February’s “The Best…” Lists – There Are Now 1,268 Of Them!
Here’s my monthly round-up of new “The Best…” lists I posted this month (you can see all 1,268 of them categorized here):
The Best Mobile Apps For English Language Learners
The “All-Time” Best Online Learning Games
The “All-Time” Best Social Studies Sites
The Best Resources On The Protests In Ukraine
The Best Posts, Articles & Lesson Plans On The Jordan Davis Tragedy & Verdict: Our “Classrooms Are Full Of Him”
The “All-Time” Best Videos For Educators
Help Me Make A List Of Student Projects That Require Parent Engagement
“The Best Posts On The inBloom Data Fiasco”
The Best Resources On “One-To-One” Laptop/Tablet Programs — Please Suggest More!
The “All-Time” Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education
The “All-Time” Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly
February’s Best Posts From This Blog
I regularly highlight my picks for the most useful posts for each month — not including “The Best…” lists. I also use some of them in a more extensive monthly newsletter I send-out. You can see older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).
Here are some of the posts I personally think are the best, and most helpful, ones I’ve written during this past month (not in any order of preference):
Another Study Demonstrates The Ineffectiveness Of Extrinsic Motivation, But Also Something More….
Using “Dvolver Moviemaker” With English Language Learners
Learn About Comparatives & Superlatives At My Latest NY Times Post For ELLs
Quote Of The Day: Have You Ever Wondered How Many Decisions We Teachers Need To Make Each Day?
Excellent Wash. Post Piece: “You think you know what teachers do. Right? Wrong.”
This Looks Interesting, Though I Have Some Concerns: Angela Duckworth Creates “Grit” Organization
How My ELL Students Evaluated Me At The End Of First Semester
“Reading Is a ‘Means to Bigger and Better Things’”
My New BAM! Podcast: “How Can We Reduce Teacher Attrition at High-Poverty Schools?”
“Sea Of Liberty” Looks Like An Excellent U.S. History Site
Let Them Eat Character
“Ways To Develop Life-Long Readers”
Great Chart: “the differences between teaching writing and teaching writers”
Tweets From My “Integrating Social Emotional & Brain-Based Learning Into Instructional Strategies” Workshop
If You Weren’t Able To Attend Our Workshop On “Developing A Self-Motivated Student Culture,” These Tweets Have It Covered
An Olympics Performance Perfect For A Lesson On “Grit”
Some Very Interesting Info On Self-Control Research
“Thinglink” Announces Free Virtual Classrooms
“Why Do Teachers Leave High-Poverty Schools?” Is My Latest Nine-Minute Podcast
I Began This Blog Seven Years Ago: Here Are My All-Time Most Popular Posts
“The Maker Movement Can Give Students ‘A Story To Tell’”
The New “Connect With English” Site Has Got To Be One Of This Year’s Best New Sites For ELLs
Here’s My NY Times Post On Valentine’s Day, PLUS A “Video Bingo” That Didn’t Get Included!
Very, Very Impressive New Interactive Site On Climate Change
I Doubt Teachers Will Find A More Useful Resource On The Olympics Than This: “How Olympians Stay Motivated”
“How Do We Help Our Students Become Better Readers?” Is My New Podcast — With Donalyn Miller!
“Assessing English language learners” Is My New Post At TeachingEnglish
School Sets Dance For Straight-A Students – Some Others Can Come Later & Hundreds Not At All
A Collection Of #EvaluateThat Tweets
‘Character Is Not Compliance Out Of Fear’
Quote Of The Day: “We Must Always Take Sides”
Creating Instagram Video “Book Trailers” With English Language Learners
How To Turn A Negative Consequence Into A Positive Classroom Management Strategy
My Latest NY Times Post For ELLs: Learn The Progressive Tense & Create A Future Family Tree