Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Educational Links 2/25/16

10 Children’s Books that Teach Acceptance and Empathy

http://homegrownfriends.com/home/10-childrens-books-that-teach-acceptance-and-empathy/?utm_content=bufferab0eb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

ELLs & Special Needs Is Topic Of My New BAM! Radio Show

http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2016/02/24/ells-special-needs-is-topic-of-my-new-bam-radio-show/ 

The Limitations of Teaching ‘Grit’ in the Classroom

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/12/when-grit-isnt-enough/418269/?utm_source=SFFB 

High School ‘Work From Home Day’ Gives Students Taste of Independence

http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/02/24/high-school-work-from-home-day-gives-students-taste-of-independence/ 

Discover, Mashup, and Share Smithsonian Collections - for Free

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/open-resources-free-smithsonian-tool-ashley-cronin?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20EdutopiaNewContent%20%28Edutopia%29 

How Much Longer Will ‘School’ Be Relevant?

http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/trends-shifts/how-overly-academic-learning-is-killing-education/ 

Children who feel closer to nature do better in exams

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/children-who-feel-closer-nature-do-better-exams 

He(Dr Miles Richardson)is quick to insist that what is being measured is not how much time children spend in nature, but the quality of their connection with it. “It’s that feeling of having a relationship to the wider ecology – enjoying it, and finding wonder and awe. An emotional experience in the natural world,” he said.

 Adi Bloom

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