Saturday, August 28, 2021

Friday, August 27, 2021

Educational Links 8/28/21


5 Ways to Teach Perseverance in the Era of Helicopter Parents

Teachers Weren’t Paid Like Essential Workers This Year

From 3D maps to mobile apps, edtech is accelerating learning and making the subject more investigative, says teacher Jacquie Black

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Edicational Links 8/27/21


7 Things Teachers Say to Create a Supportive Classroom

Five Benefits of Conducting Mind Mapping Activities

Q&A Collections: Classroom Organization

Why learning lifelong skills in school is so important

8 fun digital learning tools for the new school year

ADD vs. ADHD Symptoms: What’s the Difference?

ADD is the term commonly used to describe symptoms of inattention, distractibility, and poor working memory. ADHD is the term used to describe additional symptoms of hyperactivity and impulsivity. Both are included in the medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Here, we explain its two distinct presentations.

Educational Links 8/26/2021

6 Questions To Get To Know Students At The Beginning Of The School Year

10 Teaching Strategies to Help Students Listen

An Important Update About Flippity

A Vaccine For Children Is Not Likely To Be Approved Until The End Of Year

Dyslexia in preschool: 4 signs you might see

State encourages school districts to ramp up testing, encourage vaccinations

How to Avoid Overidentifying Black Male Students for Special Education

Black males in grades 3 to 8 are often incorrectly assigned to special education, but other supports could better help them succeed in school.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Educational Links 8/25/2021


Modern Learning Strategies: 6 Channels Of 21st Century Learning

Attention Deficit Rates Skyrocket in High School. Mentoring Could Prevent an Academic Freefall

Safety, Agency, Connection: Priorities to Help Students Transition Back to School

The Positives and Negatives of Peer Pressure

State encourages school districts to ramp up testing, encourage vaccinations

Why I Don’t Use Rewards and Prizes in My Classroom

Using Community Agreements to Start the Year Strong

Teachers and students can get off to a good start by determining their values and setting expectations for each other as a group.

Monday, August 23, 2021

Educational Links 8/24/2021

In Pictures - A Good Resource for Prompting Current Events Lessons

Pfizer vaccine granted full FDA approval

Simple Ways to Solicit Peer Feedback

Why I’m Not Excited About My Child Going Back to School


How to Help Children Calm Down

Build With Care: Recruiting Student and Teacher Voices to Rethink Schools Because of the Pandemic

As we reflect on the experience of learning during COVID, a big question looms: What will schools look like after the pandemic?

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Educational Links 8/23/21

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

Which Reading Strategies to Try, and Which to Ditch

I Saved Myself: Five Reasons Why Principals Leave Their Schools

Labor shortage creating bigger class sizes and longer bus rides

How Trauma Affects Kids in School

Save on 2021 Back-To-School Shopping With Our Big List of Teacher Discounts

Why we must not make assumptions of what learners know

The biggest obstacle to learning is a preconceived assumption of what students should already know, says Jennifer Wilkinson.

Educational Links 8/22/21

 6 Must-Watch TEDx Talks to Kick Off the School Year

What the ‘Educational Underground’ Says About the Future of Learning and Work

I Can’t Pronounce a Student’s Name, So I Came Up With a Nickname. What’s the Problem?

12 Good Places to Find Historical Images to Spark Inquiry

7 Steps to Supporting Your Intervention Team

Why Focusing on Healthy Habits, Not Weight Gain, Can Better Help Kids

19 brain breaks for distance learning and socially distanced classrooms

Kids have been learning in new ways since the coronavirus pandemic began. If kids are doing distance learning, they may be sitting in front of a screen for many hours each day. If kids are learning in school, there may be rules for social distancing that don’t allow them to move around like they normally would.