Saturday, September 14, 2019

Educational Links 9/15/19

Tips for Teaching Realistic Optimism

3 Research-Backed Strategies for School Turnarounds

September’s (2019) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

How to Address Tough Topics in Staff Meetings

Make Digital Citizenship about the Do's, not the Don'ts

The types of skills required to care for and advocate for oneself and others — self-regulation, responsibility, empathy, and discipline, among others — are becoming increasingly central to the work of schools and teachers, and increasingly relevant to the lifelong success of students.

Tough Day? Listen To This

MzTeachuh: Tough Day? Listen To This:   Pharrell Williams - Happy (Official Music Video) - YouTube   And if you had a reall...

Resources for Special Needs

MzTeachuh: Resources for Special Needs: Ye Olde Resource Room Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities   Resources for Children With Speci...

Enjoying Your Students

MzTeachuh: Enjoying Your Students: How To Have A Fun Classroom Without Extra Planning   Fun for the Sa...

It's A Beautiful Morning

MzTeachuh: It's A Beautiful Morning: It's a beautiful mornin', Ahhh, It's a beautiful mornin' ahhh I think I'll go outside a while An jus&#3...

Music To Focus By

MzTeachuh: Music To Focus By:   The Best of Mozart

Counseling and Supervision; Supervision and Counse...

MzTeachuh: Counseling and Supervision; Supervision and Counse...: What to change in a school? I have reflected upon what change would have the greatest impact based just upon my own observations. Coun...

Teaching Is Giving Feedback

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

Friday, September 13, 2019

Educational Links 9/14/19

What Makes Teachers Thrive?

20 Types Of Learning Journals That Help Students Think

How a productive struggle motivates students in math

Digital teaching and learning in the smartphone era

9 Types of Teachers All Students Love And Hate


15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology

The role of technology in learning isn’t entirely clear–or rather, is subjective.

While it clearly is able to provide access to peers, audiences, resources, and data, it also can be awkward, problematic, distracting, performing more strongly as a barrier to understand than anything else. Why this happens also isn’t clear, but there are some common patterns and missteps to look for while designing or evaluating a learning process.

Teaching Is Reflective

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

Teaching Is Collaborating Until You're A Team

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Collaborating Until You're A Team: 1. The Benefits of Teacher Collaboration   2. Teacher C...

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....

Why Do You Keep Harping On That?

MzTeachuh: Why Do You Keep Harping On That?: Lady with Harp by Sully ...because it's beautiful. Handel Harp Concerto

Teacher Burnout--U Gotz It?

MzTeachuh: Teacher Burnout--U Gotz It?: 1. Teacher Burnout: Four Warning Signs

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Fall Art Activities and Free Supplies (Find Them Outside)

MzTeachuh: Fall Art Activities and Free Supplies (Find Them O...: Artsy Autumn Animals 20 Fall Crafts and Activities for...

With A-Poe-logies to Edgar

MzTeachuh: With A-Poe-logies to Edgar:   The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe     Bullwinkle's Corner - The Raven  https...

Things Go Better With Bach

MzTeachuh: Things Go Better With Bach: Or should I say, "Things bee better with Bach."   Bach, Brandenburg Concerto #6, first movement (animation ver. 3)  htt...

Teaching Is...Learning Ed Tech II

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

Educational Links 9/13/19

Every Student Matters: Cultivating Belonging in the Classroom

The Problem With Hurrying Childhood Learning

Building an ELL Program From Scratch

What Writing Is & Is Not

27 Classroom Ideas to Make Constitution Day Memorable

5 Tips for Creating Infographics with Students

Supporting Students Living in Foster Care

Many students in foster care have experienced trauma. You may not know who they are, but these ideas will help you support them—and they’re good for all students.

The Sky Is Cheap Entertainment: Full Moon on Friday the 13th!

Harvest Moon on Friday the 13th


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Autumn Activity: Kids' Indoor Herb Garden

MzTeachuh: Autumn Activity: Kids' Indoor Herb Garden: Ceramic  turkey is staring us down with that beady little eye. Fragrance, color, texture, taste! A sensory cooking delight for kids to ...

Autumn Amble with Pissaro

MzTeachuh: Autumn Amble with Pissaro: Camille Pissarro | Autumn at Eragny Go outside. Breathe the air. Take a walk. See if Mario can come along. (Maybe Luigi, too.) Jesse ...

Fun in the Fall for Everyone

MzTeachuh: Fun in the Fall for Everyone: Autumn is Goldilock's favorite season: its not too hot or too cold. Let's go outside! Suc...

