Resume Guide / 80% Knowledge-20% Problem Solving / Hamilton in Class

February 25th, 2017

Resume
Everyone needs a resume and it’s never too early to start. Here are some great tips. Then it’s how we spend too much time on skills students need less and using Hamilton the Musical in class. On to free website creator tools, recognizing fake news as parody, incorporating student choice, a Steven Johnson quote, and tigers 1 drones 0.

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Teaching Online w/Humor / Exercise Motivation / Ditch Reading Logs

February 24th, 2017

Emoji
Online courses should offer some humor, but there are also things to avoid. Then it’s the one thing that will get you to exercise and ways to ditch reading logs. On to apps for managing your social media life, 26 books to consider, how to know if your child should be an engineer, a leadership quote, an amazing video from Napa Valley.

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New Exoplanets / Improve Communication Skills / Art Supplies Under $10

February 23rd, 2017

Planets
Start with big news on Earth-like planets around another star. Then it’s how to improve student communication skills and art supplies for under $10. On to what smart kids need to know today, communicating with Adobe Spark, first-born child benefits, a Max Planck quote, and an amazing hoverbike.

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Optimal Seating Chart / Reducing Teacher Stress / Oregon Trail Still Rocks

February 22nd, 2017

Seating
Read this and consider letting your students arrange the seats. Then it’s tips for reducing teacher stress and why the Oregon Trail simulation is still good. On to the Nearpod Collaborate app, time for mastery learning, why teach cursive writing, a Lolly Daskal qoute, and flame-throwing drones.

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Boost Critical Thinking / Jupiter News / Differentiation Tips

February 21st, 2017

Questions
If you want to boost critical thinking during class discussions, try this advice. Then it’s news regarding the Juno expedition to Jupiter and tips for differentiation during projects. On to Voxer for school leaders, reading to older children, project-based learning tips, a John Wooden quote, and some amazing glass blowing.

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