Whew! Another busy week is drawing to a close. The holiday season is certainly in full-swing with all of the school holiday programs, concerts, parties and festivities. What favorite holiday traditions do you celebrate in your classroom?
We’re back with this week’s roundup of some of our favorite education-related articles happening around the web.
Terry Heick at te@chthought gives us 19 Reading Response Questions That Work With Most Texts.
And while you’re at te@chthought, check out Every Classroom Is a Team and Every Teacher is a Coach by Molly Bruzewski.
Earlier this week, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released a study on professional development for teachers, Teachers Know Best: Teachers’ Views on Professional Development. This is a must-read if you’re involved in scheduling PD at your school.
In response to the Gates Foundation’s report, Learning Forward posted on the Education Week Blog three things for districts to consider in their professional development systems in Teachers’ Needs Must Drive the Professional Learning Agenda.
As 2014 is drawing to a close, Larry Ferlazzo brings his yearly list of the best free education tools on the web in The Best Web 2.0 Applications for Education in 2014.
Edudemic shows us How to Foster and Unleash a Creative Mindset in Your Students in four steps.
Updated this week at Edutopia, Student Engagement: Resource Roundup. This list is huge!
‘Tis the season! The December Survival Guide from Scholastic is full of great tips, ranging from overcoming exhaustion to holiday classroom activities, designed to help you survive the season of stress.
During the craziness that often comes with the holiday season, we hope you carve out some much-deserved time for yourself this weekend. We’ll see you again next week!