Best STEM Toys / Let Kids Move / Encourage Creativity

Toys
The Five Best STEM Toys That Will Teach Kids How to Code – They look good for schools and homes. @Davish241 @teachercast @NatalieMcKalip @coolcatteacher @SamPatue

Letting kids move in class isn’t a break from learning. It IS learning. How much moving happens in your school? @AletaMargolis @pammoran @DavidGeurin

Nine Teacher-Tested Ways to Encourage Creativity in the Classroom – Have you tried any yet? @stacytornio @WeAreTeachers @tweenteacher @Rdene915

Social/Mobile Media Education

Letting Students Use Mobile Devices for Learning Limits Distraction. Are smartphone confiscation policies out? Here are some best practices from today’s educators. @megbcortez @EdTech_K12

Learning

Children’s Books Avout Women Scientists – Are these in your school library? @kidworldcitizen @james_minter @roxiewriter

Leadership/Parenting

Kids Menus Aren’t Getting Healthier, New Study Finds. There are some good dinning tips here for parents. @juliacalderone @ConsumerReports @OurFamilyWorld @Couponmamacita

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Forget past mistakes and forget failures. Forget everything except what you are going to do now and do it. William J. Durant @motivational

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

When Americans Lost Their Virginity – Kids and teachers should find this interesting. @flowingdata

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Wonderland

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson@stevenbjohnson

As a teacher, it’s important to get good at what you don’t like to do. This applies to everyone, including students. Also check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived Life by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans

The drive to fire underperforming teachers will not improve our schools. This is my latest publication for @tesusa @DrDougGreen

Think about how to do it right, rather than do it over tesusa December 15, 2016.

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

Five ways hectically busy school leaders can stay on track – @DrDougGreen @tesusa

It’s time for an assessment revolution: give students access to the internet in exams and scrap traditional grades. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

Teaching isn’t rocket science, it’s way more complex. This is my latest and one of my best. Hope you like and share. @DrDougGreen @tesusa @davidjmarley

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