Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.
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Here are this week’s picks:
Top 10 reasons students plagiarize & what teachers can do about it (with apologies to David Letterman) is from Kappan Online. I’m adding it to The Best Online Resources To Teach About Plagiarism.
5-Minute Writing Conferences is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to Best Posts On Writing Instruction.
Project Audio: Teaching Students How to Produce Their Own Podcasts is from The NY Times Learning Network. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English. I have a bunch of podcast-related resources there, and I will eventually create a separate Best list on podcasts.
Six Simple Ways to Get Your Students Talking is from CommonLit. I’m adding it to the same list.
What is retrieval practice when you’re learning math? is from Rough Draft Talk. I’m adding it The Best Resources For Learning About Retrieval Practice.
Retrieval Practice and testing is a good one-page sheet. I’m adding it to the same list.
5 Ways to Celebrate Poetry is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best World Poetry Day Resources – Help Me Find More.
Poetry and Primary Sources is from The Library of Congress. I’m adding it to the same list.
Note-Taking Strategies is from The Learning Scientists. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Effective Note-Taking Strategies – Help Me Find More.
Here are some good questions we can ask ourselves:
Powerful reflection questions for all educators. Thank you @EllinKeene #TheEdCollabGathering pic.twitter.com/I6KmEsE2vl
— Tenille Shade (@tenilleshade) April 21, 2018
I’m adding this tweet to Best Posts On Writing Instruction:
Fluency in writing comes from self-prompting. We write a sentence and it prompts another–and another. Soon we have a perpetual motion machine. Here are a baker’s dozen of prompts that swirl in my head as I write: pic.twitter.com/pnuBEOOWLY
— Tom Newkirk (@Tom_Newkirk) April 15, 2018