
How Philosophy Makes You a Better Leader
The Biggest Surprises of Change Leadership
Charles Branson on Why Entrepreneurs Sometimes Struggle With Formal Education
Seven Nonprofits to Test Using Twitter 'Buy' Button for Fundraising
Have You Read the 200 'Best American Novels'?
Rudest on the Road? Would You Believe Jersey Isn't Among the Top Five States
Boston Magazine Retracts School Rankings
Digital Classroom Tools Raise Privacy Concerns
Putting Soul Back in Business
The Case for Delayed Adulthood
Signs You're Being Passive-Aggressive
Current Events Articles for Different Reading Levels
Workspaces That Move People
Test Your Jersey Accent (!!)

5 September 2014

Back-to-School Time!
The Classroom of the Future
A School Isn't About Teaching Subjects, It's About Teaching Children
How to Teach a Young Introvert
The Case for Banning Laptops in the Classroom
Why You Should Take Notes By Hand, Not on a Laptop
How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Study Strategies
Study Provides a Neural Explanation of Why Some Skills Are Easier to Learn than Others
This is Your Brain on Language
Racism Defined as Kids React to Controversial Cheerios Commercial
Is Your Student Prepared for Life?

Competing College Rankings Take Different View of What Matters
The White House Plans to Rate Your College. Here's What You Need to Know
Colleges Warm Up to Tuition Freezes to Keep Students In-State
Is A More Prestigious College Worth the Money?
The Economic Price of Colleges' Failure
Stanford University Plans to Gradually Increase Its Undergraduate Enrollment
New Study Destroys Malcolm Gladwell's Famous '10,000 Hour Rule'
Rude vs. Mean vs. Bullying: Defining the Differences
She Gives Bullies a Few Seconds Then Stops Them Cold
'Grit' May Not Spur Creative Success, Study Says
What to Say When Your Child Blathers On About Minecraft
Basics Beware: We're All Girl Bosses Now
The Troll Slayer: A Cambridge Classicist Takes on Her Sexist Detractors
“Drawings May Indicate Later Intelligence, According To New Study
Creating a Welcoming and Intellectually Challenging Classroom
Tooth Fairy Feels the Pinch After Overspending
Some Types of Fables May Be Better at Teaching Kids Not to Lie
Does It Help to Know History?
Using Twitter as a Learning Tool
Deeper and Blended Learning Go Hand in Hand
The Limitations of Being a Disconnected Nomad
Seven Evolving Leadership Qualities for the 21st Century
Why Tomorrow's Leaders are Truly Mobile
10 Good Communication Skills You Absolutely Must Know
Top Five Motivational TED Talks
Five Trends Shaping the Future of Work

27 August 2014

How To Get Kids To Class

Pediatricians Call for Teens To Get More Sleep

Pediatricians Say School Should Start Later for Teens Health

Kids Can Have Depression, Too, Even Toddlers. Here's How to Tell

Turnitin and the Debate Over Plagiarism

Google Classroom: First Impressions

Learner Interest Matters

Reggio Approach and Student Choice

Using Flipped Instruction to Boost Learning Engagement

Getting To Know My Students As Readers

I Lie About My Teaching

Do Teacher Evaluation Systems Penalize Teachers of Needy Students?

Do Students Still Like Facebook and eTextbooks

When It Comes to a Growing Child the Brain Comes First

What's Behind the Stark Rise in Children's Disabilities

Why Successful Entrepreneurs are Effective Delegators

Recruiters Put Premium on Communication Skills

A Guide to Help-Seeking Behavior

How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically

Seven Questions To Ask Parents At the Beginning of the School Year

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Dear Baby Boomers: We're Not Going Away; Here's What the Millennial Mindset Is About

Top High Schools 2014 (Daily Beast Rankings. Look at the number in NJ!)

Why Do Private Schools Get Such Good Results?

Seven Habits of Considerate People

Carolina Friends School in Durham Confronts Reports of Decades-Old Sexual Abuse

Concussion Lawsuit Bids To Force Rule Changes in Soccer

Poor Are Still Rare at Elite Colleges

Amherst College and Financial Aid

College Application Cycle for 2015 Begins

Creating An Ever Flexible Center for Tech Innovation

Far Hills Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge and Challenges Gill, Peck, and Pingry

First Days of Classes: Starting at the Ending

Four Qualities of People Who Change the World

25 August 2014
An Assault Upon Our Children
New Jersey School: Transgender Teen Must Identify As a Boy
How To Build a Better Teacher
Business Schools Add Admissions Bells and Whistles
Leadership Is About Breaking Down Barriers (by Kelly Dun)
12 Powerful A's for Leaders
Meeting Supplemental Financial Aid Needs
Tiny Furniture Makers in Demand
Tell Me What You See, Even If It Hurts Me
Succession Planning: A Must (by Sue Groesbeck, Interim Head at Purnell)
The New School Where Celebrities and Artists Teach Imagination
Putting Students in the Drivers Seat: Technology Projects to Decrease Passivity
Zaption for the Flipped Classroom
10 Tips for Blended Learning in Your Classroom
Are iPads or Chromebooks Better For Schools
10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do
Blended Learning and Reflections from the NAIS Teachers of the Future Conference
Amid Rising College Costs, A Defense of the Liberal Arts
How Our Broken Accreditation System Increases College Costs
The Most Innovative Employees at Google Aren't Stanford Grads With Perfect SATs
Building A Better Teacher: Dissecting America's Education Culture
Are Great Teachers Born or Made
Great Teachers Need Specialized Skills and Knowledge
Summer Reading: Teachers Near and Far
Michelle Obama's Advice to American Girls
Lead Nurturing (in admissions): It's A Lot Like Dating
Why is Your School Worth the Investment (good exercise for admissions and other school folks and Board)
You'll Never Guess the City Where Private School Enrollment is Highest
How Questions Promote Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Learning Across Subject Areas
In This School, Class is a Workshop and Experiments are Mandatory
Teaching Students When to Use eMemory and When to Go Organic
The Role of Social Media in eLearning
Eight Effective Ways to Use Social Media in the Classroom
What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains
Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain
Peek Into Brain Shows How Kids Learn Math Skills
Teach For America Shows It Learned Lessons About Diversity. Now What's Next
17 Things White People Need to Know About #Yes All Black People
Discussing Race and Racism with Your Black Friends: Dos and Don'ts
Eight Things I Wish I'd Known Before My Child Started Kindergarten
Get More Done
3D Printing in Your Classrooms—So What? (By Trevor Shaw of Dwight-Englewood!)
Games: The Learning Experience
10 Types of Learners You Can Run Into When Imparting Online Training
Digital Learning: How Technology is Reshaping Teaching
How Schools Can Use eLearning Tech to Keep Up With Generation Z
From Chalkboard to Chat Boards: What eLearning Will Look Like in 2075
The Problem with Understanding
A Primer on Educational Technology: Five Terms Parents Need to Understand
Librarian Reviews Apps for Educators
Meet Google's Scrappy Team of Ex-Teachers Trying to Bring More Tech into the Classroom
Google Continues to Expand Its Role in Education
Five Tips to Get Organized With Google Calendars
Women and Tech: Will It Take Us Another 250 Years?
Where the Boys Are: Understanding Online Learning and Gender
From the Boardroom to the Classroom: Eight Lessons for Effective School Leadership
Preparing Kids for Cyber Jobs and Cyber Warfare
Is Someone You Love Going to College? Their Success Depends on Three Words
A Professor's Pointers for Success in College
The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life
Born in Another Country? Here's How to Get Into Harvard
12 Ways to be a White Ally to Black People
The Learning Myth and Why I'm Cautious About Telling My Son He's Smart
Family Gives Sir Mix-A-Lot A Back-to-School With 'Baby Got Class'
A Picture of Language: The Fading Art of Diagramming Sentences
Want To Keep Your New Middle-Schooler Out of Trouble? Then Let Them Take Risks
Four Skills to Teach Students in the First Five Days of School
Preparing Children for Learning at School
Five Habits of Creative Teachers
Teach Your Kids About Money
Teach Your Daughters Money Lessons They Will Never Forget
One-Third of School Activities Now Take Place Online
Millennials' Moment: It's Their Time
Seven Reasons “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" Lives on 25 Years Later
Six Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day
10 Skills We Wish We Were Taught in School But Usually Aren't
Students Aren't Getting Enough Sleep: School Starts Too Early

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How Music Affects Your Productivity

15 July 2014

Everyone Was An Artist in Kindergarten

What Universities Have in Common with Record Labels

What is Education? Insights From the World's Greatest Minds

Are You Smart Enough To Get Into Private Kindergarten?

Growing Number Of Kindergartners Are Hispanic

Students Educated At Private Schools Earn More

Teaching Poetry Whole-Novel Style

Fewer Policies, More Conversations

How to Start A Conversation You're Dreading

Five Common Questions Leaders Should Never Ask

Five Reasons American Parenting is in Crisis According to a British Nanny

Baseball or Soccer?

