Friday, October 21, 2016

Educational Links 10/22/16

Teaching Strategies: Life Skills NOT Taught in School 

http://www.teachhub.com/teaching-strategies-life-skills-not-taught-school 

Creativity and Academics: The Power of an Arts Education

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/creativity-academics-power-of-arts-education-neil-swapp?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow 

How Writing Novels Expands Students’ Expectations of Themselves

https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/10/21/how-writing-novels-expands-students-expectations-of-themselves/ 

Red Ribbon Week Resources – Warning, Take Only As Directed

http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2016/10/20/red-ribbon-week-resources-warning-take-only-as-directed/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=Discovery%20Education&utm_content=Red%20Ribbon%20Week%20Resources%20-%20Warning,%20Take%20Only%20As%20Directed 

8 Basic Steps Of Project-Based Learning To Get You Started

http://www.teachthought.com/learning/project-based-learning/8-basic-steps-project-based-learning-get-started/?utm_content=buffer2a168&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer 

The thoughts every teacher has at the end of the first half of term

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/friday-five-thoughts-every-teacher-has-end-first-half-term 

When is a student ‘gifted’ or ‘disabled’? A new study shows racial bias plays a role in deciding

http://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2016/10/20/when-is-a-student-gifted-or-disabled-a-new-study-shows-racial-bias-plays-a-role-in-deciding/#.WArsSyTLAWQ 

Racial bias among educators may play a larger role than previously understood in deciding whether students are referred for special education or gifted programs, according to new research from NYU.
The study, the first of its kind to show a direct link between teacher bias and referrals for special services, found stark differences in how teachers classify students of different racial and ethnic backgrounds showing identical signs of disability or giftedness.

 

 

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