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16 February 2018

Black History Month: Resource Guide for Educators and Families

28 Days, 28 Films for Black History Month

Three Books to Help You Understand Millennials and Beyond

529 Plans: What We Know Now

The Education Department Says It Won’t Act on Transgender Student Bathroom Access

The Gap Between the Science on Kids and Reading, and How It is Taught

Want to Learn Almost Anything in Five Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here’s How

What Do Asthma, Heart Disease, and Cancer Have in Common? Maybe It’s Childhood Trauma

School Bans Student Having Planned Parenthood Sticker

Court Upholds $41 Million Verdict in Tick Bite Case

Is it Tattling or Telling: How to Teach Your Kids When to Report a Broken Rule

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

The Key to Raising a Happy Child

The Stories That Bind Us

Yale’s Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness

How to Help Anxious Kids in Social Situations

Children and Anxiety: Signs and How to Help

Under Pressure: Anxiety on Campus

What Makes Kids Picky Eaters and What May Help Them Get Over It

How to Discipline Toddlers

Teaching Kids About Boundaries

Problem Behaviors in Preschoolers

Boys Will Be…The Boys We Raise

Every Great TED Speaker Uses These Writing Techniques

Why the Best Leaders Delegate and Outsource

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look For These Five Signs

There are Four Types of Problem Solvers. Knowing Which You Are Will Make You More Successful

What Will You Give Up for Lent?

A Head of School’s 14 Tips on Interview Etiquette

NY Nonprofits Must Disclose Large Donors, Court Rules

How to Let Go at the End of the Workday

If You’re So Successful, Why Are You Still Working 70 Hours a Week?

What Mentors Wish Their Mentees Knew

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15 February 2018

Helping Children Cope After Frightening News

Talking to Children About Tragedies and Other News Events

Helping Kids After a Shooting

Children and the News

Explaining the News to Our Kids

7 February 2018

Canary in a Coal Mine

10 Reasons Why Today’s Teens Are So Anxious

More College Students Seem to be Majoring in Perfectionism

Perfectionism Among Teens is Rampant (and We’re Not Helping!)

How Cyberbullies Overtly and Covertly Target Their Victims

Cyber Safety: Five Ways to Deal with Cyberbullying

What To Do If Your Child is Being Bullied

Here’s the Science Behind Why Teenagers Make Such Bad Decisions

Seton Hall University Under Scrutiny by South Orange for More Revenue

A Venture Capitalist Uses Philanthropy to Reimagine Education

Fostering Exploration and Excellence in 21st Century Schools

Exploring Strengths-Based Learning

Encourage Children to Play

Why is Preschool Important?

Six Major Benefits of Blended Learning

What are Your Teaching Fundamentals?

The Emotional Weight of Being Graded

How to Unlearn Limiting Mindsets to Become the Best Version of Yourself

Harvard Research Reveals the One Thing You Need to Reach Your Greatest Leadership Potential

How to Increase Emotional Intelligence: Five Powerful Secrets

Due Diligence: Why You Should Assess a Leader’s Capacity for Critical Thinking and Judgment

Five Signs That Instantly Identify Someone with Bad Leadership Skills

Science Says this is the Simplest Way to Remember What You Read

14 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do in Times of High Stress

Teachers Who Stay Connected Teach Longer

Online Teacher Training for Active Shooters in Schools, Courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security

NJ Layoffs

Cellphones and the Do Not Call Registry

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19 January 2018

School Ban on Calling Pupils “Girls” Because it is Insensitive to Transgender

Murphy Signs Executive Order Ensuring Equal Pay for Women

Pay for Some NY Private School Chiefs Nears $1 Million

Are These the Schools of the Future?

Can Techie Parents Reinvent School For Everyone Or Just Their Rich Kids?

