Friday, July 19, 2019

Educational Links 7/20/19


Teachers Should Design Student Assessments. But First They Need to Learn How


7 Ways to Help Your Child Develop Positive Self-Esteem


What to know about ADHD and hyperfocus


Making the professional development-student safety connection



16 DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP SCENARIOS MIDDLE STUDENTS WILL ENJOY



8 Science-Based Strategies For Critical Thinking



MzTeachuh: Teaching Collaboration Skills in Class

MzTeachuh: Teaching Collaboration Skills in Class: Collaborative Learning: Group Work https://www.cte.cornell.edu/teaching-ideas/engaging-students/collaborative-learning.html 8 Fun ...

MzTeachuh: Summer Bump Not Slump: Midsummer Shakespeare Festi...

MzTeachuh: Summer Bump Not Slump: Midsummer Shakespeare Festi...: A Midsummer Night's Dream   (1999) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0140379/ Summer's here and the time is right...fo...

MzTeachuh: Advice For The First Days of School

MzTeachuh: Advice For The First Days of School: Cheat Sheet for the First Days of School https://www.edutopia.org/blog/cheat-sheet-first-days-school-jose-vilson You Only Get One &...

MzTeachuh: Summer: Monet and Vivaldi

MzTeachuh: Summer: Monet and Vivaldi: Monet  Vetheuil in Summer Antonio Vivaldi - Summer (Full) - The Four Seasons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KY1p-FmjT1M This music ...

MzTeachuh: Teachable Moment: Raising the Rhetoric

MzTeachuh: Teachable Moment: Raising the Rhetoric: JFK 1961 Eloquence. Higher level thinking. Rational open discussion. American rhetoric--let's remind ourselves of the brillian...

MzTeachuh: 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-ass...

MzTeachuh: Teachable Moment: Who's the Greatest Rock Poet?

MzTeachuh: Teachable Moment: Who's the Greatest Rock Poet?: Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, painting by Julian Lennon when in pre-school I must say I prefer John Lennon as the gr...

MzTeachuh: Effective Personalized Learning-Where To Start?

MzTeachuh: Effective Personalized Learning-Where To Start?:                                         Personalized Learning  http://www.dreambox.com/personalized-learning      Turn your classroom...

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Educational Links 7/19/19


You Don't Have to Be a Boring Teacher


Inquiry-Based Projects Feed Student Curiosity


Giving students free time each week to pursue a passion project can deepen engagement and learning.

MzTeachuh: Summer Activity: How Do Your Garden Friends Grow?

MzTeachuh: Summer Activity: How Do Your Garden Friends Grow?: A frequent family visitor to my garden on a summer morning. A tiny garden, a whole farm--size doesn't matter. Creating a lovely h...

MzTeachuh: The Digital Classroom--so many resources!

MzTeachuh: The Digital Classroom--so many resources!: Digital Leadership is Not Optional http://esheninger.blogspot.com/2018/05/digital-leadership-is-not-optional.html 9 MUST-HAVE APP...

MzTeachuh: Americana--the Nation's Heart: Grandma Moses and H...

MzTeachuh: Americana--the Nation's Heart: Grandma Moses and H...: The Flag Grandma Moses Grandma Moses! America's Most Loved Painter of Folk Art! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp8PChMQEbk ...

MzTeachuh: Reading Tips

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

MzTeachuh: Yes, Claude, A Trip To The Beach Would Be Nice

MzTeachuh: Yes, Claude, A Trip To The Beach Would Be Nice: The Path at La Cavee, Pourville Monet Here's some Impressionist music to go with-- Claude Debussy - La Mer  https://www.yo...

MzTeachuh: ADHD--What To Do

MzTeachuh: ADHD--What To Do: ADHD Is Fuel for Adventure http://www.outsideonline.com/2048391/adhd-fuel-adventure   EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF ADHD MOST PEOPLE MISS ...

MzTeachuh: Summer Activity: Can You Swim?

MzTeachuh: Summer Activity: Can You Swim?: Olympic Gold Medal Winner Cullen Jones and the Make a Splash Initiative  http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/USA/34367.asp?q=W...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

MzTeachuh: "Your Child Doesn’t Belong in My Classroom"

MzTeachuh: "Your Child Doesn’t Belong in My Classroom": Outstanding illustration (pardon the pun.) I am going to quote from a remarkably clear and direct article concerning students in...

MzTeachuh: Exactly, What Is Dyslexia?

