Sunday, April 17, 2016

Educational Links 4/18/16

Attention Students: Put Your Laptops Away

http://www.npr.org/2016/04/17/474525392/attention-students-put-your-laptops-away

Why Gifted Latinos Are Often Overlooked And Underserved

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/04/17/473502695/why-gifted-latinos-are-often-overlooked-and-underserved?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=education 

Study Shows Principals Don't Get Evaluated Enough

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2016/04/study_shows_principals_dont_get_evaluated_enough.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB 

What It's Like to Be a Kid With OCD

http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2015/11/05/i-am-a-student-with-ocd-and-i-need-your-help

Manipulatives: Virtual Manipulatives on the Web

http://www.ct4me.net/math_manipulatives_2.htm 

5 Simple Ways to Connect with Students and Build Relationships 

http://teachinginprogress.blogspot.com/2015/11/5-simple-ways-to-connect-with-students.html 

Maybe Testing Isn’t The Problem After All

http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/assessment/maybe-testing-isnt-problem/ 

 After four years and hundreds of millions of federal Race to the Top dollars spent creating the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test—an assessment of the extent to which students are mastering the knowledge and skills necessary for life after high school—it’s disappointing to hear that an increasing number of states, including my home state of Colorado, are already thinking of scrapping it.

 

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