Saturday, August 7, 2021

Educational Links 8/8/21

Do Autism Behaviors Have Medical Causes?

How the Role of Video in the Classroom will Continue to Evolve

“9 Calming Strategies for a Racing, Restless Mind.”

How to Adjust Your Instruction for Gifted Students

Serious Cases Remain Rare, But Coronavirus Infections In Children Are On The Rise

How going remote led to dramatic drops in public school students 

How to Engage More Students in Classroom Discussions


CDC recommends quarantines for unvaccinated students, staff

Unvaccinated students and school staff should receive diagnostic testing and quarantine for 14 days if they have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in updated guidance Thursday. Vaccinated students and staff do not need to quarantine but should wear a mask and get tested 3-5 days following a known exposure.

Friday, August 6, 2021

Educational Links 8/7/21

The Unexpected Benefits of Remote Learning for Neurodivergent Students

Teaching Kids About Consent


Do Autism Behaviors Have Medical Causes?

15 New Primary Source Activities from DocsTeach

‘Here We Are Again:' Weary Teachers Brace for Another COVID School Year

As teachers head back into their classrooms for yet another pandemic school year, many feel a foreboding sense of déjà vu.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Educational Links 8/6/21

Why some schools are mandating Covid tests while others aren’t

Should Teachers Require The Use Of Technology To Complete Homework Assignments?

Children with ADHD Need Positive Reinforcement (& Other Interventions That Work)

There’s a New Wave of AI Research Coming to Transform Education


Down With Toxic Positivity! For Teachers and Students, Healing Isn’t Blind Optimism

How to Make a New Student Feel Welcome in Your Classroom

Incorporating Social Justice in the Curriculum

A framework based on interdisciplinary experiential learning can help teachers approach issues of injustice with middle and high school students.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Educational Links 8/5/21

How to Audit Your Classroom Library for Inclusion

Students suffered deep, and unequal, mental health impacts during the pandemic, report finds

Characteristics Of A Critical Thinking Classroom

A New Google Forms Feature Teachers Have Requested for Years!

How to teach new classroom routines during COVID-19

Key Teaching Strategies to Begin Your Lessons with a Bang

Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has a message for schools across the country ahead of the new school year: Students need to be in classrooms. "That's where students learn best," Cardona told NPR's A Martínez. "Schools are more than just places where students learn how to read and write — they're communities. They're like second families to our students."

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Educational Links 8/4/21


Will the Pandemic Drive Teachers Out of the Profession? What One Study Says

Video: See UDL in Action in the Classroom

Students suffered deep, and unequal, mental health impacts during the pandemic, report finds

Key Teaching Strategies to Begin Your Lessons with a Bang

How Cognitive Restructuring Reframes Failure and Erases ADHD Self-Doubt

The Strange Past and Messy Future of 'Gifted and Talented’

Are Questions the Answer?

The process of fine-tuning questions and engaging in discovery improves students’ critical thinking skills.

Monday, August 2, 2021

Educational Links 8/3/21

The List Of Cognitive Biases: A Graphic Of 180+ Heuristics

The difference between accommodations and modifications

Weekly Testing for Teachers, Other City Workers


These 5 limiting beliefs make teaching more exhausting–here’s how to let them go.

Q&A Collections: Assessment

A Crafting Project to Boost Engagement in History

4 Ways to Keep Staff and Students Safe From the Delta Variant

The timing couldn’t be worse: Just as schools reopen, a super-contagious COVID-19 variant, Delta, is infecting people nationwide at alarming rates. Unvaccinated people are particularly vulnerable, but even the inoculated can fall victim to this aggressive new strain. It’s particularly important right now to use all the mitigation strategies you can to protect students and staff. But protecting them isn’t just about what you do; it’s about how you think. Here are four key things to consider.

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Educational Links 8/2/21

Starting Each Class With a Warm Welcome

Crossing the Finish Line: Vetting Tools that Support Student Success

 Prospect of COVID-19 vaccine mandates adds tension in districts

July's Most Popular Posts on Free Technology for Teachers

What Is ADHD? Meaning, Symptoms & Tests

Why School Boards Are Now Hot Spots for Nasty Politics

Behaviour: why the 'traffic light' system doesn't work

Methods of behaviour management that involve publicly displaying students' names are counterproductive, argues Jarlath O'Brien

Educational Links 8/1/21


4 Ways to Get More From Professional Learning

Teacher to teacher: How I help students see support staff as teachers

Why EVERY Kid Deserves a Clean Slate


Should Teachers Require The Use Of Technology To Complete Homework Assignments?

Reports: Math, reading progress slowed during first full school year of pandemic

Three separate assessment analyses show younger students, students of color and low-income students had lower rates of academic gains.