MzTeachuh: Exactly, What Is Dyslexia?: Check out a new website for learning disabilities, Understood http://www.understood.org/en This first section of inf...

Educational Links 7/18/19



Four Inquiry Qualities At The Heart of Student-Centered Teaching


Keyboards are overrated. Cursive is back and it’s making us smarter


Making the Most of Classroom Technology


The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 171 Inspiring Collective Action In Students Around Economic Challenges


The 9 things People with Learning Disabilities Want You To Know


Educators learn early results of Gates initiative to improve student outcomes



Bringing back retired teachers offers benefits, challenges



In recent years, leaders in several states have removed barriers to rehiring veteran educators to address teacher shortages.

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Having Fun Learning

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Having Fun Learning: 1. OK- Everybody! Share your best classroom games! http://forums.atozteacherstuff.com/showthread.php?t=31626   2. Engaging Classr...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Analyzing the Data

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Analyzing the Data: 1. Three Ways Student Data Can Inform Your Teaching http://www.edutopia.org/blog/using-student-data-inform-teaching-rebecca-alber   ...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Asking the Right Question

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Asking the Right Question: 1. Socratic Questions http://changingminds.org/techniques/questioning/socratic_questions.htm 2.  Plan Classroom Discussions at Least as C...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is...Learning Ed Tech II

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is...Learning Ed Tech II: The Teacher’s Guides To Technology And Learning http://www.edudemic.com/guides/   An Introduction to Technology Integration http://w...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Giving Lifelong Reading

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Giving Lifelong Reading:  These links are not for Reading Specialists, nor those educators involved exclusively with reading instruction. These links are inte...

MzTeachuh: Does My Child Need Special Ed. Services?

MzTeachuh: Does My Child Need Special Ed. Services?: No need to panic! Kids develop on their own schedules. But it is a good idea to notice how your  child (or a child in your class) is resp...

MzTeachuh: Start Your Garden in Class Now!

MzTeachuh: Start Your Garden in Class Now!: Spring is springing! How about researching a school garden? The students can start seedlings indoors now. So many positives about a garden-...

Teaching the Severely Handicapped


Tips for Working with Students with Severe Handicaps


Supporting Physically Handicapped Students



Teaching Students With Multiple Disabilities or Handicaps


Multiple Disabilities in Your Classroom: 10 Tips for Teachers


TRANSITION: Youth Development Resources


Teacher Vision: Special Needs







Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Educational Links 7/17/19

This Is Why Reading Is So Important for Your Brain


31 PEDAGOGICAL TECHNIQUES THAT EVERY TEACHER SHOULD HAVE IN THEIR TOOLKITS


Q&A Collections: Student Motivation & Social-Emotional Learning


What to Do When Physics Teachers Don't Know Physics

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2019/07/what_to_do_when_physics_teachers_dont_know_physics.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB&fbclid=IwAR3OIUfnYWlAnNSasjyYdjbPzLccAaj6K3BduICoVJYqd9EIaGYd3QJ0SxI


How Public School Failed My Son



The Difference Between Discipline and Punishment


Advice for New Teachers

https://www.blogtalkradio.com/edutalk/2019/07/16/advice-for-first-year-teachers


Daydreaming: Mindless or Meaningful? 

https://www.rootsofaction.com/daydreaming-mindless-or-meaningful/?fbclid=IwAR0HF7b987CVA-IdqrS0hSFyX8RRG6IUVaJGVmR8Ll6oB53xNxGS5kbNVpw





MzTeachuh: ADHD--What To Do

MzTeachuh: ADHD--What To Do: ADHD Is Fuel for Adventure http://www.outsideonline.com/2048391/adhd-fuel-adventure   EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF ADHD MOST PEOPLE MISS ...

MzTeachuh: Resources for Summer Learning

MzTeachuh: Resources for Summer Learning: Resources for Summer Learning http://mztsclass.blogspot.com/2019/06/resources-for-summer-learning.html

MzTeachuh: Summer Breeze

MzTeachuh: Summer Breeze: So open the window so you can smell the jasmine! Summer Breeze Seals and Croft  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsHuV3Aj1os   ...

MzTeachuh: The Excellent Effect of Music In All Classrooms

MzTeachuh: The Excellent Effect of Music In All Classrooms: Can Music Education Enhance Brain Functioning and Academic Learning? http://brainconnection.brainhq.com/2000/05/15/can-music-edu...

MzTeachuh: MzTeachuh's List of 25 Movies to Watch With Your T...

