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November 27, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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November’s Top Posts From This Blog

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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 older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

You can also see my all-time favorites here. I’ve also been doing “A Look Back” series in anticipation of this blog’s tenth anniversary in February.

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). There are a lot of them this month:

“‘Self-Control Doesn’t Just Happen, it Needs to be Taught’”

My New BAM! Radio Show Is On What Teachers Learn From Their Most Difficult Moments

Video: Big Bang Theory Shows (Sort Of) How Close Reading Is Supposed To Work

Ways A Mainstream Teacher Can Support An ELL Newcomer In Class

It’s The Time Of Year For Student Recommendations & This Form Might Help

The New “Google Sites” Opens To The Public

I Can’t Decide If “Write & Improve” Is The Best Or Worst Site To Help ELLs Improve Their Writing

“‘Student Autonomy Is a Prerequisite of Self-Control’”

“Five Guidelines For Effective Classroom Management” Is My New British Council Post

The Mannequin Challenge, ELLs & A Frozen Tableau

Ways To Support Students With Trauma Is Topic Of My New BAM! Radio Show

TIME Publishes “The Most Influential Images of All Time”

Remembering “Breaking The Plane” Solved My Classroom Problems This Week

No, Most Educators Are Not “Fueling Student Anxieties” – Trump Is Handling That On His Own

The New “PhotoScan” By Google Is One Of The Most Useful Apps I’ve Ever Seen

“‘Give me Longer Class Periods & More Space,’ Pleads Science Teacher”

Mathematica Releases “Must-Have” Guide For Any Educator Trying To Interpret Research

Neat “Copy-Editing” Interactive From NY Times – Do You Know Of Tools That Let You Create Similar Ones?

Student-Created Fallacy Videos

Prodigy Math Game Lets Teachers Create Virtual Classrooms

My New BAM! Radio Show Is On How To Organize Great Field Trips

Wash. Post Publishes Letters From My Students To Trump (ELL Sentence Frames Included)

My Latest British Council Post Is On “Critical Thinking”

Will Disney’s “Moana” Be More Helpful Than Unhelpful To Our Pacific Islander Students, Their Families & Culture?

“It’s ‘Vital’ for Teachers to ‘Integrate Controversial Topics Into Lessons’”

“Sugarcane” Lets You Create Lots Of Different Learning Games

The Last Two World Series Champions Emphasized Social Emotional Learning Skills

“‘Controversial Topics Should not be Avoided’ in School”

Video: “Human Population Through Time”

Jimmy Fallon Takes Mad Libs To Another Level & It May Be Useful For ELLs

Using “My Shot” From Hamilton With ELLs & Others (Including Writing Prompt)

My New British Council Post is On Student Strategies for self assessment

Two New Useful Resources On Teaching Writing – And An Old One

“Young Writers Program” Looks Like An Excellent Online Site To Assist Student Writing

 

 

October 29, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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October’s Top Posts From This Blog

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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 older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

You can also see my all-time favorites here. I’ve also been doing “A Look Back” series in anticipation of this blog’s tenth anniversary in February.

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). There are a lot of them this month:

“Learning Apps” Is One Of The Top Educational Websites Of The Year!

“Teachers Lose ‘Credibility’ if we Don’t Address ‘Controversial’ Topics”

A Look Back: Classroom Management Strategy: “Sometimes The Only Thing Worse Than Losing A Fight Is Winning One”

Here Are The Instructions I Give Mentors To Our ELLs – Help Me Make Them Better

“Common Core in Social Studies Looks Like ‘the Work of Historians’”

My Students Show How Punctuation Can Save Lives

Great Free Resource Available Today – The Performance Assessment Resource Bank

What My Students Say About Teachers Mispronouncing Their Names

Two Quick Examples Of Concept Attainment

A Look Back: Students Remember More When They Tell Stories

A Look Back: Cultivating Student Leadership

My New BAM! Radio Show Is On Helping Students Develop Self-Control

Statistic Of The Day: Many States Spending Less On Schools Now Than Before Recession

A Look Back: “Get Organized Around Assets”

Wow – What An Impressive Site On The Great Migration

“Dollar Street” Is Clearly One Of The Best Online Educational Resources Of The Year

A Look Back: “Helping Students Motivate Themselves”

StoryCorps & Upworthy Create Neat Video Series

A Look Back: Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do

“There is ‘Hope That ESSA Will Bring Positive Change To Classrooms’”

A Look Back: How To Recover From A Classroom Train Wreck….

