The Educator's Notebook

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

Tag: health

    • Health & Human Services
    • 08/01/23
    “School administrators and leaders, boards of education, boards of trustees, teachers, parent teacher associations, state departments of education, and online learning platforms can all play a role. Develop a strategic plan for school connectedness and social skills with benchmark tracking… Build social connection into health curricula… Implement socially based educational techniques… Create a supportive school […]
    • CNBC
    • 02/10/23
    “Contrary to what you might think, it’s not career achievement, money, exercise, or a healthy diet. The most consistent finding we’ve learned through 85 years of study is: Positive relationships keep us happier, healthier, and help us live longer. Period.”
    • Gallup
    • 09/22/22
    “Here are a few of the discoveries that are truly compelling: People who love their jobs do not hate Mondays. Education-related debt can cause an emotional scar that remains even after you pay off the debt. Volunteering is not just good for the people you are helping; it is also good for you. Exercising is […]
    • Health & Human Services
    • 08/01/23
    “School administrators and leaders, boards of education, boards of trustees, teachers, parent teacher associations, state departments of education, and online learning platforms can all play a role. Develop a strategic plan for school connectedness and social skills with benchmark tracking… Build social connection into health curricula… Implement socially based educational techniques… Create a supportive school […]
    • CNBC
    • 02/10/23
    “Contrary to what you might think, it’s not career achievement, money, exercise, or a healthy diet. The most consistent finding we’ve learned through 85 years of study is: Positive relationships keep us happier, healthier, and help us live longer. Period.”
    • Gallup
    • 09/22/22
    “Here are a few of the discoveries that are truly compelling: People who love their jobs do not hate Mondays. Education-related debt can cause an emotional scar that remains even after you pay off the debt. Volunteering is not just good for the people you are helping; it is also good for you. Exercising is […]

ADOLESCENCE

ATHLETICS

CHARACTER

COGNITIVE SCIENCE

    • Stanford
    • 05/29/24
    “In a survey of nearly 75,000 adults, researchers compared the participants’ preferred sleep timing, known as chronotype, with their actual sleep behavior. They determined that regardless of one’s preferred bedtime, everyone benefits from turning in early. Morning larks and night owls alike tended to have higher rates of mental and behavioral disorders if they stayed […]

HEALTH

SOCIAL MEDIA

TECH

    • New York Times
    • 02/01/24
    “Readers who have taken the plunge said it had improved their lives, marriages and mental health, and offered advice to those going without their smartphones for “Flip Phone February.””

GENERAL

    • Health & Human Services
    • 08/01/23
    “School administrators and leaders, boards of education, boards of trustees, teachers, parent teacher associations, state departments of education, and online learning platforms can all play a role. Develop a strategic plan for school connectedness and social skills with benchmark tracking… Build social connection into health curricula… Implement socially based educational techniques… Create a supportive school […]
    • CNBC
    • 02/10/23
    “Contrary to what you might think, it’s not career achievement, money, exercise, or a healthy diet. The most consistent finding we’ve learned through 85 years of study is: Positive relationships keep us happier, healthier, and help us live longer. Period.”
    • Gallup
    • 09/22/22
    “Here are a few of the discoveries that are truly compelling: People who love their jobs do not hate Mondays. Education-related debt can cause an emotional scar that remains even after you pay off the debt. Volunteering is not just good for the people you are helping; it is also good for you. Exercising is […]

Issues

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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