My mid-year “Best” list posts continue…
I publish a regular series called SEL Weekly Update, and I thought it would useful to readers and to me to review them and highlight the ones I think are the best of the year.
You might also be interested in “Best” Lists Of The Week: Social Emotional Learning Resources. All my “Best” lists related to SEL, including previous editions of this Best list, can be found there.
Here are my choices from the past six months:
I’m adding this video to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students:
Extrinsische vs. intrinsische Motivation… pic.twitter.com/6fcqNn0THp
— Frank H. Baumann-Habersack (@FrankBauHa) May 6, 2022
Pride in our students, pride in ourselves: What you need to know to be an LGBTQ+ ally is from Teach Learn Grow. I’m adding it to THE BEST WAYS TO SUPPORT LGBTQ STUDENTS.
In ‘social-emotional learning,’ right sees more critical race theory is from The Washington Post.
How Valuable Is Enthusiasm? is an interview with Angela Duckworth.
The Best Leaders Have a Contagious Positive Energy is from The Harvard Business Review. I’m adding it to A BEGINNING LIST OF THE BEST RESOURCES ON LEARNING ABOUT LEADERSHIP – SHARE YOUR OWN.
How to help bereaved children understand grief is from Winston’s Wish. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Helping Students Deal With Grief.
Teacher Mindsets Help Explain Where a Growth-Mindset Intervention Does and Doesn’t Work is from Psychological Science. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset”
The Many Benefits of Strengths-Based IEPs is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Looking At Our Students Through The Lens Of Assets & Not Deficits.
My Child’s Teacher Keeps Using the Wrong Pronouns for My Child is from Slate. I’m adding it to THE BEST WAYS TO SUPPORT LGBTQ STUDENTS.
What Feeling Poor Does To Your IQ is from PsyBlog. You might also be interested in A LOOK BACK: “HOW INCOME AFFECTS THE BRAIN” & WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Social Emotional Learning Isn’t Enough.
PREPARING SCHOOLS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS COPING WITH TRAUMA AND TOXIC STRESS is from Ed Research For Recovery. I’m adding it to The Best Ways For Responding To Student Trauma – Help Me Find More.
Interrupting the Weaponization of Trauma-Informed Practice: “… Who Were You Really Doing the ‘Saving’ for?” is an important new paper. It’s behind a paywall at that link, but here’s a free version. I’m adding it to the same list.