Saturday, December 11, 2021

Education Links 12/11/21

10 Best Plants for the Classroom

Chronic Absenteeism: What You Need to Know

How to support older struggling readers

Teaching Unvaccinated Students Separately? This District Will Be the First to Try It

Holiday Books for Kids That Promote Inclusivity and Understanding

Helping Kids Who Struggle With Executive Functions


A Simple Tool to Help Teachers Regulate Their Emotions

In a year that’s bringing a lot of stress, this tool is no cure-all, but it can help teachers keep their emotions in check.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Educational Links 12/9/2021

 To Keep Teachers From Quitting, Address These 5 Key Issues

Retraining an entire state’s elementary teachers in the 

science of reading

How attention works

The ADHD Brain Processes Rewards & Consequences Differently

Time is the Best Resource You Have

Multiyear projects expand opportunities for deeper learning, soft skill development

Exploring the Beauty in Math

In addition to teaching students about math facts and procedures, teachers can guide them to see it as a creative pursuit.

Educational Links 12/08/2021


'The Reading Year': First grade is critical for reading skills, but kids coming from disrupted kindergarten experiences are way behind.

Ways To Use Strategies For Differentiated Instruction In Your Classroom


Our rural district’s 4 steps to a new post-pandemic learning reality

Almost 40% of educators said some ELLs should have repeated grades after pandemic

Enrollment Data: How Many Students Went Missing in Your State?

How to Manage an Engaging Virtual STEM Program

A STEM initiative kick-started by the pandemic continues to have value in a district where some students are continuing with hybrid learning.

Monday, December 6, 2021

Educational Links 12/07/21


Here’s How to Make Science More Relevant for Students of Color

As omicron emerges, health experts urge keeping schools open

Our community weighs in: 16 holiday survival tips for kids with ADHD

Try Virtual Backgrounds and Immersive Views for Virtual Events

Holiday Books for Kids That Promote Inclusivity and Understanding

Teachers (and Students) Can Only Take So Much

Rather than push more content and new initiatives, this year teachers and administrators should consider scaling back.

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Educational Links 12/6/21

40 of the Best Quotes about Critical Thinking

Empathy Vs. Sympathy: What’s the Difference?

Khan Academy Wants to Make 'Mastery Learning' Mainstream. Will Partnering With Schools Help?

Being Black in Education: Where is the system going wrong?

Omicron or No, Schools Should Prepare for a Pandemic Winter

Why Setting Boundaries is Helpful for Teachers and Their Students

Never Enough? Why ADHD Brains Crave Stimulation

Way to Foster Curiosity

3 Grading Practices That Should Change

By ensuring that their grading methods accurately report content knowledge, teachers can promote and reward student growth.

Educational Links 12/5/21

Schools Are Battling Tech Fatigue. How Are They Responding?

San Diego analysis ties chances of Covid-19 death to education level

PBL in the Early Elementary Grades

Tracking how the coronavirus is impacting school districts

What Is Dyslexia?

Why Revamping the Way California Teaches Math Is So Contentious

Building Inclusive Childhood-to-Career Pathways in STEM

It can be argued that our schools have an obligation to prepare students for the future by connecting them directly with opportunities for professional success. As the tech industry continues to boom, for example, this means increasing exposure to the tools and trades of STEM fields like computer science.