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.
Here are this week’s picks:
How to Motivate (Not Demoralize) a Student with ADHD is from ADDitude. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students.
Nine Teaching Ideas for Using Music to Inspire Student Writing is from The NY Times Learning Network. I’m adding it to Best Posts On Writing Instruction.
Winners From Our Fifth Annual Student Editorial Contest is from The NY Times Learning Network. I’m adding it to the same list.
Who I Am as a Reader – A Reading Memoir Writing Project is from Pernille Ripp, who writes about her end-of-the-year project. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Finish The School Year Strong.
Comprehension Skills or Strategies: Is there a difference and does it matter? is from Timothy Shanahan. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Reading Strategies & Comprehension – Help Me Find More!
Our Students’ Questions Should Be a Top Priority is from Middleweb. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions — Help Me Find More.
What Is the Point of a Makerspace? is from Cult of Pedagogy. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Maker Movement” — Help Me Find More.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Questions To Use For Class Closing Activities — What Are Yours?:
— Todd Finley (@finleyt) May 6, 2018
Here’s a TED-Talk on “Comics Belong In The Classroom”:
Here’s some great teaching advice:
Henry James: "The whole of anything is never told." This is a principle I teach students when they read a novel, an advertisement. a ballot proposition, a politician. What is NOT said?
— Kelly Gallagher (@KellyGToGo) May 22, 2018