The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

On The Importance Of Hope

Hope scores are significant predictors of average daily attainment and GPA, Hellman said. Hope is a better predictor of first-year college performance than the SAT, ACT or high school GPA.”


Every week I send out articles I encounter from around the web. Subject matter ranges from hard knowledge about teaching to research about creativity and cognitive science to stories from other industries that, by analogy, inform what we do as educators. This breadth helps us see our work in new ways.

Readers include teachers, school leaders, university overseers, conference organizers, think tank workers, startup founders, nonprofit leaders, and people who are simply interested in what’s happening in education. They say it helps them keep tabs on what matters most in the conversation surrounding schools, teaching, learning, and more.

Peter Nilsson


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