Saturday, September 19, 2020

Educational Links 9/19/2020

Assistive Technology in the Classroom


What Should Recess — and Play — Look Like in a Socially Distanced World?



How educators are battling pandemic stress


 Tracking how the coronavirus is impacting school districts


Want to Learn More Effectively? Take More Breaks, Research Suggests



New Strategies in Special Education as Kids Learn From Home



Teachers, This Is All Impossibly Hard, But We’re More Prepared Than We Realize

As a teacher, I have seen several memes going around social media that suggest we are all “first-year teachers again.” While we are undoubtedly experiencing a lot of firsts with hybrid and distance learning, I believe we can utilize the tools we already have to make this school year successful and memorable.

Friday, September 18, 2020

Music that Makes You Smarter





MzTeachuh: Music that Makes You Smarter: This music (and Mozart and Beethoven, too) actually makes you smarter by connecting synapses in your brain! Bravissimo, Herr Bach! Yehudi ...

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...

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Educational Links 9/18/2020

9 Ways to Beat Zoom Fatigue

50 Educational Brain Breaks


Some Texas Teachers Are Starting the Year With Huge Salary Hikes


'I'm Only 1 Person': Teachers Feel Torn Between Their Students And Their Own Kids


How to Provide Effective Feedback to Students


‘Life Is in Chaos’: How 13,000 High School Students Are Weathering the Pandemic


How to Better Engage Students in Online Math Classes


Math teachers will likely need to shift teaching methods to help students thrive during distance learning. These ideas can start the process.


 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Educational Links 9/17/2020


The pandemic is spotlighting longstanding issues with America’s school buildings


How much online learning is too much? Schools’ shift to live virtual classes sparks pushback


Four Stages Of A Self-Directed Learning Model


Report: COVID-19 School Closures Could Cost U.S. Economy $14 Trillion


Districts struggle to find balance in online instruction



A Delicate Balance - Communication in a Virtual World


Is Learning on Zoom the Same as In Person? Not to Your Brain


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Educational Links 9/16/2020


Helping middle-schoolers build self-regulation skills remotely


How much online learning is too much? Schools’ shift to live virtual classes sparks pushback


Individualize Instruction, Remove Barriers, Track Student Progress: Some Tips for Making Distance-Learning Special Ed Work


See which states lead in solar-powered schools


Growing Demand For Wilderness Education May Widen Learning Inequality


How much online learning is too much? Schools’ shift to live virtual classes sparks pushback


Districts embrace in-person learning pods for marginalized students


  • Students who qualify for the services are provided with transportation to the hubs, which are hosted in school buildings, and meals. Every site is staffed with a nurse, social worker and instructional support staff and practices personal protective measures.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Fun in the Fall for Everyone



MzTeachuh: Fun in the Fall for Everyone: http://www.naturedetectives.org.uk/ Autumn is Goldilock's favorite season: its not too hot or too cold. Let's go outside!...

Educational Links 9/15/2020



How Families are Pushing Schools to Teach Reading Skills More Effectively



6 Common Misunderstandings About Assessment


Practice And Reflect: A Road Map To Becoming A Better Teacher


4 ways to prioritize cybersecurity education in schools


Clear parent communication, support essential for remote learning success



Schools Losing Out So Far in Court Challenges to Pandemic Orders


Dear Families and Educators: Why Parent-Teacher Communication Is More Impor


The basis of effective communication with parents also starts with trust. When speaking to parents, assure them that everything you discuss is confidential and that as a teacher, you always have your students' best interests at heart. Communicate often. 




Remote Teaching

Remote teaching occurs outside of a physical classroom. Instructors are separated from their learners in time and distance. Remote teaching is typically facilitated through technology, such as video conferencing software, discussion boards or learning management systems.


Remote Teaching Good Practices: Beyond the Tech



Tips for Teachers Teaching Remotely: The Ultimate List



How to Use Google Classroom for Remote Teaching


7 tips for effective remote learning


350+ Amazing Online Learning Resources


Free Online Resources for Remote Teaching


Establishing Routines for Remote Learning


Teaching students how to interact online helps ensure a good experience for both students and teachers.


Sunday, September 13, 2020

Educational Links 09/14/2020

10 Online Team-Building Games and Activities for Kids


Your Free In-Depth Guide to Inattentive ADHD


Behavioral Treatment for Kids With Anxiety


Flexibility is key when it comes to COVID


We Need More SEL in High Schools (Here’s How)


Relationships Are Important. How Do We Build Them Effectively With Kids?



Developing Confidence Through Delayed Grading



A grade can shut motivation down pretty quickly, especially when children are learning something new." Confidence before grades—here's a look at the process of delayed grading.


Saturday, September 12, 2020

Educational Links 9/13/2020

Generating Effective Questions


How Can We Reduce the Unique Stresses of Remote Teaching and Learning?


SUNDAY’S MUST-READ ARTICLES & MUST-WATCH VIDEOS ON SCHOOL REOPENING


How Can We Reduce the Unique Stresses of Remote Teaching and Learning?

5 Ideal Traits Of A Project-Based Learning Teacher


Why Students Should Read

MOST POPULAR POSTS OF THE WEEK


“My Daughter’s Learning Disabilities Fall Between the Cracks in Google Classroom”


Online learning is not a captivating solution for many students with ADD and learning disabilities, who struggle to grasp new concepts, stimulate attention, and finish work without teachers and specialists physically available. Here’s one mom’s story of finding the patience and perspective needed to keep her daughter on track — and also happy — in lock down.

Educational Links 9/12/2020

Teacher deaths raise alarms as new school year begins



How To Capture And Hold Your Students’ Attention On Zoom


Presentation and choice fuel accessibility — in-person or remote



California superintendents navigate how to reopen campuses while keeping students, teachers safe



9 Ideas For Making Virtual Learning Joyful and Fun

 

Teachers: It’s time to talk about our secondary trauma


3 Participation Strategies for Live Video Instruction


Most teachers develop ways to encourage classroom participation, but may not yet have ones for distance learning. These are easy to use anytime.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Educational Links 9/10/2020


Students Are Living History. Empower Their Voices by Creating Primary Sources.


18 Of The Best Formative Assessment Tools For Teachers [Updated]

Pandemic Choices: How Will School Reopen?


6 strategies for teaching SEL remotely

What Does Blended Learning Look Like in a Distance Learning Environment?

3 Ways to Integrate Computer Science in Other Classes


Students can develop computer science skills starting in the early grades—even without a computer—in project-based learning and other units.

Latin and Greek Roots and Affixes (et fran├žais inclus)


  1. Sic vos volo Latine discere?


Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes

Latin was the language spoken by the ancient Romans. As the Romans conquered most of Europe, the Latin language spread throughout the region. Over time, the Latin spoken in different areas developed into separate languages, including Italian, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. These languages are considered “sisters,” as they all descended from Latin, their “mother” language.

Root Words, Roots and Affixes

Teaching Latin Roots with Word Trees