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Maya Thiagarajan
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Must-Read books for Educators: Here's a great list of what's on my bookshelf!
BOOKS EVERY TEACHER MUST READ!
BOOKS EVERY TEACHER MUST READ!
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BOOKS EVERY TEACHER MUST READ!
On Reading: The Book Whisperer , by Donalyn Miller Reading in the Wild, by Donalyn Miller Book Love , by Penny Kittle Proust and the Squid:   The Story and Science of the Reading Brain, by Maryanne Wolfe (brilliant
and beautiful, but more complex than the t...
BOOKS EVERY TEACHER MUST READ!
BOOKS EVERY TEACHER MUST READ!
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And the real culprit is...overstimulation
Bleary eyed. Heads down on their desks. Yawns. Why are these kids always so tired? Everyday, my students walk into class looking exhausted. When I ask them how they're doing, invariably the response I get is, "I'm so tired." And increasingly, kids tell me t...
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What Does It Take To Be A Great Teacher?
So what really makes a great teacher? Last year, I asked my graduating class this question and their reply was interesting: great teachers are ones who care about students. And this, to me, I think is the most important and rewarding part of teaching. Great...
What Does It Take To Be A Great Teacher?
What Does It Take To Be A Great Teacher?
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What can one book, one child, one teacher do?
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WHAT TEACHERS IN SINGAPORE KNOW: 5 LESSONS
Here's a blog post that I recently wrote for Ed Week's Global Learning section. I hope you enjoy it! And a taster extract: Lesson #1:  Lesson #1: Educators don't need to accommodate short attention spans; we need to train kids to extend their attention span...
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And just like that, the summer's over. What are your 'back to school' resolutions for your family?
5 Back To School Resolutions
5 Back To School Resolutions
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