Reading Bribes / New Education Platform / Poverty & Mindset

July 27th, 2016

Bribe
Kids who read in the summer don’t fall back when school restarts. Here are some tips to make it happen. Then it’s the promise of a new education platform and how a growth mindset can help the poor. On to social media tips from a 16-year-old, why comics belong in school, questions all teachers need to ask, a Dr. Seuss quote, and water defying gravity.

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Common Core Hurts / Outdoor Play & Vision / Shakespeare for Kids

July 26th, 2016

CC
Start with an argument against the common core by Diane Ravitch. Then it’s how outdoor play can also help vision and Shakespeare for kids. On to 19 education Twitter chats, must have iPad apps, learning tech trends, a judgemental quote, and cell phone charging science.

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What Employers Want / 3D Print Dead Fingerprint / Prepackaged STEM?

July 25th, 2016

Jobs
If you want to find out what employers are really looking for, start here. Then it’s 3D printing a dead finger and the problems with prepackaged STEM lessons. On to finding if your social media has been hacked, four future predictions, beyond college prep, a Lolly Daskal quote and, beer getting nutrition labels.

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Tips for Teachers Looking for Summer Jobs by Joyce Wilson

July 24th, 2016

Tips for Teachers Looking for Summer Jobs by Joyce Wilson helps teachers gain summer work that can help with family finances and promote their teaching efforts. While this advice won’t help this summer, it should help teachers to start planning for next year. Share with teachers you know.

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Teachers Discuss Porn / Power by Zipcode / Best Photo Drones

July 23rd, 2016

Sex
Ok teachers, it’s time to discuss Internet porn with your students. Then it’s power plants by zip code and the best drones for taking photos. Then it’s one sentence tips for bloggers, summer Google practice, the challenge of migrant students, a George Couros quote, and a surprise humpback whale visit.

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