Reporting Rape and Wishing She Hadn't

The Trouble with Brain Science

All Children Should Be Delinguents

Study: Too Many Structured Activities Hinder Children's Executive Functioning

Those Girls Haven't Been Brought Back

Ethics Guru and LA Girls School Spar Over Discipline of Daughter

IDEO and School Design

New England Boarding School Heads Are Making Bank

How To Simplify Financial Aid Applications

The Reality of Student Debt

Cyberbullying Law Violates Free Speech, NY Court Rules

Intuitive Technology and Hybrid Learning are Education Trends

Snow Days Do NOT Sap Student Learning

Top 10 Student Websites

Seven Professional Development Tips for your Instructional Technology Integration

Eight Great Tools for Classroom Presentations

Four Characteristics of Learning Leaders

Five Education TED Talks To Inspire Innovation

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

The To-Do List: You're Doing It Wrong. Five Alternatives

24 June 2014

Music, Art, and Cognitive Benefit: Separating Fact From Fallacy

How An iPad Can Transform Music Class

The Art of Making Learning Fun with Drama, Music, and Visual Arts

Stuart Brown: Play, Spirit, and Character

Why Free Play is the Best Summer School

20 Words That Once Meant Something Very Different

13 Old English Words We Should Still Be Using

Is French the Language of the Future?

Survey Spotlights Need for Foreign Language Skills

Inspiring Students with Learning Difference to Learn a Foreign Language

Why I'm Pulling My Kids Out of Public School

Why Can't Schools Focus on the Whole Child Again?

Pediatrics Group Recommends Reading Aloud to Children From Birth

It's Official: The Boomerang Kids Won't Leave

But I Want To Do Your Homework!

The Success Delusion

10 Ed-Tech Books For Summer Reading

What's on the Horizon for EdTech?

Teaching Digital Citizenry

Summer Reading and Rejuvenation

Seven Engaging Video Resources for Students and Teachers

Five Steps for Electronic Notetaking Success

Four Apps for Social Studies, Dinosaurs, and Organization

How To Keep Kids Interested in Science All Summer

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The In-Class Version

Learning is Not Linear. Why Not Curriculum?

What Real Learning Actually Looks Like in Class

What Are You Going to Do to Inspire Students?

New Teachers: Eight Essential Skills To Learn

Four R's of Summer Learning for Teachers

Merits and Doubts About IB Program

Google Launches Made With Code to Help Girls Build Technology

Twitter: Coming to a School Near You

Illuminating the Market for Small to Mid-Sized Schools

Signs You're Being Passive-Aggressive

Eight (More) Things Leaders Do Last

Joining a New Senior Leadership Team: The Dos and Dont's

Six Reasons Every Leader Needs A Sabbatical

Instinct Can Beat Analytical Thinking

The Impact of a Simple Gesture

How to Manage A Difficult Conversation with Emotional Intelligence

16 June 2014

A Curriculum To Strengthen Students Against Cyberbullying

Genius Hour: Making Time for Passion in the Classroom

Why Children Fidget and What We Can Do About It

“Sweat Shop" Kindergarten

Rethinking the Colorful Kindergarten Classroom

Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking in the Elementary Classroom

Spotlight on Marketing: What Schools Can Learn from Business

Spotlight on Marketing: What Schools Can Learn from Business

Computer Recycling: What Schools Need to Know

Teaching the Brain to Learn

FCC Chairman Could Push for More Wi-Fi Access in Schools

The Well-Followed on Social Media Cash in On Their Influence

Ed-Tech Vendors See Hurdles in K-12 Marketplace

iPads Allow Kids With Challenges to Play in High School Bands

What's In a Label? In Special Ed, Words Matter

Flipping the Script: Inspire Her Mind to Pursue a STEM Career

20 Apps for Writing on the iPad

Librarian Compiles List of Educator-Approved Apps

Assessing Learning Without Tests

Sports Should Be Child's Play

Colleges Focus on Alcohol and Drugs as Serious Crime Dips

About 25% of College Students Enrolled in Online Classes in 2012

High-School Dropouts and College Grads Are Moving to Very Different Places

Eight Things You Should Know About MOOCs

Jim Carrey's One-Minute Commencement Speech

Five Presentation Lessons From Apple's New Rock Star

What Do You Do When Employee Feedback Goes Wrong?

The Power of Positivity

How Teachers Can Get Smarter Over the Summer

How Can Professional Development Benefit from International Models?

The Battle Over Dress Codes

Teacher Autonomy and Blended Learning at USC Hybrid High School

Leadership versus Management: What's the Difference?

How to Have Effective Classroom Management

Summer Reading for the 21c Educators

Private Schools Are Glad to Be Out of Common Core Testing…At Least For Now

U.S. Education Secretary on Common Core Opposition: 'This is About Politics'

State Says 'Virtual School Day' Will not Count for Pascack Valley High Schools

8 June 2014

What Heads and Boards Need To Know About Enrollment Management

Trinity Hall Gets NAIS Attention

How to Develop an iPad Program

50 Education Technology Tools Ever Teacher Should Know About

Innovative Ed Makes Room for “What Ifs"

Learning Technology is All About Relationships

What's Lost as Handwriting Fades

27 Tips for Mastering Anything$17-million-facility?utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&

NBCUniversal Cuts Ribbon on $17 Million Facility in Bergen County

The Art of Focus

Two Exercises To Help You With your Writing

Failure is Your Friend

The Six Critical Abilities Students Need for Success After College

Are We Living the Abilene Paradox?

Why Difficult Students Need Responsibility

This is Your Child On Gluten

For Some Retirees, A Second Act is Easier Than Expected

Student Loans Make It Hard

The Biology of Risk

Have We Reached the End of the Line for the Conference Call?

Time for a Seismic Shift in How We Prepare and Support Teachers

Leadership Rituals That Make Each Day Count

Maya Angelou's Leadership Advice

Top Ten NJ Towns

Oak Knoll Sports in the News

2 June 2014

Why My Father Wanted Me To Go to an Exclusive Private School

Why Education is the Most Important Revolution of Our Time

Private Schools Face Challenges, Expert Says

Your Thoughts on the Most Important Challenge Facing Education

The Common Core FAQ

How Charters and Rivals May Get Together

Why Children Need Mindfulness As Much As Adults Do

Exercising the Mind to Treat Attention Deficits

How To Get Girls Into Coding

Is the Deck Stacked Against Black Boys in America?

Goodbye, Steinbeck; All Hail, Shelley

The Wild Children of Yesteryear

Why Mr. Rogers Is Having a Big Moment in Education

Six Books That Will Help You Teach English Pronunciation

For Lessons About Social Class, A Field Trip Takes Students Right Back Home

Ideas and Activities to STEM the Summer Slide

Who Says Math's Not Fun? Seniors Get Creative to Teach 5th Graders

To Young Minds of Today, Harvard Is the Stanford of the East

Looking to 2014 and Beyond in Discussing the Future

Relevant? Nurturing? Well, So Is Your Old Man

Yes, All Men

Why You Hate Work

Nine Core Behaviors of People Who Have a Positive Impact on the World

The Eight Dumbest Career-Ending Mistakes That Smart People Make

Salman Khan Says Model Classroom Found at Harvard Business School

Business School, Disrupted

Sun Tzu's 33 Best Pieces of Leadership Advice

The Future of Online Ed Isn't Heading Where You Expect

Study Shows High-Tech Schools Run into Budget Troubles and Cut Tech Spending

Standardized Testing: The Onion Nails It

50 Great Colleges Still Seeking Fall Students and Offering Tuition Discounts

These International Colleges Are Still Accepting Fall 2014 Students

New Rankings Put NJ Schools High on the List for Best ROI

Even After Midyear Cuts Christie's Still $526 Million Short

29 May 2014

For Some Foreign Students, U.S. Education Is Losing Its Attraction

Little Children and Already Acting Mean

The Value Question for Independent Schools,2I25D,5PBARD,93X1L,1

Elaborate Classroom Displays “Harm Childrens' Education"

Stop Measuring Activities and Start Measuring Outcomes

State Audit Faults Spending Reports by Churchill School

Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

Hundreds of Colleges Have Openings for Freshmen

R U On Target for College?

Need Scholarship? Join Scrum

Arts Program Shows Promise for Special Ed

Diagnostic Teaching: Pinpointing Why Students Struggle

Maya Angelou Knew How to Inspire As a Writer, Teacher, and Great Human Being

At Fourth White House Science Fair, Obama Unveils STEM Initiatives

A Math App Has an Unusual Human Touch

Educational Technology for the Global Village

How Some California Schools Are Overcoming Library Staffing Issues

Librarians Reimagine Book Clubs with the Help of Technology

Top Tips for Sharpening Language Skills This Summer

Reading With Pictures: Learning Comics

Three Must-Knows About Teachers and Copyright

Smart Phones, Dumb Choices: Five Dangerous Trends with Student Cellphone Use

The Role of Humans in Blended Learning

Five Trends Driving Blended Learning

Education Needs To Change As Fast as Technology

Learning Gardens

Getting Gritty

The Uncomfortable Role White People Play in Diversity

Kids' Snacking Becomes Less Nutritious As They Age

Real-World Learning That Makes a Difference

Boarding Schools Reach ADD and ADHD Students

Why Teaching Is Like Farming

Longer School Days Mean Better Grades, Studies Say

Eight Ways to Jump Into eBooks

ASCD Summer Reading List for Educators

Pinterest Summer Reading List for Educators

Tech Tools That Inspire Project-Based Learning in High School

How To Email Your Professor

Rejection Letters to Famous People Demonstrating You Should Never Give Up Your Dreams

#1 Shanghai May Drop Out of PISA

The Success Delusion

Non-Judging, Non-Striving and the Pillars of Mindfulness Practice

Harvard Business School Debuts HBX Live, a New Kind of Online Classroom

What the Beatles Have Taught Us About Leadership

Teacher Leaders: Who Are the Best Ones?

