Creating Community / PBL & Maker Spaces / Better Faculty Meetings

Four Approaches to Building Positive Community in Any Classroom – Try to get to know something about your students before they show up. @wbarboza @edutopia @SELinSchools

The Path to PBL and Making in the Classroom – Project-based learning comes in different varieties and should be able to take advantage of maker spaces. @thenerdyteacher @coolcatteacher

Transform Your Staff Meetings, Engage Your Faculty – There is no excuse to run faculty meetings where the principal stands and dishes out information that should go be email. @terryheick @edutopia

Social/Mobile Media Education

Sharing the Screen in 1:1 Classrooms – Even if every student has a compute, they should be working together at times. @ClassTechTips @edutopia @micahshippee


Four Facts About AP, IB Test Scores for Parents – Share with any paresnt you know who have high school kids. @alipannoni @USNewsEducation @adamsteaching


Principals Are Loath to Give Teachers Bad Ratings – Also be sure to see my detailed comment. @LianaLoewus @EducationWeek

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

#Leadership Tip: Helping someone find and express their purpose sets them free for maximum impact. @Leadershipfreak

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

French Marching Band Plays Daft Punk Medley as part of President Trump’s Paris trip. His look implies that he may not be familiar with their work. I do like this performance and think you might too whether you like Trump or not. @Digg

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts


Check my post from 6/24/2017 if you want to plan for the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017

Teen Driving Basics: What Your New Driver Should Know About Car Maintenance by Mark Conor

Three Cornerstones to Consider When Choosing an Essay Writing Company by Lucy Adam

Good Luck Learning a Foreign Language in American Schools – This is my latest post for Starr Sackstein’s Ed Week Teacher blog. I don’t mean it as criticism of foreign language teachers. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

Special Education 2.0: Breaking Taboos to Build a NEW Education Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes by Yong Zhao & Friends

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine’s Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes by Yong Zhao, Gaoming Zhang, Jing Lei, and Wei Qiu

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

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

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