Thursday, April 26, 2018

Educational Links 4/27/18

Caring for Comics - And Other Ideas for Video Projects

7 Tips for Teaching Readers How to Recognize Bias

Finding the Right Fit: Hiring Good People to Enrich the Culture

Autism Prevalence On The Rise, CDC Says

Bullying Laws: Your Child’s Rights at School

The Hardest Students to Teach

23 Teacher Tips for Asking Better Questions About Books

The way to engage students in classroom book discussions is to simply ask great questions. But that’s easier said than done. Which questions will elicit one-word answers from students, and which will generate rich, meaningful conversation? Here are 23 tips to help you take book discussions to the next level.

Teaching Is Being Consistent

1. Teacher tips: How to be flexible and still enforce consistent classroom discipline 

2. The Success of a Culture of Consistency 

3. "No" Means "No":
The Importance of Consistency 

4. Top 6 Keys to Being a Successful Teacher 

5. Excellent teacher traits: Impartiality 

6. Teaching tips: The importance of fairness in the classroom 

7. Classroom Routines

Managing a happy classroom 

8. 5 Smart Ways to Handle Teacher Troubles 

9. Why Playing Favorites Is Bad For Classroom Management

Educational Links 4/26/18

13 Standards For A Near-Future School

Technology in the Classroom: Amazing iPad Apps for Educator

Let It Out! How Self-Expression Soothes the ADD Brain

10 Writing Center Ideas We Love

Teaching in the Era of Bots: Students Need Humans Now More Than Ever

At a Glance: Helping Kids With ADHD Manage Screen Time

Preserving the Early Excitement of STEAM

STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math) encourages investigation, hands-on learning, and creativity and incorporates interdisciplinary learning.

Who Dressed You Up So Fancy Schmancy?

Madame Charpentier and Her Daughters, Renoir
Your mom. And maybe your grandma.

Mother's Day May 13.

Thought I'd add some funky music to collaborate with these rich people having this portrait done by Renoir.
Our lovely Stevie Wonder and sentiments. Love this song.

Isn't She Lovely?

Twelve year old Stevie Wonder's mom dressed him up fancy schmancy for the Apollo Theatre.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Poem In Your Pocket Day (4/26)

National Poem in Your Pocket Day 

About PIYP Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day 

Participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day! 


National Poetry Month: Haiku

From time to time
The clouds give rest
To the moon-beholders.

The summer grasses

All that remains
Of brave soldiers dreams

A bee 
staggers out
of the peony.

Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho

About Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho was one of the most famous haiku masters of the world. His poems were influenced by his firsthand experience of the world around him, often encapsulating the feeling of a scene in a few simple elements. 

Mommy Chose Me From All The Babies In The Whole World

Sandra Bullock and baby Louis
Love is love.
May 13. Mother's Day.