MzTeachuh: MzTeachuh's List of 25 Movies to Watch With Your T...: Here are twenty-five of my favorite films. Although most of these are very famous, they might not be to a fourteen year old.  Consider sh...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Seeing The Happy 'I Got It' Face

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Seeing The Happy 'I Got It' Face: 1. Helping Struggling Readers http://www.readingrockets.org/helping/   2. 5 Fun Ways to Help Your Kids Learn Math Online http:...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Creating A Living Classroom

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Creating A Living Classroom: Teaching Secrets: Arranging Optimal Classroom Seating http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2012/07/31/tln_merz_seats.html   Bulletin B...

MzTeachuh: 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...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Giving Lifelong Reading

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Giving Lifelong Reading:   These links are not for Reading Specialists, or those educators involved exclusively with reading instruction. These links are intended...

MzTeachuh: Next Semester...STEM to STEAM

MzTeachuh: Next Semester...STEM to STEAM: Could The Arts Put The Steam Into STEM? http://www.teachthought.com/learning/could-the-arts-put-the-steam-into-stem/   STEM to ST...

MzTeachuh: 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, July 15, 2019

The Sky Is Cheap Entertainment: Full Moon -and Celebrating the Moon Landing


The Last Lunar Eclipse of 2019 Occurs Tuesday, Just in Time for Apollo 11 Celebrations



Watch for a daytime moon


Moon Landing Anniversary: How to Watch the Apollo 11 Liftoff in Real Time, 50 Years Later



There was music on Apollo 11. Here’s what astronauts listened to for their moon walk


Fly Me To The Moon Frank Sinatra

Educational Links 7/16/19

Build Empathy and Understanding by Pairing Comics With Novels


How To Create A Forward-Leaning Curriculum



Teachers, Don't Just Shut Up and Teach

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/07/12/teachers-dont-just-shut-up-and-teach.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB&fbclid=IwAR2VdBsplR-9P4uiISYXiYKGnmvapee5pxMkRzZC_BoofVw9TG9WiHbDZoM


The Decline of Play and Rise in Children's Mental Disorders


Special summer podcast series: Finding the extraordinary within the ordinary

https://thecornerstoneforteachers.com/truth-for-teachers-podcast/summer-2019-series/


RESPONDING TO RACIST “GO BACK TO YOUR COUNTRY” TROPE


Writing Resources

http://www2.ncte.org/resources/writing/?fbclid=IwAR2GYrZKj1wa-PHIzUtGMYKscnIo_V4M284Rdft9QV884dFBxe3ScZGLvN4


If you’re looking for ways to boost your writing instruction or to bring your colleagues along on your writing journey, we have several resources that can help.







MzTeachuh: Lederstrumpf: Iconic American Fictional Hero

MzTeachuh: Lederstrumpf: Iconic American Fictional Hero: N. C. Wyeth's "The Last of the Mohicans," Uncas, Natty Bumppo, Chingachgook  Nathaniel Bumppo--a character created by ...

MzTeachuh: Music to Be Silly, Very Silly

MzTeachuh: Music to Be Silly, Very Silly:  Both these songs were very popular and dearly beloved in the 1940's; they were sung by the best singers, Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatr...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Taking Time For Art--In All Subjects

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Taking Time For Art--In All Subjects: Math instructor teaching tesselations. 1. Teaching Math With Art Helps Children Remember Key Concepts http://www.teacher-support-forc...

MzTeachuh: Want To Be Cool? Listen To This

MzTeachuh: Want To Be Cool? Listen To This: Baltimore by Palmer Hayden Detroit Jackson - Cookin' Boox http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7RtzJMDMVM   I reali ze this is ...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Giving Kids The Confidence To Try

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Giving Kids The Confidence To Try: 1. Study Skills & Test Preparation http://www.teachervision.fen.com/study-skills/skill-builder/6393.html    2. Preparing Your Ch...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Communicating With Parents Tweets of t...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Communicating With Parents Tweets of t...: 1. Tips for Parents: Parent Teacher Conferences  http://www.thelearningcommunity.us/resources-by-format/tips-for-parents/parent-teacher...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Having Fun Learning Tweets of the Morn...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Having Fun Learning Tweets of the Morn...: 1. OK- Everybody! Share your best classroom games! http://forums.atozteacherstuff.com/showthread.php?t=31626   2. Engaging Classroo...

