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Podcast for Parents: Parents, Caretakers & Kids: Yay for Yoga

Listen in as experienced teacher, founder of Mari Fox Wellness, and author of “Yay for Yoga,” Mari Irwin shares her passion and beliefs in the joy of yoga for families. […]

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Another Look at Practice, Performance, and Learning

A post by Dan Meyer sent me back to review some earlier reading and writing I had done around the topic of practice to increase fluency. In Math Practice Isn’t […]

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Podcast: A Gratitude-Based Approach to Problem-Solving

What changes if we approach problem-solving with a focus on love instead of a focus on fear? Hear how students have become engaged in exploring change by starting with gratitude […]

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Building Collaboration: Teaming

The Research Partnership for Professional Learning explores the question of what works in teacher learning. In Building Better PL: How to Strengthen Teacher Learning, they stress the role of teacher […]

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Podcast: Psychological Theories and Principles Connected to Coaching

Explore how five different psychological theories or frameworks appear in a coach’s practice: person centered, solution focused, self-efficacy, self-determination, and positive psychology. Steve shares how he sees elements of each […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Encouraging Students to Slow Down, Breathe, Unplug, and Have Fun

Listen in as Steve talks with experienced teacher, Founder of Mari Fox Wellness, and author of “Yay for Yoga,” Mari Irwin. Mari provides yoga workshops at schools and for participants […]

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