Saturday, June 20, 2020

Educational Links 6/21/2020

COVID-19 Has Widened the ‘Homework Gap’ Into a Full-Fledged Learning Gap

How To Create Learning Through Play: A Spectrum

The Value of Culturally Responsive Teaching in Distance Learning

STEM education and hands-on learning

How big will the learning gap be after lockdown?

Students are bound to have missed out on learning during school closures, but by how much? We spoke to teachers in countries that were among the first to return to find out.

Teaching Is Communicating With Parents

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

Teaching Is Writing Your Lesson Plans In Pencil

Teaching Is Writing Your Lesson Plans In Pencil: 1. Microsoft in Education Teacher Resources Lesson plans for teachers

Reflecting on Reflection

Reflecting on Reflection: A Mid-Year Reflection for Teachers and Students   The...

Teaching Is Expecting Good Results From Your Hard Work

Teaching Is Expecting Good Results From Your Hard Work: 1. Top 6 Keys to Being a Successful Teacher    This next link is...

It's Great To Be Daddy's Girl (s)

President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia.

Malia and Sasha Obama Through the Years

Father's Day is June 21.

Friday, June 19, 2020

Educational Links 6/20/2020

How Schools Can Prepare for a Very Different Kind of School Year

Teaching African American Students Through Parallel Inquiry

Building Student Understanding Across Racial Differences

Superintendents, school boards attack ban on layoffs they suspect could be in state budget

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

Teaching With Empathy: Why It’s Important

Showing empathy can help you change that dynamic, so you not only acknowledge and consider what you see and feel, but also what you don’t see. Those unseen challenges could include learning and thinking differences. But other struggles, such as trauma or hunger, may also be involved.

Teaching Is Learning Ed Tech

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

Teaching Is...Classroom Management

Teaching Is...Classroom Management:   Top Five Classroom Management Strategies – They Really Work

Teaching Is...Soothing the Soul (SEL)

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

You Remind Me Of Your Grandfather

Mike and Carl Yastrzemski

Giants' Yastrzemski hits home run in grandpa's ballpark

Mike Yastrzemski matches his grandfather with a 3-HR game

Father's day, June 21.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Educational Links 6/19/2020

What Every Teacher Should Know About ADHD: A Poster for School

Q&A Collections: Race & Racism in Schools

Perspectives: Talking With Kids About Racial Injustice*1q78bcu*domain_userid*YW1wLXg1OXRZZFBFeURzOVNtd05BXzZoNmc.

Explore the Royal Academy of Arts in Google's Arts & Culture Apps

‘It’s just way too much to take on’: School systems struggle with the politics of reopening

Supreme Court's DACA decision protects thousands of educators, students

Keeping Lines of Communication Open During Distance Learning

Clear, positive messages from administrators can go a long way toward helping teachers working at home feel more connected.

How Fathers Often Feel

 Hang in there, Dad. You got this.

Father's Day, June 21.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Educational Links 6/18/2020

How Elementary Teachers are Marking the End of School Amid Grief for Lost Time with Students

What a Forgotten Instructional Fad From the ‘60s Reveals About Teaching

The New Routines for Students When Schools Reopen

Blended learning is key to reading success for adolescents in correctional facilities

3 coronavirus challenges for curriculum directors this fall

3 keys to teaching students with dyslexia to read

Teens Are Growing Depressed and Disconnected From School, Student Survey Finds

3 Ways to Deepen Student Engagement in Online Discussions

Tips for bringing the unique learning opportunities of small-group discussions to online class sessions. 

Man, What A Stormy Day!

Man, What A Stormy Day!: Trapper in Windstorm by Thomas Hart Benton, watercolor, 1944. Pretty much across the country and up into Canada! Thunderboomers! A Sa...

Teaching Is Having With-It-Ness

Teaching Is Having With-It-Ness: 1. Teacher Withitness   Teacher Withitness  -  Inside USC Rossier , the blog ...

Teaching Is Reflective

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

Common Sense and Classroom Management from Michael Linsin

Common Sense and Classroom Management from Michael...: I really love the clarity and intelligence of Michael Linsin's books and suggestions. You can read  The Happy Teacher  on Kindle for ...

Online Reading Resources

7 Great Online Reading Resources for Parents and Learning Coaches

Middle School Reading Apps and Websites

Open ebooks

Teachers! Here's 10 Free Reading Resources Your Students Will Love

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Educational Links 6/17/2020

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

Art and Social-Emotional Learning

Math Homework Almost Broke Me


How We Shifted From From Static Learning To Constructionist Learning

Research evidence for summer learning

Teachers can equip students with tools to 'demolish' racism

As a white teacher in Chicago, Annie Sheehan poses questions she asks herself — and thinks other educators should ask — about curriculum and instruction.

The Sky Is Cheap Entertainment: Moon and Venus at Dawn This week!

Moon Eats Venus, Creates ‘Solstice Ring Of Fire Eclipse’: What You Can See In The Night Sky This Week

Moon and Venus at dawn June 17, 18, 19

My Daddy Can Beat Up Your Daddy

Muhammad Ali with his daughters Laila, left, and Hana on Dec. 19, 1978

Laila Ali and her dad.

Actually, his little girl probably could, too.

Father's Day is June 21.

Teaching Is Being Consistent

1. Teacher tips: How to be flexible and still enforce consistent classroom discipline 

2. The Success of a Culture of Consistency 

3. "No" Means "No":
The Importance of Consistency 

4. Top 6 Keys to Being a Successful Teacher 

5. Excellent teacher traits: Impartiality 

6. Teaching tips: The importance of fairness in the classroom 

7. Classroom Routines

Managing a happy classroom 

8. 5 Smart Ways to Handle Teacher Troubles 

9. Why Playing Favorites Is Bad For Classroom Management

Monday, June 15, 2020

Educational Links 6/16/2020

Change Must Begin with the Children: Resources for Anti-Bias Education


Complex health considerations make reopening California’s schools a challenge

With Innovation and Empathy, Remote Learning Becomes Accessible for All Students

Getting Ready to Teach Next Year

Understanding Dyslexia in Your Child

How to Re-Build a Life: 7 Framing Tools for ADHD Minds Emerging from Quarantine

“Back to normal” no longer exists. Our world is forever changed, which means our post-pandemic lives are up for definition. What elements will you leave out and put back in, after social distancing ends? Will you take away any positives or new understandings from this pandemic? Use these strategies to help you think about how to re-build your life after this global pause.

Lucky Kids Have Great Dads

My step-grandpa and me.
Do your best, beloved, even if you don't have your 'real' dad. There are lots of great father-figures for you. I had a few.

Father's Day is June 21.

Will Kids Be Ok without a Dad?

Teaching Is Having With-It-Ness

1. Teacher Withitness 

Teacher Withitness - Inside USC Rossier, the blog of USC Rossier School of Education's online teaching degree

2. Withitness...what does it mean? 

3. Withitness in the Classroom 

4.  “Withitness”: Being Aware of What’s Going on in the Classroom 

5. The Kounin Model of Discipline 

6. Teacher Engagement and "Withitness" in the 21st Century Classroom 

Great video--relieve some stress!

7. With-it-ness