Thursday, November 21, 2019

MzTeachuh's Meditations: Sheltered in the Arms of ...

MzTeachuh's Meditations: Sheltered in the Arms of ...: When you are missing your loved one. Ben Speer - Sheltered In The Arms Of God (Live) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-HwVboqmb...

What is Personalized Learning?

MzTeachuh: What is Personalized Learning?: 8 Tips For Successful Implementation of Personalized Learning + Infographic https://www.usatestprep.com/blog/2019/02/19/a-guide-t...

Suggestions: How to Direct Students Writing Research Papers

MzTeachuh: Suggestions: How to Direct Students Writing Resear...: How to Write a Research Paper in 11 Steps http://student-tutor.com/blog/how-to-write-a-research-paper-in-11-steps/ Scaffo...

Principal's Suggestion Box #17

MzTeachuh: Principal's Suggestion Box #17: These letters are absolutely fictional (to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent.) But, with the hint of truth, maybe we can...

Teaching Is Reflective

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Reflective: A Mid-Year Reflection for Teachers and Students   http://www.edutopia.org/blog/mid-year-reflection-teachers-students-maurice-elias  ...

The Up-Side of Teaching

MzTeachuh: The Up-Side of Teaching: Learn the Top 10 Benefits of a Being a Teacher http://www.alleducationschools.com/education-careers/article/teaching-career-perks   ...

Developing a Positive Classroom Culture

MzTeachuh: Developing a Positive Classroom Culture: 5 Innovative Ways To Create Positive Classroom Culture https://www.edutopia.org/discussion/5-innovative-ways-create-positive-classroom-...

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Having a dynamic online PLN truly boosts our expertise, allows our voices to contribute, provides enhancement and correction strategies and methods, and soothes our very souls with comaraderie and hope for success.

God bless you all and have a wonderful teaching day!
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Educational Links 11/21/19



The AAP’s New ADHD Guidelines: 5 Things You and Your Child’s Doctor Need to Know


What Steve Jobs Said About Education


As Teen Stress Increases, Teachers Look for Answers


Three Simple Tech Tools to Make Math Thinking Visible



3 Common PBL Problems—and Solutions

Loop - A Nice System for Gathering Feedback from Students





Rural school districts face many unique trials, and access to educational technology is no different. But the obstacles aren’t just about location. In many cases, school leaders need to justify why the district should invest in the first place.

STEM Activities For Your Classroom

MzTeachuh: STEM Activities For Your Classroom: Urban  Community and School Gardens  http://ucanr.edu/sites/UrbanAg/Community_and_School_Gardens/ Best, cheap, easy STEM? Go outside...

Figurative Language Resources

MzTeachuh: Figurative Language Resources: FIGURES OF SPEECH (OFFICIAL LIST) http://thevisualcommunicationguy.com/rhetoric-overview/figures-of-speech-official-list/ Figurati...

Class Feeling Bored? Here Are Some Fun Ideas

MzTeachuh: Class Feeling Bored? Here Are Some Fun Ideas: Bored? Shake it up. Let the kids up out of their desks. Have a laugh while learning. Review differently. It's surprising how effecti...

Learning Trends--Part 1

MzTeachuh: Learning Trends--Part 1: Teaching Strategies Top 5 Teaching Strategies http://www.teachhub.com/top-5-teaching-strategies Teaching Strategies h...

Online Reading Resources

MzTeachuh: Online Reading Resources: 7 Great Online Reading Resources for Parents and Learning Coaches http://melanielinktaylor.mzteachuh.org/2018/07/online-reading-resources.html

Assessment That Makes Sense

MzTeachuh: Assessment That Makes Sense: 27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data https://wegrowteachers.com/27-teacher-actions-that-help-promote-valid-asse...

Teaching Civility

MzTeachuh: Teaching Civility: Teaching civility: Two daring assignments https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/teaching-civility-two-daring-assignments/2014...

Principal's Suggestion Box Letter #6

MzTeachuh: Principal's Suggestion Box Letter #6: These letters are absolutely fictional (to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent.) But, with the hint of truth, maybe we ca...

