Saturday, May 22, 2021

Educational Links 5/23/21

4 Steps for Humanizing Personalized Learning

How to Teach Teens About Love, Consent and Emotional Intelligence

Does all misbehaviour communicate an unmet need?

What Is Critical Race Theory, and Why Is It Under Attack?

How to Teach Copyright and Fair Use to Sudents

When you model proper use of online images and text, students can learn how to protect themselves—and respect the work of others.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Educational Links 5/22/21

Lessons Learned From Teachers About How to Develop New Technology Skills

Questionnaires for connecting with students and families

Encouraging Scientific Inquiry Both In and Out of the Classroom

5 tips for creating a successful math intervention initiative

How School Nurses Are Helping Get Vaccine Shots into the Arms of Students

Schools across California become pop-up vaccination sites

How to Guide Students to Self-Regulated Learning

Teaching middle and high school students how to study helps them see for themselves why and when to use different strategies for learning.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Educational Links 5/21/21

Critical Reading: 50 Sentence Stems To Help Students Talk About What They Read

What should educators teach? Computational thinking

Leaders detail approaches to assessing students' academic, mental health needs


L.A. Unified to launch nation’s largest district college savings account program

Remote Learning Is Changing Schools. Teacher-Preparation Programs Have to Adjust


Simple Ways Administrators Can Support Teachers

Three things every administrator can do to encourage teachers at the end of this difficult year—and in the future as well.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Educational Links 5/20/21


Using Interactive Learning to Improve Student Engagement

Twelve Good Tools for End-of-Year Review and Practice

3 reasons we’re still using outdated assessments

‘Back to Normal’ Sparks Equal Parts Relief & Unease in Adults and Children with ADHD

ADDitude’s 14th pandemic survey revealed a significant degree of re-entry anxiety, often paired with bouts of optimism and euphoria — sometimes simultaneously and at high volume. As society ‘returns to normal,’ readers report feeling complex and sometimes contradictory emotions, and wrestling with new questions about the pandemic habits they might choose to retain.

How to Help Students Stop Procrastinating

What Does the CDC’s New Mask Recommendation Mean for Schools?

End-of-Year Conversations Solidify Teachers’ Learning

With structured discussions, educators can share wisdom gained in a turbulent year—and be better prepared for the coming one.


Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Educational Links 5/19/2021

How Our Near-Peer Mentoring Model Is Addressing Pandemic Isolation

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

Cheating At School Is Easier Than Ever and It Is Rampant

Getting Started Teaching Personal Finance

Newsom proposes universal transitional kindergarten, new programs for low-income students

Remote Learning Is Changing Schools. Teacher-Preparation Programs Have to Adjust

Using Memes and GIFs as Classroom Tools

The way the world consumes information has been quickly changing over the past dozen or so years. Plain text-based forms of delivering information are transforming into visual ones.

Educational Links 5/18/21


Preschool Activities That Support Brain Development

When Learning How to Write Starts Virtually, Here’s What’s Helpful to Know

3 considerations for differentiation in the classroom

Four States Have Placed Legal Limits on How Teachers Can Discuss Race. More May Follow

Effective Critical-Thinking Questions to Use in Class

4 Steps for Humanizing Personalized Learning

Summer school plans hinge on teacher energy

There are millions of dollars in federal and state money to spend on robust summer programs that meet students’ academic and social and emotional needs, but district officials are scrambling to find enough teachers to fill classrooms.

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Educational Links 5/16/21

How Hidden Classroom Dynamics Can Stymie Girls in STEM

Defining Future Ready by reflecting on the past

Teachers Are More Stressed Out Than Ever, Even Amid Promising Developments, Survey Shows

A Look Into the Work Lives of Early Childhood Education Professionals

We'd all benefit from more laughter in our classes

ADHD at Work: Time Wasters and Productivity Killers

You’re overwhelmed at work. Buried in to-do lists. Always catching up. Never getting ahead. If this sounds familiar, take a hard look at how you’re spending your time — unwisely.

Educational Links 5/16/21

15 Interesting Ways To Start Class Tomorrow

University of California must drop SAT, ACT scores for admissions and scholarships

Cash for Shots? Districts Take New Tacks to Boost Teacher Vaccinations

The Two Types of Independence Growing Tweens Need to Practice

Newsom proposes major funding increase for student mental health services

Exploring Classroom Management Styles

How to Go Beyond Seat Time in Professional Development

When teachers have opportunities to earn renewal credits through self-directed PD, they often find the learning more engaging.