4 Mistake Types / Teach Coding Wrong / Better Mouse Trap

May 29th, 2016

Did you know that there are four basic types of mistakes? I didn’t, but now I’m glad I do. Then it’s how we are teaching coding wrong and the building of a better mousetrap. On to growing Twitter followers as a pro, the Hero’s journey explained, an inspiring graduation speech, a Mao Zedong quote, and the ten worst US airports.

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The Five Best Tools To Wake Up A Creative Kid In You by Veronica Hunt

May 28th, 2016

The Five Best Tools To Wake Up A Creative Kid In You starts with suggestions for parents and teachers who want to foster creativity in their students, their children, or themselves. It then offers five excellent tools that can support the creative process. Be sure to have five people each check out one tool and report back. Thanks Veronica

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Real Feedback / New Hitchhiker Books / Montessori Flourishes

May 27th, 2016

If you want to get better at anything, you need real feedback. Do you know what it is? Then it’s new books for fans of Douglas Adams and the flourishing of the Montessori model in charter schools. On to Facebook messing with your mind, learning about Yellowstone, online rubric makers, a John C. Carver quote, and the world’s largest sponge.

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Drone Training Course / Winning at Life / Game-Based Learning

May 26th, 2016

Is it time for your school to start a drone training course? One school has. Then it’s advice for winning at life and some game-based learning tips. On to not fighting social media, rethinking homework, professional development tips, a Gapingvoid quote, and a scary ocean ride.

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Data Visualization / 14 Hot Digital Tools / Creativity Resources

May 24th, 2016

If you want some tips on how to visualize data, here they are. Then it’s some digital tools kids will love and a slew of resources for fostering creativity. On to details on new food labels, how to start a blog, fun on Roman roads, a making Fridays fun quote, and why lesbians like Subarus.

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