Local Funding Tips / Hot Teacher Websites / Combat Boredom

July 28th, 2016

If you are looking for funds to support something innovative at your school, look here. Then it’s hot websites for teachers and how to combat boredom in the classroom. On to Twitter marketing tips, books all kids should read, how to launch an inquiry-based classroom, a George Couros quote, and an awkward sex animation.

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Reading Bribes / New Education Platform / Poverty & Mindset

July 27th, 2016

Kids who read in the summer don’t fall back when school restarts. Here are some tips to make it happen. Then it’s the promise of a new education platform and how a growth mindset can help the poor. On to social media tips from a 16-year-old, why comics belong in school, questions all teachers need to ask, a Dr. Seuss quote, and water defying gravity.

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Common Core Hurts / Outdoor Play & Vision / Shakespeare for Kids

July 26th, 2016

Start with an argument against the common core by Diane Ravitch. Then it’s how outdoor play can also help vision and Shakespeare for kids. On to 19 education Twitter chats, must have iPad apps, learning tech trends, a judgemental quote, and cell phone charging science.

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What Employers Want / 3D Print Dead Fingerprint / Prepackaged STEM?

July 25th, 2016

If you want to find out what employers are really looking for, start here. Then it’s 3D printing a dead finger and the problems with prepackaged STEM lessons. On to finding if your social media has been hacked, four future predictions, beyond college prep, a Lolly Daskal quote and, beer getting nutrition labels.

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Tips for Teachers Looking for Summer Jobs by Joyce Wilson

July 24th, 2016

Tips for Teachers Looking for Summer Jobs by Joyce Wilson helps teachers gain summer work that can help with family finances and promote their teaching efforts. While this advice won’t help this summer, it should help teachers to start planning for next year. Share with teachers you know.

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