Tag Archives: Jim Grant

Anxious/Stressed Students: What You Can Do About It

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder and Consultant My most popular workshop for parents and educators today is “Grit and Growth Mindset: The Key to Perseverance.” As a presenter, I have discovered that one workshop will often give birth to another. … Continue reading

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Play Time: It Does a Lot More than Just Get the “Wiggles” Out

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As teachers, we all know about stress. Oh, do we. In fact, teaching is considered to be one of the most stressful careers. On our feet all day, we’re juggling meetings, overwhelming paperwork, concerns about standards, high-stakes testing, and difficult … Continue reading

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More Common Sense Tips & Tactics for Savvy School Leaders (Part II)

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder and Consultant Thank you all for the nice response to my last tips and tactics blog. I recently conducted a workshop on this topic for a large group of administrators. I loved it, because they got … Continue reading

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Grit and Mindset: Gathering Data to Inform Teaching Noncognitive Traits

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder, Author, and Consultant The theme of my On The Road with Jim Grant blog is in response to a recent development on the grit/mindset front. Lately, I have been fielding many questions concerning a new … Continue reading

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The Kindergarten Years: Ready … or Not?

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Kindergarten is such a wonderful time in a child’s life. They arrive at school eager to absorb information and discover the world around them. They learn to listen, express themselves, socialize, and interact with teachers and other children.   The unique … Continue reading

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