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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Each one of the nonacademic factors listed involve ways people think and react...each one unique. As educators we need to be aware of the situations our students are living in so we can help them identify their patterns of thinking and consider all options. Well worth the read. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Survey: Nonacademic factors affect achievement

Students testing
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Nonacademic factors are some of the top barriers to student learning, according to a recent survey of the 2015 state Teachers of the Year. They identified family stress, poverty, and learning and psychological issues as key obstacles. The Washington Post (tiered subscription model) (5/19)
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