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?