All Blog Posts Tagged 'success' (11)

Self-Regulation Skills and School Readiness



Research continues to show that self-regulation skills are critical for success in many areas. Self-regulation is the set of skills…
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Added by Brad Chapin on February 17, 2013 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Failure needs to be a Choice, but not the Destination

I've been thinking quite a bit over this subject of failure and the fear

that absolutely paralyzes out of action. This is is true in many areas of life, though I see it rather prevalent within the context of teaching and especially learning.…

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Added by Dave Eveland on February 5, 2013 at 9:29am — 3 Comments

The Learning Tour of PISA

The word of education is awash with data – particularly testing results. While I personally have significant reservations about both the use and usefulness of much of this data, due to a combination of   the harm it can do to students, teachers, parents and schools as well as the often unsound assumptions upon which it is based, it has to be acknowledged that not everyone shares my views.  However, I will  put my concerns aside  for the moment and share this video explaining the biggest…

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Added by nevbar1 on July 31, 2011 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

John Wooden's Corner

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.
John Wooden - the man, his accomplishments, his life, and his legacy - is a gift to teachers trying to help students reach their full potential. By bringing John Wooden into the classroom teachers will have an amazing opportunity to give your students glimpses into the type of character and virtues that need to be present in their lives. For that matter, students can… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on August 22, 2010 at 8:42pm — No Comments

A Hero Has Died, Let's Learn From His Life - John Wooden

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.
What an amazing man. What an amazing life. What an amazing example to our young people.


John Wooden, the legendary Wizard of Westwood, died today, June 4, 2010. He was born in 1910, and in his 99 years on earth he found his purpose, lived it to the fullest, and left a lasting…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on June 4, 2010 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Does your brain lie to you? (6 lessons for students)

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network

Recently I had the opportunity to spend 45 minutes addressing the 10th and 11th grade students at Estill County High School in Irvine, Kentucky. The topic of my address was Does Your Brain Lie to You (and do you believe it)? I thought that some of the ideas from that address might be ideas that teachers… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on May 16, 2010 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Do We Trust Our Classroom Teachers?


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Added by Amanda Kenuam on April 5, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Students can learn from THE HOLE

This post was originally on The Freshman Transition…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on March 10, 2010 at 7:33pm — No Comments

Success Prep Conferences - guiding freshmen into the future

This post was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.



"If only someone had told me that when I was a freshman!"



What a sad statement to hear coming from a high school senior. High school is all about choices. As educators we must take every opportunity to help students and parents make better informed choices early on in their high school careers.



I would like to a recommend a model for doing… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on February 24, 2010 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Recommended Books for Teachers

This blog was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.



Here are some great books to consider reading and/or sharing with your students.


Over the years I have been amazed by the number of educators who don't read books related to our field. We recognize the importance of our students reading but then overlook how important it is for us. Perhaps part of the reason is that many books on…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on February 16, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

To Parents with Love...

Cross posted on educatorslog.in



It is dreadful when we hear of children choosing to take their own lives. This is about suicides committed by young children, usually in their teens. How would you as a parent feel when you read about such an act been committed? Does it not conjure up images of the goings on in that family? Most of the times it is human interactions that are in question. The first reaction is shock, followed by sympathy. Then we… Continue

Added by Varnika Kapoor on May 13, 2008 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

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