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Practicing Community-Based Leadership

Six strategies administrators can use to encourage everyone from students on up to be leaders in their schools and districts.

A 4-Step Process for Building Student Resilience

A special education teacher has developed worksheets to help all students identify and manage their stressors.

Psychotherapist Eugenijus Laurinaitis: "We have to raise our children to be happier than we are"

At the International Conference organized by the Lithuanian Children and Youth Centre on Monday, Vilnius University Professor, a psychotherapist Eugenijus Laurinaitis was contemplating what to focus on when educating future leaders.

It is necessary to teach not only letters but also to understand yourself

At the Conference, Minister of Education and Science Jurgita Petrauskienė, Professor at the University of Malta Carmel Cefai and Professor at the University of Zagreb Renata Miljević-Riđički discussed how to better prepare children for the challenges of the 21st century. / Photo by Alina Ožič

PHOTOS of the Conference: How do we educate our future leaders today: emotional intelligence vs. artificial intelligence

Photos of the International Conference „How do we educate our future leaders today: emotional intelligence vs. artificial intelligence“

How to help children build a positive presence online

Rather than just teaching children about internet safety and reducing their digital footprint, we should also encourage them to curate a positive digital footprintwhich will be an asset for them in their future.

How smartphones can close the global skills gap for billions

The future of work is rapidly changing. With the rise of machines and automation, we need to empower our workforces with 21st-century skills to help them remain employable. But how do we empower billions of people who may have never set foot inside a classroom?

How Mistakes Help Students Learn

Despite its popularity, memorizing information is one of the least effective learning strategies. While it may seem efficient, students are more likely to forget memorized material if they don’t reinforce their learning with other strategies, and a new study looks at how incorporating guesswork into a lesson can significantly boost students’ ability to recall information.

Welcoming Students With a Smile

A widely cited 2007 study claimed that teachers greeting students at the classroom door led to a 27 percentage point increase in academic engagement. The problem? It included just three students.

Teaching Self-Regulation in the Early Grades

For children who have adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), co-regulation is at the heart of teaching—and of discipline. These children need assistance regulating their nervous system before they can learn new coping strategies and understand the consequences of their choices and decisions.