Saturday, October 23, 2021

Educational Links 10/24/21


Pediatricians say the mental health crisis among kids has become a national emergency

What Is The 3-2-1 Strategy And How Can It Be Used For Critical Thinking?

Student engagement critical for academic, emotional recovery

State Test Results Are In. Are They Useless?

Play Is Disappearing From Kindergarten. It’s Hurting Kids.

Some early childhood elements in Biden’s infrastructure bill get trimmed

Teaching Kids to Give and Receive Quality Peer Feedback

Building a classroom culture of feedback requires scaffolding and a safe, nurturing environment, but it’s worth the effort, teachers say.

Educational Links 10/23/21

3 Group Work Strategies That Help Hold All Students Accountable

How to Change the Layout in Google Meet

Science Resources for Middle and High School


Like a Personal Trainer for Your Brain

25 Sweet and Funny School Jokes for Kids

White House Outlines COVID-19 Vaccination Plans for Kids 5-11

10 Strategies That Support English Language Learners Across All Subjects

Teachers of any subject can use these tips to help English language learners be more engaged and at ease in class.

Educational Links 10/22/21


We’re Facing a Looming Crisis of Principal Burnout

Stanford study finds why writing a letter to a teacher can turn around the lives of some students

How arts practices can be the foundation of teaching and learning

Think Digital Native Means Digitally Literate? Think Again.

Mentors help students with learning disabilities gain confidence, become self-advocates

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

Treating ADHD Without Medication: A Guide

The best ADHD remedies adopt a multimodal approach — combining different, complementary interventions that work together to reduce symptoms. Your ideal combination may include medication, diet, exercise, behavioral therapy, supplements, CBT, working with a coach, or joining an ADHD support group. Learn more about treating ADHD without medication here.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Educational Links 10/21/21


Keeping It Simple: 10 Timeless Fundamentals Of Teaching

100+ Tips, Tools, and Lesson Ideas for Teachers

Teachers Are Barely Hanging On. Here’s What They Need.

Student engagement critical for academic, emotional recovery

Children, Teens Are in a ‘Mental Health State of Emergency,’ Child Health-Care Groups Warn

Building Effective Professional Development

What is a “small teaching move” that you think is not as common as it should be? A “small teaching move” in this context is an action that would require very little prep, can easily be made into a routine or habit, and is likely to result in increased student engagement and learning.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Educational Links 10/19/21

‘This is not inclusive.’ Some students with disabilities are going without as districts scale back virtual programs

It’s Time To Plan For Struggling Students From The Beginning


What Is the Best Treatment for Anxiety?

How to improve low-level literacy


The Necessity of Finding More Ways to Praise

Encouraging students is not enough, says a new study—you actually have to raise your ratio of praise to reprimands dramatically, and that might mean keeping track.

Educational Links 10/18/2021


Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

How extracurricular activities can help pupils grow

Is Your School Measuring or Growing Teachers?

Resources for Promoting Social and Emotional Learning at Home

Providing families of students in preschool to second grade with strategies to bolster SEL skills can also strengthen family bonds.

Educational Links 10/17/21


How to Design Better Tests, Based on the Research

Popular Literacy Materials Get ‘Science of Reading’ Overhaul. But Will Teaching Change?

“Is ADHD Really Real?” 6 Ranked Responses to ADD Skeptics

‘This is not inclusive.’ Some students with disabilities are going without as districts scale back virtual programs

How to Enhance Working Memory in your Classroom

Should K–12 Schools Be Hesitant to Spend Federal Funds?

Teachers Have Reached a Breaking Point. But Remedies Do Exist.

Burned out, tired, demoralized, at a breaking point. Spend time with teachers these days, and phrases such as these will come up often. It's not a new narrative, but it’s certainly an accurate one for many, as the pandemic continues to radically reshape the education landscape.