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 back issues of those newsletters here and my previous Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month.

These posts are different from the ones I list under the monthly “Most Popular Blog Posts.” Those are the posts the largest numbers of readers “clicked-on” to read.

This month’s list is longer than usual.

Here are 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):

“Background Music Can Impair Performance, Cites New Study”

Great New Video on “Marshmallow” Test

“The Art Of Choosing”

This Is What I Wish President Obama Would Say On Thursday

New Article On Making Home Visits

“Common Core” Standards And English Language Learners

What Parent Engagement Posts Did Readers Find Most “Engaging” This Quarter?

“Who Went Viral?”

What Does The CIA Say About Problem-Based Learning?

Should “Efficiency” Really Be The Driving Force In Hospitals (And Schools)?

“Computers at Home: Educational Hope vs. Teenage Reality”

“How Facts Backfire”

When & Why Is It Important To Have Silence In The Classroom?

TxtBear Is Very Useful

My “Take” On Recent Study Saying Home Computer Usage Can Lead To Lower Test Scores

One Very Disappointing Part Of President Obama’s Speech Today

“Strivney” Looks Like A Great New Site For Beginning Readers

My Most Popular Blog Posts On Parent Engagement (Over The Past Year)

Want To Learn About The Next Generation Of Tests We’ll Be Giving Our Students?

“Bloom’s Taxonomy According to Pirates of the Caribbean”