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January 25, 2016
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). There are a lot of them this month:

New Study Suggests That Teacher Observations Should Focus More On Teacher Inputs, Less On Student Outcomes

New ELL History “What If?” Projects

“Seeing Families as ‘Co-Creators’ of our Schools”

“Ask A REL” Archives Are Some Of The Most Accessible Education Research Sites Around…

“KnowMe” Has Immediately Become The Most Useful iPhone App In My Classroom

Supreme Court Agrees To Rule On Obama Immigration Executive Order – Big Implications For The Classroom

Very Interesting Interview With Motivation Researcher

The Latest Videos From Our Sister Class Geography Project — This Time, From Greece!

“Manage Classrooms Through ‘Positive Relationships’”

Simple Exploration Project With ELL History Class

A Simple Writing Prompt To Accompany Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Essay, “The Purpose Of Education”

“Annotation Studio” Looks Like A Nice Tool For Online…Annotation

Interesting Study On Teaching Vocabulary

Here’s A Nice Lesson I Did On Ethics In My Theory Of Knowledge Class

“‘Reading Nonfiction’: An Interview With Kylene Beers & Robert Probst”

Statistic Of The Day: Immigrants More “Law-Abiding” Than Natives

Quote Of The Day (& How I’m Using It In Class): “the winner is the person who keeps asking questions”

New Study Finds Big Results From Ethnic Studies Classes

Google & British Museum Create “Museum Of The World”

Here’s A New Phonics Activity I Did Today

My Latest NY Times Student Interactive Is On Martin Luther King, Jr.

Another Study Points To The Importance Of Students Writing For An Authentic Audience

Killing Baby Hitler & Student “What If?” Projects

Michael Jordan Story On Goal-Setting

Studies Find No Surprise: Kindness Matters

“Colleges of Ed Can Make ‘Lifetime Commitments’ to Working Teachers”

The Importance Of Having Many Tools: “If Your Only Tool Is A Hammer, Then Everything Looks Like A Nail”

Useful TED-Ed Lesson On “The Danger of a Single Story”

New York Public Library Makes 180,000 Images Available In Public Domain

Top-Notch English Site, USA Learns, Unveils Rebuilt Version

Great Letter From Feds On Importance Of Welcoming Muslim Students – Ironic That It Comes Same Day As ICE Raids Begin

“Teaching ELLs That ‘Science is a Verb’”

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On New Year’s Resolutions

Newsela Now Provides Spanish Translations With Leveled Text

Our Book On Teaching Common Core To ELLs Will Be Published In Two Months – Here’s Simple Table Of Contents

Quote Of The Day: Gratitude Isn’t Enough

“Teaching Science to English Language Learners”

Useful Writing Scaffold For A Classroom Wall

If You Ever Have A Bad Day, Here’s Some Good Advice On How To Turn It Around

“WordsEye” Is A New Cool Tool That Could Be A BIG Help With Language-Learning

NEW “Fillable” PDF Forms For IB Theory Of Knowledge Presentations

Statistic Of The Day: How Much Do Teachers Spend Out Of Their Own Pockets For Supplies?

Is “Learning Agility” A Useful Concept Or Just Another Buzzword?

This Is Great – National Writing Project & KQED Announce “Letters to the Next President 2.0″

“Increasing Motivation Through Students Setting Goals” Is My New British Council Post

Harvard Business Review Publishes Excellent Classroom Management Formula

No Big Surprise: Having A “Sense Of Purpose” In Life Enhances Self-Control

Statistic Of The Day: Documenting Progress Towards Goals & Making It Public Helps To Achieve Them

December 27, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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December’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:

Teaching Channel Video: “Wingman” Is A Great Small Group Discussion Activity

Here’s A Stephen Curry Quote Teachers Can Use With Their Students!

Deliberate Practice & Red Herrings

“The Ten Most Popular Classroom Q & A Posts in 2015″

How My University Students Evaluated Me This Semester

Here’s What I’m Doing In 2016 & What You Can Look Forward To Reading About Here

Study Finds That Nurture Equals Nature In The United States

Wash. Post Published My Annual List Of Education Predictions For The Coming Year

Video: Jonathan Kozol On Savage Inequalities

Wash. Post Published My Annual “Best & Worst Education News” Of The Year

Statistic Of The Day: The Advantages Of Being Bilingual

No Surprise To Teachers: Study Finds That Helping One Or Two Students Can Make Entire Class Better

“Applying a Growth Mindset in the Classroom”

“Curing Blindness in 100,000 People, and Counting” Is My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

Statistic Of The Day: Number Of Unaccompanied Minors Surge At Border

Another Study Finds Listening With Ears, & Not Mouth, More Effective

“‘Growth Mindset Starts With Us, Not With Them’”

Must-Watch Video Of The Day: New RSA Animation Of Carol Dweck Talk

“American Panorama” Has Potential To Be Excellent U.S. History Site

Shocker – NOT: New Study Finds That Lectures Are Not Best Instructional Strategy

Video & Transcript Of Exceptional Speech By Pres. Obama At Naturalization Ceremony