Helpful Hints for Teachers

MzTeachuh: Helpful Hints for Teachers:   Google Drive: The Basics   http://catlintucker.com/2015/01/google-drive-the-basics/ The Flow Theory In The Classroom: A Primer ...

Activating Classroom Discussions

MzTeachuh: Activating Classroom Discussions: Classroom Activities: How to Hold a Classroom Debate http://www.teachhub.com/classroom-activities-how-hold-classroom-debate Debat...

Purpose for Writer's Workshop

MzTeachuh: Purpose for Writer's Workshop: The Ulitmate Writing Workshop Routines Guide https://www.teachwriting.org/612th/2017/7/the-ultimate-writing-workshop-routines-guide The...

Know Thy Students

MzTeachuh: Know Thy Students: https://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/creating-student-centered-learning-profiles-what-great-teachers-know-about-their-students/ A stud...

Teaching Is...Learning Ed Tech II

An Introduction to Technology Integration

http://www.edutopia.org/technology-integration-introduction-video 


 A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

 http://www.teachthought.com/learning/learning-models-learning-theories-index/


 25 Tips for Blended Learning Success

 http://online.getfueled.com/25-Tips-for-Blended-Learning-Whitpaper.html?

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Practical Ed Tech with Richard Byrne

http://practicaledtech.com/ 


Great GOOGLE CLASSROOM Tutorials by Early Access Testers 

http://www.mauilibrarian2.com/2014/07/11-great-google-classroom-tutorials-by.html 

Google Certified Teacher

https://www.google.com/edu/training/get-certified/?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Furl%3Fsa%3Dt%26rct%3Dj%26q%3D%26esrc%3Ds%26source%3Dweb%26cd%3D1%26ved%3D0CCMQFjAA%26url%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.google.com%252Fedu%252Ftraining%252Fcertifications%252F%26ei%3DA33bVN2jC8bqoATCi4GgAw%26usg%3DAFQjCNHq20M9v89eti-YjAtldkDMsbdI1A%26sig2%3DUp62teKVhWKGF_sRS4cZcQ 

 

Principal's Suggestion Box Letter #13

MzTeachuh: Principal's Suggestion Box Letter #13: These letters are absolutely fictional (to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent.) But, with the hint of truth, maybe we can m...

Enrich Your Teaching

MzTeachuh: Enrich Your Teaching:   Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/11/beyond-minecraft-games-that-ins...

Helpful Hints for When Teacher Is Overwhelmed

MzTeachuh: Helpful Hints for When Teacher Is Overwhelmed: Time Saving Tips for Teachers    http://www.educationoasis.com/resources/Articles/time_saving_tips.htm   ...

Principal's Suggestion Box #16

MzTeachuh: Principal's Suggestion Box #16: These letters are absolutely fictional (to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent.) But, with the hint of truth, maybe we can ma...

Teaching Is...Classroom Management

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is...Classroom Management:   Top Five Classroom Management Strategies – They Really Work http://www.brighthubeducation.com/classroom-management/3318-top-...

Counseling and Supervision; Supervision and Counse...

MzTeachuh: Counseling and Supervision; Supervision and Counse...: What to initiate positive change in a school? I have reflected upon what change would have the greatest impact based just up...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Educational Links 11/20/19

How Can Students Self-Assess When Teachers Do All the Grading and Work? 



An Engaging Word Game Helps Students Grasp Implicit Bias


The Best Time To Review Your Classroom Management Plan


7 Enlightened Methods for Teaching Students with ADHD and LD



How Single-Point Rubrics Can Improve Student Work


Improved Teacher Well-Being Is Only a Breath Away


Collaborative Learning for Educators


Coaching is an effective form of professional development, and embedding it in the culture of a school or district is key.

Got Equity?

MzTeachuh: Got Equity?: Education Activism Begins With Teachers http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2014/08/20/fp-healy-newteacher.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-GOO&utm_...

Classroom Management You Can Live With

MzTeachuh: Classroom Management You Can Live With: I'm actually joking, it is a lot of work. Classroom Management Is Easy https://www.smartclassroommanagement.com/2010/10/09/classr...

