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August 26, 2015
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):

Very Interesting: Poll Finds That Students’ Feeling Engaged & Hopeful Are Top Indicators Of Successful School

New Study Finds Value In Looking At Mistakes As Positive Learning Experiences

Two Good Articles – & A Student Writing Prompt – On The Importance Of Reading

Video: “How Language Makes Your Brain Bigger”

Our Book On Teaching English Language Learners Is Just About Done!

Weekly Student Interactives For ELLs Are Coming To The N.Y. Times Learning Network

Surprise, Surprise – Punishment May Not Be The Best Parenting (Or Teaching) Strategy

A Great Piece On Student Boredom & The Writing Prompt I’m Using With It

Growth Mindset – Don’t Throw The Baby Out With The Bathwater

“Q & A Collections: Teaching Reading & Writing”

“Interactive Sites For Education” Is A Nice Collection Of Learning Games

New Studies Show, Unsurprisingly, That Stress Reduces Self-Control & Metacognition

Video: StoryCorps & A Ton Of Partners Announce “The Great Thanksgiving Listen”

BBC’s “Skillwise” Has A Great Collection Of English-Learning Games

Nice Review Of My Latest Book On Student Motivation

Quote Of The Day: Albert Einstein On “Flow”

Harvard Business Review Publishes Nice Guide To Positive Classroom Management

Guest Post: A List Of Useful Resources On Teaching Information & Digital Literacy

“Playbuzz” Is A Great Place For Creating Learning Games – If It Doesn’t Blocked By Your District’s Content Filters

Statistic Of The Day: How Long Does It Take To Learn English?

Plotagon Is A Free & Simple Tool For Creating Animations

Stop The Presses! Report Finds Most Professional Development Waste Of Time

Quote Of The Day: Teaching Social Emotional Learning Skills Is Not Enough

This Sounds Weird: PISA To Measure Student Ability To Collaborate By Pairing Them Up Anonymously Online

Yes, Schools Should Develop Active Citizens &, No, We Don’t Need Another Test To Do It

SAS Curriculum Pathways, Just About The Best Online Ed Site, Has Gotten Even Better…

Statistic Of The Day: What Character Strengths Predict Well-Being?

Statistic Of The Day: The Benefits Of Reading

Quote Of The Day: “What Does This Experience Make Possible?”

Links To The Joint Projects My ELL Geography Class Did With Classes Around The World – Want To Join Us This Year?

Do You Know Of Research Showing That Writing For An “Authentic Audience” Helps Students Feel Motivated?

You Can Now Create Your Own Activities With Amazing Math App Desmos

Send An Ed-Related Research Question To One Of The Regional Educational Laboratories – And They’ll Answer It!

This New Report May Provide The Best Overview Available On Social Emotional Learning

Google Translate Announces Another Big Update Today

“Zoom In!” Looks Like A Good Site For History Teachers

“BrainRush” Expands Its Learning Activities To Play & Create

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July 25, 2015
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):

This Has Got To Be THE Most Humiliating Way To “Train” A Teacher You’ll Hear About…

Businesses Dumping Employee Ranking Systems – Just As Schools Are Adopting Them For Teachers

You Can Now Watch 550,000 (Yes, That’s Right, 550,000!) Historical Videos Newly Uploaded To YouTube

“Q & A Collections: Student Motivation”

Giving Doctors (or teachers) Grades

Graphic Organizers Supporting The Common Core – Help Me Find More

“Out Of Eden Learn” Looks Like An Incredibly Creative & Engaging Resource

Create & Submit Your Own (Open)TED Talk

“Book Review: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Between The World & Me’”

Disappointing Piece On Teacher Evaluation From Nate Silver’s “FiveThirtyEight”

“The Laziness Dogma” & The Manipulation Of Social Emotional Learning

Amazing Video: “Our Solar System Visualized”

Learn About Music From Around The World With “World Music Composer”

Video: “Animated map shows how religion spread around the world”

“‘School Culture Rewired': An Interview With Steve Gruenert & Todd Whitaker”

Does This Big New Study On The Importance Of Social Skills Become A New “Marshmallow Test”?

Two Nice Reviews Of My Latest Book On Student Motivation

New Study Says Being Bilingual Equal More “Gray Matter”

“Q & A Collections: Classroom Management Advice”

CNN Video “Can Grit Be Taught?” Shows Its Seductive Attraction & Lurking Danger (If You Look For It)

“‘The Reading Strategies Book': An Interview With Jennifer Serravallo”

Wow! CA State Exit Exam Bill Could Eliminate Test Requirement – Retroactive To 2006

This Year’s Most Popular Posts From My Education Week Teacher Column!

