Monday, October 16, 2017

Educational Links 10/17/17



Is ADHD a Learning Disability or Mental Illness?




5 WAYS TO ADD MORNING MEETINGS TO SPECIAL ED CLASSROOMS


TIPS FOR A PURPOSE-FULL EDUCATION 


More Than Half Of New York City's Public Schools Now Have Gardens—And Kids Are Loving It


Different Learning Strengths: What You Need to Know


Learning strengths combine your child’s talents and abilities with his existing skills and knowledge to help him take in new information. Talents and abilities are ways of thinking, feeling or acting that can be used productively.


Sunday, October 15, 2017

Educational Links 10/16/17

Technology Positive and Negative Influences on Your Lives

Ditch the grammar and teach children storytelling instead

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/may/19/ditch-the-grammar-and-teach-children-storytelling-instead?CMP=share_btn_fb&utm_content=buffera5410&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer


Study: Too Many Structured Activities May Hinder Children's Executive Functioning



Engage Kids With Digital Scavenger Hunts


16 Helpful Differentiated Instruction Strategies To Use in Your Class


How to Embed Foundational English Skills In Meaningful Work


Apple co-founder launches Woz U for tech education


Steve Wozniak wants to provide fast, affordable technology-based training to fill the unemployment gap and help students succeed.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Educational Links 10/15/17

When The Focus Is On The Student, Not The Class


We need to talk about pornography in schools



The Problem Is Wasted Time, Not Screen Time

Reading Strategies That Work, According To Science


The 50 Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2017

Leading Change: How School District IT Departments are Evolving to Become Technology Evangelists


Reading Strategies That Work, According To Science


Brain research is just plain fascinating. For teachers of reading, brain imaging studies (fMRI) provide windows into what’s actually going on in your students’ heads. There’s the middle schooler who is completely engrossed in a novel. And, there’s the young child with dyslexia who makes gains after intensive intervention. There’s so much brain research out there––and you have no time––so we’ve done the work for you. Here are brain-based reading strategies you can use right now.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Educational Links 10/14/17



Arts Education Helps Train Tomorrow’s Workforce: A strong arts education helps prep kids for the future


AM I BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP WITH EVERY STUDENT?


How to Embed Foundational English Skills In Meaningful Work


Woz U? Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Launches Online School to Teach Software Development


THE NEURAL EFFECTS OF MEDIA MULTITASKING


How to Assess Arts Education—And Why You Should


Dysgraphia in Children



Could your child’s struggles with handwriting and fine motor skills be symptoms of dysgraphia? Take the results of this screener quiz to your doctor or an education specialist to find out.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Educational Links 10/13/17


BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING: THE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

A Quick Guide to Recognizing Depression Symptoms in ADHD Children


Too Much Screen Time Can Lead to Later Addictions in Children

How to Solve the Top 5 Classroom Challenges

Create Learning Activities, Inspire the Four C’s

How Listening to Podcasts Helps Students Read and Learn

Turning Your Students Into Web Detectives


As teachers, we’ve probably seen students use questionable sources in our classrooms, and a recent study from the Stanford History Education Group confirms that students today are generally pretty bad at evaluating the news and other information they see online. Now more than ever, our students need our help. And a big part of this is learning how to fact-check what they see on the web.

Teaching Is Taking Time For Art In All Subjects

Math instructor teaching tesselations.

1. Teaching Math With Art Helps Children Remember Key Concepts


http://www.teacher-support-force.com/teaching-math-with-art.html 



2. Art & Science: A Curriculum for K-12 Teachers


http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/art_science/index.html 


3. Teaching Science Through Art: Longitudinal Nature Observations/ 1st grade 


http://everyarteverychild.blogspot.com/2012/01/teaching-science-through-art.html 


Leonardo--the original STEM to STEAM guy

4. Using the Arts to Support English Language Learners


Why and how to engage English language learners through the arts


http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators/how-to/supporting-individual-needs/supporting-ell-with-the-arts.aspx 


5.  Teaching Strategies for Writing through Art


http://schools.walkerart.org/arttoday/index.wac?id=2338 


6.  Of Paint and Poetry: Strengthening Literacy Through Art


http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/958 


7. How to Use Art to Teach Social Studies


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Educational Links 10/12/17

A Bridge Between School and Faith


Meeting the Needs of Students With ADHD


Read&Write Assistive Technology App



'Gender inequality starts in schools, so let’s end it'


Program for Parents Improves ADHD Behaviors in Young Children


How Listening to Podcasts Helps Students Read and Learn

Suspensions Don’t Teach


Restorative practices—an alternative to punitive justice—keep kids in school, where they can learn how their behavior affects others.