A Look Back: Ducklings Video Demonstrates Great “Differentiated Instruction”

Winner Of Nobel Prize For Economics Opposes Teacher Merit Pay

“Metacognition Helps Students ‘Understand Their Gaps & How To Close Them’”

The Elephant In The Room In The Talent vs. Practice Debate

Round Two: How Much “Content” Knowledge Do You Really Need To Be An Effective Teacher?

A Report On EdSource Symposium On California Ed, Including What I Said About State Assessments

“Checkology” Looks Like A Good Classroom Tool To Promote News Literacy

“Drafting Board” Is A Good Interactive For Teaching Argument

“Vote Compass” Is An Interactive That Can Help Students Determine Their Position On Political Spectrum

“Caption Generator” Lets You Create Your Own Captions For Any YouTube Videos – Perfect For ELLs!

Here’s The Video TED-Ed SHOULD HAVE MADE About Henrietta Lacks

A Look Back: Alternatives To Collective Punishment

NameCoach Is Ingenious Tool For Helping Pronounce Student Names & It’s Free Through Colorin Colorado!

Excellent & Simple Three-Step Guide To Classroom Management Challenges

Here’s A Simple Lesson On Prehistoric Cave Paintings I Did With My ELL World History Class

A Look Back: What Can We Learn About Classroom Management From Abraham Lincoln?

“‘a Mistake is a Door to Discovery’”

Google Says They Just Achieved A Huge Breakthrough In Machine Translation

Resource Links For ELL Professional Development

 

 

September 25, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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September’s Top Posts From This Blog

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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 older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

You can also see my all-time favorites here.

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). There are a lot of them this month:

Very Good Interview With Literacy Expert Tim Shanahan

“‘Freedom to Fail’ Creates a Positive Learning Environment”

Here’s How We Modified The Picture Word Inductive Model Today

Twitter List For ESL/ELL Teachers Growing Fast – Let Me Know If I Should Add You!

Here Are Downloadable Scaffolded Instructions For Students To Create A “3/2/1” Poster

“CommonLit” Now Lets Teachers Create Free Virtual Classrooms

“Creating Classrooms ‘to Unlock the Learning Potential Mistakes Provide us’”

The New Study Headlined “Group Work Harms Memory” Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

My New BAM! Radio Show Is On “Encouraging” Student Mistakes

Video: New TED-Talks PBS Education Show Exceeds My Expectations & Ten Minutes Is A “Must-Watch”

Important New Study Looks At Assets, Not Deficits, Of Teen “Defiance”

Here Are Presentation Instructions I’m Giving To My TOK Students

“Free School” Looks Like An Excellent YouTube Channel For Teachers & Students

Video & Transcript Of President Obama’s 9/11 Memorial Speech & How I Will Use It In Class

“Links To All Q & A Posts From The Past Five Years – In One Place!”

This Is The Revised & Updated Three-Day 9/11 Lesson I Did This Week (With Hand-Outs & Links)

Great Video For ELLs (& Everybody Else): “Wallace and Gromit – Train Chase”

“‘Why We Teach Now’: an Interview With Sonia Nieto”

Excellent Ideas On Using Photos In Lessons

NY Times Publishes Best Piece On Restorative Practices That I’ve Seen

Monster Study On Learning Strategies Released

Every Teacher Who Has An ELL In Their Class Should Watch This “Immersion” Film

Another Study Finds That Learning Second Language Helps Our Brains

“‘No More Reading For Junk’: an Interview With Barbara Marinak & Linda Gambrell”

LinkedIn Finds Employers Are Looking For “Soft Skills”

Silence Can Be Golden – Sometimes

I Doubt If You’ll Ever Find A Better Video Than This One To Demonstrate Grit & Perseverance

“eMargin” Lets You Annotate Text & Website – & Share Those Annotations

A Milestone – There Are Now Exactly 1,600 “Best” Lists!

