Category Archives: Participation

Combatting a Culture of Learned Helplessness

I led a training last week on blended learning and asked teachers to brainstorm the biggest challenges they face in the classroom. One answer resonated with me. “Learned helplessness.” On my drive home, I kept mentally returning to this phrase. … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street – Day 20: Are Your Students Talking About It?

The Occupy Wall Street protest is celebrating day 20 and is sparking similar protests across the country with thousands of people organizing and demonstrating to get the attention of Washington. Get your students talking about the issues at the heart … Continue reading

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Cyber Bullying Workshops in Northern California

I just published an article on SF Examiner titled “Can Teaching Online Communication Skills 
Effectively Combat Cyberbullying?” I listed some Northern California workshops where educators can learn more about how to identify and combat cyberbullying.  See below. Northern California Events for … Continue reading

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