Saturday, June 12, 2021

Educational Links 6/13/21

Time for Plan B? 10 Tips for Dealing with the Explosive Child

Students with disabilities need extra support as schools reopen, groups say

3 Traits Of A Gifted Teacher

Tried-and-True Resources to Teach Teens About Empathy

Map: Where Are Schools Required to Be Open for the 2020-21 School Year?

How multiple-choice questions boost student assessment

8 High School Classroom Management Strategies That Empower Students

There are several ‘golden rules’ to managing high school classrooms, the first being to recognize that well-functioning classrooms are founded on strong relationships. When teachers get to know their students’ names quickly and use them often, that shows that they care about them and value their input. When students feel valued, they are more likely to contribute to a class community.

Friday, June 11, 2021

Educational Links 6/12/21


Spring Numbers Show 'Dramatic' Drop In College Enrollment

Study: Pre-COVID-19 summer slide worse for special education students

6 ways teachers can use feedback to help Covid catch-up

32 Examples Of Technology Disruption In The Classroom

For the First Time in the Pandemic, a Majority of 4th Graders Learn in Person Full Time

Parents want post-pandemic online learning options

Is It Time for an Attitude Adjustment?

It’s not ADHD-fueled impulsive speech that hurts us (and the people we love), but the thoughts that lie beneath. Here, expert tips to stay positive and control symptoms.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Educational Links 6/11/21


Compassion Fatigue Is Overwhelming Educators During the Pandemic

Join the Summer Reading Challenge

Addressing the Challenges of Rural Students

Types of Learning Disabilities


Rubric Do’s & Don’ts

The Benefits of Speech-to-Text Technology in All Classrooms

Speech-to-text tools also saved time, which is helpful for students who might forget their ideas once they try to write or students who struggle with getting any words on the page at all, feeling unable to transfer their thoughts. For some, this was because of the intimidation of writing academically, with spelling and grammar anxieties prohibiting them from starting. For others, the time taken to write out initial thoughts caused them to forget later conclusions and analyses, given the lack of immediacy in writing.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Educational Links 6/10/21

Should You Allow Your Students To Talk During Independent Work?

40 Best Science Experiments for High School Labs and Science Fairs


Get Outside for Happier, Better Behaved ADHD Children

Striving or Thriving? Steps to Help Kids Find Balance and Purpose


The Best Read-Alouds on YouTube for Classroom or Home

Before Writing, Getting Students Unstuck

When students struggle to get their thinking on the page, here are a few practices for getting the ideas flowing.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Educational Links 6/9/21


How to Introduce Lessons on Disability

How Kids Learn to Read

5 Tips to Ensure Student Success on Long-Term Projects

What Kinds Of Assignments Are Interesting To Students?

Five Things to Check When a Website or Web App Doesn't Work as You Expected

Distance Learning Tools That Teachers and Students Hope Become the Norm

When distance learning necessitated a reliance on technology, many teachers began experimenting with digital tools. From the student perspective, experiences were mixed. Some appreciated the new opportunities created by these technologies, especially in contrast to some limitations of in-person learning. Others chose to return to more analog methods, determining what worked best from the prior world and consciously choosing to keep some of the newer tools acquired during remote teaching.  

Educational Links 6/8/21


What Every Student Needs

5 ways to boost student engagement with STEM learning strategies

Why Setting Boundaries is Helpful for Teachers and Their Students


Teachers often face unachievable expectations, leaving them feeling set up to fail, says Jo Steer. Here’s how to combat those feelings.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Educational Links 6/7/2021


12 Curriculum Planning Tips For Any Grade Level Or Content Area

Amid Objections to Automated Proctoring, One Company Abandons the Practice

California schools move ahead with fall distance learning plans despite limitations

K-12 Education

Please, no more cheesy interview questions

FDA Approves Device To Help Detect Autism

Productive Classroom Debates on Sensitive Topics

When teachers keep their own views in the background, they can guide students to explore their different views with empathy and respect.

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Educational Links 6/6/21


Child Care in Crisis: How the Pandemic Is Changing the Lives of Early Childhood Education Professionals

Promoting Effective Communication Skills in Students


The Google Classroom Cheat Sheets for Teachers and Students!

How to Fight Burnout

What Are The Kinds Of Questions That Help Students See Themselves As Learners?

Early learning experiences shape the adult brain, study shows

A stimulating learning environment during the first five years of life shapes the brain in ways that are visible four decades later, say Virginia Tech and University of Pennsylvania scientists writing in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscienceas Science Daily reported.

The researchers used structural brain imaging to detect the developmental effects of linguistic and cognitive stimulation beginning in infancy. While the impact of an enriched environment on the brain had already been shown in animals, experts say this is the first study to find a similar result in humans.