Saturday, January 9, 2021

Educational Links 1/10/2021

What To Do If You’re Attacked By A Student


Gov. Newsom proposes $4.6 billion for summer school, more learning time in 2021-22 budget



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Dyslexia and Bullying


Indicators for Dynamic School Decision-Making



Activities to Recognize and Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Digital Games: Powerful Motivation Tool or Not So Much?


A Daily Ritual That Builds Trust and Community Among Students


An activity that encourages students to open up about a person close to them can bring a whole class together in profound ways. 

The Sky Is Cheap Entertainment: 2021 Skyshow

 


EarthSky’s 2021 meteor shower guide



All you need to know about major meteor showers in 2021.

January 2021 guide to the bright planets



As the year opens, you can still view 2 bright close-knit planets in evening twilight: Jupiter and Saturn. Mercury joins them on January 9, 10 and 11. Mars is the only bright evening planet out after true darkness falls. Dazzling Venus is the sole morning planet, lighting up the east at dawn.

Educational Links 1/9/2021


 

A Quiet And 'Unsettling' Pandemic Toll: Students Who've Fallen Off The Grid




“7 Reasons Why You Need More Analog Clocks”



5 Myths About English Language Learners (ELLs) and Special Education


California school districts, charter schools to get $6.8 billion, in varying amounts, of federal aid



Opening Campuses During Pandemic Sent Virus Cases Soaring in Communities, CDC Reports

Inside the Effort to Find and Help Disengaged Youth


California schools struggle to pay for ventilation upgrades, key to safely reopen campuses


Upgrading ventilation systems is a key way schools can reduce the spread of the coronavirus when campuses reopen, but some districts in California are finding the cost of those upgrades to be insurmountable.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Educational Links 1/8/2021

 


Why Students Should Write in All Subjects


The Pandemic Has Revealed What Really Matters in Education. (Spoiler: It’s Not Tests.)


What obstacles schools must overcome to offer in-person instruction



My Child Has Lost All Motivation! Distance Learning, Round 3



Teaching During a Global Pandemic: Addressing Hunger, Homelessness, Abuse, Neglect, and Equity in Education.


A Quiet And 'Unsettling' Pandemic Toll: Students Who've Fallen Off The Grid


COVID-19 Vaccines and Schools: Your Questions Answered


Will teachers get priority? Can shots be required?

MzTeachuh: MLK Quotes: #1

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Educational Links 1/7/2021

 

How to Guide Students to a Deep Understanding of Math Concepts


Teachers of Color More Likely Than White Peers to Tackle ‘Controversial’ Civics Topics


The Power of Visible Thinking in Virtual Learning


WEDNESDAY’S MUST-READ ARTICLES & MUST-WATCH VIDEOS ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENINGS


Farewell, 2020: Lessons Learned



7 Ways Teachers Can Get through a Tough Day during Tough Times


Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book


Due to diverse content, mobile access, credibility with students, and temptingly passive consumption, video is a pedagogical goldmine. 

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Educational Links 1/6/2021

 


7 Books To Help Address and Discuss Tough Topics With Kids



The Building Blocks of Dramatic Play


Autism Spectrum Disorder



Ways to Help Ignite Students’ Intrinsic Desire for Writing Revision


Do schools spread COVID? It may depend on how bad things already are around them


ARE YOU USING REMOTE TEACHING STRATEGIES, TOOLS OR ROUTINES THAT ARE WORKING WELL WITH ELLS & WANT TO WRITE A GUEST POST ABOUT THEM?

The Ridiculousness Of Learning Loss



Learning is complicated. Plutarch famously wrote that minds are not vessels to be filled but fires to be kindled. Fires don't leak. You don't measure them in months. Learning loss is a calculation masquerading as a concept—a rather shallow, na├»ve, ridiculous concept.

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Educational Links 1/4/2021

 


12 Of Our Best Articles About Remote Teaching And Learning


New California absenteeism data shows big discrepancies between white, Black students



29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021


Strategies for Closing the Achievement Gap


‘I NO LONGER GIVE GRADES ON STUDENT WRITING ASSIGNMENTS, AND IT’S THE BEST THING EVER!’


Understood’s top 5 educator articles of 2020

https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/for-educators/universal-design-for-learning/understoods-top-5-educator-articles-of-2020?_ul=1*zbxm68*domain_userid*YW1wLTVmR21LUkI1Q1ZBMi1nSkh3UEkzWnc.

More Than a Check-In: Maslow Before Bloom Throughout the Day


While checking in on students’ well-being at the beginning of class is important, tending to it throughout the day helps students flourish—socially, emotionally, and academically.