Statistic Of The Day: Fewer Teachers, More Students

Video: “Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners”

Statistic Of The Day: Low-Income Children Better Prepared When They Enter School

 

August 26, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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August’s Top Posts From This Blog

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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 older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

You can also see my all-time favorites here.

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). There are a lot of them this month:

Video: “10 Strategies to Help Students Develop Intrinsic Motivation to Write”

Study Reinforces That Prior Knowledge Is Important – As Well As Critical Thinking Skills

New Ken Burns Film, “Defying The Nazis,” Looks Good & Has Tons Of Free Teaching Resources

Chicago Teacher Creates Very Impressive Rap Video To Welcome His Students

Request Free Kindle E-Readers For Your Classroom

“Q & A Collections: Science Instruction”

New Resources On Starting The New School Year Strong

Newsela Unveils Exceptional Library Of Primary Sources Edited For Different “Levels”

California Supreme Court Puts Stake In Heart Of Challenge To Teacher Tenure

Video: John Oliver Takes On Charter Schools

Researchers Find – Once Again – That Extrinsic Motivation Doesn’t Work

Big News: EFL Classroom 2.0 Is Now Entirely Free!

Important NY Times Column On Separating “Art & Artist” – Here’s The Writing Prompt I’m Using With It

“Zooniverse” Is One Of The Coolest Ed Sites On The Web – I Can’t Believe I’m Just Hearing About It!

“Q & A Collections: Author Interviews”

Important Analysis Of Schools With Fewer Suspensions Makes Important Points, As Well As Highlighting Gaps

The Importance Of Teacher & Student Autonomy

“Call Me Ishmael” Is A Neat Site & Model For Student Book Activity

Create Virtual Classrooms With “Awesome Stories” – Plus Students Can Write For An Authentic Audience

New Study Shows Intervention Has Big Impact On “Achievement Gap” – Also Shows Shortcomings Of Ed Research

“Q & A Collections: Reading Instruction”

Another Very Positive Review Of Our Latest Book On Teaching ELLs

“Giving Students ‘a Place to Belong’ When Starting a School Year”

Deliberate Practice, The Olympics & Red Herrings

Facebook Unveils New “Personalized Learning” Platform They’re Making Available To Everyone

New Study Says Teacher-Student Relationship In Fifth Grade Sets Stage For Future Behavior

“eLesson Inspirations” Is An Excellent Collection Of Critical Thinking Lessons For ELLs

Noise Level Charts

The Endless Loop Of Negative Attention

A Look Back: What Were The Number One Websites For Learning In 2007 & 2008?

Great Source Of Advice For New Teachers

A Look Back: Sister Classes Around The World

Guest Post: Response From David Yeager To My Question About SEL, Race & Class

This ESSA Update Is A “Must-Read” For Anyone Teaching ELLs In The United States

This Would Be Great For ELLs: Play – Or Create – A “Listening & Speaking” Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Story

Great Piece On Setting Goals Like An Olympian

Confirmed! I’m Writing Two More Books….

iCivics Steps Up Its Game Big Time With Free Virtual Classrooms & Primary Source Interactive

Fascinating Interactive Comparing How Democratic & Republican Delegates Described Their States

All Of This Year’s Presidential Campaign Ads & How To Use Them In Class

A Look Back: “Twenty Questions Game”

“Write The World” Provides An Authentic Audience & A Space For Peer Review

“‘Learning That Lasts’: an Interview With Ron Berger, Libby Woodfin & Anne Vilen”

Create Free Virtual Classrooms & Monitor Student Progress At Vocabulary.com

Here’s A Narrated Version Of My Slide Deck On SEL & The Common Core

Important Advice On Classroom Rules From The New Yorker

“What Would You Do?” Is A Fantastic Video Series For Theory Of Knowledge Classes

Wow – “My Simple Show” Is An Extraordinary Tool For Creating Free Video “Explainers”

Video & Transcript Of President Obama’s Speech – Plus Writing Prompt on “Making Mistakes”

Video & Transcript: Michelle Obama’s Speech To The Democratic Convention (Plus Writing Prompt!)

