May 18 - May 25, 2014

FEATURED ARTICLES

          Why Teachers Quit, and Why We Stay
          Atlantic, 10/18/13
          "Teachers who have even just two small initiatives in place (working with a mentor
          and having regular supportive communication with an administrator) are more likely 
          to stay in the classroom."

          How Teachers Get Better: Small, Connected Groups
          Educational Leadership, 5/1/14
          "When peer coaching (as happens in small, reciprocal groups) was added, an 
          estimated 95 percent of teachers transferred the new knowledge to their 
          classrooms."

          What Makes Good Observations: Teacher-Driven, Not Top-Down
          Educational Leadership, 5/1/14
          "Existing approaches to observations generally serve the observer.  Teacher-driven 
          observation flips this approach, placing the observed teacher as leader and primary 
          learner in the observation process."


COGNITIVE SCIENCE

          10 Key Insights Into How Our Brains Work
          Buffer, 9/12/13

DISPOSITIONS

          Fed Chief Janet Yellen Talks About Grit at NYU Graduation Speech
          CNN, 5/21/14

HIGHER ED

          How Much Has Harvard Invested in Online Course Production?
          Boston Globe, 5/17/14

HUMANITIES

          Should Schools Warn Students About "Trigger" Content in Literature?
          New York Times, 5/17/14

          No: Trigger Warnings Are Another Way to Censor Teachers
          Guardian, 5/20/14

LEADERSHIP 

          Daniel Goleman on the Emotional Intelligence of Leadership
          Harvard Business Review, 1/1/04

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

          Is the EdCamp Movement a Model for Faculty Meetings?
          Educational Leadership, 5/1/14

PEDAGOGY 

          $500K Prize Awarded for Teaching in Higher Ed
          Harvard Magazine, 5/20/14

TECH

          Queen Rania of Jordan Partners with EdX for Arabic MOOC
          Wamda, 5/20/14

WORKPLACE

          Is It Possible? Less Work = More Productivity?
          Brilliant Blog, 5/19/14

OTHER

          The Increasingly Volatile Politics of Commencement Addresses
          Philly.com, 5/18/14

          NPR Opens Dedicated Education Division: NPREd
          NPR, 5/19/14