New Study Shows Goal-Setting – With Some Twists – Can Have Big Impact On Student Achievement

Excellent Slideshow & Post On Growth Mindset

“‘Culturally Responsive Teaching': An Interview With Zaretta Hammond”

Harvard Business Review Has Eliminated Paywall For Summer – Lots Of Useful Articles For Educators

“New Teacher Advice – ‘Hold On To Your Optimism & Idealism’”

“SuperTeacherTools” Looks Like A Great Site For Creating Online Learning Games

“They Say, I Say” Is A Great Writing Resource

Hilarious Short Video For English Language Learners (& Everybody Else)

“Actively Learn” Looks Like A New Tool My Students Will Be Using A Lot

Brand New “Declaration Project” Collects All The World’s Independence Declarations

“Advice To New Teachers From Veterans”

Guest Post: Growth Mindset Memes

A Grammar Map Of The United States

“Focusing ‘More On What Goes Right Than On What Goes Wrong’”

 

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June 26, 2015
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):

“Ways To Find The ‘Right Balance’ Between School & Home”

A Milestone Of Sorts: There Are Now Exactly 1,450 Categorized & Regularly Updated “Best” Lists!

Quote Of The Day: A Corollary To The Best Piece Of Classroom Management Advice I’ve Heard

Jigsaw Puzzles As A Language-Learning Activity

Quote Of The Day: Carol Dweck On “Nagging”

“Avoiding ‘Trust Busters’ When Making Change In Schools”

Some #CharlestonSyllabus Highlights

Study: Inductive Learning Promotes “Transfer Of Knowledge” Better Than Direct Instruction

All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions

A Perfect Quote To Begin A Lesson On Deliberate Practice – If Your Students Are Basketball Fans

“Control Your Destiny”: Positive Self-Talk, Students & Stephen Curry

Questions To Help With Positive Classroom Management

“Ways To Encourage Support For English Language Learners”

“Jellybean Scoop” Looks Like A Useful Reading/Writing Site For Students & Teachers

“Don’t Leave English Language Learners ‘In The Cold’”

Study: “Authoritative,” Not “Authoritarian,” Classroom Management Works Best For Boys

“It’s Been A Pleasure Having You In Class This Year”

“Teachers: What we want everyone to know about working in our high-needs school”

How Can We Help Students Feel That Theory Of Knowledge Class Is More Relevant To Their Lives

Teaching Knowledge Questions In IB Theory Of Knowledge

“Ways To Help Students Develop Digital Portfolios”

Skype Opens Up Web Version To Everyone

“Cash” For Good Student Behavior – Without An Exit Strategy – Is Not The Best Classroom Management System

Nevada Legislature Goes To Crazytown With New Voucher Law

Khan Academy & College Board Announce New Free SAT Prep

“Our World Of Data” Is A Treasure Trove Of Infographics

“Teachers ‘Seek Relevance & Choice’ In Professional Development”

Here’s How My ELL Beginner/Intermediate Class Evaluated Me

Useful Collection Of “Growth Mindset” Animations

Here Are The Results Of Anonymous Class Evaluations From My English Language Learner History Class

If You Haven’t Read It Already, “The Teaching & Learning Toolkit” Should Probably Be On Your Summer Reading List

“Follow-Up Is Critical For Successful Professional Development”

Did The NY Times Just Demonstrate The Next Generation Of Infographics?

Google’s New “Expeditions” Looks Like An Insanely Cool Way For Students To Take A Virtual Field Trip

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May 29, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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May’s Tops 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):

Quote Of The Day: “Do” Is Better Than “Don’t”

Here Are Forms My ELL Students Will Use To Evaluate Our Class (And Me!)

This Is The Geography “Final” For My ELL Students

“The Kind of Professional Development We Need”

My ELL English & Geography Class Blog

Study Finds That Rewards For School Attendance Make Things Worse

Update On My “Practical Example Of Trust, Self-Control & Choice In The Classroom” & What I’m Doing Next

“In My Ideal School, I Would Hire Teachers Who Believe…”

Nice Online “Summer Reading Challenge” From Curriculet

Here’s My Chapter On Elements Of A Successful Lesson, Along With Student Hand-Outs THEY Use To Teach

“Quizizz” Is A Great Game-Playing & Game-Creating Site For Classes!

I Talk About Student Motivation On “Principal Center Radio”

Educators Stay Because They ‘Tap Into Moral Dimension Of Teaching’

“TweenTribune” Provides The Same Text At Different Levels AND A Virtual Classroom – For Free!