 

 

July 24, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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July’s Top Posts From This Blog

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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 older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

You can also see my all-time favorites here.

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). There are a lot of them this month:

New Resources On Teaching Reading & Writing

KQED Interviews Me About Saul Alinsky & His Connection To Teaching

Completed Revised Plan For Theory Of Knowledge Essay – With Lots Of Examples & Resources Included

Here Is My Revised Six-Week Plan For TOK Oral Presentations, Including A Zillion Examples & Resources

“Q & A Collections: Using Tech In The Classroom”

“Owl Eyes” Lets Students Read & Annotate, Plus Teachers Can Create Free Virtual Classrooms

“Q & A Collections: Project-Based Learning”

Here’s The “Homework” I’m Planning For My Theory Of Knowledge Class – Help Me Make It Better

Opportunities & Dangers Of Big New Growth Mindset Study

President Obama & “Agency”

The Difference Between Information & Knowledge

The Physical & Psychological Impacts Of Racism

Absolutely Amazing Video For The Rio Paralympics: “We’re The Superhumans”

“Q & A Collections: Teaching Social Studies”

“Q & A Collections: Best Ways To Begin & End The School Year”

“Book Deserts” In Many Of Our Students’ Neighborhoods

Animatron Is A New Site Where Students Can Create Online Animations – With Voiceovers!

Postal Service Issues Jaime Escalante Stamp Today

Video & Transcript: President Obama At Dallas Memorial Service

“Guess What!” Is A Great “New” Game – Plus, ELLs Can Create A Video For An Authentic Audience

Good Classroom Management Advice For Everybody

“Q & A Collections: Race & Gender Challenges”

“Q & A Collections: Implementing The Common Core”

Free Resources From All My Books

2,600 Categorized Resources For IB Theory Of Knowledge Classes

“The History Project” Looks Like A Neat New Tool For Creating Timelines

A Visit To Your School From Michelle Obama Raises Student Achievement – What About Other Speakers?

“Pairprep” Lets Students Compete Against A Friend (Or Themselves) & Lets Teachers Monitor Progress

Video: “What Does Your Accent Say About You?”

“Word Bucket” Lets Students Learn Vocabulary In A New Language & Teachers Can Set Up Virtual Classrooms

“Q & A Collections: Student Motivation & Social Emotional Learning”

“Finding Dory,” Growth Mindset & Grit

My “best and worst education news in 2016 — so far” Published In Wash. Post

“Epic!” Provides 15,000 eBooks, Plus Virtual Classrooms, For Free

Major Review Of Research Reinforces Findings That Exercise Helps Learning

Google Unveils Lots Of New Ed Projects, Including Opening “Expeditions” To Everybody

“American English” Site From U.S. Department Of State Has Developed Into Great Resource For ELL Teachers

Studies: Attendance & Passing Classes More Important Than Test Scores

June 25, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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June’s Top Posts From This Blog

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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 older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

You can also see my all-time favorites here.

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). There are a lot of them this month:

Download All Lesson Plans & Student Hand-Outs From Our ELLs & Common Core Book – For Free!

What Are Your Ideas For Incorporating the “Maker Movement” In Teaching English Language Learners?

Video: Bloom’s Taxonomy According To “Monsters Inc.”

