Every year I identify my personal favorite posts, and it’s time for my mid-year selection.
Here are My Favorite Posts In 2014 — So Far:
Here are some of my favorite “The Best…” lists from this year (by the way, the total lists I’ve published reached 1,300 this year):
The “All-Time” Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of English Language Learners (I did a number of these “all-time” lists — you can see links to all of them within that post).
I’ve published weekly posts at The New York Times — each one including a student interactive and teaching ideas for English Language Learners.
And I’ve published two-to-three posts each week at my Education Week Teacher advice column – over this summer I’ll be putting together my annual posts bringing together links to those that share a common theme, as well as sharing a list of the most popular ones. My suspicion is that Response: ‘The Grading System We Need to Have’ and Response: Ways to Cultivate ‘Whole-Class Engagement’ will top that list.
I also began publishing a monthly post over at the British Council about teaching English Language Learners.
And I’ve had a lot of fun doing a weekly ten minute radio shown for BAM!, where I’ve been interviewing guests who have contributed responses to my Ed Week column.
I’ve written several articles for other publications over the past few months. My favorites are probably The manipulation of Social Emotional Learning, which was published at The Washington Post (my title for it was “Let Them Eat Character”) and Teaching Argument Writing to ELLs at ASCD Educational Leadership.
Here are some favorite blog posts divided by category: