August 21st Solar Eclipse-Details, Maps, & Glasses-Time to Plan Ahead

June 24th, 2017

Today’s focus is the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse that will be a total eclipse in a large swath across the U.S. It’s the first coast to coast Eclipse since 1918. It’s time to get some eye protection and consider a trip to the path of totality. Then it’s learning chemistry with VR, playing with fourth-dimensional objects, applying brain science in your class, a restful quote with a TED Talk on sleep, and some amazing mixed reality technology.

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How Writing Can Boost Your Creativity and Help You Inspire Others by Samantha Anderson

June 23rd, 2017

How Writing Can Boost Your Creativity and Help You Inspire Others by Samantha Anderson offers some specific ideas to help budding writers be more creative and inspire others.

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Effective School Leaders / Losing Control in Class / Teaching Coding Tips

June 22nd, 2017

Time to check out four habits of effective school leaders. How many do your leaders have? Then it’s how to lose control of a classroom and tips for teaching coding. On to colleges looking at student social media, Mac productivity apps, librarians as leaders, a Muhammad Ali quote, and robot sumo.

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Albert’s Index: Top Blogs for School Administrators – Dr. Doug is #18 – So Proud

June 21st, 2017

Start by checking out the 36 blogs tapped as top sites for administrators by Albert’s Index. Dr. Doug Green is thrilled to be part of this fine list at #18. Then it’s making Wordpress blogs faster and the worst approach to teaching about social media. On to tips for preventing the summer slide, the epidemic that is ruining youth sports, characteristics of effective tech teachers, a sports quote, and how GPS works and why we have it.

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13 Worst Foods / Making Risk Safe / Ending Remedial Math

June 20th, 2017

Start with checking to see how many of these foods high in sugar, salt, and calories are in your and your kids’ diet. Then it’s making risk safe for students and ending remedial math. On to the flipped model and student learning, English language learner graphs, getting to know your students, a Starr Sackstein quote, and a giant squid attacks a paddle board.

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