“Policy Decisions Must Be ‘Done With’ Teachers, Not ‘Done To’ Them”

Chronas May Be The Best New World History Site Of The Year

“Saving Elephants” Is Topic Of My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

The Fifteen Tech Tools & Non-Tech Resources I Use Most Often With My Students

Quote Of The Day: The Value Of Employees (& Students) Feeling “Ownership”

The Golden State Warriors & Social Emotional Learning

“‘Writing A Letter Isn’t Enough’ To Affect Ed Policy”

The Educational Value Of Students Creating “What If?” Scenarios

“Story Wars” Lets You Create Public Or Private Collaborative Stories

Quote Of The Day: Attorney Journal Loretta Lynch On Anti-Muslim Bullying In Schools

My New BAM! Show Is On A Growth Mindset

Statistic Of The Day: Diversity Helps Us Learn

Big New Report Issued On Social Emotional Learning

Statistic Of The Day: It’s Good To Have Books At Home

The Death Penalty Is Focus Of My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

We Just Reviewed The “Copy-Edits” On Our Book About ELLs & Common Core – Look For It In March!

Quote Of The Day: Education Will Not End Poverty

“Strategies For Dealing With An ‘Awful’ Textbook”

New Study Says Emphasize Quality Over Quantity In Teaching Writing, But I Don’t Think That’s Most Important Finding

Two New Sites Where Teachers Can Create Virtual Classrooms & Monitor Student Progress

Study Finds Teachers Whose Students Achieve High Test Scores Often Don’t Do As Well With SEL Skills

This Is A Useful Video For Students To Learn The Advantages Of Asking For Help

Triventy Looks Like A Decent Online Learning Game Site

Ways Teachers Can Affect Ed Policy Is Topic Of My Latest BAM! Radio Show

Quote Of The Day: “Experts” Are Often Close-Minded

Quote Of The Day: Math & Constructivism

“GrammarFlip” Might Have Potential For Reinforcement Of…Grammar Skills

New Version Of “No Child Left Behind” Passes House – Includes Changes For English Language Learners

“Teacher Leaders Are ‘Hungry To Learn’”

My Latest NY Times Student Interactive For ELLs Is On Climate Change

“‘Schools Cannot Thrive’ Without Teacher Leadership”

Learning From The Past To Inform Our Present Response To Refugees

November 26, 2015
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.

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):

New Study Finds Academic Benefits To Social Emotional Learning

My Latest NY Times Student Interactive For ELLs Uses Soccer To Teach Goal-Setting

Good Quote From Ta-Nehisi Coates On Writing & How I’m Using It In Class

The Twenty Most Popular Posts In 2015

“Start With Goals, Not Tech Or Curriculum”

“8 Videos for ELL Classrooms”

Funny, Yet Sad: “The Onion” Publishes Excellent Commentary On Importance Of History

Statistic Of The Day: “rejecting Syrian refugees won’t make America safer”

My ELL Gratitude Lesson – With Student Handout

ShowBox Looks Like An Easy Way To Create Videos

“Technology In The Classroom ‘Is Simply A Tool’”

Mission US Unveils New Immigration Game – Is It A Winner Or A Loser?

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELL Students Is On “The Global Refugee Crisis”

Quote Of The Day: It’s Okay To Change Our Minds

If You Ever Have Difficult Conversations With Students Or Colleagues, You’ll Want To Read This

“Start With ‘Learning Goals’ Before Thinking About Tech”

“Journeys In Film” Looks Like A Great Teaching Resource

Reading & Writing About El Salvador With Salvadoran Refugees

Documents That Changed The World

Great New Video: “When People Make Mistakes Their Brains Grow, More Than When They Got Work Right”

Student Agency & How To Encourage It

My Latest NY Time Interactive For ELLs Is On “Helping The Homeless”

Treasure Chest Of Education Videos From Stanford

Student Videos Illustrating Fallacies

Does Your Principal Support Teachers Developing A Growth Mindset?

Very Important New Report On Looking At ELLs Through A Lens Of Assets & Not Deficits

“Challenges Faced By Women Teachers & Ways To Respond To Them”

This Is One Of The Most Useful Blog Posts Teachers Of ELLs Will Read This Year

Study Finds That Empathetic Teachers Enhance Student Motivation – Is Anyone Surprised?

“Making Mistakes & Learning From Them – Part Two”

New Study Suggests That A Classroom Motivational Poster Might Be Effective

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELL Students Is On “The Lessons Football Can Teach”

Quotes Of The Day: The Kansas City Royals Manager Sounds Like An Excellent Teacher

“Our Teaching Mistakes & What We Learn From Them”

 

October 29, 2015
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.

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):

“Metacognition, Learning Strategies And Student Autonomy” Is My New British Council Post

Oral Reading In The Mainstream & ELL Classroom

My Latest NY Times Student Interactive For ELLs: Extreme Weather

This Is A Great Article On The Benefits Of Reading Books & Here Is How I’m Going To Use It

“Teach English Language Learners By Meeting Them ‘Where They Are’”

Using Examples Of The World’s Oldest Music In History Class

Is There A Law Saying Every Government Report On Ed Has To Be Written In A Way That Nobody Wants To Read It?