Is Teaching Good For You? Yes and No.

MzTeachuh: Is Teaching Good For You? Yes and No.: Is teaching good for your health? Yes and no. Mostly no. Why?Too much to do, too little time, too little support. So, take care of yourself,...

Autumn Activity: Planting It Forward

MzTeachuh: Autumn Activity: Planting It Forward: Daffodils (February) We can all use some Screaming Yellow Daffodils during the dreary winter. Flowers outside in the winter? I...

Educational Links 9/12/19

The Role Of The Teacher In The Classroom Of The Near Future

The 'Colorblindness' of Schools Has 'Failed Children of Color'

What the New Reading Wars Get Wrong

3 Ways to Boost Students’ Conceptual Thinking

If We 'Don't See Race,' We Don't See 'Students' Magic'

Positive Words Go a Long Way

Helping Students With Disabilities Understand Accommodations in College

High school educators can play an important role in preparing students to request accommodations in college.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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

Learning Theory News

MzTeachuh: Learning Theory News: What Are The Habits Of Mind? It’s a Mistake Not to Use Mistakes as P...

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...

Teaching Is Being Organized (Within Reason)

MzTeachuh: Teaching Is Being Organized (Within Reason): 1. CLASSROOM ORGANIZATION   2. 100 Classroom Organiz...

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-...

The Smarty Pants Files

MzTeachuh: The Smarty Pants Files: Q: Teacher: Didn't I tell you to stand at the end of the line? A: Student: I tried but there was someone already there! Q: How is...

Info on Autism

MzTeachuh: Info on Autism: Website for Temple Grandin: What Is Autism?   The Differe...

Educational Links 9/11/19

Your Strategies For Supporting Anxious Kids At Home And At School

Using Comic Books for Serious Learning

A Better Alternative To Grading Student Writing

In Battle Against Bullies, Some Schools Target Parents

Free Guide: How Children With ADHD Learn

Reach Out: Ways To Help A Loved One At Risk Of Suicide

And that first step starts with simply reaching out, says Marshall. It may seem like a small thing, but survivors of suicide attempts and suicide experts say, it can go long way.
Simple acts of connection are powerful, says Ursula Whiteside, a psychologist and a faculty member at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Jack London--A Great Story. Just for Grade 8.

MzTeachuh: Jack London--A Great Story. Just for Grade 8.: The Banks of the Sacramento Jack London Biography, Significance, and Ana...

Nathaniel Hawthorne and Dr. Heidegger

MzTeachuh: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Dr. Heidegger: Dr. Heidegger's Experiment Nathaniel Hawthorne Background https://...

The Masque of the Red Death--Poe

MzTeachuh: The Masque of the Red Death--Poe: 'The Masque of the Red Death,' by Edgar Allan Poe

Compare and Contrast Essay

MzTeachuh: Compare and Contrast Essay:   Comparison and Contrast Essay Transitio...

Rikki Tikki Tavi--Kipling, of course

MzTeachuh: Rikki Tikki Tavi--Kipling, of course: Rikki Tikki Tavi Rudyard Kipling https://www.poetryfoundation.o...

...with only this short time...

MzTeachuh: ...with only this short time...: I didn't realize I like country music. George Harrison - Behind That Locked Door   ...

Literary Analysis Essay

MzTeachuh: Literary Analysis Essay: 'Dr. Heidegger's Experiment' by Nathaniel Hawthorn ...

Autopsy on Our Short Stories (Getting Ready for Ou...

MzTeachuh: Autopsy on Our Short Stories (Getting Ready for Ou...: Setting : Where and when is the story set? Setting represents both the physical location but also the time (i.e. past, present, future)...

Educational Links 9/10/19

How One Teacher Turned Angry Parents Into Loyal Supporters

Why Schools Should End Active Shooter Drills Immediately

Disabled Students Are Left Behind In School Shooting Responses

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

What Do You Mean My Kid Doesn’t Have Homework?

Author Interview: 'Collaborative Lesson Study'

Stories Help Build a Strong Classroom Culture

Sharing narratives of real-life heroes is a simple and relatable way to teach social and emotional skills.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Educational Links 9/11/19

Giving Teachers Permission to Feel


How To Work Smarter–Not Harder–As A Teacher

When Adolescents Give Up Pot, Their Cognition Quickly Improves

6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers

8 Characteristics Of A Great Teacher

Never Punish a Child for Bad Behavior Outside Their Control

Remember that your child’s bad behavior is not personal. Make ADHD the enemy; not your child. Catch your child being good every day. Stop blaming others. And other rules for parenting a child with ADD that every family needs to hear.