Monday, January 28, 2019

Educational Links 1/29/19

Adapting to the needs of learners, educators and schools with Chromebooks

Evoking Emotion in Fiction: 7 Pragmatic Ways to Make Readers Give a Darn

20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

Another tool to improve student mental health? Kids talking to kids


What Is Cyber Bullying?

Why Mindfulness And Trauma-Informed Teaching Don't Always Go Together

Mindfulness is a fast growing trend both in the world generally and in schools. Teachers are turning to the practice as a simple way to restore calm to the classroom, help students find some quiet space, and build self-regulation skills. Some teachers say their personal mindfulness practice has helped them respond more calmly to students and helps them keep perspective. But it’s also important to realize that some of the ways mindfulness is practiced -- sitting still, eyes closed, in silence -- can also be triggers for students who have experienced trauma.

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