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Educational Links 7/15/10

Critically Examining What You Teach 

https://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/critically-examining-what-you-teach/?fbclid=IwAR16HHlBlH5nbHqG4Lb0DCxQRr9cjw68uMyWFonHg54vgG1XnIczJwxpeSc

Don't 'Steal the Aha' From Science Instruction


The Necessity of Having High Expectations


How Parents of Dyslexic Kids Took to Their Statehouses and Won


July’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two



An Entrepreneurial Mindset Beats Coding Skills



5 ways to support pupils with poor working memory

If pupils struggle with working memory, they can quickly find the classroom a difficult place to learn, says Mark Enser.

MzTeachuh: Developing Lesson Plans

MzTeachuh: Developing Lesson Plans: 9 Ways to Plan Transformational Lessons: Planning the Best Curriculum Unit Ever https://www.edutopia.org/blog/9-ways-plan-trans...

MzTeachuh: Info on Learning Disabilities

MzTeachuh: Info on Learning Disabilities: Types of Learning Disabilities https://ldaamerica.org/types-of-learning-disabilities/ What is a Learning Disability? http:/...

MzTeachuh: Hey, Meet Me At Recess By the Swings!

MzTeachuh: Hey, Meet Me At Recess By the Swings!: Fitness expert has games for a 'trouble-free' playground  http://blog.mlive.com/chronicle/2008/10/curt_hinson_photos_for_center...

MzTeachuh: Wherefore, Oh Summer's Day?

MzTeachuh: Wherefore, Oh Summer's Day?: Kindergartener's portrait of Emily Dickinson after reading this poem. The bee is not afraid of me. I know the butterfly - The p...

MzTeachuh: Back To School Survey? Yeah, Do It!

MzTeachuh: Back To School Survey? Yeah, Do It!: That first day of school, get the kids settled in a desk and have them write answers to some questions. Of course, you'll get to know...

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Having With-It-Ness

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Having With-It-Ness: 1. Teacher Withitness http://rossieronline.usc.edu/teacher-withitness/   Teacher Withitness  -  Inside USC Rossier , ...

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Educational Links 7/14/19



Dyslexia and the Wider World of Creativity and Talent



Podcasts Are Providing A New Way Into Poetry


Eight TED-Ed Lessons for Music Appreciation



Why Diverse Classroom Libraries Matter


Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Sets Medical Malpractice Record



A Different Approach to Conferences



Getting Started With Self-Paced Learning


Giving students some control over the pace of their learning can help them develop self-reliance and better problem-solving skills.



MzTeachuh: Summer Activity: Thunderstorm? Read This Story

MzTeachuh: Summer Activity: Thunderstorm? Read This Story: Y'all do know not to go out in a thunderstorm, right? Lightning is SUPER dangerous. Now that we have established that fact,  here&#3...

MzTeachuh: Man, What A Stormy Day!

MzTeachuh: Man, What A Stormy Day!: Trapper in Windstorm by Thomas Hart Benton, watercolor, 1944. Pretty much across the country and up into Canada! Thunderboomers! A Sa...

MzTeachuh: Take a Walk With Ludwig

MzTeachuh: Take a Walk With Ludwig: Vienna Woods, lessing-photo,com A picnic would be lovely.   This is my favorite...

MzTeachuh: Teacher Resolution #2

MzTeachuh: Teacher Resolution #2: I solemnly resolve... #2. I will keep up with all the paperwork, all the time. Quite a goal. But how realistic is it? How about t...

MzTeachuh: Hey, Meet Me At Recess By the Swings!

MzTeachuh: Hey, Meet Me At Recess By the Swings!: Fitness expert has games for a 'trouble-free' playground http://blog.mlive.com/chroni...

MzTeachuh: Next Semester...I'll Do Better With Google Classro...

MzTeachuh: Next Semester...I'll Do Better With Google Classro...: Not all of us are IT-type folks, so we may need to practice new skills. But we can learn! Google Classroom: First Look http://www.lyn...

Friday, July 12, 2019

Educational Links 7/13/10


20 Examples Of Digital Citizenship



THIS IS THE BEST PIECE YOU’LL FIND ON SCHOOL DESEGREGATION & BUSING



3 Defining Features of ADHD That Everyone Overlooks



A Reminder That 'Fake News' Is An Information Literacy Problem - Not A Technology Problem


The coolest K-12 robotics programs we saw at ISTE

8 Tips to Help Young Kids Develop Good Reading Habits


Your child can start developing good reading habits at home before he even learns to read. Here are some simple tips to help you raise a reader.