Congressman John Lewis: “Sometimes you have to make a way out of no way”

Smithsonian Learning Labs Now Lets You Create Free Virtual Classrooms & Assignments

I Didn’t Learn Much From How Students Evaluated Me This Year, & Here’s What I’m Going To Try In The Future

Nice Review Of Our ELLs & Common Core Book

Ed Week Publishes Special Report: “Changing Practices In Writing Instruction”

Wealthiest Person In World Unveils Online Learning Platform

This Interactive Lets You Compare Different Types Of Map Projections

“Ways to Help ELLs Learn Pronunciation”

Dan Willingham Writes The Best Piece On “Grit” That I’ve Seen

Here’s My List Of “The Best Things You Can Do to Maximize the Chances of a Lesson Being Successful”

Excellent Advice From Dan Willingham On Students Listening To Music In Class

Study Says Just Taking One International Baccalaureate Class Has Powerful Impact

Atul Gawande On “A Mistrust Of Science”

“Classroom Rules – Ways to Create, Introduce & Enforce Them”

“What Makes Great Teaching” Seems Like An Excellent Report – With One Exception

You’ve Heard Of “Deeper Learning”? How About “Deeper Teaching”?

Teachers Can Try-Out New “Minecraft Education Edition” For Free This Summer

Paul Tough Puts Free Interactive Version Of His New Book Online

Study: “you want to speak to the brilliance, but you also need to speak to the struggle”

Wall St. Journal Publishes Coolest Hamilton Teaching Tool Yet

Calm Down, Everybody – Group Work & Class Discussions Can Work Just Fine

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On Reflecting About The School Year

Is “Emotional Granularity” The Next SEL Skill To Teach?

This Use Of A Venn Diagram For Poetry Is Brilliant & Hilarious

TOK Connection: “Pearls Before Swine” Does Another Version Of “Who’s On First?”

My Summer Reading List So Far – Light On Ed, Heavy On Bubblegum For The Brain. What’s On Yours?

“Making Grading Practices ‘Specific, Constructive & Timely’”

As More Schools Use VAM To Evaluate Teachers, Businesses Go In Opposite Direction

My Next Three Big Writing Projects

Hopeful Study On Academic Success, But I Have A Question

“Roots” Visualization Of Atlantic Slave Trade

“FoxType” Looks Like A Very Versatile Writing Site

‘Children Need Both Paper Books & Digital Texts’

How My University Students Evaluated Me Spring Semester

Here’s What My Theory Of Knowledge Students Will Be Doing For Their “Finals” – What Are You Doing?

Wash. Post Publishes Excerpt From Our Book on ELLs & The Common Core

Statistic Of The Day: Books Are Important

“Reading Digitally vs. Reading Paper”

 

May 27, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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May’s Top Posts From This Blog

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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 older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

You can also see my all-time favorites here.

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). There are a lot of them this month:

Good Advice On NPR About “Grit”: “Take A Step Back & Chill”

Another Study Finds That Poverty Helps Create Lack Of Self-Control – Not The Other Way Around

“ReadWorks Digital” Came Online Today & It Looks Great!

“‘Helping Children Succeed’: An Interview With Paul Tough”

Gates Foundation’s Mea Culpa

Updated: Here Are The Sites I’m Using For My Summer School “Virtual Classroom”

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On “The Value Of Diversity”

“Bloom’s Taxonomy According To The Big Bang Theory”

Quote Of The Day: The Dangers Of “Data Walls”

“Blended Learning is ‘the Next Generation of Education’”

Compare “Liberal” & “Conservative” Facebook News Feeds

The Incentive Follies

“UnboundEd” Is New Site For Free CCSS Lessons

Excellent Classroom Management Advice: Focus On Future, Not The Past

“Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy ‘Increases Student Engagement & Learning’”

Google Launches New Collaborative Space Called…Spaces

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On “The Art and Science of Happiness”

Guest Post: “The Benefits of Genius Hour for ELLs”

Quote Of The Day: “Unhelpful Punishment”

The Importance Of Correctly Pronouncing Students’ Names

“‘It is Long Past Time to Meet the Needs of Students of Color’”

Here’s The Video Of Our Ed Week Webinar On ELLs & The Common Core

The “Constraints Principle” Revisited

Hitting The ELL Jackpot With Ed Week’s New Special Report

My Next Project Is Revising & Making Public My IB Theory of Knowledge Curriculum – Feel Free To Contribute

The “Digital Divide” Is Topic Of My Latest NY Times ELL Student Interactive

President Obama Provides Great Analysis Of Key Community Organizing Adage: Do You Want To Be Right, Or Effective?

