Zuckerberg’s Tech Future, Online Course Secrets, 3D Printer Tips

July 3rd, 2015

You would think the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg might have a better idea of what the future of technology will look like than most. Then it’s secrets of online courses, and 3D printer tips from an experienced teacher. On to how to cancel Apple Music, using geothermal energy in your home, how to reach tough kids, a Ralph Waldo Emerson quote, and an animated explanation of the Tour De France.

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Let Students Stand, Pedagogy First, ISTE 2015 Takeaways

July 2nd, 2015

If you haven’t started to let at least some students stand while they work in class, it’s time to do so. Then it’s why pedagogy needs to come before technology, and the key takeaways from this year’s ISTE conference. On to learning from teens, accidental inventions, teachers learning from teachers, a Manny Scott quote, and an amazing disc golf shot.

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Maker Success, Common Core Authors, Flipping Resource

July 1st, 2015

If your school hasn’t adopted a maker philosophy, you need to read this by Eric Sheninger. Then it’s the sad bunch that wrote the Common Core math standards, and a great resource for flipping your class. On to a cool Twitter use from Sweden, how to weigh a cloud, why principals should get out of their office, a Manny Scott quote, and a giant robot challenge.

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Learning With YouTube, Growing the Pig, Manny Scott’s Inspiration

June 30th, 2015

If you want to learn or teach anything, try YouTube. Then it’s the inspirational Manny Scott, and a great analogy between pigs and education. On to advanced searching on Twitter, starting a fire with sticks, disability with dignity, a Manny Scott quote, and a lawn that mows itself.

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Robotics Competitions, Bubble Wrap Physics, Free SAT Prep

June 29th, 2015

If your school doesn’t have a robotics team it’s time to start one. Click below to get the documentary of a high school team that beat MIT. Then it’s a bubble wrap problem, and free SAT prep. On to tips for engaging parents, slave trade graphic, presidential candidates and the Common Core, a great influencers quote, and yet another interesting use for drones.

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