Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Autumn: Monet and Vivaldi

Autumn Poplars-Monet

And to my Australian friends who are in Spring, please forgive me.

Vivaldi's Four Seasons - Autumn (3rd movement) - 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8AN0jWNrJA

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Educational Links 9/21/2020


8 Strategies to Improve Participation in Your Virtual Classroom

 Best Tools for Virtual and Distance Learning

https://www.commonsense.org/education/top-picks/best-tools-for-virtual-and-distance-learning

Incorporating Emerging Skills into High School Curriculum



Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarism



32 Tips For Building Better Relationships With Students

THIS WEEK’S “ROUND-UP” OF USEFUL POSTS & ARTICLES ON ED POLICY ISSUES


“Stop Shaming Your Child for Behavioral Symptoms of ADHD.”


“Differentiating ADHD behavioral symptoms from bad behavior will allow your child to accept their diagnosis without shame. If we only offer them meaningless consequences to their deficits, we lose the opportunity to assist them in successfully managing a life-long disorder.”

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Educational Links 9/20/2020

With Safety in Mind, Schools Take Classes Outdoors


Our Favorite Videos For Kids About How Things Are Made


The Evil Culture Of Online Teaching


20 Ways To Bring The Joy Back To Your Classroom


Clear parent communication, support essential for remote learning success



I’m an ADHD Expert — and I Still Struggle With ADHD


Just because you’re an expert in helping others with ADHD doesn’t mean you don’t struggle with the condition yourself. Here are the ways I grapple with inattentive ADD, and why I refuse to let my symptoms define me.

Educational Links 9/19/2020

Assistive Technology in the Classroom


What Should Recess — and Play — Look Like in a Socially Distanced World?



How educators are battling pandemic stress


 Tracking how the coronavirus is impacting school districts


Want to Learn More Effectively? Take More Breaks, Research Suggests



New Strategies in Special Education as Kids Learn From Home



Teachers, This Is All Impossibly Hard, But We’re More Prepared Than We Realize

As a teacher, I have seen several memes going around social media that suggest we are all “first-year teachers again.” While we are undoubtedly experiencing a lot of firsts with hybrid and distance learning, I believe we can utilize the tools we already have to make this school year successful and memorable.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Music that Makes You Smarter





MzTeachuh: Music that Makes You Smarter: This music (and Mozart and Beethoven, too) actually makes you smarter by connecting synapses in your brain! Bravissimo, Herr Bach! Yehudi ...

Autumn Activity: Planting It Forward






MzTeachuh: Autumn Activity: Planting It Forward: Daffodils (February) We can all use some Screaming Yellow Daffodils during the dreary winter. Flowers outside in the winter? I...