Hire the Scrapper / No Bedroom Tech / Positive Leader Impact

December 1st, 2015

If you are involved in hiring you need to listen to this short TED Talk about scrappers and silver spoons. Then it’s why there should be no technology in your kid’s bedroom, and how positive/upbeat leaders impact school culture. On to hot student apps, TED ED music animations, twisted early education, a Jaques Pepin quote, and a bridge made of paper.

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Montessori Benefits / Future Self-Improvement / Math Anxiety Help

November 30th, 2015

If you are wondering what education reform really should look like, you should start with a visit to a Montessori school. Then it’s how you can improve yourself now for the future and tips on helping kids with math anxiety. On to tapping social media power of employees, data from every light bulb, student-created curriculum, an Albert Einstein quote, and the biggest wasp nest ever.

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Your School’s Grade / Make a STEAM Lab / More ADHD Success

November 29th, 2015

Here is a new system for grading schools. While I don’t like the idea, this is worth a look. Then it’s how to make a STEAM lab and how to have more success with ADHD students. On to a Facebook searching tip, digital learning in higher ed, how higher ed has failed students, a aptitude/attitude quote, and a record keg toss.

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1:1 Personal Connections / Super Tutor Tips / Real Media Jobs

November 28th, 2015

Programs that feature a device for every student (1:1) allow for better personal connections. Never lose sight of that. Then it’s tips from a super tutor and real jobs in the media business. On to best and worst social media practices, making learning seem like a game, self-paced learning advice, a learning quote, and Jeff Bezos’ rocket launch and landing.

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Successful Kid Qualities / Creativity & Math Thinking / Kids Interview Elders

November 27th, 2015

See if you can guess what qualities successful students have before you read on. Then it’s how to add creativity to math and a project where kids interview older people. On to breaking up via Facebook, Dr. Who explains relativity, charter vs public schools, a failure quote, and an innovative leaf rake.

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