Free Resources From All My Books – UPDATED!

Copies Of Our New Book On ELLs & The Common Core Are Shipping Today – Here Are All Excerpts In One Place!

“‘When I Started Teaching, I Wish I had Known…’”

An Interview With…Me, About Teaching ELLs

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On “The Benefits Of Being Bilingual”

Yet Another Study Finds That Having An “Authentic Audience” Impacts Student Learning

Good Advice On How To “Outsmart Your Next Angry Outburst”

“Special Needs Teacher Comes To The Rescue On Flight”

“What Teachers Wish They ‘had Been Told’”

April 30, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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April’s Top Posts From This Blog

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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 older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

You can also see my all-time favorites here.

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). There are a lot of them this month:

“What Educators Wish They Knew When They Began Teaching”

This Interactive Could Be The Most Motivating Tool Ever To Help ELLs Improve Pronunciation

Our Book Was Published Today!

Using The “Green Eggs and Ham hypothesis” To Help Students Develop Creativity

Here’s How My Students Taught Their Classmates A Social Studies Unit – Handouts Included

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On Parrots & Pets

“Effective Strategies For ELL Error Correction”

We Did A Great ‘Growth Mindset’ Lesson With Our ELLs This Week – Here’s The Lesson Plan

“Resetting” Classroom Management

Scholastic Runs A Nice Interview With…Me

“Principals ‘Need To Step Back & Forward Through Time’”

My Latest NY Times Post For ELLs Is On The Rio Olympics

“Principals ‘Must be Reflective Daily About the Work’”

New Study Highlights Six Components Of An Effective Apology

“Big Learners” Has Tons Of Free Student Hand-outs Useful For ELLs

Vergara Overturned By Appeals Court!

Quote Of The Day: “Active Learning” In Science (& Other!) Classrooms

“‘Peak’: An Interview With Anders Ericsson & Robert Pool”

Harvard Business Review Criticizes Trump’s Negotiating Skills & Provides Excellent Classroom Management Advice At Same Time

“Assessing Students on ‘What Really Counts’”

“Favorite Travel Destinations” Is The Topic Of My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

No Surprise To Organizers: Two-Way Conversation More Successful Than One-Way Communication In Changing Minds

The British Council Has Excellent Leveled Reading Resources

“Assessments for Today’s Students”

No Surprise – New Study Finds That Explaining Things Helps You Learn

WordSift Is Back & It’s Better Than Ever!

“Working With ‘Difficult’ Students – Part Two”

Kevin Durant On “Hard Work” & How I’m Using It In Class

The Presidential Debates Are The Focus Of My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

This ASCD Article By Dylan Wiliam May Be The Best Article You’ll Ever Read On Giving Students Feedback

“RACE” Looks Like A Useful Writing Strategy

“‘Don’t Fear’ Students Who Challenge Class Chemistry”

“Ofrecer autonomía es clave para desarrollar la motivación”

Teachers, Students & Families Win In Today’s Supreme Court Decision On Friedrichs

Instagram Announces Plan To Increase Videos To One Minute – Great For Teachers, Students & Everybody Else

“One-Sentence Project” Audio Slideshow From My English Language Learner Class

“Favorite Books” Is Topic Of My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

Four New Additions To “The ‘All-Time’ Best Science Sites” List

Angela Duckworth Criticizes Assessing “Character” For Accountability Purposes In NY Times Column

“Differentiating Algebra Instruction”

Another Interesting Finding On The Value Of Having A “Purpose For Learning”

 

 

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