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

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.


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

Top tips for watching the Perseids in 2020