Why I Love the Third Edition of “12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action: Teach for the Development of Higher-Order Thinking and Executive Function”

I am delighted to be a coauthor of this book. Over the years I have come to love and appreciate the core ideas and related strategies and processes expressed in it.  I now feel compelled to share why this book is so important to me personally and professionally and can be so for ...

Resolving Emotional Issues Easily and Effectively by Carol McClintic

In every place where human beings encounter each other on a daily basis there will arise at one time or another some conflict and stress. This is especially true in our classrooms where students are struggling to understand the curriculum as well as discover themselves. No matter...

Why I use “I” messages and Active Listening for Building Community by Carol McClintic

Early on in my teaching career I recognized that there had to be a better way to talk with my students.  I just knew there had to be more ways of working through conflicts and other situations than shouting, remaining silent and remote, or taking control without considering the...

Relationship First! by Carol McClintic

The other day, I was stopped dead in my tracks when I overheard a passing conversation.  One of the people was obviously a teacher, and she was saying, “I am in for a terrible time because my class is really rough, and I am not looking forward to this year.”  How could this be...