Stress has a story shaped by science, news and popular culture. Here’s the narrative in ...
“You’re so smart!” “You’re so creative!” “You’re so… [insert convenient, but possibly damaging description here]” ...
Marisa wiped the sweat off her brow and jogged over to join the rest of ...
Stress has a story shaped by science, news and popular culture. Here’s the narrative in a nutshell: stress is bad, very bad; we should do everything in our power to live stress-free lives. Unfortunately, the underlying story of stress is skewed. In fact, there is another body of research revealing that stress can actually enhance… Read more!
Phil waited for his friend, Daz, or actually hid out so that he could execute his trademark “crusher” move… until Dazzling Daz pleaded for mercy. That was Daz’s pro wrestling name when he and Phil The Crusher would watch WWE Smackdown, then pretend they were pro wrestlers. The crusher move happened when Phil brought his… Read more!
Join Chief Storyteller, Renee Jain, chatting with Transformational Coach, Elena Aguilar, about the “Slow Schools” movement. Elena says,”A Slow Schools Movement would offer a parallel paradigm shift — an approach where we’d intentionally, mindfully work on one project at a time, one goal, or one initiative. We could work hard and focused, with urgency and… Read more!
As a follow up to our latest post on praise, Renee Jain, talks about research-based alternatives to saying “good job” to your kids. If you’re a good-job junkie, you’ll want to check out this video!
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” William Butler Yeats A little bit about our expert: Joe Hirsch has taught lower and middle school students at Akiba Academy of Dallas since 2006. He developed curricula for and facilitated Yeshiva University’s online certificate program in differentiated instruction, and received… Read more!
“You’re so smart!” “You’re so creative!” “You’re so… [insert convenient, but possibly damaging description here]” The other day during a frantic scramble to get my 1-year-old to music class, I watched her perform her latest trick — slipping into her little gym shoes and tightening the Velcro straps all by herself. She then stared at… Read more!