My U.S. History Class Blog Has Now Been (Almost) Completely Updated

Here Are Forms Students Will Be Using To Evaluate The Class & Me

My Almost Complete World History Class Blog

Reading Strategies, Student Engagement, & The Question Of “Why?”

Just Added New Resources & Revamped My Theory of Knowledge Class Blog

“Breaking News Generator!” Is The Latest Tool From “ClassTools”

A Simple Game Using Academic Language

Measurement Matters….Maybe Not So Much

My TOK Essay Planning Form, Along With Great Student Model

Here Are Some Examples Of Using “Concept Attainment” In Writing Instruction

Goal-Setting Lesson Plan

Here’s A Successful Music Lesson We Did With Beginning ELLs (Hand-Outs & Student Examples Included)

The Limits To The Power Of A Growth Mindset (& The Dangers When We Don’t Recognize Them)

Quote Of The Day: It’s Not An Achievement Gap – It’s An Advantage Gap

‘Teachers Don’t Leave High-Poverty Urban Districts; They Are Exiled’

Three Useful Growth Mindset Resources

Ways To End The School Year & Prepare Students For Summer Learning Is Focus Of My Latest NY Times Post

“Reading Teacher” Now Lets You Create Free Virtual Classrooms

Nothing New In New “Top 20 Principles from Psychology for Teaching,” But Still Very Useful

New Study Shows That Teaching About “Growth Mindset” Works At Large Scale – Or Does It?

What Are The School Implications Of New Chetty Study On Geographical Mobility?

“Edueto” Has Got To Be One Of The Best Teacher & Web 2.0 Sites Of The Year

Useful Tweets On Ed Research From #rEDNY

“The Value Of ‘Small Learning Communities’”

Useful Resources For Teaching About #FreddieGray

This Looks Like A Pretty Important Stanford Report On Social Emotional Learning

 

 

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April 28, 2015
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):

All Student Hand-Outs From My New Student Motivation Book Now Online For Free

Video: Helping Students Motivate Themselves

You Can Read The Entire Ed Week Chat We Did On Classroom Management

All The Latest Excerpts From My New Book On Student Motivation

Quote Of The Day: “Real-world learning is messy”

The Question-Asking Exercises I Did With My Students Last Week (Hand-Outs Included)

Excellent & Practical List Of Question-Asking Strategies

“Ways To Teach Common Core Math To ELLs”

This Is The Easiest Way I’ve Found To Upload Multiple TOK (Or Any Student) Presentation Videos

Khan Develops Decent Lesson On Growth Mindset But, Come On, Can’t They Create An Engaging Video?

“Reading Teacher” Is A Good Site For Very Beginners

Very Interesting Online “Game” For Teachers, Principals & Parents

“Ways To Build ‘Authentic Engagement’ & Not ‘Strategic Compliance’”

Brainwaves Video Anthology Is A Great Collection Of Short Videos Of & For Educators

Two “Must Use” Resources From The UK On Education Research

Deliberate Practice Redux

“Strategies For Encouraging Student Engagement”

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “My Storybook”

Managing Student Cellphone Use In Class

Here’s How We’re Using “WhatsApp” For Language-Learning

Options, Options, Options….

The Difference Between “Evidence-Based” & “Evidence-Informed” Education

Infographic On The Importance Of Knowing A Second Language

Statistic Of The Day: Study Finds Students Tutoring Classmates Helps Everybody

Important Video & Article On Double-Standard Of Making “government beneficiaries prove themselves worthy”

Quote Of The Day: “Asking Advice Makes a Good Impression” & Its Connection To The Classroom

“Ways To ‘Shrink The Change’ Of Tech & CCSS In Your Classroom”

“Photographer Writer Illustrator” Would Be Unique Way To Use Photos With ELLs

Good News, Bad News & Good News On Website Annotation Tools

My New British Council Post Is On ELL Error Correction

Here’s The Evaluation Form I Created For TOK Oral Presentations

Quote Of The Day: Fascinating & Disturbing NY Times Article About Charter School

Here’s The End-of-Year Goal-Setting Activity I’ve Done With English Language Learners – Including Worksheet & Video

Statistic Of The Day: Funding Gap Between Rich & Poor Schools Grows

My New Student Motivation Book Is Now In-Stock At Amazon – Reviews Appreciated!

