Saturday, May 16, 2020

Educational Links 5/17/2020

Bitmoji Classroom Scenes & Virtual Classroom Backgrounds

How to Use Kahoot Games in Google Classroom

As summer nears, school districts begin 'scenario planning'

Navigating Content Challenges in the Age of Remote Learning

How Virtual Learning Exposed Inequities In Education

Parent-Friendly Learning Experiences for Distance Learning

If We Motivate Kids to Do Just One Thing This Summer, Let’s Make It Reading

Remote Learning and Digital Equity: Best Practices

Equity now is an active consideration for educators immersed in remote learning. Thanks to COVID-19, educators should not assume that all students face comparable challenges in terms of being prepared for the school day. The unique challenges and responsibilities that students face at home need to be considered when designing learning activities, assessing mastery, and in the way learning support is made available.

Apps for Special Education

MzTeachuh: Apps for Special Education: The Best Education Apps (iOS)    The 200 Best Special E...

Websites for Special Education

MzTeachuh: Websites for Special Education: Special Needs Digest DAILY NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY ...

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...

Friday, May 15, 2020

Educational Links 5/16/2020


Designing a Meaningful Graduation Ritual in Quarantine

25 Strategies to Engage Students on Your Next Zoom Meeting

How To Handle Brazen Behavior

How to Share Audio and Video in Google Classroom Without YouTube or SoundCloud

Learning Disabilities by the Numbers

Navigating Uncertain Times: How Schools Can Cope With Coronavirus

During the past few weeks, the coronavirus has cast an uncertain future over U.S. education—particularly the ongoing school year. It has also raised a host of questions: Is remote learning possible for every school? How can educators and parents make it a meaningful experience when it’s happened so suddenly? And what roles will teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals and parents play?

Take a Walk With Ludwig

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Educational Links 5/15/2020

The children being left behind by America’s online schooling

English Learners Are Home with Their Home Languages, and That’s Okay

3 tips for navigating arts education during school shutdowns

Teachers Throwing Out Grades: It's Happening For Real


Remote Learning Continues, But Students With Disabilities Still Falling Behind

We Might Have Gotten Remote Learning Wrong. We Can Still Fix This School Year

The upshot? The vast majority of students in our schools would have come out of the shutdowns just fine, even if we did not do distance learning the way it's being typically done. In most places, that has meant teachers trying to continue to teach everybody.

Tranquil Afternoon--Art, Music and Maybe a Faun

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Music For Muddling Through

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Let's Read These Books This Summer

MzTeachuh: Let's Read These Books This Summer: Book Review Newbery Award Winner: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Volare! No Wonder My Happy Heart Sings

MzTeachuh: Volare! No Wonder My Happy Heart Sings: “Humming Birds in Flight” K.C. Woolf Ah , bella voce Dean Martin in italiano .   I know, makes you want to go eat at Olive G...

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Educational Links 5/14/2020

A Powerful Model for Understanding Good Tech Integration

Photos: This Is What Educators’ COVID-19 ‘Classrooms’ Look Like


Schools Are Opening Worldwide, Providing a Model for the U.S.

How I Navigate the Coronavirus as an Educator With Anxiety

Health and Wellness Choice Boards for Teachers and Students

Helping Students Through a Period of Grief

Covid-19 has meant a lot of loss for students of all ages—with more loss likely to come. Teachers can engage and support them in processing their emotions.

Home Learning: Class Meeting #7 Agenda Special Education

Agenda Class Meeting #7
3:00-3:30 pm Thursday, May 14, 2020
Ms. Taylor’s SH Class, Silverado High School
Google Classroom
Here are the main topics for our Class Meeting:
How are you and your family? 
What have you observed  in nature?

Wishing Z a happy birthday.

Tell about your writing project.

What have you observed in nature?

How have you helped at home?

What have you enjoyed on Google Classroom?

What would you like to see added to Google Classroom?

Home Learning: Class Meeting Minutes #6 Special Education

Class Meeting #6 Tuesday,
May 12, 2020
Ms.Taylor’s SH Class,
Silverado High School
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Time: 3:00-3:30 pm
Location: Google Classroom, Google Meet/Hangout
Time Length: 30 minutes
Ms. Taylor
Mr. M   
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Topics Discussed:

  • How is everyone and their family?
  • Observing Nature: What have you seen in nature?
  • How have you been helping at home?
  • How did you celebrate Mother’s Day?
  • Choosing writing topics.
  • Appreciation for graduating Senior, J
  • What do you like to see on Goog

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Educational Links 5/13/2020

35 Psychology-Based Critical Thinking Strategies

11 Meaningful Writing Assignments Connected to the Pandemic

The outbreak didn’t need to be this hard on students — we can do better next time by rethinking how and when learning takes place

As students and teachers adjust to learning at home, these online tools help engage students in STEM learning and physical activity.

Oh, That Sassy Mozart!

MzTeachuh: Oh, That Sassy Mozart!: Was looking for a sass y picture to go along with this music, but Wol fie's was the best. BTW, you may want to watch...

Relax and Teach: First Steps

MzTeachuh: Relax and Teach: First Steps: The second grader got started reading the sentence aloud to the tutor, and the letters flowed into words one after another. He had read his ...

How Little Kids Learn

MzTeachuh: How Little Kids Learn: Those tiny bundles of cooing, screaming, and sleep--our babies--are actually learning titans, massive geniuses with thousands of synapses fi...

What Kids Need to Be Able to Learn

MzTeachuh: What Kids Need to Be Able to Learn: We prepare to teach--the bulletin board is up with cheerful posters and encouraging signs; desks set in kid-friendly teams; and the crucial ...

Learning Differently: Each Learner Has A Unique Value

MzTeachuh: Learning Differently: Each Learner Has A Unique Va...: A child may have an auditory or visual handicap. One student may not speak, a different student may not have sight. A kid might be hearing...

Home Learning: Math: Multiplication Special Education

Home Learning: Math: Multiplication Basic

Please watch  the videos and use the information to do the worksheets.

These worksheets are from

K 5 Learning



Introduction to multiplication

YouTube video   ‪3 minutes‬

Basic multiplication | Multiplication and division | Arithmetic | Khan Academy

YouTube video   ‪13 minutes‬

Learn Your Multiplication Tables

Monday, May 11, 2020

Educational Links 5/12/2020

100 Blended Learning Resources For Teachers

Fun activities for class Zooms


‘School as sanctuary’ is missing during coronavirus shutdown

5 Ways Educators are Evolving to Meet the Needs of Learners at Home

8 ways to empower students to grow their grit

Support for Kids With ADHD During the Coronavirus Crisis

Families everywhere are struggling to care for (and homeschool!) children cut off from their normal routines and activities during the coronavirus crisis. Kids with ADHD may need extra structure and support to manage attention and behavior challenges and keep on track with learning in this challenging situation.

Home Learning: Arts Integration: Smalin: Debussy; Famous Paintings Special Education

Home Learning:  Arts Integration: Smalin: Debussy; Famous Paintings

Here is a playlist of Debussy's music and Smalin's tech art. Check out the youtube video of 100 world famous paintings. Which do you like the best?