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. I’ve also been doing “A Look Back” series reviewing old favorites, too. Check out A Look Back: 2018’s Best Posts From This Blog – Part Two.
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) There are a lot of them this month:
NEW STUDY FINDS THAT THINKING WE MIGHT KNOW SOMETHING, BUT THEN DISCOVERING WE DON’T, IS MOST MOTIVATING TYPE OF CURIOSITY
HERE ARE COVERS FOR THE THREE BOOKS WE’RE EDITING: MATH, SCIENCE & SOCIAL STUDIES
HOT OFF THE PRESS! THE MOST UP-TO-DATE STATISTICS ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN THE U.S.
THE DANGERS – & POSITIVE POSSIBILITIES – OF HISTORY SIMULATIONS
DOES ANYONE USE “INTERLEAVING” WHEN TEACHING ELLS? IF SO, I’D LOVE TO HEAR WHAT YOU DO
NEW NPR VIDEO: “COOKIE MONSTER PRACTICES SELF-REGULATION”
STUDY: BOOKS AROUND THE HOUSE HELP KIDS, EVEN IF THEY DON’T READ THEM
FLEXCLIP LOOKS LIKE A GREAT VIDEO-EDITING TOOL FOR ELLS, ENGLISH-PROFICIENT STUDENTS & EVERYBODY ELSE
KAHOOT! PREPARES TO LAUNCH ENGLISH VERSION OF TOOL FOR TEACHING BEGINNING READERS
IMPORTANT CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT REMINDER: CURIOSITY CAN WORK BETTER THAN JUDGMENT
GOOGLE UNVEILS NEW & IMPRESSIVE FREE READING APP: “RIVET”
VIDEO: “THE 7 WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD, DIGITALLY RECONSTRUCTED”
MY LATEST BAM! RADIO SHOW IS ON WAYS TO MAKE SMALL GROUP WORK MORE EFFECTIVE
“EVERYTHING” YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE TEACHING PROFESSION, BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK….
SIMPLE ELL WOMEN’S HISTORY PROJECT WITH HANDOUT & STUDENT EXAMPLES
ONE WAY I’M PROMOTING “TRANSFER OF LEARNING” WITH MY STUDENTS – HANDOUT & VIDEOS INCLUDED
THIS IS INTERESTING: BLOOM & MASLOW NEVER USED PYRAMIDS TO EXPLAIN THEIR IDEAS
NO SURPRISE: STUDY FINDS THAT EDUCATORS WHO “DON’T SEE COLOR” HARM STUDENTS OF COLOR
“WE ALSO SHOULDN’T LET WHITE PEOPLE OFF THE HOOK”
“MEETING THE NEEDS OF NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS”
A FUN VIDEO TO SHOW THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD PRONUNCIATION