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Growth Mindset Signs
posted by: Melissa | April 02, 2019, 01:20 pm   

Today's guest post is by AAE member, Paul Larrea.


Taking assessments is always nerve-racking for every student. Students will sometime experience anxiety, freeze up, cry, or develop a fixed mindset such as “I don’t know” or “I’m going to fail.” As a teacher, it is always hard for me to see kids like this. I wanted to find a way to help my students overcome this and to establish a growth mindset. A solution that I came up with is to create growth mindset signs to hold up when my students are taking an assessment for me. This is very popular with all my students. Every time my students enter the classroom on testing day, they ask me “Are you going to hold up your signs, because they work and help me?”

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Weekly News Round-Up for March 29th
posted by: Melissa | March 29, 2019, 03:31 pm   

Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, a candidate courts teachers, proposed budget cuts, more out of Kentucky, and more!

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What Teachers Are Saying About the Four-Day School Week
posted by: Melissa | March 27, 2019, 09:03 am   

Across the country, more and more schools and districts are moving from a five-day school week to a four-day school week. The movement started in rural districts looking to save money. With high costs associated with bussing and electricity, it was thought that you could cut costs by closing the building to students one additional day a week. Since then, it’s spread quickly. This year, approximately half of all school districts in Colorado alone have a four-day week.

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Weekly News Round-Up for March 22nd
posted by: Melissa | March 22, 2019, 02:30 pm   

Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, fallout from sickouts in Kentucky, vaccination woes, a new education commissioner, and more!

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6 Tips for Teaching Poetry Writing to Teens
posted by: Melissa | March 20, 2019, 12:49 pm   

This guest post was written by Ryan Tahmaseb and was originally posted on Edutopia.org on March 15, 2019.


In some ways, what you need to teach poetry well is a lot like what you need to write poetry well: You have to care a lot about your subject matter, and it’s important to foster conditions that inspire creativity. When these conditions are in place, teaching students to write poetry becomes much more fun, imaginative, and productive.

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