Friday, May 27, 2022

Educational Links 5/26/22


House subcommittee hearing explores teacher shortage solutions

War, Crisis, Tragedy: How to talk with kids when the news is scary

Creating Safe Environments for Students Recovering From Trauma

Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event

What Are The Best Alternatives To Lecture In Teaching?

Parents: Summer Ways to Prepare for a Better School Year

How to talk to your students about trauma and school violence

Students are likely to be anxious, scared, and feeling uncertain in the wake of the nation's latest school shooting, this time in Uvalde, Texas--here's how to help them process the events

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Educational Links 5/24/22

How Changing Schools’ Culture of Discipline Paves the Way for Inclusivity

Survey: Third of students reluctant to seek help for mental health issues

Anxiety in Children

Fostering Identity, Joy, and Skill Development

How a teacher used a mini-unit featuring poetry, music, and art to help her third-grade students learn more about themselves and each other.

Monday, May 23, 2022

Teaching Is Finishing Strong (updated)


4 Activities to Encourage End-of-Year Reflections

Finishing the School Year Strong 

End of Year Activities

Tips to Wrap Up the School Year! 

Top 12 Effective End of the Year Activities

The Last 40 Days Until Summer 

8 Activities to Make the Last Days of School Memorable and Fun 

How to Stay Charged During the Final Weeks of School 


Mom, I'm Bored--What Can I Do? (updated)

1. Reading Quest

2. Summer Science Projects 

3. Search Nature Activity Hands-on Activities

4. Summer Stargazing 

5. 45 Fun Summer Crafts for Tweens

6. 100+ Things for Teens to Do This Summer

7. Summer Reading Recommendations


Sunday, May 22, 2022

Insights Into Dyslexia


The MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia

Why Dyslexia Is More Than a Reading Disorder

Educational Links 5/23/22

When Students Use Technology Better Than Teachers

Why You Shouldn’t Share Your Views With Students

ACT study finds grade inflation in high school GPAs over the past decade

Practicing self-care: 5 tips for teachers

15 Awesome Classroom Activities That Teach Job-Readiness Skills

The Teaching Profession Is ‘Crumbling': What Can School Leaders Do to Help?

Keeping Disruptive Students in the Classroom

When an administrator is called in to deal with a disruptive student, the situation is serious. This is a model for helping the student calm down so they can remain in class.