Quote Of The Day: The Importance Of Displaying Student Work

Video: “April Fools Video Prank in Math Class”

A Good Reading Lesson Doesn’t ‘Put Standards Before Students’

I Like “ThinkCERCA” For ELL Reading Practice In Free Virtual Classrooms

People Might Be Interested In This Interview I Did About My New Student Motivation Book

“Ideas for E.L.L.s | Teaching and Learning About Work and Careers” Is My Latest NY Times Post – Here Are Extra Resources!

“Learning By Doing – Part Two”

Second Quote Of The Day: Competition vs. Collaboration

Create A 3D Gallery With Another Great Feature From “ClassTools”

Statistic Of The Day: “The Hidden Costs Of Teacher Turnover”

Check Out 6400 Languages With This Interactive Map

Wonderful Video (& How To Use It In Class): “Confessions Of An Idiom”

 

 

 

 

 

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March 27, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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March’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):

Another Excerpt From My Book: “Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves”

Practical Strategies For Student Engagement Is Topic Of My New BAM! Radio Show

Another Excerpt From My New Book: “Why Viewing Classroom Management as a Mystery Can Be Helpful”

“Teaching Literature Through ‘Choice’ & ‘Practice’”

Washington Post Publishes My Book Excerpt On Transfer Of Learning

“Literature Can Be A ‘Gateway For Understanding Everything’”

Very Useful Excerpt From New National Writing Project Book: “Family Dialogue Journals”

“Animal Translations” Are Great For ELLs

“Creating the Conditions for Student Motivation” Is My New Book Excerpt At Edutopia

Excerpt From My New Book: “What Motivates A Student’s Interest in Reading and Writing”

Excellent Article By Dan Willingham On Reading

Boy Oh Boy, Christmas Has Come Early For Teachers With The New StoryCorps Mobile App!

‘Every Teacher Is A Language Teacher’

Excerpt From My New Book: “Help Your Students Get Into the Learning Flow”

Lesson On Importance Of Asking Good Questions

Quote Of The Day: “Teaching Doubt” (& How I’m Going To Use It In Class)

“Teaching Strategies For ELLs In Content Classes – Part One”

Nearly 2,000 Categorized Resources For IB Theory Of Knowledge Classes

Here’s A New Strategy I’m Trying To Help Students Develop Intrinsic Motivation

Good Videos On A Growth Mindset, The Importance Of Learning From Mistakes & A Lot More

Fun Video: Using Books As A “Weapon Of Mass Instruction”

“Writing Challenge For Kids” Could Be A Nice Change-Of-Pace For Students

“Ten Principles For Vocabulary Instruction”

Google Announces Big Online Conference For Educators

Quote Of The Day: Active Learning Equals More Student Motivation

Study Finds Another Reason To Look At ELLs Through Lens Of “Assets”: They Are Likely To Be More Creative

The Value Of Students Creating Their Own Evidence

Yet Another Study Finds Constructivism Tends To Work Better Than Direct Instruction

Is “Draftback” A Cool Toy You’ll Use Once Or Potentially An Effective Tool For Teaching Writing?

“Five strategies for ELL vocabulary instruction” Is My Latest British Council Post

Statistic Of The Day: Teachers Need To Feel Like They Are Learning, Too

Great Summary Of Research On Developing Creativity

I Think This Is An Excellent Visual About Student Choice

My Newest NY Times Post For ELLs Is On “Teaching and Learning About Animals”

 

 

 

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February 24, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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February’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):

My Next Book On Student Motivation Will Be Published In A Month: Here’s An Update & Table Of Contents

Eighth Anniversary Of This Blog — What Have Been My Most Popular Posts?

“How to Turn Students into Self-Motivated Learners”

Quote Of The Day: “Knowledge Isn’t Power”

Important New Study: No Child Left Behind Hurts Long-Term Student Success

“Socratic Smackdown” Looks Fun & Interesting – If You’ve Tried Using It, What Do You Think?

I’ve Now Done Forty BAM! Radio Shows & Here’s How To Listen To Them

This Resource Might Be A Huge Help For Applying Common Core To Teaching ELLs

Three-Two-One Is A Simple & Effective Summarizing Strategy

Student Examples From Theory Of Knowledge Project

This Is How Videotaping Teachers Can Be Helpful…

Guest Post: Get Started with iBooks Author

Statistic Of The Day: “Teens increasingly sleep deprived”

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL — 100th Edition!