Growth and Change Require Agile Leadership and Bedrock Values

How to Find Your Inner Leader

The Key to Lasting Behavioral Change: Think Goal Not Tactic

Five Ways to Reduce Conflict When There are No Right Answers

Friday, 23 May 2014

Leadership Tips for College Presidents and CEOs (applies to all leaders)

Is This Any Way to Pick a College?

The 25 Most Promising Graduation Speeches of the Year

Reasons for Hope While Applying to College

Report Questions Future Relevance of Formal Education

NJ State Board of Education Hears Proposed Changes to Science and Pre-School Standards

Integrating Arts Into the Curriculum Yields Success

STEM Heroines: Math Role Models for Girls

Girls Inc Helps Girls “Be All That You Can Be"

Six Shifts in Education Driven By Technology

Are You An Online, Blended, or Traditional Learner?

MOOCs' Disruption is Only Beginning

What Lies Ahead for Digital Education

For Frustrated Gifted Kids, A World of Online Opportunities

51 Tools To Support BYOD

The Effects of Student-Teacher Relationships

Why Asian Nations Dominate Global Education Rankings

Don't Tell Kids Why Veggies Are Good For Them, Study Suggests

Eight Ways to Make Middle School History More Meaningful

This Smart Girl Says Thank You

Four Ways To Foster Creativitiy

Neutralize Fear, Bring Out the Sunshine

Three Problems Talking Can't Solve

21st Century Talent-Spotting

Eight Apps To Make You More Productive

Empathy and Transparency in Communications

How Transparency Can Transform School Culture

Defining Qualities of the Worst Managers

Remembering As An Extreme Sport

Bringing Student Athletes Back From Concussions

Jersey City School To Give Away Books To Keep Students Reading This Summer

19 May 2014

End-of-Year Burnout: How To Finish the Marathon in Stride

Dyslexia: Eight Things Every Teacher Should Know

30 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Horrible

Read, Kids, Read!

Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately Coding

Do You Know the Four Stages of Learning?

Five Ways Tech is Changing the Classroom

Eight Ideas That Will Permanently Break Education as We Know It

Google Unveils Classroom: A Tool Designed to Help Teachers

10 Things You Need to Know About eLearning

What Students Really Think About Technology in the Classroom

Help! I'm A Teacher. How Do I Get Into Education Technology?

The Learning Accelerator on Blended Learning: In the Future We'll Just Call it Learning

Robots Connect with Students on Autism Spectrum

Apps Intended to Speed Up Reading May Reduce Comprehension

Instant Logins Popular in Ed-Tech Innovations

Why Eton Is Embracing Ed-Tech

Beyond Geography: A Global Collaboration

National Science Standards

Five Ways Instagram Can Improve Learning

Exercising the Mind to Treat Attention Deficits

Talking to Children About their Disabilities with Metaphors and Minecraft

Five Ways New Tools and Schools Are Transforming Special Ed

Two-Gear Construct for Blended Learning

The Literary Canon Could Make Students Squirm

Who Gets To Graduate?

Class, Cost, and College

In College, Nurturing Matters

Four Stand-Out College Essays About Money

A Life Beyond “Do What You Love",2G355,5PBARD,8WBUA,1&_cldee=Y2V2ZXJldHRAbmphaXMub3Jn

Let Children Stand Up for Themselves

Condi's Lesson'Sluggish'-NJ-won't-return-to-peak-employment-level-until-2018?utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&

Sluggish NJ Won't Return to Peak Employment Level Until 2018

Repeated Leadership Missteps Are Bad for the Business of Rutgers

Compromise on Gays Pleases No One, Scouts Are Learning

Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism

Why Our Schools Are Resegregating

The Problem for Sports Parents: Overspending

How Parents Are Ruining Youth Sports

Emotional Symtoms May Flare Up Days or Weeks After a Concussion

Independent School Responsibilities: “Test Kitchesn" and Sustaining a Nation

Pedophile Teacher William Vahey Went Undetected for Decades

List of Names in Sex Assaults Roils Columbia

10 Amazing New Things Your iPhone Can Do

Leadership Guide for Handling Conflict

Winnie the Pooh vs Eeyore: What Kind of Leader Are You?

10 Ways Independent Schools Could Lead Innovation

Three Ways High School Teachers Could Improve Assessments

These Four Gadgets Are Dooming Childhood Around the World

Cinco de Mayo 2014

Tale of Two Schools

A Link Between Fidgety Boys and A Sputtering Economy

Break Down the Walls! Blow Up the Schedule

Succession Plans Vital for School Leaders

Six Ways To Encourage Writing in Preschool

Poll: College Students See Teaching as 'Average' Profession with Low Pay,2FA69,5PBARD,8T8QF,1

Single Sex Education Belongs in the 21st Century

High School History Doesn't Have to Be Boring

Does High School Stress Have to Be a Bad Thing?

Let it Marinate: Students Need Time for Reflection and Closing

The Physical Environment of Classrooms

How Do You Teach Teamwork?

Using Digital Tools for Higher-Order Thinking

Digital Future for K-12 Technology by 2018

20 Excellent Free Tools for Interactive Collaboration Experiences in the Classroom

Web Tools for Student Portfolios

Students Do Better on Tests When They Take Notes By Hand

Students Retain Information Better with Pens Than Laptops

Benefits of Social Learning

Adapting for the Future at European University Conference

Getting into the Ivies

White House Issues Report To Prevent Sexual Assault at College Campuses

Why Boardroom Bullies Have No Place...

Quaker Schools Celebrating 325 Years

How Teaching is Changing

22 Things We Do As Educators That Will Embarrass Us in 25 Years

U.S. Teachers Are Not As Diverse as Their Students

Getting the Most Out of Faculty Meetings

20 Decisions You'll Never Regret Making

50 Habits Happy People Always Avoid

Sid Rowell, Headmaster of Gill St. Bernard's School, Elected to Headmasters Association

A Letter To a Teacher on the First Day of Teaching

Eight Great Leadership Qualities

More on the William Vahey Molestations

25 April 2014

Court Backs Michigan on Affirmative Action

Colleges Seek New Means of Promoting Diversity After Court Ban

At Phillips Exeter, A world of Religious Diversity

College Board Releases Preview of New SAT Exam

Idea of New Attention Disorder Spurs Research and Debate

The Fading Honor Code

Interview with Malcolm Gladwell

Ken Burns' Film Shows Vermont Students Walking in Lincoln's Footsteps

Philly Preppies Mastermind Complex Operation Pumping Drugs Into Prestigious Schools

Haverford School Drug Ring

School Stabbings Signal Need for Broad Safety Plans

Stuck on a College Wait List? Here's What You Should Do

School Advises Students Not to Report Bullying and to Accept It

The American Middle Class is No Longer the World's Richest

How To Get A Job At Google, Part II

Clinton Urges Girls to Reach For the Stars

Greenwich Academy Looks to the Future

Four Steps for Jump-Starting Global-Collaboration Projects

What Project-Based Learning Means for Your High School Child

Five Apps to Help Students Organize What They Learn

12 Surprising Ways to Use Evernote

Imposteritis: The Female President of Harvey Mudd College on How Women in STEM Can Cope With Feeling Like They Don't Belong

William Vahey Child Abuse International Paedophile

Virtual Classroom Implementation and Design: FAQ

Three Things You Need To Stop Doing to Live a Simpler Life

16 April 2014

Serious Reading Takes A Hit From Online Scanning and Skimming, Researchers Say

Raising a Moral Child

Public vs Private Schools

Northfield Mount Herman School Drops Football

Encouraging Helicopter Parents

Catholic Schools Court Chinese Students, and Their Cash

Foreign Students Help Boost Enrollment At Private Day Schools

Facing Race Issues in the Classroom

Studies Offer Practical Ways to Bring “Growth Mindset" Research to Schools

Pointing to Your True North

Got Lice, Come On In!

Why the SAT Drives Us N.U.T.S!

College Classes Use Arts To Brace for Climate Change

Ivy League Acceptance Rate: Eight-Point Something

Best, Brightest, and Rejected

One and Done: Many Applications To Selective Colleges Get Just One Single Read

What You Don't Know About Financial Aid But Should

Out in Front, and Optimistic, About Online Education

Colleges Increasing Spending on Sports Faster Than on Academics, Report Finds

What Suffering Does

Happiness and Its Discontents

Waldorf School and “No-Tech Approach" in Lower School

Knowledge Motivates Preschoolers More Than Stickers

When Not to Speak Your Second Language To Your Child

Parental Involvement Is Over-rated

Teaching As A Second Act, Or Maybe a Third

Millenials At Work: Young and Callow Like Their Parents

Program Gets Students Into the Swing of Ballroom Dance

Students Learning Professional Etiquette

New Jersey Schools Can Bring Bullies to Court

6 April 2014

Is It Possible To Teach Children To Be Less Prejudiced?

