Weekly Links #5


Happy Friday! Are you gearing up for the new year yet? Savoring and soaking up these last few beautiful days of July? A little bit of both?

We hope the week has treated you well and that the weekend manages to treat you even better. Grab some lemonade or a popsicle and enjoy a little reading!

The 3 things our middle schoolers need the most.

How do your classroom lessons and discussions counter bigotry and create a safe and welcoming learning space? US vs Hate offers lessons to assist.

Need to create posters and print them from your standard classroom printer? Here’s how.

Oh, hey! Shark Week starts this Sunday! Here’s a shark-y video from on of our favorite YouTube channels.

And speaking of YouTube channels we love, check out our roundup of favorites on the ALAMLE “What to Watch” page.

Mark your calendars: The Alabama Conference on Grading and Assessment for Learning is coming up on Saturday, October 5, at Paul W. Bryant High School in Tuscaloosa. Registration is now open, so go get signed up! And the AMLE Annual Conference is happening on November 7-9. Grab our promo code for $50 off registration, and see us there!

Follow Friday: We think you should know Reeivice Girtman. He’s the Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction for the Phenix City Schools, and he’s consistently sharing his learning and perspectives as a district leader. Connect with him on Twitter!