Yesterday, I shared my picks for The Best “The Best…” lists of the year. Now, it’s time for me to share my choices for my best posts that weren’t “The Best…” lists during the past twelve months.
Remember that I write a “Top Ten” list each month sharing the non-”The Best….” posts that I think would be most useful to teachers. You can find all of them under Websites Of The Month. Of course, you can find all my “The Best…” lists under…“The Best Lists.”
Here are picks for My Best Posts In 2009 (That Weren’t “The Best…” Lists). They are not in any order of preference:
A Few Simple Ways To Introduce Reluctant Colleagues To Technology
Reading Logs — Part Two (or “How Students Can Grow Their Brains”) shares some lessons I was planning to use with students to help them see that they could literally make their brains “stronger.” “Now I Know My Brain Is Growing When I Read Every Night” describes what happened when I tried them in the classroom. “This Is Your Brain On Learning” shares a follow-up lesson I did. “I Know My Brain Is Growing…” Slideshow Of Student Work displays work that came out of the lesson.
The Importance Of Saying “I’m Sorry” To Students
“I Made My Agreement With Mr. Ferlazzo And Kept It…” talks about about the importance of making individual “deals” with students.