Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 4/17/16

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Kylene Beers tackles the question of the whole-class novel, shares the research, and offers suggestions for making shared reading both humane and productive.

Maricela Montoy-Wilson has great ideas for incorporating inquiry-based learning and student choice in a packed curriculum.

Hey Sigmund is a site I’m really enjoying lately, and this article on how to explain the adolescent brain to teenagers is a nice place to start reading.

Dalilia Eckstein participated in the March Slice Challenge with some of her students. In this post, she shares some of what they learned.

Julieanne Harmatz’s clever poem identities her poetry teaching points.

The Life of a Conflicted Teacher finds some important lessons about teaching and relationships in basketball coaching.

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3 thoughts on “Links I Loved Last Week: A Round-up of Online Reading 4/17/16

  1. Followed your link to Maricela Montoy-Wilson’s article there was something new she discovered when she realized that giving her students choices by putting on the blackboard their choices was not really what choices is all about, -What are you curious about?
    -What is inspiring you?
    -What is your plan to pursue it? These three questions can help teachers dig a little deeper in a child’s interests. Enjoyed this post very much.

  2. Pingback: It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 4/18/16 | the dirigible plum

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