Thursday, September 30, 2021

Educational Links 10/1/21

Students Sought Changes at Their Middle School. Their Principal Listened

ADHD and Anxiety: Symptoms, Connections & Coping Mechanisms

Designing a Better Staff Meeting

Fall, Forms, and Games - The Month in Review

We Need to Make Schools Human Again. That Means Treating Teachers With Respect.

Biden administration takes steps to protect DACA as universities call for path to citizenship

Understanding why kids struggle with reading

The process of learning to read isn’t easy. When kids struggle with reading, it doesn’t mean they’re not smart. It also doesn’t mean they’re lazy. In fact, kids who have trouble reading are often trying as hard as they can. 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Educational Links 9/30/2021


Shifting Your Assessment to Grow Higher Level Thinking

What is Google Workspace for Education? | What You Need to Know! (FREE Download)

Strategies for Teaching Students to Estimate

Civics proponents urge common ground in battles over ethnic studies


Students and Teachers Wanted Cultural Authenticity. Here Is How My School Led the Way.

Students Are Going Hungry, Cafeteria Staffing Is a Mess. Here’s Why

Pandemic-related supply-chain and labor challenges are causing major headaches in K-12 cafeterias across the country, in some cases, leading students to go hungry and schools to contemplate a dreaded return to fully remote learning.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Educational 9/29/21


Tech-Centric, But Not Remote: Teaching in the Classroom This Year

Absenteeism surging since schools reopened

Report: Monitoring online student activity may create privacy disparities

8 Tips for Building a Digital Learning Plan That Conquers Chaos

What is ADHD?

The Most Effective Way To Manage Students With ADHD

Why STEM literacy is critical for our students

Developing students’ STEM literacy provides students with the critical skills they will use later in life.

Educational Links 9/28/21


Trauma-Informed Practices

Understanding why kids have trouble with focus

Report: Monitoring online student activity may create privacy disparities

The Science of Reading Should Make Room for Skepticism (Just Not for Ignorance)


A Framework for Conversations About Race in Schools

To Improve Education, We Need to Look at the Last 50 Years, Not Just the Last 18 Months


To evolve our education system and improve student outcomes for good, we need to reevaluate our policy-making decisions from the last 50-plus years—not just the last 18 months—while also looking forward to what students need to learn to be successful in the future. We need to examine how we value and invest in teachers and students. We must ensure students have the basic reading and math competencies they need to succeed in any trade. Most importantly, we have to incorporate equity into everything we do, so all students—regardless of race, ethnicity or ZIP code—have the opportunity to succeed.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Educational Links 9/27/2021

The Roots of ADHD Motivation Problems — and How to Get Students Engaged in Learning

Classroom accommodations for dysgraphia

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

Addressing trauma as students return to the classroom

Before Kids’ Emotions Run High, Practice These Steps During Calmer Times

What’s Behind the School Staffing Shortages – And What Districts Can Do To Address Them

Ron Berger on the Power of ‘Beautiful Work’

To motivate students and teachers alike, we need to deepen the work of schools and give everyone the time and space to work toward greatness, says the noted educator.