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August’s Best Posts — Part One

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I regularly highlight my picks for the most useful posts for each month — not including “The Best…” lists. I also use some of them in a more extensive monthly newsletter I send-out. You can see back issues of those newsletters here and my previous Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month.

These posts are different from the ones I list under the monthly “Most Popular Blog Posts.” Those are the posts the largest numbers of readers “clicked-on” to read. I have to admit, I’ve been a bit lax about writing those posts, though.

This month’s list is longer than usual. In fact, I think I shared so many excellent resources this month that there are too many for one post. I’ll publish Part Two tomorrow.

Here are some of the posts I personally think are the best, and most helpful, ones I’ve written during this past month (not in any order of preference):

Infographic Series From The New York Times

My Second Guest Piece At The Washington Post

Five Quotes That All Of Us (Including Self-Righteous School Reformers) Should Keep In Mind

“There’s a metacognition deficit”

Excellent Info On The Importance Of Reading For Pleasure

Headline Clues Is A Great Game!

Dropbox Works Nicely

“Children are more likely to do their homework if they see it as an investment, not a chore”

Want A Free (& Good) Curriculum For Geometry, Algebra Or U.S. History (& For Other Classes, Too)?

Do You Keep Plants In Your Classroom?

Does Failure Really “Start To Become Irreversible” At Age Ten?

Additional Simple (But Slightly More Involved) Ways To Introduce Reluctant Colleagues To Technology

How Much Is Technology REALLY Used In Your School?

First Draft Of My New Book Is Done!

“The Power Of Positive Relationships”

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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