Professors, Teachers Pushing Limits of Tech in Classrooms with VR

Using Quests in Project-Based Learning

How Time Outdoors Can Increase Kids’ Ability to Focus

How Kids Learn Better By Taking Frequent Breaks During the Day

New Study Reveals Why Some People Are More Creative Than Others

Creative Thought Has a Pattern of its Own, Brain Scans Reveal

What Hearing “Yes” Does For Your Child’s Brain

Want Kids Who Can Stand Up for What Life Throws Them? Follow This Simple Advice

The Surprisingly Boring Truth About Millennials and Narcissism

Six Driving of Change That Will Shape 2018 and Beyond

Six K-12 Trends to Watch in 2018

From DACA to DeVoss: Education Predictions for 2018

Based on a True Story: History vs. Hollywood

Repeated Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead to Chronic Brain Damage

NJ Public Schools Ranked in Annual Report

Diversity at the Front of the Classroom Could mean More Diversity Among Future Scientists

Teaching Kids How Battles About Race From 150 Years Ago Mirror Today’s Conflicts

A Wall Street Giant Makes a $75 Million Bet on Academic Philosophy

BlackRock’s Message: Contribute to Society or Risk Losing our Support

Three Emotions That Can Help You Succeed at Your Goals

Why K-12 is Stuffing Lunch Waste

Decisions Are Emotional, Not Logical: The Neuroscience Behind Decision Making

10 Things Great Bosses Do Every Day


11 January 2018

Can Kindness Be Taught

A Roadmap for Building More Diversity in Your International Enrollment

How’re Your International Students Adjusting?

International Collaboration Projects Using Technology

Five Tips for Creating an Inbound Publishing Calendar for Independent Schools

Private Schools Battle Enrollment Declines

What’s the Difference Between Children’s Books in China and the US?

World Language Classes in the US are Finally Useful

How Latin Became the Romance Languages

Science in the Primary School Curriculum

Mind Over Math: Celebrating Mistakes in Math

Three Habits of Innovative K-12 Business Officers

“I Feel Completely In Control”: Stress-Busting Teaching Strategies for 2018

Princeton and Montclair Ranked in Top 30 Safest US College Towns

Just How Racists is Children’s Literature?

Teaching Introverted Students: How a “Quiet Revolutions” is Changing the Classroom

Student Journalists Report on LGBTQ Sex Ed and Cyberbullying

What Teens Wish Their Parents Knew About Social Media

The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life

Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick

Why Creative Women Need to Become the Role Models They Always Wanted

The Challenge of Managing Teacher Texting

Five Employee Handbook Issues to Watch in 2018

For I-9 Worksite Enforcement to Ramp Up in 2018

New Online Giving Site Helps Target Young Alumni

Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans and Now States Are Nervous

Withholding Guidance to Change Following Tax Overhaul

Six Cyber Threats to Worry About in 2018

If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

Strategic Leadership: How Heads Can Add Value to Their Schools and Have Fun at the Same Time

How Do You Know Someone Has the Leadership Skills of the Future?

Google Identifies Seven Characteristics for Success

Three Tips for Developing Your Team’s Emotional Intelligence

Six Tools to Help You Work Remotely in 2018

Special Education Fair Links Families With Resources

Counting Your Way to a College A

Need a Creative Idea in 10 Minutes” Play with the Stuff on Your Desk

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to be More Effective at Work


20 December 2017

EMA’s 2017 Ride to Independent Schools Report

Two Big Search Engine Trends to Watch in 2018 (And Why They Matter to Schools)

Three Education Predictions for 2018

NAIS Trendbook Excerpt: Tuition Increasing as a Percentage of Family Income

What Independent Schools Can Learn from the New Education Models

How to Overcome the Biggest Obstacle to Gratitude

The Futile Resistance Against Classroom Tech

Should High Schools Require Students to Read the Classics?

When Kids Get Their First Cellphones Around the World

Natural Disasters and the Implications of Missing So Much School

Greater Good’s Favorite Books of 2017

Assessment for Project Based Learning

One School’s Foray Into Blended Learning Meet with Early Success

Giving Students’ Empathy Muscles a Workout

Could Stress Help You Find Your Purpose in Life?

Cursive Instruction

How Repealing Net Neutrality Could Affect Schools’ Internet Access

A Beginner’s Guide to Board Retreats: A Staple of Successful Major Gift Programs

A Nobel Prize for Retirement Savers

NYC is Placing Students with Disabilities in Mainstream Classrooms. Do They Actually Feel Included?

NJ Still One of the Healthiest States, Despite Low Physical Activity Score

Seven NJ Laws That May Change Your Life in 2018 (Note: Transgender Law for PUBLIC schools…for now)



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