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This Week’s “Links I Should Have Posted About, But Didn’t”

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I have a huge backlog of resources that I’ve been planning to post about in this blog but, just because of time constraints, have not gotten around to doing. Instead of letting that backlog grow bigger, I regularly grab a few and list them here with a minimal description. It forces me to look through these older links, and help me organize them for my own use. I hope others will find them helpful, too. These are resources that I didn’t include in my “Best Tweets” feature because I had planned to post about them, or because I didn’t even get around to sending a tweet sharing them.

Here are This Week’s “Links I Should Have Posted About, But Didn’t”:

Brain-Based Learning is a great summary by Judy Willis. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On “Brain-Based Learning”

Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning is also by Judy Willis. I’m adding it to the same list.

How to make RSA Animate style videos with your class… is by Paul Blogush. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Graphic Recording.

Research Supports Collaborative Learning is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Cooperative Learning Ideas.

How to Refine Driving Questions for Effective Project-Based Learning is by Andrew Miller at Edutopia. I’m adding it to the same list.

Mr. Nussbaum has an excellent Geography Page. I’m adding it to The Best Geography Sites For Beginning & Intermediate English Language Learners.

Creative Connections is a site that helps teachers and classes connect to others around the world. Here’s how Wendi Pillars class used it. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Find Other Classes For Joint Online Projects.

Celebrations & Festivals | Free Early Learning Resources for Teachers has some very useful materials. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Learning About Multiple Holidays & Anniversaries.

Achieve The Core seems to have some helpful resources on Common Core implementation, and it seems like it will only get better now that the two major teachers unions are working with them. I’m adding it to The Most Useful Resources For Implementing Common Core.

Power My Learning lets teachers create virtual classrooms and monitor student progress in multiple subjects. I’m adding it to The Best Sites That Students Can Use Independently And Let Teachers Check On Progress.

Ten Ideas That Get Kids Writing is from The National Writing Project. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For K-12 Writing Instruction/Reinforcement.

Mapping The Bilingual Brain is from Radio Lab. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual.

Here are some other regular features I post in this blog:

“The Best…” series (which now number 975)

Best Tweets of The Month

The most popular posts on this blog each month

My monthly choices for the best posts on this blog each month

Each month I do an “Interview Of The Month” with a leader in education

Periodically, I post “A Look Back” highlighting older posts that I think are particularly useful

The ESL/EFL/ELL Blog Carnival

Resources that share various “most popular” lists useful to teachers

Interviews with ESL/EFL teachers in “hot spots” around the world.

Articles I’ve written for other publications.

Photo Galleries Of The Week

Research Studies Of The Week

Regular “round-ups” of good posts and articles about school reform

This Week In Web 2.0

Around the Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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