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Advice for parents and teachers to become allies in education. A whole-child approach to parenting and teaching that provides every child with a consistent balance of leadership, love, laughter, and learning.

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Advice and Inspiration from a Retiring Teacher School Fun, Middle School, Failing School, Self Efficacy, School Routines, Great Schools, Precious Children, Education System, New Teachers

Advice and Inspiration from a Retiring Teacher

(Although the COVID-19 pandemic has colored every aspect of education as we once knew it and will continue to alter the typical school routine for some time afterward, I wrote the following article…

For the Bane and Enlightening of Humankind: Exploring the Similarities Between the HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 Pandemics Angsty Teen, Make Meaning, Soft Palate, Hiv Aids, Affect Me, Out Of Touch, Freshman Year, Core Values, Inspirational Books

For the Bane and Enlightening of Humankind: Exploring the Similarities Between the HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 Pandemics

During my freshman year at Boston University in 1982, neither I nor any of my fellow acting majors had heard of AIDS. I was newly out and proud, but I couldn’t have been more out of touch or apolit…

Ace that Teaching Job Interview: 10 Questions You’ll Definitely Be Asked (Edutopia featured article)

Ace that Teaching Job Interview: 10 Questions You’ll Definitely Be Asked (Edutopia featured article)

Congratulations! You’ve gotten an interview appointment for a teaching position at a new school—or possibly for a different position at your current school. This is an important first step, but th…

Teaching the Benefit Mindset: Moving Empathy, Inclusion, and Altruism to the Forefront of Education Social Emotional Development, Judging Others, Mindset, Benefit, Leadership, Teaching, Education, Learning, Educational Illustrations

Benefit Mindset

Teaching the Benefit Mindset: Moving Empathy, Inclusion, and Altruism to the Forefront of Education [Robert Ward] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Student wellbeing and social-emotional development are essential to academic achievement—but these are only a beginning. Infusing learning with personal passion and compelling purpose that considers the needs of others is at the heart of the benefit mindset

Teaching the Benefit Mindset: Moving Empathy, Inclusion, and Altruism to the Forefront of Education Social Emotional Development, Book Study, Real Simple, Growth Mindset, Benefit, Leadership, Encouragement, Teaching, Education

Teaching the Benefit Mindset: Moving Empathy, Inclusion, and Altruism to the Forefront of Education

Teaching the Benefit Mindset: Moving Empathy, Inclusion, and Altruism to the Forefront of Education [Ward, Robert] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Teaching the Benefit Mindset: Moving Empathy, Inclusion, and Altruism to the Forefront of Education

Shouldn’t every parent be a teacher’s greatest asset and ally in nurturing and educating all students? Shouldn’t every teacher actively include and empath Education Today, Free Kindle Books, Professional Development, Student Learning, Teaching English, Middle School, Leadership, Parents, Students

Talented Teachers, Empowered Parents, Successful Students!: Classroom Strategies for Including All Families as Allies in Education

Talented Teachers, Empowered Parents, Successful Students!: Classroom Strategies for Including All Families as Allies in Education [Ward, Robert] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Talented Teachers, Empowered Parents, Successful Students!: Classroom Strategies for Including All Families as Allies in Education

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Reaching the Whole Child by Teaching Whole-Class Novels: Indispensable Advice from an ELA Expert

Amazon.com: Reaching the Whole Child by Teaching Whole-Class Novels: Indispensable Advice from an ELA Expert (9781688980396): Ward, Robert: Books

Valuing Critical Thinking in Teachers: Advocating for Educator Voice and Choice

Valuing Critical Thinking in Teachers: Advocating for Educator Voice and Choice

One of modern education’s top goals has been to imbue our students with critical thinking skills. We do not want to be merely educating sheep. Yet heaven forbid teachers themselves think critically…

11 Questions You’ll Be Asked at a Teaching Interview Commonly asked interview questions you can anticipate—plus tips and links to resources you can tap as you polish your answers. 11 Questions You’ll Be Asked at a Teaching Interview Commonly Asked Interview Questions, Job Interview Questions, Job Interview Tips, Teaching Interview, Teaching Career, Teacher Interviews, Job Interviews, Teaching Resources, Differentiated Instruction Strategies

11 Questions You’ll Be Asked at a Teaching Interview

Commonly asked interview questions you can anticipate—plus tips and links to resources you can tap as you polish your answers.

Educator Autonomy: Honoring Teacher Input Leads to Investment and Innovation Self Efficacy, Effective Teaching, Teaching Techniques, Learning Environments, Professional Development, Innovation, Investing, Teacher, Education

Educator Autonomy: Honoring Teacher Input Leads to Investment and Innovation

It’s a shame whenever an educator—especially one who has just learned an exciting, effective teaching technique they know their students will love and benefit from—suddenly pauses and thinks:…

Teaching Whole-Class Novels: New Book Available Now Honor Student, Independent Reading, Literacy Skills, New Books, Leadership, Laughter, Novels, Parenting, Advice

Teaching Whole-Class Novels: New Book Available Now

There’s room and reason to teach whole-class novels, right along with honoring student independent reading choice. ELA expert Robert Ward explains how to do both, as he shares three decades of succ…

Learning Mindsets and the Whole Child: The Fixed, Growth, and Benefit Mindset Pay It Forward, Attitude Of Gratitude, Growth Mindset, Benefit, Leadership, Appreciation, Laughter, Acting, Thankful

Benefit Mindset

Do we really need another learning mindset? Carol Dweck's fixed and growth mindset theories have revolutionized the way we teach students to approach their learning. Yet we must not forget that education used to be solely focused on measurable outcomes and the "what" of learning. Unfortunately, in some schools and classrooms, this rigid definition of…

From the archives: An evidence-based program teaches mindfulness to educators. Research suggests it can reduce their stress and improve their teaching. Teaching College Students, Teaching Special Education, Teaching Kindergarten, Art Education, Elementary Teaching, Education Quotes, Religious Education, Mindfulness For Teachers, Mindfulness In Schools

Practicing Presence and Daily Mindfulness for Teachers

Use these eight words when practicing mindfulness in the classroom and remembering the importance of presence for teachers: Patience Relaxation Empathy Serenity Engagement Non-judgment Centeredness…

10 Ways to Avoid Benefit Mindset Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Compassion Fatigue, Mindset, Benefit, Teaching, Learning, Education, Tutorials

10 Ways to Avoid Benefit Mindset Burnout and Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue can occur when our expressions of empathy and our acts of altruism begin to have a negative effect on our lives. A crucial component of living the benefit mindset is that in orde…

A Benefit Mindset Helps Students Overcome Trauma (Education Week featured article) Education Week, Special Education, Trust In Relationships, Agent Of Change, Feature Article, Try To Remember, Latest Books, Experiential

A Benefit Mindset Helps Students Overcome Trauma (Education Week featured article)

Every student benefits from curriculum and assignments that take them outside of themselves and their own personal (and perhaps painful) worlds. How can anyone say they’re only interested in a narr…

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Robert Ward

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