Sat.Nov 03, 2018

A Look Back: Every Teacher Who Has An ELL In Their Class Should Watch This “Immersion” Film

Larry Ferlazzo

This blog has gained many new readers over the past year. Because of that, I thought it might be worth sharing a daily “A Look Back” where I share a best post from the past twelve years. You can also see all of my choices for “Best” posts here.

Teachers are first responders to the opioid crisis

The Hechinger Report

Greg Cruey, a teacher at Southside K-8 school, greeting students in the morning. This photo has been edited to protect the identities of the subjects.) Photo: Damon Dahlen/HuffPost.

The Best Ed Tech Resources Of 2018 – Part Two

Larry Ferlazzo

I publish a regular series called Ed Tech Digest , and I thought it would useful to readers and to me to review them and highlight the ones I think are the best of the year. I’m adding this post to ALL MY END-OF-YEAR “BEST” LISTS FOR 2018 IN ONE PLACE!

Media Literacy Week on Participate

NeverEndingSearch

This coming week is Media Literacy Week. One way to celebrate is to join the free Media Literacy Community of Practice on Participate.com. Community leader, Michael Hernandez will host two weeks of in-community activities as well as a Media Literacy Webinar on November 6th at 8:30 PM Eastern.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

My Latest BAM! Radio Show Is On “Giving Students Writing Feedback: Do This, Not That”

Larry Ferlazzo

“Giving Students Writing Feedback: Do This, Not That” is the topic of my latest ten-minute BAM! Radio Show. I’m joined in the discussion by Anabel Gonzalez, Sarah Woodard, and Kim Jaxon. They have also contributed written commentaries to my Ed Week Teacher column. By the way, the BAM!

Maker Marvelous: Book Page Pumpkins

The Daring Librarian

Hey dear readers, Gwyneth here! I haven't had a guest post in 7 or so years, but I thought this was such a great idea I begged my dear fellow HCPSS Teacher Librarian, Danielle Du Puis, (and my former student teacher!) to let me share this super.actually,marvelous Maker Idea!

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Reading by Example Newsletter, 11/3/18: The Social/Emotional Side of Literacy

Reading By Example

Click here to read this week’s short list of posts and articles highlighting the social/emotional side of literacy. Sign up today to receive these newsletters weekly in your inbox. At the end of this newsletter you will find a free downloadable template to guide students to develop their own digital portfolios! newsletter

New Resources On Race & Racism

Larry Ferlazzo

I’m adding these new resources to various “Best” lists.

Two Helpful Resources for History Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Beyond the Bubble History Assessments is an excellent educational resource from Stanford Education Group. The core philosophy underlying Beyond the Bubble is to help students develop critical.read more

Have Students Write A Letter To Their Representative – & To The Pulitzer Center – In This Neat Contest

Larry Ferlazzo

Free-Photos / Pixabay. Local Letters for Global Change: A Pulitzer Center Writing Contest is the name of a letter-writing contest for students sponsored by the…Pulitzer Center. You can find all the details at the above link. The deadline is November 16th.

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Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

A Handy Gmail Cheat Sheet for Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is a quick post to share with you this handy cheat sheet to help you make the best of your Gmail experience. This document is created and share by G Suite Learning Center and covers mostly the.read more

Video: “Seven Million Years of Human Evolution”

Larry Ferlazzo

Clker-Free-Vector-Images / Pixabay. The American Museum of Natural History just published this video. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Human Evolution. science video

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“Strategies for Using Writing ‘Frames’ and ‘Structures'”

Larry Ferlazzo

Strategies for Using Writing ‘Frames’ and ‘Structures’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

A Look Back: “Cash” For Good Student Behavior – Without An Exit Strategy – Is Not The Best Classroom Management System

Larry Ferlazzo

This blog has gained many new readers over the past year. Because of that, I thought it might be worth sharing a daily “A Look Back” where I share a best post from the past twelve years. You can also see all of my choices for “Best” posts here.