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 2021’S BEST POSTS FROM THIS BLOG – SO FAR! and 2021’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):
Here’s The Cover Of My Next Book: “The Student Motivation Handbook”
THIS NY TIMES LEARNING NETWORK POST ON USING PHOTOS IS A MUST-READ FOR EDUCATORS, ESPECIALLY ELL TEACHERS
QUAZEL LOOKS LIKE AN INTRIGUING TOOL FOR LEARNING LANGUAGES
QUZIZZ KEEPS GETTING BETTER & BETTER WITH NEW QUESTION “TYPES”
“TEXTPROJECT” HAS A LOT OF FREE…TEXTS USEFUL FOR ELL CLASSROOMS
Quote Of The Day: Let’s Stop Adding And, Instead, Begin Subtracting In Schools
The Three-Legged Strategy I’m Using To Teaching Grammar In My ELL Newcomers Class – Help Me Improve It!
Another Important Study Finds That Teachers Focusing On Increasing Student Test Scores Doesn’t Help A Lot Of Students
MY LATEST BAM! RADIO SHOW FEATURES VETERAN TEACHERS OFFERING ADVICE TO NEW ONES
“HOW TO ADOPT A CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE MINDSET”
“8 PRACTICAL IDEAS FOR TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES IN CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE WAYS”
HERE’S WHAT A TYPICAL ELL CLASS WITH PEER TUTORS & ME LOOKS LIKE
THIS APPEARS TO BE A GOOD TREND: THIRD STUDY IN A ROW IDENTIFIES NON-TESTED WAYS TEACHERS HELP STUDENTS SUCCEED
GOOGLE’S NEW “TALK TO BOOKS” LETS YOU ASK “BOOKS” QUESTIONS – & GET ANSWERS
No Surprise That New Study Finds Summarizing Is Effective Learning Strategy
Quote Of The Day: What Learning Something New Does To The Brain
I THINK ALL TEACHERS COULD BENEFIT FROM READING THIS ARTICLE ABOUT RESPONDING TO STUDENTS USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WHEN WRITING
This Is An Excellent Piece On The Pitfalls Of Over-Analyzing ELL Standardized Assessments
“Teachers, Be Brave in the Face of Unjust Laws”
Good Professional Development Slide On Equality vs. Equity
Here’s A Simple “Day Of The Dead” Lesson I’m Doing With ELL Newcomers (Includes A Downloadable)