Saturday, August 31, 2019

This School Year: Take Care of Teacher

MzTeachuh: This School Year: Take Care of Teacher: Here is some information and health strategies to stay well and effective. There has been a reappearance of whooping cough and measle...

Educational Links 9/1/19

You've Got Questions, I've Got Answers (Some of Them)

9 Ways to Prepare a Substitute for Your Tough Class

5 tools to create compelling digital portfolios


20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning

How intentional leadership behaviors can help PBIS implementation

Focusing on the proper supports from leadership will enable PBIS to be implemented with more fidelity.

Social and Emotional Learning-- How Do You Feel About That?

MzTeachuh: Social and Emotional Learning-- How Do You Feel Ab...:   Empathy: The Most Important Back-to-School Supply     Em...

Teaching Is...Soothing the Soul (SEL)

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is...Soothing the Soul (SEL): 1. Resources and Lesson Plans for Social and Emotional Learning

Are You Your School's Grumpy Cat?

MzTeachuh: Are You Your School's Grumpy Cat?: I confess, at times I have been the grumpy cat at school. As I realized it, I would go through this handy checklist I once heard in a se...

Teaching Is Learning Ed Tech

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Learning Ed Tech: How Technology Helps Teachers to Manage Their Classroom

Friday, August 30, 2019

Educational Links 8/31/19

Explaining the Value of the Liberal Arts

Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning

When You Get Nothing But Crickets

Q&A Collections: Advice for New Teachers

The Scientific Debate Over Teens, Screens And Mental Health

A 5 Step Guide to Making Your Own Instructional Videos

Replacing your lectures with self-made videos can boost students’ engagement and free you up to work with them directly.

Teaching the Arts

MzTeachuh: Teaching the Arts:   Maybe they're playing Beethoven. 11 Facts About Arts in Education

How the Arts Unlock the Door to Learning

MzTeachuh: How the Arts Unlock the Door to Learning: How the Arts Unlock the Door to Learning ...

Teachers and Online Networking

MzTeachuh: Teachers and Online Networking: School is a very busy place. A classroom teacher can actually go days not communicating with another professional with more than "...

Teaching Is Analyzing the Data

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Analyzing the Data:   1. Three Ways Student Data Can Inform Your Teaching

Thursday, August 29, 2019

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. ...

Subscribe to email or RSS feed for MzTeachuh's Blog

MzTeachuh: Subscribe to email or RSS feed for MzTeachuh's Blo...: You can have new posts  through email or RSS feed. See, the sign-up is to the right, under the Teach 100 badge. It is a privileg...

Differentiating Instruction

MzTeachuh: Differentiating Instruction: Differentiated Instruction   Delivering Differentiated Instruction in Y...

Educational Links 8/30/19

Top trends: Supporting students through SEL

Judge Says Student With Down Syndrome Didn't Get Appropriate Education

8 Characteristics Of A Great Teacher

Q&A Collections: Science Instruction


Should I Use Sarcasm in the Classroom?

Building and scaling interventions to support every student

As schools serve student populations with increasingly complex academic, behavioral and social-emotional needs, a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) is proving to be beneficial for identifying, prioritizing and supporting students. Educators and district leaders report the MTSS student support framework has empowered them to provide support to students before a problem occurs, ensuring no student falls between the cracks.

Teaching Is Having With It Ness

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Having With It Ness: 1. Teacher Withitness   2. Withitness...what does it mean? http://www.withitness....

Teaching Is Being Consistent

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Being Consistent: 1.  Teacher tips: How to be flexible and still enforce consistent classroom discipline

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Educational Links 9/26/19

9 Ground Rules For Great Principals

Shortened lunch breaks leave students hungry, food wasted


How a Literacy-First Program Revived a School

Video: How to Teach Your Child to Problem Solve

How Building in Time for Exam Review Supports Advances in Student Learning

5 ways to make sure PBL PD works

Project-based learning is gaining steam nationwide because of its effectiveness in helping students build 21st-century skills. But there is a difference between just doing a project and doing effective, high-quality PBL.

Ed Tech Equity: Let All Students Learn in the 21st Century

Ed Tech Equity: Let All Students Learn in the 21st Century  Ye Olde Computer Room--an archeological dig for computers in a storage space down the hall from the classrooms. And the kids are ...

Exactly, What Is Dyslexia?

MzTeachuh: Exactly, What Is Dyslexia?: Check out a new website for learning disabilities, Understood This first section of inf...

Teaching Is Communicating With Parents

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Communicating With Parents: 1. Tips for Parents: Parent Teacher Conferences

The Writing Process-especially under time constraints

MzTeachuh: The Writing Process-especially under time constrai...: Implementing the Writing Process

The Digital Classroom--so many resources!

