Creative experiences that challenge students to observe, articulate, reimagine, and take risks help build their confidence and leadership capacity, say experts.
Students with disabilities learn how to build teamwork skills at camp
UNION GROVE — Rachael Sheppard, an 18-year-old with intellectual disabilities, usually works by herself, deep within her self-described “comfort zone.”
What I Learned From Helping Students Build Résumé and Interview Skills
High school students often don't recognize the value employers might see in their life experiences. We, the adults in students' lives, have a role to play in helping them see and sell their strengths in job interviews.
How Can You Help Students With Dyslexia Build Their Writing Skills?
Resources and tips to help students with dyslexia build writing skills, including strengthening sequencing skills.
How Microlending Builds Financial Literacy Skills and Empowers Students
How microfinance can make math more engaging and teach students financial literacy.
Clarkston, Waterford students learn skills while helping build the community
Students Michael Plesz of Clarkston and Austin Erdmore of Waterford Township, both 17, are hard at work adding a new front porch to a home on Lafayette near downtown Pontiac.
Grow Your Grit: 3 Ways to Help Students Build Resilience for Life’s Challenges
How can you help your student prepare for the inevitable challenges of being a college student, preparing for a career and more? Sarah Ritter is a lecturer and director of the Master’s program in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. An expert on resiliency and grit, she shares what she’s learned in this post to parents.
New Orleans High School Students Build Homes to Learn Skills for Work and Life
unCommon Construction, a non-profit in NOLA, gives students valuable training in the building trades
Class shows students how to build and create so they can 'give back' with their new skills
Springfield Public Schools' construction skills class doubled in size compared to last year. But, with only eight students, there is room to grow.
4 Tips to Build Student Confidence
Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson, recognizing that students get overwhelmed by unfamiliar material and choke up on assessments, offers four confidence-building strategies: verbalizing, brain dumps, non-linear thinking creativity.
How music technology can boost student skills
A new study reveals that music education can offset widespread student achievement gaps, enhance student learning skills, and promote better brain function later in life. The good news for schools …
5 Reasons Why Origami Improves Students' Skills
Origami, the ancient art of paper folding, has applications in the modern-day classroom for teaching geometry, thinking skills, fractions, problem solving, and fun science.
Build student-centered learning the right way
Lead & Transform panelists discuss how to give the classroom — and the learning — back to the students.
How to Build Students' Creative Confidence
Edutopia blogger Suzie Boss proposes teachers carve out a Genius Hour, providing students a regular time each week to tackle projects that reflect their personal interests and passions.
3 Ways to Build Student Agency into Your Lessons
Although many teachers recognize the importance of making students active agents in the classroom, it is easy to overlook student agency when we plan our lessons. However, the ability to make key decisions about their learning is a powerful motivator
Student Skills: Tips For Studying In A Less-Than-Ideal Environment
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Everyone responds differently to distractions. You know what type of environment is optimal for you to study and concentrate. But to be a successful student, you must be able to adapt to a variety of work envir...
BUILD Student Maggie Erickson ’17 Named Minnesota Miss Amazing
Maggie Erickson ’17 just completed her first year in the inaugural cohort of Bethel’s BUILD program.
Jason Long: How To Overcome Challenges, Build A Business, & Lead Yourself With Jason Long
In this interview with Jason Long, I explore the biggest challenges he faced in life, how he grows as a person and leader, and what he recommends for building a business that lasts. Click to watch.
The top 10 list: This weekend is going to be a blast, blast, blast
People who love watching fireworks shows have lots of options in the Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington, TX, area, including along the Trinity River. Concerts include the Levitt series with the Blind Boys of Alabama and Radney Foster.
How to Boost Math Skills in the Early Grades
Early math skills, though critical to academic success, get far less attention than literacy in high-poverty classrooms. One Illinois school district is working to change that.