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Weekly Bites of Knowledge

A weekly roundup of the best education links on the web sent to your inbox each Friday. These weekly picks are links to videos, webinars, and great articles that are handpicked for Oakhill Teachers, by Oakhill Teachers.

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Create and Share Your #OneSmallThing!

Create and Share Your #OneSmallThing!

share.teacher2teacher.educatio

Make a customized #OneSmallThing graphic with a goal for yourself or one you share with others in your school community.

Take project-based learning to the next level with “projects worth sharing”

Take project-based learning to the next level with “projects worth sharing”

blog.ed.ted.com

BIO Shameka Williams is the academic coordinator for Horizons at Georgia Tech, and a project-based learning coach at Charles R. Drew Charter School in Atlanta, Georgia. As a TED-Ed Innovative Educa…

(Video) Manoush Zomorodi: How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas

(Video) Manoush Zomorodi: How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas

ted.com

Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while folding laundry, washing dishes or doing nothing in particular? It's because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy forming new neu

Walking in a Student's Shoes

Walking in a Student's Shoes

video.edweek.org

The Shadow a Student Challenge encourages school leaders to spend a day walking in a students' shoes. Assistant principal Karen Ritter followed a 9th grader through all of his classes. What did she le

Giving Peer Feedback Helps Writers Grow

Giving Peer Feedback Helps Writers Grow

edutopia.org

Tips for showing students how to give each other writing feedback, which benefits both the receiver and the giver.

(Webinar) Timesaving Strategies for Selecting Interventions for Struggling Readers

(Webinar) Timesaving Strategies for Selecting Interventions for Struggling Readers

home.edweb.net

Cindy Kanuch discusses how to easily find patterns in students’ reading skill deficits that will quickly point teachers to the appropriate intervention.

The Science of Fidget Spinners: Mindful or Mindless?

The Science of Fidget Spinners: Mindful or Mindless?

mindful.org

A look a the science of fidgeting—Plus 5 games that use fidget spinners to make mindfulness accessible and help it stick with both kids and adults. #kids #mindfulgames #mindfulparenting

When We Listen to Students

When We Listen to Students

edutopia.org

If you want to know how to reach, engage, and best teach your students, ask them. Here are example questions and tips on how to ask them.