MzTeachuh: The Digital Classroom--so many resources!: Digital Leadership is Not Optional 9 MUS...

Teaching Is Reflective

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Reflective:   A Mid-Year Reflection for Teachers and Students

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Educational Links 8/28/19

Flipped Classrooms May Exacerbate Student Achievement Gaps. Here's How

Researchers can detect when students aren’t trying on computerized tests

Participation in High School Sports Declines Nationally for the First Time in 30 Years

4 Phases Of Inquiry-Based Learning: A Guide For Teachers

Best Back-to-School Desktops and Laptops for 2019

Ways to Cultivate Your Emotional Resilience This Year

Here are some tips for educators who need to manage stress, boost their emotional energy reserves, and recapture their joy for teaching and leading in schools. 

Next Semester: A Soundtrack for Our Classroom

MzTeachuh: Next Semester: A Soundtrack for Our Classroom: You are working to the easy listening music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Using Music in the Elementary Classroom (Warning: It May Get Lo...

Next Semester: ...we'll have plants in the classro...

MzTeachuh: Next Semester: ...we'll have plants in the classro...: Just a little bit more planning and maintenance and your class has fresh oxygen, color, STEM motivation, and a little bit of elegance. Pla...

Next Semester...we'll celebrate diversity

Next Semester...we'll celebrate diversity: Music! Dancing! And dont forget the great Mexican food! If you teach in a school that is ethnically isolated, by geography or by ch...

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...

Next Semester...we'll have a healthier classroom

MzTeachuh: Next Semester...we'll have a healthier classroom: This schoolyear teachers, students, and families are faced with serious communicable health risks to every generation. The first prec...

Monday, August 26, 2019

Educational Links 8/27/19

What’s Lost When We Rush Kids Through Childhood

What It’s Like to Be a Black Woman Running a Charter School That’s Closing the Achievement Gap

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 174 How Might We Build A Better Transcript?

Here’s how family tech nights help close the digital divide

60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves


What Is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that affects your ability to read, spell, write, and speak. Kids who have it are often smart and hardworking, but they have trouble connecting the letters they see to the sounds those letters make.

What GenEd and SpecEd Need to Know About Each Othe...

MzTeachuh: What GenEd and SpecEd Need to Know About Each Othe...: About Collaboration Between Regular & Special Education Teachers

Teaching Is Communicating

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Communicating: 1. How Winning Teachers Use Communication  ...

Gen Ed/Special Ed Teamwork

MzTeachuh: Gen Ed/Special Ed Teamwork: Inclusive Classroom   What do General Education Teachers Need To Know About Special Education? http://www.schoolpsycholo...

Teaching Is Giving Feedback

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Giving Feedback: 1. Feedback to improve student learning What is feedback?

Teaching Is Giving Kids Choices

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Giving Kids Choices: 1.The value of choice in student engagement   2 . The Classroom of Choice: Managing...

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Educational Links 9/26/19

Empathy Is Tough to Teach, But Is One Of the Most Important Life Lessons

Whole Child and Equity Are Just Band-Aids Without a Learner-Centered Approach


Co-Teaching: How to Make it Work

Explicit Phonics Instruction: It's Not Just for Students With Dyslexia

10 Student-Tested Chrome Extensions

Many teachers and students use Google Chrome, and it’s easy to customize with these extensions that really benefit students.

A Writing Prompt to Really Get To Know Your Students

MzTeachuh: A Writing Prompt to Really Get To Know Your Studen...: "Three Things I Want You To Know About Me."   I came up with this prompt while teaching high school, but it works with y...

Are You Managing Your Classroom, Or Is It Managing You?

MzTeachuh: Are You Managing Your Classroom, Or Is It Managing...:   Five Persistent Behavior Problems and How to Handle Them (Grades 6-8)

Marc Chagall and Being An Ordinary Human

MzTeachuh: Marc Chagall and Being An Ordinary Human: Marc Chagall This painting by Marc Chagall reminds me of the feeling of watching 'The Giver.' So I've found the soundtrack f...

MzTeachuh: I've Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now

MzTeachuh: I've Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now:   JONI MITCHELL /// 10. Both Sides Now - (Clouds) - (1969)    Bows a...

Teacher's Checklist for Excellence

MzTeachuh: Teacher's Checklist for Excellence 8/23/14: Back to School: A Surefire Strategy for Building Classroom Community

The Up-Side of Teaching

The Up-Side of Teaching: Learn the Top 10 Benefits of a Being a Teacher   W...

Music For When You're In A Hurry

MzTeachuh: Music For When You're In A Hurry:   Meyer Friedman defines hurry sickness as “above all, a continuous struggle and unremitting attempt to accomplish or achieve more and ...