Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.
Here are this week’s picks:
The New York Times Learning Network announced Winning Reviews from Our 2016 Student Contest. They invited students to pick an event or another element of culture and write a review about it. They make great mentor texts. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For K-12 Writing Instruction/Reinforcement.
I’m sure I’m not alone in receiving visits this week from former students who are on break from their college. Here’s a very helpful piece of advice on those visits from John T. McCrann at Ed Week: Five Questions to Ask New College Students Over Break
Teachers’ Implementation of Principles from “Make It Stick” is from The Learning Scientists and has a number of useful classroom ideas.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts On Writing Instruction:
— Marzano Research (@MarzanoResearch) December 20, 2016