Big Ideas for a New (School) Year

Backpacks. Laptops. Lesson Plans. Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! I know we all ask the same question...where did the summer go so quickly? It goes by especially fast for educators as you ... Read More...

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WHEN A TEACHER’S ATTITUDE CAN TURN STUDENTS INTO STARS

People say that seeing the world through rose-colored glasses is a bad thing, but I don’t agree. Sometimes putting on rose-colored glasses doesn’t only make things look rosy — it changes them for r... Read More...

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Brainy Teachers Create Brainy Kids

My definition of “brainy teachers” is not what you might think. I’m not talking about the straight A student who becomes a teacher and wants his or her students to do the same. I was a straight A stu... Read More...

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NEUROSCIENCE IN THE CLASSROOM

A discussion with Dr. Lori Desautels about neurodiversity and behavior engagement As interviewed by Clay Whitehead for SEEN Magazine Read More...

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Pretend Play & Brain Growth Let’s Build a Train!

What is more wonderful than watching four year olds at play? The imaginative wonder and creativity present is unparalleled to any other time in life. On this particular day the task involved pla... Read More...

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BRAIN MATTERS

Neither scientists nor educators are ready to prescribe MRI informed practices for improving learning in individual children. However, new research does demand that we take seriously how this new kno... Read More...

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Personalized & Blended Learning

Many districts in the U.S. are thinking of, planning, and/or implementing personalized and blended learning. All are at various, mostly initial, stages of development and lack the internal resources ... Read More...

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A TANGLED MESS Applying Cognitive Theory and Gamification to Improve Reading Comprehension

Differentiation and personalized learning should not be avoided. What a tangled web we avoid when we try to throw 22 students together in a single classroom with a teacher who plans and design... Read More...

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Issue 19.1 | Summer 2017

Southeast Education Network

Our Mission: to reinvigorate the spirit of American education