“The Science Of Learning” Is A Must-Read (& An Accessible One) For Teachers

My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On Immigration & The Presidential Election

“Students Must ‘Reflect On What They Are Learning’”

ELL World History Video Project: The Epic Of Gilgamesh

Statistic Of The Day: Being Bilingual Pays Off In The Workplace

This Is A Really Useful Article On Giving Student Feedback

Video & Student Hand-Out For A Fairly Creative ELL Geography Project

Newseum Unveils New Education Site

Online Learning Game Site Quizalize Adds New Feature I Like A LOT

Quote Of The Day: I Love What This Nobel Prize-Winner Says Students Should Be Taught At School

PBS Unveils New Useful Teacher Tools

“Dreamdo Schools” Is A Platform To Share Project-Based Learning Projects Internationally

He Did It! Gov. Brown Eliminates High School Exit Exam Retroactively!

“How Can I Better A Better Teacher For You?”

New Study Finds Interesting Twist: Repeating Words Helps, & Repeating Them To Someone Is Better

Excellent Examples Of Deliberate Practice To Use With Students

‘It’s Time To Change The Conversation About Grit’

Video: ELL Geography Students Using Academic Language To Describe Climate In Their Home Countries

Zing! Lets Students Read & Annotate Tons Of Books For Free

New Survey On High School Drop-Outs Is Depressing, If Accurate

Mindset Scholars Network Website Is Key New Resource For Social Emotional Learning

Here’s The Cover Of Our Upcoming Book On ELLs & The Common Core

“ReadWorks.org” Looks Like A Good Source Of Free Reading Passages For Social Studies

Here’s The Form I’m Giving To Most Students Who Want Me To Write A Letter Of Recommendation

Quote Of The Day: “Effort Is Not The Only Thing” – Carol Dweck On A Growth Mindset

Google Rolls-Out The Coolest Way – Ever – For Students To Take Virtual Field Trip

TED-Ed Lessons By Grade-Level Might Be Useful

Mindfulness Can Mean More Than Meditation – Can’t It?

 

 

 

 

September 27, 2015
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):

My New Classroom Management Strategy: “How Are You Going To Use Your Power?”

Personalized Learning Is ‘A Partnership With Students’

“Why I Became A Teacher” Is My Latest British Council Post

This Is Interesting: “8 Strategies Robert Marzano & John Hattie Agree On”

Examples Of Student Work From My ELL History Classes

My Latest NY Times Student Interactive For English Language Learners Is On Immigration

Instead Of High School Exit Exams For Civics, Study Suggests SEL Programs Would Be Better Way To Go

Two Useful Videos About Bloom’s Taxonomy

“Strategies For Recruiting Teachers Of Color”

You Can Now Pre-Order Our Book, “Navigating The Common Core With ELLs”

New OECD Report Is Not An Indictment Of Ed Tech – It’s Really An Indictment Of Unilateralism & Professional Development

“Wildfires In The West” Is My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELL Students

An Interesting “Take” On Research “Reproducibility”

Surprise, Surprise – New Research Finds Lectures Aren’t The Best Way To Teach

Excellent Article On Listening AND Writing Prompt I’ll Be Having Students Use With It

Bill Eliminating CA High School Exit Exam Passes Legislature – Will Result In HUGE Increase In ELL Student Motivation

California’s Smarter Balanced Test Results Released – Not Good News For ELLs & Others

Maybe All Of Us Could Learn Something From Coach Pete Carroll

The New Voice Typing Feature In Google Docs Is Great – I Wonder If ELLs Can Use It For Pronunciation Practice?

“Initiative Fatigue,” High School Exit Exams & The Common Core

Disappointing NY Times Article On Teachers & “A Sharing Economy”

A Writing & Speaking Activity For Welcoming Back ELLs

Study Finds No Surprise: Only Between 30 & 40% Of Lessons Are Common Core-Aligned

Wow! Linda Darling-Hammond Starts New Education Think Tank

A Nice Video On The Importance Of Asking Questions – & An Accompanying Writing Prompt

“Clips” Might Be The Easiest Tool Out There For Editing Videos

I Think This Column On Asking Questions Is One Of The Best Piece’s Alfie Kohn Has Ever Written

“I Could Do That” Is A Great Video For Anyone Interested In Close Reading (& For TOK Teachers)

Here’s A Writing Prompt I’m Using With My TOK Students On The First Day Of Class

Very Interesting Study: Students Seeing Teachers Drawing Diagrams Is Better Than Showing Pre-Made Ones

Khan Academy & Pixar Unveil “Pixar In A Box”

“Teach This Poem” Provides A Weekly Poem & Learning Activities To Teachers – For Free

Statistic Of The Day: Employers Want People Who Can “Recognize Patterns”

New ASCD Educational Leadership Issue On Asking Questions – Here Are Highlights

 

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

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’”

 

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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