Inspirational Coding Video / Larry Cuban Changes Tune / Diversity in Tech

Coding in the Classroom – There is a short video [5:43] featuring many famous people who tell how cool coding is. It might inspire your kids. @ECiardelli @CFTC2016

Ed-Tech Skeptic Larry Cuban Finds New Perspective. I’ve been a big fan of Larry’s since I drew on his work to do my dissertation. He is starting to see some hope. @BenjaminBHerold @LarryCuban @educationweek

Apple shareholders are demanding more diversity, but the company is fighting back. Women and people of color have an advantage when it comes to getting jobs. @verge

Social/Mobile Media Education

Nine digital tools for your classroom toolbelt – If you try any, let your colleagues know. @jmattmiller @Gregbagby


NASA wants to put astronauts on the very first launch of its new mega-rocket. The Space Launch System could carry astronauts as soon as 2019. Space fans should find this interesting. @SarahEFecht @PopSci


25 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom – How many have you used so far? @JustAGuido @ProdigyGame

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Rodrigo y Gabriela: An electrifying acoustic guitar performance – Note how Gabriela plays percussion and the guitar at the same time. @rodgab @TEDTalks

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Get Better
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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