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Ever wonder why your students (or you, yourself for that matter) procrastinate? Could it be that they are simply original thinkers? Is procrastination just another way to say thinking? This presentation by an organizational psychologist is actually quite captivating, even entertaining. Who else would have thought about doing a study on work performance predictability judging by which internet browser you use. (I’ll be coming around to check which browser you’re using later this week…) Watch it here:

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There are many resources for teaching challenging students on this website, but I especially appreciate the availability of strategies posted under different categories (student needs, exceptionalities, and diagnosed conditions) and subdivided further into easy steps in this section that we’ll be reviewing with our CRM teams:

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Since we will be recognizing the Moose Hide Campaign on Thursday, it only seems appropriate to learn more about it this week. YouTube has a selection of videos to bring us to understanding before we share the slide show our VP has prepared for us with his students:

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Many digital resources are available on the Common Sense website. You can browse a variety of teaching resources and current issues for your personal interest. Resources include informational videos and activities, and it’s possible to sign up for weekly updates. These examples touch on subjects that interest many of your students, such as online tracking, sacrificing privacy for safety’s sake, top tech for ELA, putting a new spin on students’ group work or collaboration, and virtual parent-teacher interviews:

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Since introspection is a good professional practice for every teacher, the questions raised by the author could be extremely helpful while the options presented could be useful. In addition, this article will serve to kick off our discussion on Friday. We need to adopt a common practice for whether or not to accept Term One assignments after the Term One report card, especially since we need to focus on measuring learning. Find the article here: