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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”