Born Gritty

Small-Fry Family Foundations

Advice for a Happy Life by Charles Murray

Duckworth TED Talk on Key To Success

Schools Are Doling Out Suspensions Like Tic Tacs. Ways To Keep Kids in the Classroom

Schools Must Adapt to Innovative Changes

Transforming The Way We Learn: What to Study Now To Prepare for 10 Years From Now

Teachers Must Teach Technology Skills

The Three E's of the Technology Revolution: eCommerce, Entrepreneurship, and Education

The 55 Best Free Education Apps for iPads

Make Chromebooks Work Smarter in the Classroom

Why Playing Minecraft Might Be More Healthful For Kids Than TV

How To Infuse Digital Literacy Across the Curriculum

Can Schools Be Held Accountable Without Standardized Tests?

US Students Strong at Problem-Solving But Trail Other Nations

The Employer's Creed

Our Crazy College Crossroads

Families and College Costs

Music School Rankings (ugh!)

Student Accepted to All Ivy League Schools Gives Tips for Success (music!)

College Essay from High School Senior Admitted to All Ivies

Appealing to a College For More Financial Aid

Three Books To Help You Form Better Habits, Be More Creative, and Think Like a Leader

How Leaders Can Energize Others

Spring Cleaning for Your Leadership

The Path To Leadership Is Rarely What You Think

The Question Every Leader Asks

Why Fostering A Culture of Compassion in the Workplace Matters

What I Learned from Teaching

12 Cultural Trends (apply to schools, too.)

How Pixar Gets Movies Right

Her First, and Last, Book

The Billionaires MBA

Why Every World Map You're Looking At Is Wrong

Cultural Studies: The Found Art of Thank-You Notes

HS: State Needs A Transfer Rule That Satisfies All

Ranney Sports in the News

31 March 2014

And Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework

The Overprotected Kid

This is Not Your Father's STEM Job

Which College and Which Major Will Make You the Richest

Stressed Out About College Admissions? At Least You're Not Lincoln's Kid

Why Fundraising is Fun

Yes! Private Schools Beat Public Schools

Toward A Pill That Helps Us Learn As Fast As Kids

Change Your Type Font and Save Millions

Social Media App That Led to Bomb Threats Now Blocked at Many Middle and Upper Schools

Teaching Resilience: Attention

Top Resources for Primary School Science

How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum

How Technology Will Change Work

Deeper Learning: Student Collaboration

How To Teach About Environmental Awareness For Earth Hour

How Businesses Use Your SAT

Grammar's Great Divide: The Oxford Comma

It Was the Best of Sentences...

Brain Changes Suggest Autism Starts in the Womb

How To Think About the Risk of Autism (article by Sam Wang, Princeton Professor)

The Most Important Question You'll Ever Ask

How Leaders Can Energize Others

Craft An Aligned Team Through Desired Behaviors

Should NJ Opt Out of the Common Core?

Should a School Tell Your Kid He or She is Fat?

Peter Lewis (NJAIS Board and Head of Winston School) in the News

28 March 2014

Some Common Misconceptions About Paying For College

Maze of College Costs and Aid Programs Trap Some Families

The Problem of More: Scaling Up Excellence

Six Traits Effective Managers Have

Win By Losing: Seven Bad Communication Habits to Shed

Leadership: How To Get From Good To Great

Be a Mindful Leader: Slow Down to Move Faster

Seven Self-Awareness Techniques To Make You a Better Leader

10 Critical Leadership Battles

70% of Time Could Be Better Used: How the Best CEOs Get the Most Out of Every Day

10 Ways To Say Yes To Saying No

How To Motivate Your Team To Start Thinking Creatively

What is the Future of Work?

How the Post-It Note Could Become the Latest Innovation

The Drugging of the American Boy

Is the World More Depressed?

Autism Spectrum Disorder Up by 30% from 2012

This is the World Teachers Must Adapt To: Seven Ways Teaching Has Changed

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The “in-Class" Version

Four Ways To Make Your Class More Engaging

New Insight Into How Children Learn Math

Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers

Elementary Financial Literacy: Lessons and Resources

Parents, Chill Out!

Angry Kids: Dealing with Explosive Behavior

Keep It Short

Is Wikipedia Really Such a Bad Research Tool for Students?

Doing What Comes Naturally

The Latest on Online Learning

Different Educational Tech Models

How To Build a Rock-Solid Blended Learning Infrastructure

McGraw Hill Education Evolves with New Technology

Games Students Play in NYC

Using Social Media to Connect with Older Donors

It's Never Been About Education for the NCAA

Are Exclamation Marks Killing Us with Kindness?

24 March 2014

Rethinking Independent Schools in the 21st Century

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

Knowledge Pills, Robo-Graders, Brain Implants, and other Dystopian Edtech

Grace in Disagreement: Brene Brown's Ten Guidelines for Engaged Feedback

Noodle Education Search and John Katzman

A Different Way to Give College Admissions Tests

Does Teaching Kids To Get Gritty Help Them Get Ahead?

The Five Habits of Highly Effective Teachers

The Daily Routines of Geniuses

Museums Courting Young Donors Find Big Generational Shift

When It Comes To Snow Days, School Districts Get Creative

Like a Wood Duck, Finding Peace in the Classroom

Eight Tips for Reaching Out to Parents

Transparent Teaching and Learning: Capturing the Why

What's the Sweet Spot of Difficulty for Learning?

Why Most People, Including Me, Like Homework

Do You Have Math Anxiety? Maybe This is Why

Students See Many Slights As Racial 'Microaggressions'

Aim Higher: It Isn't About Passing A Test

#Fail: The SAT Rebrand

Amazing Facts About How Technology Is Transforming Education

Teaching Digital Literacy with Limited Resources

Adding Coding to the Curriculum

Curriculum Conundrum: What Is and Isn't STEAM?

PA After-School Program Recognized for STEM Program,2AKNB,5PBARD,8BBS2,1

Class of Tomorrow: There's More to Tech Than Games

Some Recent Excellent Posts on Classroom Instruction

Asking Whether Leaders Are Born or Made is the Wrong Question

Ever-So-Slight Delay Improves Decision-Making Accuracy

Helping Teachers Become EdTech Leaders

On Becoming A Passion-Driven Leader

10 Characteristics of Effective Leadership

Social-Emotional Leading

Eight Ways for Teachers to Save Time in the Classroom

Are You Already Microlecturing?

Flipped Learning and Its Impact on Learning

Five Ways 21st and 20th Century Learning Will Differ

Nation Falls Short on Educational Equity, Data Show

Never Miss An Important Email On Your Smartphone

Google Under Fire for Data-Mining Student Messages

How School Leaders Can Address Criticism About Tech Programs

Even Einstein Made Mistakes

Physicists, Generals, and CEOs Agree: Ditch the PowerPoint

Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science

For Working Moms, Key To Balance May Lie in Elusive Leisure Time (friends who have read this book say it is great!)

Morristown-Beard Sports in the News

19 March 2014

12 Rules for Learning a Foreign Language in Record Time

Middlebury Language Learning for a Global World

For Boarding Schools, An Evolving Financial Aid Philosophy

Five Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew: Your Children Can Do More Than You Think

Should the School Day Start Later?

The New SAT: What Will It Look Like for Math?

Where are the People of Color in Children's Books?

How to Make Flipped Learning Work

Spotlight of Differentiated Instruction

Hitting The Right Note with Music Education

Building Serious Skills Using Stand-Up Comedy

The Joys of Reading Aloud Closely

Six Steps to Help Students Find Order in Their Thinking

Four Lessons About Learning Discovered on a Chairlift

Fuel Creativity Through Divergent Thinking

Getting Creative About Creativity Studies

Can Creativity Truly Be Fostered in Classrooms of Today

Homework Load Little Changed in 30 Years, Study Says

The Importance of Fiction Writing

To Get More Out of Your Students, Make the Most of Your Space

Efforts To Close the Achievement Gap in Kids Start at Home

Teaching Children to Calm Themselves

How A Warm-Up Routine Can Save Your Knees

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Be A Better Leader

School Leadership Is About Making Teachers and Parents Feel Supported

Nine Ways To Handle Work Stress Like a Soldier

Don't Ban Bossy!

Preparing For Leadership Challenges That Await

Five Great Books For Human Resource Leaders

The Secret of Developing A Technology-Based Classroom

Six Things You Should Know About the Future

The Future of Technology in Education

Eight Powerful Extensions to Use on Google

Six Hallmarks of the Connected Classroom

Difficult Online Students

21st Century Social Problems

We Aren't the World

11 March 2014

The Three Most Damaging Words You Can Tell Your Son

Beyond Zero Tolerance: Seeking Balance in School Discipline

How To Get A Job At Google

How Social Media Will Save Education

What's Not to 'Like'? Rethinking Restrictive Social Media Policies. Librarians Call on Schools To Blend Social Media into Curricula

Seven Steps to Building Strong School Networks

National School Boards Honor Ed-Tech Innovators

Technology in Education: If Students Aren't Worried, Why are Students?

