Friday, August 14, 2020

Educational Links 8/16/2020




50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher


Ed Department Accused Of Diverting Funds From Students With Disabilities


Education Trust Issues Report on Social and Emotional Learning from an Equity Perspective


Federal court clears way for new Title IX K-12 rule, takes effect Friday



Oakland Unified reaches compromise with teacher’s union in distance learning deal



Video Conferencing: Establishing Routines and Structuring Online Time with Students


Keeping Kindergartners Engaged in Distance Learning


Personalizing lessons and giving brain breaks can help young students stay engaged during short synchronous sessions.

Suggestions: How to Direct Students Writing Research Papers

How to Write a Research Paper in 11 Steps



Scaffolding Methods for Research Paper Writing


Teacher Guide for Teaching Research

Students As Authentic Researchers: A New Prescription for the High School Research Assignment


Sample Guideline Research Paper: English 10


Sample Guideline RESEARCH PAPER: English 10


Sample Eleventh Grade Research Writing Student Handbook


Sample MLA Formatted Paper


And here is great input from our friends.


How to Make Writing Research Papers Relevant for Students


8 Reasons Why Students Should Still Write Research Papers


And never forget to encourage your student writers that they are well able to discover information and brilliantly express important ideas in clarity with confidence. Write on!



Thursday, August 13, 2020

Educational Links 8/14/2020


How Online Teaching Should Differ from Face-to-Face Instruction


Adjusting Your Child’s IEP or 504 Plan for Distance Learning



‘If I Could Handle This, I Can Handle Anything’: First-Year Teachers Reflect on the Pandemic


3 ways educational data helped this district improve outcomes


How to Use Google Classroom for Remote Teaching


20 Alternatives To Zoom For Online Teaching

How White Educators Can Approach Antiracist Work


Striving to understand the origins of the concept of race and the effects of implicit biases are good initial steps.

How Learning Happens

How Learning Happens https://www.edutopia.org/how-learning-happens

In this video series, we explore how educators can guide all students, regardless of their developmental starting points, to become productive and engaged learners.

The series features experts Linda Darling-Hammond and Pamela Cantor sharing insights on a range of practices, roughly categorized under five buckets:

* Cultivating a Belonging Mindset
* Fostering Positive Relationships
* Building Academic Confidence
* Developing Foundational Skills
* Establishing Positive Conditions for Learning

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Educational Links 8/13/2020


Lessons Learned From 'Quaranteaching'


Report: Students are not spending enough time writing



What Is the Role of Memorization When Teaching in a Post-Google World


Under the Table and Teaching: 11 Expert Tips for Schooling Kids with ADHD from Home


Unschooling. Homeschooling. Crisis schooling. What is the difference? And what are the best learning strategies for your child with ADHD at this stressful time? Here are tips and strategies from education experts who understand the distinctions and today’s inescapable realities.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Educational Links 8/12/2020


8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions


The hidden benefits of a move to online instruction


The simple intervention that could lift kids out of ‘Covid slide’


Some California districts, teachers struggle to agree on distance learning



5 Reasons Instructional Materials Matter for Equity


More details on what's coming to Meet and Classroom



Using Hand Signals for More Equitable Discussions


See how hand signals can help promote *equitable participation* whether class discussions are taking place online or in-person.


The Sky Is Cheap Entertainment: Meteor Shower! Perseids!


With very fast and bright meteors, Perseids frequently leave long "wakes" of light and color behind them as they streak through Earth's atmosphere. The Perseids are one of the most plentiful showers (50-100 meteors seen per hour) and occur with warm summer nighttime weather, allowing sky watchers to easily view them.


Perseids


Perseid meteor shower 2020: When, where and how to see it



Top tips for watching the Perseids in 2020