Saturday, May 21, 2016

Educational Links 5/22/16

How Teachers Are Using ‘Hamilton’ the Musical in the Classroom

The NGSS Explorer: Classroom Tools, Tips, and Lessons 

45 Websites For Students To Create Original Artwork Online 

Need Simple Tips On Getting Your Kid To Read? Ask ‘Reading Rainbow’s’ LeVar Burton 

Achievement Gaps and Racial Segregation: Research Finds an Insidious Cycle 

How to Give Praise That Builds Your Child’s Self-Esteem 

Seven Ways Schools Can Foster Original Thinking in Students 

These ideas run against the current climate of education. However, in a world of no-nonsense “high standards” and an incessant focus on “grit,” we can provide an alternative approach. We can give slack. We can be open. We can let students play around with ideas. We can experiment. We can be original.

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