What Kids Actually Think About Shery Sandberg, Lean In, and Ban Bossy

It's Cool To Be a Geek, EU Tells Women

Google Encouraging More Women-Led Startups

International Women's Day: How to Empower Female Students in School

Women In Tech Share Three Secrets of the Job

Stop Pretending You Can't Give Candid Feedback

Study Links Teacher 'Grit' with Effectiveness, Retention

Study Says Schools Must Teach Emotional Resilience

The Biggest Givers of 2013

World Language Easier to Learn in Casual Setting, Scholars Say

Gesturing with Hands a Powerful Tool for Learning Math

Are Bilingual Students More Open-Minded…and Teaching About Accents

Habits of the Ultra-Organized People

Eight Things Really Efficient People Do

Three Essential EQ Skills Every Leader Needs

The Must-Have Habits of Effective 21st Century Leaders

Leaders: Get the Most From Your Team

Nine Top Tips to Engage Your Learners in eLearning

What Educators Can Learn From Brain Research

What the US Can Learn From Finland Where School Starts At Age 7

Innovative Learning Tools Needs Innovative Teachers

Online Learning's Transformational Potential

In 1995, Apple Made Some Promises to Educators About the Future of Technology. Here's What They Got Right

How Can I Best Absorb Information While Reading

Five Super-Specific iPhone Tricks To Know Now

Chris Christie Town Hall in Paterson Turns Into Yelling Match Over Education

NJ DOE Posts List of Nearly 60 Reward Schools

Link Community School Converts to a Charter

NJ Get a “D" for Woefully Inadequate Civil Rights Teaching, Study Says

David Hespe Returns as NJ Commissioner of Education

7 March 2014

Building A Better Brain Through the World of Music


How Technology Trends Have Influenced the Classroom

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

Playful Learning: Where a Rich Curriculum Meets a Playful Pedagogy

How to Prepare Students for Post-School Success

How Much Does the SAT or ACT Matter in Your Life

Then and Now, A Test That Aims To Neutralize Advantages of the Privileged

10 Apps for Math Fluency

Innovation Takes Time

Beyond the Common Core

Saving Progressive Education From Itself

Just-in-Time Teaching

NJ Charter Schools

How Women Leaders Have Transformed Management

Be Bold: 10 Lessons From Women at the Top on International Women's Day

Lisa Falzone of Revel Systems on the Thrill of Entrepreneurship

Gone But Not Forgotten

The Importance of Feedback

Five Essential Skills for Leadership in the 21st Century

Five Reasons To Re-Examine How Leaders Communicate

Forget Work-Life Balance and Go For Blend Instead

Most Common Mistakes in Public Speaking

Monday, 3 March 2014

You Think You Know What Teachers Do, Right? Wrong!

Are You Sick of Highly Paid Teachers?

Grant Wiggins: It's the Goal of the Question that Matters

American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses Myth-busting Report on Multilingualism,0,4474952.story#axzz2uvO7tbF2

How Much Homework Is Too Much Homework?

Less Lecturing, More Doing: A New Approach for A.P. Classes

Focus on Audience For Better PBL Results

Designing a Classroom Where Students Can Learn Better and Longer

What to Know About Colors in the Classroom

Classrooms For Success

On Leadership, CEOs, and Practicing What You Preach

Educational Leaders Should Have Teaching Experience

To Get Honest Feedback Leaders Need to Ask

Lead with One Foot Out the Door

11Things The Military Teaches About Leadership

10 Tips for Surviving Your New Leadership Role

Five Leadership Books For Nonprofit Leaders

Three Toxic Employees You Need To Fire Now

This Old Man

What You Learn in Your 40s

Jonathan Miller and the Soft, White, Private School Question

Total Cost of Independent Schooling: Indexed Tuition, Limited Diversity, and Mental Health

How One School Launched a Parent Ambassador Program

How Your Private School Can Increase Applicants with Inbound Marketing

College, The Great Unleveler

How To Have the College Finance Talk With Your Children

Report Questions Value of Entrance Exams in Predicting College Success

Black Harvard Students Share Experiences Though A Powerful Photo Project

Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o's Speech On Beauty

Website on ADD/ADHD and Medication

The Truth About ADHD: Over-Diagnosis Linked to Cause Championed by Michelle Rhee

The Monuments of Tech

How Teachers Can Use Digital Technologies to Motivate Students and Encourage Learning By Failing

Oppia: Google's New, Free eLearning Tool

Does a Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom Pedagogy Help Information Literacy Students in the Long Term Adoption of Research Skills?

Top 10 Recent Educational Startups

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Work Smarter: Series of Good TED Talks

23 February 2014

At Private Schools Another Way to Say Financial Aid

Five Secrets of Super-Happy Parents With Well-Behaved Kids

Helping Students Understand What a Test Is and Is Not

Grant Wiggins on What Tests Really Measure

How Kidding Around Can Energize Schools

Student Leadership: Fostering True Change

Teaching Resilience: Reflection

Mount Olive Elementary Schools Shifting Schedules to Teach More Math

Scrutiny in California for Software in Schools

Eight Online Learning Myths Dispelled

Apple and Android Apps to Keep Students Engaged

Five Top Technology Tools for the English Classroom

Educational Technology Reshapes the Classroom

The Most Important Things to Know to Prevent Technology Problems During a Lecture Presentation

Behavior in Business: Eight Human Insights Leaders Should Know

Three Killer Communication Mistakes to Avoid

Satya Nadella, Chief of Microsoft, On His New Role

Mark Zuckerberg Is a Genius

What My Handwriting Says About Me

18 February 2014

The Greatest Line I Never Said—From College Admissions Counselors

College Applicants Sweat the SATs. Perhaps They Shouldn't

90 Private Schools Closed Permanently. Who's Next?

Pedagogy First

The Spark of Epiphanies

The Future Of Lifelong Learning

What Every Student Needs

Screencasting in the 4th Grade Math Classroom

Five Tools Every Science Teacher Should Use

Glocalized Learning: What's Relevant in the Rural World

Schools Should Be Teaching Kids How To Use the Internet Well

The Construction of a Twitter Aesthetic

The Science Behind Brain Training

10 Tips to Improve Your Memory for Studying

Study Finds Kindergarten Too Easy

A Push to Boost Computer Science Learning Even At an Early Age[Janet%27s%20Law%3A%20Implica]

Janet's Law: Implications for School Nurse Responsibilities

PDS Security—Student Article!/on-air/as-seen-on/Celebs-Turn-Out-for-Young-Women-s-Empowerment/244575551

Celebs Turn Out for Young Women's Empowerment

Kids Don't Learn Better in Single-Sex Classes

Engineering Week and Encouraging Girls in STEM

The Nine Essential Qualities of Mentally Strong People

Dealing With Difficult People

Schools Fall Behind in Dealing with Students With Mental Health Issues

For Mercer County's Independent Schools Athletics Are A Delicate Balancing Act

You Can't Speculate About Technology Without Speculating About Society

Why Digital Learning is Here to Stay

Five Trends Poised to Rock Education

Six Life Skills Kids Need for the Future

Innovative Ways to Get Kids Coding

Straightforward Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

Hun School Teacher Holds Class Via Tablet As She Sits in PA Turnpike Gridlock

Hun School of Princeton Teacher With FaceTime: Class is in Session (Note: Kudos to the Hun Communications Dept

for getting the word out via social media that then got the story picked up on national media!'s-list-of-America's-top-15-economic-power-towns?utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&

Two NJ Towns Make SpareFoots List of Top 15 Economic Power Towns

The Coherence of Scottish Education

11 February 2014

Please Don't Help My Kids

Children Must Be Taught Resilience and Attentiveness

Lessons From Abroad: Singapore's Secrets to Training World-Class Teachers

Three False Facts About the Brain

Was Carnegie Right About Philanthropy?

Is Your STEM Program Ready for Prime Time (Also learn about Change the Equation)

STEM and the Winter Olympics

Maine's Highest Court: Transgender Student's Rights Were Violated

Teaching News Writing to Teach History Writing

Resources for Celebrating Black History Month

Five Reasons to Teach Spelling and Handwriting

Five Elements That Promote Learner Collaboration and Group Work in Online Courses

Chineasy Reinvents Language Learning Through Design

The Power of a Checkllst,260EN,5PBARD,7U0P6,1

Eton College To Admit Pupils Irrespective of Family Income

The Future of School Piece By Piece

Classroom Management: The Intervention Two-Step

Should Data Literacy Be Part of Teacher Licensure?

