Saturday, April 23, 2016

Educational Links 4/24/16

'Henry David Thoreau for Kids' uses activities to connect kids with nature

http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/books/ct-prj-henry-david-thoreau-for-kids-20160414-story.html 

23 Upcycling Hacks for the Classroom

http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2016/04/12/23-upcycling-hacks-for-the-classroom 

Shakespeare Uncovered 

 http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/shakespeare-uncovered/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=mktg2016

9 Tips That Have Improved My IEP Experience

http://themighty.com/2016/04/tips-for-successful-iep-meetings/ 

Race and the Standardized Testing Wars

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/24/opinion/sunday/race-and-the-standardized-testing-wars.html 

We Won't Improve Education By Making Teachers Hate Their Jobs

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/we-wont-improve-education-making-teachers-hate-jobs-jeff-bryant 

The Limitations of Teaching ‘Grit’ in the Classroom

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

Schools can do a better job of talking about the extent to which student trauma exists, teaching children coping mechanisms, and providing mental-health services.The conversation about growth mindsets has to happen in a social and cultural context, he said, because cultural, institutional, and historical forces have an effect on individuals.

 

 

 

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