Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.
You might also be interested in The Best Articles (And Blog Posts) Offering Practical Advice & Resources To Teachers In 2014 – Part Two.
Here are this week’s picks:
Show Us Your #SinglePointRubric is by Jennifer Gonzalez. I’m adding it to The Best Rubric Sites (And A Beginning Discussion About Their Use).
301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing is from The New York Times Learning Network. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Writing Instruction.
The Harvard Business Review published a short article titled The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations. Read the article, which includes the chart in the tweet below. How are we doing in our conversations with students? I’m adding this info to The Best Resources On The Importance Of Building Positive Relationships With Students.
Why negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones http://t.co/WvYMo6JsNm pic.twitter.com/Wyx1CywxO3
— Harvard Biz Review (@HarvardBiz) February 6, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Better Listener is another excellent article from The Harvard Business Review. It’s short and accessible, and will be a great addition to the lesson plan I have about becoming better listeners in my Self-Driven Learning book. I’m adding the article to The Best Ideas To Help Students Become Better Listeners — Contribute More. Here’s a tweet about the article:
Everything You Need to Know to Become a Better Listener http://t.co/TvzXEBJWot pic.twitter.com/4xnWARU8k7
— Harvard Biz Review (@HarvardBiz) February 7, 2015
Here’s a potentially useful graphic:
Informational Writing Techniques @MaggieBRoberts @MisterMinor @TCRWP #writingworkshop #engchat pic.twitter.com/G6E8jg7ldc
— Alex Corbitt (@Alex_Corbitt) February 5, 2015