All Blog Posts Tagged 'Students' (11)

Why Do Students Disrupt Classroom Instruction: Summary Statement

For many years teachers and researchers have been studying the complex problem of understanding student misbehavior in school. There is an increasing body of evidence (*Solomon & Solomon, 2008) that suggests a student’s disruptive behavior is related to three key classroom variables or conditions:



1. The negative thoughts and feelings that dwell within the student. (e.g. I’m having a miserable day, and I’m going to make certain that everyone else in class has a miserable day as… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on January 29, 2010 at 7:58am — No Comments

Debating Cursive Writing

I wrote the assignment on the board, white chalk on black slate. When the kid in the back row asked me to read it aloud, I was worried that he might need glasses. So I asked him. His answer floored me: “I can see fine; I just can’t read cursive.” A Lost Art by J Amos. Education Week
Recently, the Toronto Star’s Education section… Continue

Added by Meg H on December 30, 2009 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Taking Courses Online Are Preferred By High School Students Nowadays

macon.com: FORSYTH — Mary Persons High School is too small to hire someone to teach Chinese to the lone senior who wanted to take the course this year.



But the school managed to work around it. During second period, senior Christopher Kennedy takes the class online via the state’s “virtual school.” and it will not cost him much debt consolidation to take this course online than a… Continue

Added by ConorK on November 2, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

"Pimp that Project" Presentation Resources for Students (and Teachers)

Reposted from Meg's Notebook



There are now a slew of web applications which students and teachers can take advantage of to create online slideshows, videos, and webinars, and to share them publicly or privately. These tools can provide a platform for delivering the perfect compliment to projects and presentations, and for creating a sharing, online community of similar interests and content. We've listed a few of the web-based video /… Continue

Added by Meg H on September 13, 2009 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Writing, Students, and the New Literacy

Reposted from Meg's Notebook





There are endless articles clamouring about how active participation in social media and social networking sites by students is eroding their writing skills, and how literacy - or a borderline illiteracy - is emerging as a societal concern. The Stanford Study of Writing offers some data and conclusions which outline a very different picture.



The… Continue

Added by Meg H on September 2, 2009 at 3:40pm — No Comments

New Sources Added to Web-Based Sources and Print References on Mentoring Jewish Students and Teachers on September 2, 2009

Shalom Colleagues and Friends,



This is a collaborative post. We invite you to submit web-based and print references on mentoring Jewish students and teachers. We want this listing to be as complete and helpful to our readers as possible.





List of Web-based References



http://www.avi-chai.org/Static/Binaries/Publications/Experience%20Speaks_0.pdf Read Godsoe, Bethany et al. (2007) Experience Speaks: The Impact of Mentoring in the Classroom and Beyond. NY: AVI… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on September 2, 2009 at 5:43am — No Comments

School Policy and Student Expectations - Diverging Realities

Reposted from Meg's Notebook





A review of a couple of research papers which cover the role of Web 2.0 in education from very different perspectives: one looks at school administration and policies, the other at student / youth… Continue

Added by Meg H on August 26, 2009 at 9:44pm — 1 Comment

New Resources Added to Web-Based Sources and Print References on Mentoring Jewish Students and Teachers June 22, 2009

Shalom Colleagues and Friends,



This is a collaborative post. We invite you to submit web-based and print references on mentoring Jewish students and teachers. We want this listing to be as complete and helpful to our readers as possible.





List of Web-based References



http://www.avi-chai.org/Static/Binaries/Publications/Experience%20Speaks_0.pdf Read Godsoe, Bethany et al. (2007) Experience Speaks: The Impact of Mentoring in the Classroom and Beyond. NY: AVI… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on June 22, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Mentoring Program at the Community High School of (San Francisco) Bay

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http://www.jchsofthebay.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=97&Itemid=105




On this website you will learn about the mentoring program of the Jewish Community High School (JCHS) of the (San Francisco) Bay





Each student at JCHS is included in a mentor group comprised of 6-8 grade peers and one faculty member. Mentor… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on June 9, 2009 at 5:44am — No Comments

List of Web-Based Resources and Print References on Mentoring Jewish Students and Teachers

Shalom Colleagues and Friends,



This is a collaborative post. We invite you to submit web-based and print references on mentoring Jewish students and teachers. We want this listing to be as complete and helpful to our readers as possible.







List of Web-based References



http://www.avi-chai.org/Static/Binaries/Publications/Experience%20Speaks_0.pdf Read Godsoe, Bethany et al. (2007) Experience Speaks: The Impact of Mentoring in the Classroom and… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on May 25, 2009 at 5:31am — 1 Comment

Are there Jewish educators out there interested in improving the quality of day and supplementary school education?

Hi Colleagues,



I have just started a blog whose purpose is to create a venue where interested educators can access information about Jewish mentoring programs and materials. I envision that blog as a forum to discuss issues relating to the improvement of Jewish education through the mentoring of Jewish students and teachers. In the blog you will find articles, resources, and programs on the role of mentoring in the recruitment, development and retention of Jewish… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on April 23, 2009 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

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