One in Five Workers Plan to Change Jobs in 2014

Survey: NJ School Makes List of Top 25 Engineering Programs with the Best ROI

10 February 2014

Students at Mount Saint Mary in Watchung Replace Snow Days With Cyber Days

State of Sustainability in Independent Schools

Book List for Education

Develop Strategic Thinkers Throughout Your Organization

Limit the Time You Spend on Email

NY Times Education Life

The Global Teacher

How Can Busy Teachers Learn Next-Gen Skills?!u6yLD

Offline Over the Weekend? Read All the Tech News Here

The Future of Online Learning: Safety, Challenges, Opportunities

Online Learning is the Blackboard of the Future

Four Cool Learning Tools You Might've Missed

Lesson-Planning Templates

Why Students Should Embrace Google+

Teaching Perseverance in Math

Timed Tests and the Development of Math Anxiety

Student-Driven Learning: Math in the Blended Learning Environment

Teaching Empathy

Passion-Based Learning: Probing Minecraft's Appeal

UTeach STEM Teacher Prep Program Expands with $22.5 million Grant

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills

Are You Overlooking Your Secret Workforce?

Four Reasons Why Great Leaders Aren't Firefighters

Leadership Reading to Start Your Week

Requirements for BOLD Leadership

The Leadership Balancing Act: Results-Oriented vs People Oriented

Leadership Advice for Next Generation CIOs

We Have 21st Century Learners Who Need 21st Century Leaders

Human Resources, Learning, and Leadership: Our Ten Predictions for 2014

Too Many Sorry Excuses for Apology?

If You Want to Lead, Read These 10 Books

Managing Better By Leading Well

Managing Transitions in Leadership

6 February 2014

Kellman Brown Recognized as Green School

10 Major Technology Trends in Education

Cheating and Technology: Unethical Indifference

Creativity Becomes an Academic Discipline

The Future of Education Was Invented in 1906

California Task Force Warns of Civics Education Crisis

Mindful Revolution

Addressing Our Needs: Maslow Comes to Life for Teachers and Students

Next Generation of Reading Apps Makes Reading Assignments More Productive and Enjoyable for Students and Teachers

Grant Wiggins: The More I Lecture The Less I Know If They Understand

You Must Always Show Your Work

Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design

Seven Reasons You Should Teach Your Children To Speak French

Is Learning Scientific or Organic?

Many Colleges are Misleading Students About Financial Aid Requirements

President Praises $750 Million in Business Support For Ed-Tech Goals

Donations Rose 4.9% in 2013,0,6264603.story

Why I Want To Give Up Teaching

20 Ways the Head of School May Be Mistakenly Hurting Admissions

Nonprofits and Those Who Fund Them Should Talk Openly About Finances

The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Family

The Dangers of Certainty

Golden Rules From Gold Medalists

How To Be A Great Leader Without Trying Too Hard

Nonpublic Boys Basketball Updated

5 February 2014

Be Brave and Kind

Brains on Fire: The Multinodality of Gifted Thinkers

A Whole New Way of Learning: Sugata Mitras First School in the Cloud

STEM Education: Preparing Students to Succeed

Next Generation School Board: Governance Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Age

The Modern School: Reclaiming Creativity and the Language of Learning

Three Great Films For Teaching About Globalization and Modernization

Technology Directors: Are You Supporting Learning or Impeding It?

Teachers Guide to a Networked Classroom

Defining Blended Learning

The Difference Between Online Learning, Blended Learning, and eLearning

Research: Seven Factors That Make eLearning Successful

What is the Key to a Successful Education System?

Throwing Teachers Into the Shark Tank

Toronto High School Focuses on Mental Health

Five Reasons to Teach Spelling and Handwriting in the New Year

The Five Absolute Worst Kinds of Bosses

Zappos and Great Culture: It's Not About Happiness

3 February 2014

New Website Offers Inside Look at Grant Makers, Including Anonymous Reviews

Common Traits of Great Teachers

Finland Classroom Shock: What I'm Learning while Teaching in Finland's-time-to-go?utm_source=Network+FY2014&utm_campaign=348a9c3a1e-February_2014_Network_Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5ce7d95330-348a9c3a1e-80398869

When It's Time To Go: Teachers and Administrators Leaving

What Drives Success?

The Hybrid Tiger and the Triple Package

The Best Management Lessons Story You'll Ever Read

If You're Not Helping People Develop, You're Not Management Material

Let's Listen With a Listening Tube

What Can Legos Teach Us?

Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?

Five Reasons Why Recess is Important

Six Teaching Tools For Black History Month

How To Build a Better Lecture

Down With Textbooks

How to Use Quizzes to Help Students Assess Themselves

What If Kids Co-Created Customized Learning Pathways?

Three Ways To Build a Digital Content Library

Four Steps to Making Rigorous Discussion Routine

Most Teens Aren't Active Enough and It's Not Always Their Fault

Young Athletes Risk Back Injury By Playing Too Much

Political Rivals Find Common Ground Over Common Core

Can Video Games Get Kids Into College?

In Adoption, Does Race Matter?

Dalton School Apologies For Screening Slavery Satire

American Promise Probes Race in NY Private School

FCC Says It Will Double Spending on High-Speed Internet in Schools and Libraries

The Web in 10-20 Years from Now Leads Us to the Wired and Completely Connected Person

Salman Kahn on the Online Learning Revolution

13 Challenges For Big Data in Education

Welcome Resistance to Change

The Middle Class is Steadily Eroding. Just Ask the Business World

Leadership Reading

Becoming and Being a Competent Leader

Women and Leadership

15 Tips to Making Your One-on-One Meetings Worth Your While

Eight Things Successful People Do

30 January 2014

What Is Succession Planning?

What Drives Success?

First-Year Teacher: Four Things That Prepared Me For My Job

TED Talks 2014: The Line-up Revealed

Two Giants of Online Learning Discuss the Future of Education

The Hidden Costs of Blended Learning

NJ Middle School Students Design App to Encourage Girls in STEM

CEOs Seek Better Internet Access in Classrooms

Successful Hour of Code Computer Tutorials Prompt Effort To Change School Policies

Online Schools Prove Tough Rivals In Quest for Students, Funds

Effective Classroom Observations

Connecting School Children to the Real World

Mindhacking: Finding Serenity in a Tech-Obsessed World

An Antidote to Mindlessness

Become the Supreme Commander of Your Mind: How To Effectively Manage Your Attention

What Percentage of Your Brain Do You Use?

How Much Time Have You Wasted on Facebook?

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon

Stop Trying To Make Your Kid Happy and Other Radical Insights

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How America Gives: Exploring Philanthropy in Your State, City, and Neighborhood

A Push For French in Schools From the France

Teacher Shares Enthusiasm for Chess

Connecting Writing and Media to Science

The Fat Lady Is Still Singing

Five Things You Need to Know About Opera Before This Super Bowl

Shelter from the Storm: Overnight at School

100 Most Powerful in NJ Business

28 January 2014

Training The Brain To Listen

Snow Days Become Cyber-Days

Are Your Students Engaged? Don't Be So Sure

Exercise and Learning: Recent Studies Strengthen the Connection

It's Time For Teachers to Wake Up to Neuromyths

The Textbook Is Still A Great Learning Tool

American Math Texts Are More Challenging But South Korean Students Score Higher

20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students

Character Should Be An Integrated Element of Education

Six Way to Empower Your Employees With Your Transformational Leadership

Sam Berns' Courage Offers Four Lessons in Leadership

Leading for the Future

Secrets For Leadership Success

Your Leadership Motivation Starts Within

Special Leaders for Special Times

Leadership Has To Be Earned

10 Things That Will Disqualify You From Leadership

Transformative Leadership and Change Realization

Answering Behavioral Leadership Questions

Daily Leadership Behaviors That Inspire Motivation

The Swiss Army Knife of B2B Thought Leaders: 24 Tools You Can't Do Without

The Career Building Benefits of Lifelong Learning

How To Find and Activate Your Best Potential Advocates

Google Calendar Privacy Flaw

Four Steps To A Positive Classroom Community

Preschool Daily Schedule

Eight Picture Books That Make Us Want To Be Kids Again

Cold Prevention and Treatment: What Really Works

Weird Things Sugar is Doing to Your Body

Seven Surprising Reasons to Give Up Sugar

Wearable Book Lets Readers Feel Character Emotions Via Sensor

Understanding Your Digital Footprint

Learning By Making Is More Humane

Five Health Tools for School Nurses

Letting Kids Serve Themselves May Be Worth the Mess

Don't Start a Design Project With a Final Product in Mind

Five Reasons You Should Be Teaching Digital Citizenship

Creating a Learner-Friendly Online Course

Seven Ways To Prepare Teachers for Blended Learning

Six Blended Learning Models and Platforms

Flipping Classrooms with Homework at School and Lessons at Home

Five Tips for Flipping Your PBL Classroom

Exploring the Classroom of the Future

Five Best iPad Presentation Apps for Teachers and Students

Seven Futurist Trend Predictions for 2014

Dartmouth Joins Online Learning Platform

Cheat Codes to Intelligence

George Orwell's Five Greatest Essays

The Elements of Language: What We Are Using in Place of Levels

Morristown-Beard Sports in the News

Day Schools Seen Reaping Savings

South Jersey Day Schools Offer Generous Aid

NJ Man Admits Six-Figure Theft From Youth Football Fund

NJ Companies Have Slight Edge in Number of Women on Corporate Boards

20 January 2014

Seven Transformational Concepts in 21st Century Learning

Year-Round Schooling: How It Affects Students

The Eight Archetypes of Leadership

We Didn't Eat the Marshmallow. The Marshmallow Ate Us

Motivating Your Students to Succeed

Teach Kids to Daydream

Why Do Schools Sideline Religious Education?