Here Are Text Messages We’re Sending Home To ELL Students & Parents – Share Your Ideas

See My Article & Video On Teacher Leadership – No Longer Behind A Paywall

‘Write The Book You Wish You Had On Your Bookshelf’

Excellent Review Of Writing Instruction Research

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Post It”

Quote Of The Day: “There Was A Misunderstanding” About CCSS & Non-Fiction Texts

Quote Of The Day: Gates Official Says They Game Their Research (No Surprise, But Still Not Good)

Quote Of The Day: Jeb Bush Demonstrates Empathy For Third-Graders With Learning Challenges – NOT!

Teaching Tolerance Offers Teachers Free Documentary On Selma-To-Montgomery March

‘Teachers Make Great Authors’

Great Article On “Being The Best At Anything” & How I’m Using It In Class

Second Quote Of The Day: Learning A Second Language “Increases The Size Of Your Brain”

Quote Of The Day: Research Supports Independent Reading

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Connect Fours”

“Educators Wanting To Write A Book ‘Must Go For It!’”

Quote Of The Day: “Self-Reflection & Effectiveness”

No Surprise In This Study: Language Learners Retain Vocabulary Better When Connected To Gestures & Images

Jimmy Fallon Models Yet Another Game Useful For English Language Learners

Nate Silver Explains The Problem With VAM & “Teacher Accountability” Without Talking About It…

Excellent Articles In This Month’s Issue Of ASCD Educational Leadership

Quote Of The Day: What Is A “Low-Performing” School?

This Is The Best Web 2.0 Site For ELLs & May Be The Best One For All Students

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Dustbin”

“Differentiation Lets Us Reach Our Students ‘Where They Are’”

Ways To Prioritize Social Emotional Learning Without Grading It

Here’s The Writing Prompt I’m Using With “Smartphones Don’t Make Us Dumb”

 

 

 

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January 30, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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January’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):

In Case You Missed It: Washington Post Republishes My Recent Complaint About Bill Gates

Quote Of The Day: “Differentiation Does, in Fact, Work”

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Clyp.it”

No, No, No! Grading Students On Grit & Gratitude Comes To Our Area

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Szoter”

“Four strategies for grammar instruction” Is My Latest British Council Post

“What If?” Projects From My Theory Of Knowledge Class

New Additions To Bloom’s Taxonomy Resources

“Goal Of Classroom Management Is To Have Power ‘With,’ Not ‘Over,’ Kids”

New App “Seesaw” Is A “Learning Journal” For Students

“Teaching About Weather and Seasons” is my latest NY Times Post For ELLs

New “Public Domain Project” Offers Thousands Of Free Clips & Images

My Interview With NPR: “For the First Time, Majority of Public School Students Live in Poverty”

New “Warm-Ups” I’m Doing With My English Language Learners

Statistic Of The Day: New Study Finds That Money Matters For Schools

Guest Post On TPR Storytelling – What It Is & How To Do It

Quote Of The Day: I Think This Is The Best Article Carol Dweck Has Written

Statistic Of The Day: Students Need More Skills in Critical Thinking, Communication & Problem-Solving

Guest Post: One Teacher’s Perspective On Common Core Math

“Positive Classroom Management Strategies – Part One”

This Has Got To Be One Of The Most Useful Sites On The Web For ELL Teachers

Resources From All My Blogs

Quote Of The Day: More Time For Teacher Collaboration Better Than Longer School Day For Students

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Padlet”

“Google Translate” Starts A Big Time Update Today

Study Finds That Bilingualism Supports A Growth Mindset

Here Is The New Student Self-Assessment I’m Using At The End Of Our Semester

No, The “Cone Of Experience” Is Not “Research-Based” & Yes, Some People Debunking It Have Way Too Much Time On Their Hands

Rick Wormeli On Differentiation

Free Resources From All My Books

“Teachers Of Color Can ‘Broaden Student Perspectives’”

Web 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners – “Phrase.It”

My BAM! Radio Shows

Video: PBS News Hour Shows A Second Excellent Segment On Self-Control

“‘Education Suffers’ Without More Teachers Of Color”

Duolingo For Schools Opened Today – Here’s How It Works

Some Thoughts & Resources On Today’s Federal Announcement About English Language Learners

“The Teachers Of Color ‘Disappearance Crisis’”

My New British Council Post: “Instructional strategies for multi-level classes of English language learners”

Must-Read Review Of Alternatives To Standardized Tests

Quote Of The Day: “Techniques Don’t Work In Isolation”

Study Suggests It’s Time To Put Up Pictures Of Mountains On My Classroom Wall

“Supporting ELLs in The Common Core Era”

Guest Post: “Strategies to Promote Student Engagement and Student Voice”

What A Great Idea — “Surprise Journals” — & It Has Student Examples, Too!

“ELLs & The Common Core – Part One”

 

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