Reading Tips

MzTeachuh: Reading Tips: Reading Tips for Parents (in Multiple Languages) http://www.readingrockets.org/article/reading-tips-parents-multiple-languages 10...

Dyslexia and Creativity

MzTeachuh: Dyslexia and Creativity: http://dyslexia.yale.edu/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwnZXbBRC8ARIsABEYg6BjRVxHvDZGhV1nQYcUACUenZ2R1aCrOURIAjCS8QsK40c-cyX1ZeUaAjhNEALw_wcB What is Dys...

ePLNs for Teachers –Getting Connected

MzTeachuh: ePLNs for Teachers –Getting Connected: Teachers can find professional networking  online.  Educational sites afford convenience, privacy, and expertise in a variety of educatio...

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott...

MzTeachuh: An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott...:   Grandma Moses http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grandma_Moses  An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving By Louisa May Alcott http://www....

Teachable Moment: The Four Freedoms

MzTeachuh: Teachable Moment: The Four Freedoms: Freedom From Want, by Norman Rockwell The Four Freedoms were goals articulated by United States President F ranklin D. Roosevelt on Ja...

Tranquil Afternoon--Art, Music and Maybe a Faun

MzTeachuh: Tranquil Afternoon--Art, Music and Maybe a Faun: 'North Woods' by Richard Kozlow, 1988. But I don't know if the woods in Michigan have mythological creatures or not.  &#...

Info on Child Development

MzTeachuh: Info on Child Development: Skipping rope, hopping, running. Who knew having fun was a developmental  milestone? Child development refers to the biological, psy...

IEP Meeting? Do I Have To Go?

MzTeachuh: IEP Meeting? Do I Have To Go?: That confusing enough for you? Am I required to attend IEP meetings if I am not a Special Education teacher? I've been asked that...

Dreary Winter Day? Plant It Forward For Early Spri...

MzTeachuh: Dreary Winter Day? Plant It Forward For Early Spri...: Dreary, rainy few days before Christmas.  Love my hibernating garden--its dreaming of daffodils and tulips and butterflies.  Waiting for s...

Is Your Classroom A Petri Dish For Illness?

MzTeachuh: Is Your Classroom A Petri Dish For Illness?: This schoolyear teachers, students, and families are faced with serious communicable health risks to every generation. The first precau...

Taking Care of Teacher

MzTeachuh: Taking Care of Teacher: Here is some information and health strategies to stay well and effective. There has been a reappearance of whooping cough and measles, ...

Monday, November 18, 2019

Educational Links 11/19/19

Rethinking Recess Leads to Results On and Off the Playground

More Room for Writing: How to Get More Whiteboard Space


When “Balance” Takes Precedence Over Children’s Needs


How To Set Up A Simple, Effective Classroom Management Plan


18 Assistive Technology Apps and Extensions for Struggling Students

THE SMITHSONIAN RELEASES NEW CURRICULUM ON U.S. MIGRATION & IMMIGRATION HISTORY



Helping Preschoolers Build Self-Regulation Skills That Are The Foundation Of Success


Why Recess Should Never Be Withheld as Punishment


Experts argue that recess is necessary for a child's social and academic development, and skipping it as punishment for misbehavior or to accommodate more seat time is a serious mistake.

Ten Books for Thanksgiving from Reading Rockets

MzTeachuh: Ten Books for Thanksgiving from Reading Rockets: MzTeachuh: Ten Books for Thanksgiving from Reading Rockets : Thanksgiving is about more than the turkey! He...

Special Arts and Crafts for Thanksgiving

MzTeachuh: Special Arts and Crafts for Thanksgiving: MzTeachuh: Special Arts and Crafts for Thanksgiving : Paper-Bag Turkey http://www.marthastewart.com/286383/paper-bag-turkey 20+ Easy Th...

Ideas for Thanksgiving Lessons

MzTeachuh: Ideas for Thanksgiving Lessons: MzTeachuh: Ideas for Thanksgiving Lessons :   Middle School Art Activities With a Thanksgiving Theme Read more: Middle Sch...