Productive People Traits / Find Anything / We Still Need Libraries

February 19th, 2017

Productive
If you want to be more productive, check out these smart things productive people do. Then it’s how to find anything important and why we still need libraries. On to how to practice safe sexting, the benefits of verbal feedback, rules for raising kids, a teacher moral quote, and a new film of Poe’s The Raven.

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Help Kids Create / Side Effects in Education / iPad Recording Booth

February 18th, 2017

MIT
Start with an interview with Mitch Resnick on helping kids create. Then it’s Young Zhao on the side effects of programs aimed at test prep and how to make your own iPad recording booth. On to apps for entrepreneurs, virtual field trip ideas, blended learning and equity, an Internet porn/sex ed quote, and some simple but effective cat animations.

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Inspirational Coding Video / Larry Cuban Changes Tune / Diversity in Tech

February 17th, 2017

coding
Start with an inspirational video where famous people explain why coding is cool. Then it’s how Larry Cuban is changing his tune on tech in education and how women and people of color are in demand at tech companies. On to digital tools for teachers, NASA news, using technology in the classroom, a Thomas Jefferson quote, and an amazing guitar duo.

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Teach for Success / Differentiation Tips / Free PDF Converter

February 16th, 2017

test
Finally, some schools are teaching what kids need to be successful. Is yours? Then it’s differentiated instruction strategies and a free pdf converter. On to crafting engaging content, learning about jet engines, how to make your city more walkable, a self-mockery quote, and Trump on bracketology.

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Redundant Teaching / Drones to the Rescue / 5 Tech Approaches

February 15th, 2017

Redundant
Is there redundant teaching going on at your school. Here is some help. Then it’s drones replacing bees and five different approaches to using technology in schools. On to adding scent to VR, how to not exercise too much, Cool Cat Teacher’s favorite tools, a Gapingvoid quote, and a cool experiment your kids can do at home.

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