Saturday, November 20, 2021

Educational Links 11/21/21

10 Strategies That Support English Language Learners Across All Subjects

‘This Is Not What We Signed Up For’: A Principal’s Plea for More Support

Why Parents Are Silent About Mental Illness

20 Observable Characteristics Of Effective Teaching

Developing a clear and consistent approach to behaviour

Secrets of Your ADHD Brain

Most people are neurologically equipped to determine what’s important and get motivated to do it, even when it doesn’t interest them. Then there are the rest of us, who have attention deficit — ADHD or ADD — and the brain that goes along with it.

Educational Links 11/20/21


Empathy Is a Crucial Skill. Here Is How We Are Teaching It to Our Students.

What are learning and thinking differences?

Seven Good Tools for Making Animations

Taking stock of your classroom air quality

Center for Learner Equity advises closer look at charter special ed enrollment gaps

3 Math Games You Can Use in Class Today

These games for upper elementary and middle school students require little to no preparation and reinforce math facts.

What Are Costa’s Levels of Questioning?

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Educational Links 11/19/21


Integrating SEL Into Writing Instruction

Teaching assistants prove valuable for academic gains in early readers

Students are still struggling to get internet. The infrastructure law could help

What is trauma-informed teaching?

3 reasons why differentiation isn’t difficult

How to Best Help Students Hard of Hearing

Low Test Scores Have Educators Worried, Survey Shows

A majority of educators say their schools’ or districts’ standardized test results from last spring are lower than they were pre-pandemic—and that they find the numbers concerning.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Educational Links 11/18/21

What Is A Rubric? Well, It’s Complicated

How to Ask What Kids Are Feeling


California district personalizes special education to address learning loss

What is assistive technology?

Ed Tech Usage is Up. So Are Parent Privacy ConcernsSEL, teaching strategies.

How Students Can Tell Their Story on the Class Bulletin Board

Hallway bulletin boards are often created by teachers, but giving students more control nurtures their sense of belonging.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Educational Links 11/17/21

When can kids take off their masks in school? Here's what some experts say

6 Alternatives To Bloom’s Taxonomy For Teachers

Kids Don’t Always Believe in Climate Science. Are Schools Miseducating Them?


What is autism?

Build self-care skills into teacher prep programs to raise retention

3 Ways Students Can Pursue Clarity Through Collaboration

Clear understanding doesn’t come from a teacher’s presentation of information—it evolves through students figuring out what they are learning, together.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Educational Links 11/16/21


How Small-Group Instruction Benefits Your Teaching

Now is the time for schools to invest in special-education inclusion models that benefit all students

Twice-Exceptional Kids: Both Gifted and Challenged

How to Incorporate Visual Literacy in Your Instruction

Tracking how the coronavirus is impacting school districts

Empathy Is a Crucial Skill. Here Is How We Are Teaching It to Our Students.

The Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language

When students learn a foreign language, they are, in essence, sharpening their memory skills.

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Educational Links 11/15/21


Three Random Name Pickers

A Seat at the Table: The Benefits and Challenges of Special Education: How to Help All Students Succeed

Rural educators dispel myths, outline 4 strategies for equitable policy


How SEL Helps You as a Teacher

A study links facing discrimination at a young age with future mental health issues

Guiding Older Students to Enter and Exit the Classroom Smoothly

How to help students think beyond their brain

Research suggests that, as humans, we think with our bodies as well as our brains - so how can teachers bring this into the classroom?

Educational Links 11/14/21


How To Handle The Student Disrespect Sweeping The Country

3 simple—yet powerful—practices for student-centered learning

Did Students Really Take Pandemic Gap Years?

Counselors say students' SEL skills just as important as academic development

Education Buzzwords Defined: What is Design Thinking?

Schools in Most States Are Shielded From COVID Lawsuits. It May Not Help

What are learning disabilities?

Learning disabilities are lifelong challenges with reading, writing, and math. They can impact people at school, at work, and in everyday life.