Saturday, September 25, 2021

Educational Links 9/25/21


Do Students Have What They Need? One Survey Looks to Answer That Question

Understanding why kids have trouble with focus

Taking an Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Science

CDC: Child obesity jumped during COVID-19 pandemic

Startup Class Technologies Bets Big on the Future of Online Learning (and Zoom)

How any educator can create resilience in traumatized students

Why phonics instruction is not enough for English learners

As California launches a new literacy campaign, some advocates worry that for English learners, a focus on sounding out words will come at the expense of learning the meaning of words.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Educational Links 9/24/21

Addressing trauma as students return to the classroom

60 Ways To Help Students Think For Themselves

After-School Clubs Encourage Problem-Solving by Letting Students Lead

4 ways to bring joy back to math after a year of virtual learning

Oakland Unified approves vaccine mandate for eligible students

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Growth Mindset Through the Lens of Bloom's Taxonomy

Remote Learning Isn’t Just for Emergencies

Schools were less prepared for online learning than they thought they were.

Educational Links 9/23/21

How to Lay the Groundwork For Antibias and Antiracist Teaching

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

Teaching ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’

 How to overcome trauma through kindness

Staffing shortage delays ambitious program to extend school day and year in California

Principals Need Social-Emotional Support, Too

How districts can support students with disabilities amid school mask debates

As lawsuits make their way through courts, schools should look into each student's circumstances to determine how best to customize supports, experts say.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Educational Links 9/22/21

When ‘Careless Mistakes’ Aren’t: Dyscalculia, Math Anxiety, and Learning Strategies That Help

What is PBIS?

No Bus Drivers, Custodians, or Subs. What’s Really Behind Schools’ Staffing Shortages?

How can schools in cities keep students safe amid uptick in gun violence?

What Is a Trauma-Informed School?

Toolkit posted explaining much anticipated growth model for measuring test scores

A Month-to-Month Guide to Interdisciplinary Instruction 

Teacher collaboration across disciplines provides middle school students with work that reinforces learning and develops their research and writing skills.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Educational Links 9/21/21

What do school districts credit for successful pandemic pivots?

3 Reasons Why Being a Special Education Teacher Is Even Harder During the Pandemic

The Benefits of Reflection in School Discipline

Pfizer reports vaccine works for children 5 to 11, ready to seek FDA approval


9 Characteristics Of A Competitive Learning Environment That Protects Children

The 13 disability categories under IDEA

How 5 student entrepreneurs built a mental health tool for their peers

In 2020, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing reported that one in six children under the age of 18 experiences a mental health disorder each year. The pandemic has drastically changed the lives of high schoolers as academic institutions shifted to online or hybrid learning, leading to increased feelings of anxiety, depression, and isolation.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Educational Links 9/20/21

We Know Students Are Struggling With Their Mental Health. Here's How You Can Help

‘Devious Lick’ TikTok Trend Creates Chaos in Schools Nationwide

Keeping Your Class on a Continuous Improvement Cycle

Could Biden's vaccine mandate exacerbate school staff shortages?


Showing we care: Centering 'cariƱo' in the return to in-person learning

What’s the Difference Between Speech Disorders and Language-Based Learning Disabilities?

Using Metacognition to Enhance Learning in All Grades

When students use a questioning strategy to think about their own thinking, they can see how to transfer their learning to new situations.