July’s “Best” Lists – There Are Now 1,944 Of Them
Here’s my regular round-up of new “The Best…” lists I posted this month (you can see all 1,944 of them categorized here):
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Music
The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2018 – So Far
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Reference Sites
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Infographics
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Wars In History
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Geography
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Teaching About Current Events
The Best Resources On Student Self-Assessment
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Assessment
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Theory Of Knowledge Teaching Resources
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Field Trips
“Best” Lists Of The Week: Parent Engagement
The Best Articles (& Blog Posts) Offering Practical Advice & Resources To Teachers In 2018 – So Far
The Best Theory Of Knowledge Resources In 2018 – So Far
The Best Tools For Academic Research
All “Best” Lists Published In 2018 – So Far
The Best – And Worst – Education News Of 2018 (So Far)
The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2018 – So Far
The Best Articles I’ve Written In 2018 – So Far
The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2018 – So Far
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).
You can also see my all-time favorites here. I’ve also been doing “A Look Back” series in recognition of this blog’s eleventh anniversary this past February.
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):
Interesting Study On Percentage Of Time Students Are “Off-Task”
Google Docs To Get Turbo-Charged Grammar Checker
New Study Shows Learning About Growth Mindset At Start Of Ninth-Grade Increases Resilience
The Importance Of Everyday Empathy
New Study Finds – Wait For It – More Money For Education Helps Students & Teachers
Guest Post: Peer Tutors Write About Their Summer School Experience Helping ELL Newcomers
Shocker – NOT: Study Finds Not Sweating The Small Stuff Is A Good Classroom Management Strategy
“4 Fun Ways to Practice Short Oral Presentations”
“That Was Amazing. Tell Me How You Did It” – The Importance Of Stories
You Have An Accent, I Have An Accent, Everybody Has An Accent….
Guest Post: In Math, 2 is company and 3 is never a crowd
Guest Post: Quick tips for making ELL students comfortable in the Math Classroom
Jackpot! Great Interactives To Support Teaching & Learning With Primary Sources
Wow, “Segregation In America” Is Going To Be Used In A Lot Of Classrooms….
The Role Of Empathy In Classroom Management
L.A. Times Publishes Excellent Interactive On Importance Of Home Languages
“En.News” Looks Like A Good Site For Intermediate ELLs To Learn About Vocabulary & Current Events
“Don’t ‘Ignore’ Staff Conflict In Schools”
Could Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Mean That Schools Won’t Be Required To Accept Undocumented Students?
“Q&A Collections: Best Ways to Begin the School Year”
New Study Finds Prospective Teachers View Black Children As Hostile & Angry
Study Finds That If Teachers Make Students “Feel Like They Matter,” Then Behavior Is Better – Who Would Have Thought?
Video & Lyrics: “It Isn’t Nice” IS A Great Song
Zoomtastic Looks Like A Nice Online Geography Game
“Skype A Scientist” Brings…Scientists To Your Classroom
The Civility Debate
This Is Cool! British Council Combines With Wallace & Gromit Creators To Make English-Learning Video Series
The Importance Of Respect In The Classroom
“Using ‘Social Media Wisely’ in Education”
The Importance Of Follow-Up Questions
As regular readers know, at the end of each week I share the five most popular posts from the previous seven days.
I thought people might find it interesting to see a list of the ten most popular posts from the previous thirty days.
You might also be interested in Eleventh Anniversary Of This Blog: What Have Been My Most Popular Posts? (Part One) and Part Two: Eleventh Anniversary Of This Blog – What Have Been My Most Popular Posts?
Here are this month’s most popular posts:
- After Spending $575 Million On Teacher Evaluation, Gates Foundation Says, “Oops”
- The Best Online Virtual “Corkboards” (or “Bulletin Boards”)
- The Best Websites For Creating Online Learning Games
- The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them)
- Study Finds That If Teachers Make Students “Feel Like They Matter,” Then Behavior Is Better – Who Would Have Thought?
- Answers To “What Do You Do On The First Day Of School?”
- The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom
- The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures
- The Best Places To Get The “Same” Text Written For Different “Levels”
- What Is The Accurate Edison Quote On Learning From Failure?