Are Women Really Better At Learning Languages?

Baby Talk Study: One-on-One Builds Language Skills Quickly

Salman Khan

The Definition of the Flipped Classroom

10 Ways To Get Students Excited About Reading

Student: Novel Reading Generates Sustained Boost in Student Brain Activity

Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better

Stop Basing Pay on Performance Reviews

Breathing In vs. Spacing Out

Are You a Credible Technology Leader?!saglt

Offline Over the Weekend? Read All the Tech News Here

2020 Vision: Outlook for Online Learning in 2014 and Way Beyond

Five Best Practices for Online Learning

New Study Casts Doubts on Effectiveness of Drug Testing Students

Sexting and Teens

Later School Start Time Linked to Improved Sleep and Mood in Teens

Beyond the Comfort Zone: Teaching Independent Thinking

11 Note-Taking Tips for the Digital Classroom

Top iPad Apps for ESL Students,0,2183468.story#axzz2qyudI5YM

iPads Are Not Enough: Teaching Students How Computers Work

A Simple Way for Teachers to Make Apps

Nine Online Tools Teachers Can Use to Help Students Succeed

How Online Learning is Changing the Way We Define Students

Excellent Classroom Poster on How to Cite References from the Internet

Three Useful Tools for Math Educators

Multiple Modes of Expression

Engaging with E-Books Can Aid Children's Literacy Skills Study Finds

NY to Open More High Schools Like P-TECH

Why We Need Social Media Curriculum in Schools

A Dog Being Used to Teach Basic Social Skills

Why Collaboration and Communication Matter

Controversy Plagues School Mental Health Screening

The Vicious Cycle of Income Inequality,23LTB,5PBARD,7KR2J,1

Pushy Parents Have Become the Perfect Bogeymen

Seven Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children from Growing into Leaders

Does A New England College's Move to Online Cheapen It or Ensure Its Survival?

Diane Ravitch's Ideas on School Policy Are Worth Listening To, Even If You Disagree

More Reforms Needed of Federal Education Loans to Parents

It's Time to Eliminate Exploding Job Offers (admissions offers?)

Can Education Save the Eroding Middle Class?

What Role Do Hunches Play in Professional Learning Communities?

NJ Closer to Required Social Media Course (for public schools)

Four Core Values Every Organization Should Have,0,2203529.story#axzz2qOyOmFP2

US Charitable Giving Increased 13%

Charter School Fight in NY

High School Honors Classes: Elitist or Not?

Meditation Transforms Some San Francisco Schools

Responding to Tragedy: Resources for Educators

Kindergarten Should Focus on More Advanced Work, Not Basics, Research Shows

Never Mind the Resume. How Hot is the CEO?

The Financial Benefits of Being Beautiful

Leading Your “Village" to Strategic Success

We Need Leaders Who Listen and Unite

School Safety Response

The Futurists Magazine's Top Ten Forecasts for 2014 and Beyond

Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 1/13/14!sJypf

Update on Tech News

Technology is Not Driving Us Apart After All

Six Core Strengths for Healthy Child Development

NJ Nonpublic Sports News—Boys

NJ Nonpublic Sports News—Girls

12 January 2014

Why I'm Not Afraid of Dying

Flipped Classroom: The Movie

10 Innovative Ways to Bring STEM to Schools

Using the Arts to Spark Learning

Beyond the Comfort Zone: Building Independent Thinking

Is Your School Leadership Style…Outdated?

The Great Boss As Visionary Leader

Encouraging Teacher Leaders

Avoiding Demographic Cliques Makes for Stronger Teams

Leadership Guide for Students

Students of Color Don't Apply to Top Schools But They Should

Reinventing the One-Room Schoolhouse

Tech's Gender and Race Gap Starts in High School

Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 6 January 2014

What's Ahead for Education in 2014

2014 Best of CES Awards

CES 2014

Vision: Outlook for Online Learning in 2014 and Way Beyond

Why You Should Invest in the Future of Immersive Technology Now

Tech Tools for Administrators

25 Manners Every Kid Needs By Age 9 (written by David Lowry)

The Open Office Trap

The Montessori Mafia (May be an old article, but good for recruiting)

Eight Violations for School In Wake of Lab Fire (Read regarding science lab safety and chemical storage)

Administration Urges Restraint in Expulsion for School Discipline

Vineland School District Creates School Bus Safety Video After Death of Student

Tax Watch. Could this happen in NJ?

100+ Influential Learning Professional Worth Following

Top Five Emotional Intelligence Moments of 2013

Thomas Friedman: If I Had a Hammar

Goodnight. Sleep. Clean

Doane Academy Sports in the News

Nonpublic Sports News

7 January 2014

Snowbound Children? Give Them a Video Camera and Let Them Entire White House Film Festival. Deadline 29 January

Tips for Educating African-American and Latino Students

Tough Lessons For Teachers of Color

Ideas at Work: Tapping the Power of Diversity

Solving Problems For Read World, Using Design

What Is Your 2014 Summer Learning Plan?

Seven Types of Projects That Foster Powerful Learning

Project-Based Learning vs Problem-Based Learning

What's Our Vision for the Future of Learning?

The Case for Nagging Kids About Their Homework

10 Ways to Start the New Year Right at Work

How Long Does It Take To Form a New Habit

Educational Change in the New Year

Future Forecasts That Will Change the World

Technology Issues and Finances

Can Technology Cultivate Social Capital?

What Does WhisperCast Mean for Schools?

Eight Exciting Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning Approaches That Teachers Are Embracing in 2014

Federal Learning Registry

The Online Education Revolution Drifts Off Course!rGwLw

YouTube: A Hidden Gem of Online Education and Source for Marketing

Computers Jump to the Head of the Class

Innovation Update: 3D Digital Technology Finds Its Place in the Classroom, and It's Eye-Popping

Why We're Learning Coding in 6th Grade Writing Class

Students Owning Their Learning: A Story of Two Schools

Creating Learning Environments

How To Create Cheat-Free Classrooms

Shifting Views: Exploring The Potential For Technology Integration in Early Childhood Education Programs

Mission Possible: Helping Schools with a High Quality Educational Experience

Lexical Distance Among Languages of Europe

Delightful Obsolete Words to Revive

Common Sense School Leadership

Five New Year's Resolutions Every Leader Should Make

Leadership: On Going to the Front Lines

The Keys to Leadership: Your Brain and My Grandmother

Leadership: Can You Be Too Nice?

Leadership: The Great Boss as a Visionary Leader

Leadership: Take Teams from Low to High Trust

Use Language to Shape a Creative Culture

The Brain in Exquisite Detail

How Regular Exercise Helps You Balance Work and Family

What One Urban School District Can Teach About Stress Reduction

Eight Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

Flipped Learning Makes Teachers More Valuable

Child Development 101: Eight Key Things About How Kids Learn

Using Pretend vs Real Tools in Preschool

The Dangerous Myth of Reinvention

Six Fundamentals That Can Make You a Better Manager in 2014

How Scarcity Mentally Affects Our Thinking and Behavior

How Language Seems to Shape Ones View of the World

UDIO: A Tech Platform for Students with Reading Disabilities

Mercersburg Academy in Central PA Receives $100 Million Gift

Extreme Homework (written by one of my former students!)

Zero Tolerance, Reconsidered

In Praise of Offline Slow Reading

Weighing Advantages of Private, Public Schools

Virginia Tech Fined $5,000 For Safety Law Breach Related to 2007 Massacre

When Private Firms Run Schools, Financial Secrecy is Allowed

Blue Light Impairs Student Sleep

No Gossip Ruling Violates NLRA

3 January 2014

Make 2014 The Year Your Kids Play

Six Top Education Issues of 2013: A Year in Review

Achieve Your Goals in 2014: Here's Research That Can Help

Habits of Mind: Help in Realizing Your Resolutions!

Resources for Problem-Solving and 21st Century Skills

Eight Characteristics of Effective School Leaders

Building a Perfect School

Classrooms Receive Major Upgrades Thanks to New Digital Tools

Grant Wiggins on Final Exams vs Projects

Why Students Do Better Overseas

Finland vs America: An American Teacher Goes Inside Finnish Schools and Compares Math Teaching

Schools Overload Pupils with Homework

The Future of Education: 10 Trends to Watch

America's New Elite Ivies

Getting Out of Discount Game, Small Colleges Lower the Price

A for Athletes But Charges of Fraud at UNC

What Happened to Downtime and the Extinction of Deep Thinking and Sacred Space

Reading Human Emotions

The 20 Most Popular TED Talks 2013

Innovative Educators (Gets better. Slow start, IMO)

Book Review: The Smartest Kids in the World

Can A Fruitfly Help Explain Autism?

