Every year I identify my personal favorite posts, and it’s time for my mid-year selection.
You can see my choices for each of the past nine years here.
And you can also see a list of my My All-Time Favorite Posts!
Here are My Favorite Posts In 2016 — So Far:
Here are some of my favorite “The Best…” lists from this year (by the way, the total lists I’ve published reached 1,580 this year):
I had several articles published elsewhere, including some excerpts from my latest book on the Common Core and English Language Learners:
- Eight education predictions (and some wishful thinking) for 2016 — a teacher’s list
- Common Core Writing and ELLs
- Collaborative Writing, Common Core, and ELLs
- Peer Review, Common Core, and ELLs
- How to Cultivate Student Agency in English Language Learners
- Ideas for “Close Reading” with ELL Students
- Helping English-Learners Meet the Common-Core’s Speaking and Listening Standards
- Chat Stations, Predictions, and ‘Wingmen’: More Speaking and Listening Activities for ELLs
- Teacher: What happened when my students’ behavior took a ‘major turn for the worse’
- Strategies for teaching the Common Core — no matter what you think about the standards
And here are a few other posts from this blog that I thought were particularly useful:
Lastly, The Sacramento Bee asked me to give ninety-seconds of tips for new teachers. Here’s the video: