Sunday, July 17, 2011

NSU Global Leadership Conference 2011

We look forward to seeing you at the 2011 NSU Global Leadership Conference this week in Orlando! If you're in the audience introduce yourself before or after one of my sessions there! 

Research on Omega-3 and Depression

Omega-3 is a key to mood and brain performance. 

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Teacher Leader Assists Students To Become More Effective Learners

You will enjoy teacher leader D'Jon McNair's article in the Acworth (Georgia) Patch newspaper.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

International Association of Cognitive Education and Psychology

We have thoroughly enjoyed the International Association of Cognitive Education and Psychology conference in Boston. There are many countries represented here and our presentation went well! We are already planning our proposal for Denmark 2013. Now on to Orlando - Disney for the NSU Global Leadership Conference!

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Principal Mark Morawski: The Importance of Teacher Leadership

View this link to see principal, Mark Morawski, explains how teacher leadership is critically important today if the system of education is to move forward. 

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Prevention and Wellness

Join many who learn how to live and teach even healthier at The following links to a good article specifically for busy women! Enjoy!

Teacher Leadership Round the World: A Message from Diane Dahl

Teacher Leader and current BrainSMART student, Diane Dahl, just posted about how her students' video of cognitive skills is being used in reading instruction in New Zealand! 

"Since I don't have access to my school email anymore, I'm going to have to share this with my students through facebook. Remember the video we made of our thinking skills? A class in New Zealand used it to help them learn their thinking skills and made their own video. Here it is":

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Positive Classroom Management: Foundation 101

New teachers or others seeking a refresher might enjoy this video from teachers for teachers. Let us know what you think:)

Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy July 4th!

Thanks for our teachers who keep us free thinking and military who keep us free!

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Link to Teacher Leader Therese Reder's Article Here...

In this article New Jersey teacher, Therese Reder, talks about her enjoyment of teaching and specifically using memory strategies with her 7th grade students.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Teachers we know enjoy sharing Harvard's Healthy Food Pyramid when they assist students to understand the importance of healthy eating. Feeding the body well is a way for parents to help their children prepare for a school day of focused learning. Learn more at