Challenging Racism and the Problem with White Allies

Five Simple Steps to a Better 2014

The 16 Habits of Exuberant Human Beings

Child Prodigies of 2013

10 Mister Roger's Quotes to Remember on a Bad Day

10 Quotes to Inspire the Best Year Ever

Transforming Education: The One Thing I'd Change in 2014

Writing Scaffolds To Meet Diverse Learning Needs

Choosing the Right USB Microscope for Your Classroom

A Window Into the Classroom

25 Game-Changing Trends That Make Disruption and Opportunity

Emerging Education: Technology's Greatest Hits of 2013 Marking a Year of Transition

Ten Technology Predictions for 2014

Teacher-to-Teacher: Seven Strategies for Integrating Technology

Top Ed-Tech Stories of 2013

Tech Trends: Predicting the Future of Technology

Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

Gibbon: Peer-to-Peer Online Learning

The 27 Best Google Hangouts for Educators

Top 100 Twitter Tools for Teachers

10 Websites that Will Make You Smarter, More Interesting, and More Marketable Without Spending a Lot of Money

Some NJAIS Schools to Watch for Boys Basketball

Some NJAIS Schools to Watch for Girls Basketball

Some NJAIS Schools to Watch for Boys Ice Hockey

Some NJAIS Schools to Watch for Girls Ice Hockey

22 December 2013

Our Top Teaching and Learning Articles in 2013

The Thought Leader

10 Painless Ways Trustees Can Help Fundraise Without Asking For Money

Middlebury Board of Trustees Revises Governance Structure

22 Quotes on Generosity

Education Isn't Broken, Our Country Is

Pakistan's 'Ghost Schools' Threaten Next Generation

When Minority Students Attend Elite Private Schools

The Challenge of Being Poor At America's Richest Colleges

Leadership Is About Emotion

When You Criticize Someone You Make It Harder For Them to Change

The Toughest Leadership Job of All (Yes, it is in education!)

Doing Less, Leading More

The Eight Archetypes of Leadership

Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings On Track

Learning Science and Math By Doing--Bet some NJAIS schools could contribute to this

This Is Your Brain on Gluten

Four Frighteningly Ambitious Education Experiments for 2014

List of Free Entrepreneurship Online Courses from Stanford University

What is Social Learning and Does It Work?

New Research: Rituals Make Us Value Things More

OED Birthday Words

The Classroom Can Become Truly Universal Thanks to the Internet

Steps for Improving Learning Outcomes With Technology

How Technology Helps and Hinders Education

Three Non-Traditional Ways to Use Presentation Software

Survey Finds Blended Learning Programs Outpace Online Programs

IBM Revelas Its Top Five Predictions for the Next Five Years

The Age of Surprise: Predicting the Future of Technology

Nine Technologies that Matter in 2014

The Promise and Pitfalls of Connected Classrooms

The Big Lie of Strategic Planning,0,389887.story#axzz2oESR5EfE

Travel is the Best Medicine, Study Finds

Kent Place in the News

16 December 2013!

Applying the 40/40/40 Principle in Your Classroom

15 Time Management Tips Every Connected Educator Should Know

NJ Women Earn Less Than Men

How To Prevent Kids From Smoking

Recognizing Depression in Teens

Getting Into College and Paying For It

Men Take Computer Science; Women Take Cooking Classes

STEM Article

3D Printing in the Classroom

How to Use Technology In Education

A Classroom Teacher Talks About Technology

As Technology Transforms Higher Ed, New Types of Credentials Will Show Us What Students Have Learned

Setting Tech Goals for the New Year

How to Stop the Revolving Door of Teachers and Principals at Charter Schools

Blue Light May Impede Student Sleep, Study Says

Why It's (Long Past) Time for Social and Emotional Learning

What Does the 'Hour of Code' Really Look Like in a K-12 School?

USA Approach to Student Data Threatens Privacy, Study Says

ALICE Training for Schools Grew Out of Mounting Casualties in Columbine

Many College Presidents Make $1 Million

I am a Teacher With Really Bad Handwriting

The Tablet Magazine Ship Is Sinking Fast

15 December 2013

Americans Say They Still Love Their Libraries Even If They Are Not Using Them As Much

Ten Tips On Becoming Fearless

Classroom Management: Stop Lecturing Students and Lower Your Stress

11 Facts About Music Education

Creative Ways to Bring Music Into Any School

Leaked: Harvard's Grading Rubric

Formula for Happiness

Top Students at Community Colleges To Have Chance to Raise Ambitions

Unbundled: Reimagining Higher Education

The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder

Even Gifted Students Can't Keep Up

Carol Dweck on Women and Science

The Daughter Theory!pX3MH

Seven Digital Nomads Explain How They Live, Work, and Travel Anywhere in the World

In Digital Age, Schools That Succeed Are Schools That Connect

School Choice: Education Savings Accounts

Education and Technology News

The Focused Leader

Saving Your Rookie Managers From Themselves

13 December 2013

Classroom Management

More States Are Collecting and Using Student Data to Improve Education (Good for compliance with Accreditation Standard Criterion #13)

Schools Seek to Encourage More Girls in STEM,0,4509355.story

Chicago Public School Unveils Curriculum for African-American Studies

From DC to Johannesburg, A Teacher Confronts Pasts of Profound Racial Inequality

Yes, Santa Can Be Black

How To Grow a Farm Team for Leadership

Seven Reasons Employees Don't Trust Their Leaders

The Focused Leader

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

Seven Stressful Things To Start Ignoring

The Science of Spiritual Care

Teaching Algebra: The Way to a Student's Heart

Teachers: How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change

Six Ways to Honor the Learning Process

Excellent Podcast on Flipping and the Role of Technology in Learning

Schooled: The Flipped Classroom

Mobile Devices Are Altering Students' Reading Experiences

Five Easy Tips to Use Mobile Learning in Classroom Training

Seven Reasons NOT to Buy Your Child an iPad For the Holidays

The Allure of Print Books

Teaching In High Gear: THe Classroom Coach

Most Effective Teacher Preparation Tips

Six Types of Digital Content Sharers: Which One Are You?

Getting Into College And Paying For It

The Berkeley Model

The Impact of A Liberal Arts Education

After Setbacks, Online Courses Are Rethought

Online Learning and Its Impact On Today's Generation

Getting Organized with Evernote

Five Technology Trends that Will Reset IT in 2014

O.E.C.D. Warns West on Education Gaps

Agricultural Education Takes Root in Valley Schools

Fun With Genetic Engineering: Why Letting Students Tinker With Micro-Organisms Is Good For Education and Society

An English Teacher Writes About Being a Writer and Teacher-Leader

Video Modeling for Pre-School Students

LI School District Spends Thousands On Security After Sandy Hook

School Security

Newtown Massacre Prompts Heightened Vigilance Inside Schools and Elsewhere

A School Shooting About Every Two Weeks Since Newtown

Teens Knowledge of Family History a Sign of Social-Emotional Health

An Hour of Code In the Classroom

Meningitis Outbreak Strikes Two Universities

These Eight Inspirational People Will Change the Way You Think About Aspergers and Autism

St. Peter's Prep Sports in the News

Pingry Sports in the News

11 December 2013

Math is Incredibly Beautiful and We've Found the Video to Prove It

Why Says Math Has To Be Boring?

Deep Shame and the Courage to Be Vulnerable

A Boy Helps A Town Heal

The Lost Art of Conversation and Connection

Between Pigs and Anchovies: Where Humans Rank on the Food Chain


Who Belongs in the Lower Middle Class and Why Does It Matter

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

30 People Under 30 Saving the World!

The Key to Helping High School Entrepreneurs

How To Stop Worrying About College Rejection

NJ Officials Shocked at Conditions at Various Public Schools

Bullying Incidents in NJ Public Schools Across the State

New Reality: Social Media Monitoring!pzzm7

How To Cure Stage Fright: The Science Behind Public Speaking

Why Classrooms Should be Places for Second Chances

Updating our Recipes for Learning

Student Perspective: What Makes an Engaging Lesson?

Characteristics of An Ideal School

London School of Marketing Ex;pores the "Massive" Opportunity in Online Education

10 Tech Trends You Will See in 2014

Setting Technology Goals for the New Year

24 Education Apps That Could Boost Kids' Schooling

Seven Excellent Free Blended Learning Resources: Understanding the Whys and Hows of Mixed-Mode Instruction

50+ Ways to Use Twitter in Your Classroom

Five Ways To Make Class Discussions More Exciting

Solving the Conundrum of Multiple-Choice Tests

Seven Ways Parents Can Manage Holiday Stress, From Tufts Child Development Expert

This Holiday Season, Get the Kids Books (No Batteries Required)

To Get Kids Exercising, Schools Become Creative

With Modern Makeovers, American Libraries Are Branching Out

Message to Tween Girls: Do Anything, Just Be Attractive

Uptalk. Linguists Say It's Not Just So Cal Valley Talk Anymore

Nailed It: Ad Calls Out Five Ridiculous Double Standards Women Face in Less Than 60 Seconds

Barnard Poetry Slam

Are You More Boomer Or Millennial?

Tips From 25 Years of Fathering

21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On a Daily Basis

The Trouble with Snooze Alarms

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