Overcome Twitter Problems / Benefits of 2nd Language / Best Senior Prank Ever

Twitter
The three biggest Twitter problems for teachers—and how to overcome them – n the digital age, teacher discomfort in using some social media can have a direct effect on students’ digital literacy skills. Here are some solutions. @eschoolnews @HeatherNgoma ‏

Bilingual is Better and Here’s Why – Knowing a second language has many benefits including later onset of Alzheimer’s. @EF @lisibo @icpjones

This Kid’s Senior Pranks Puts All Other Senior Pranks To Shame. He convinced his school principal and assistant principals to participate in a “stress test” and, well, the results are nothing if not glorious. @ryanstorch

Social/Mobile Media Education

Why Twitter Matters in Education – For me it helps with professional development and network building. @TalksWTeachers

Learning

What To Know About MOAB, The US’ Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Bomb That It Just Used For The First Time – Here is the Pentagon’s short [0.40] videoAt 0.011 kilotons, it would take over 1,300 of these to equal the 15 kt Hiroshema bomb. @Digg

Leadership/Parenting

The Cuomo College Fiasco – His free college legislation is a big mistake according to the liberal New York Times. I agree. Your thoughts? @nytdavidbrooks @nytimes

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world. Ludwig Wittgenstein @EF @lisibo @icpjones

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This woman wants you to look at her breasts. Don’t worry, there is no nudity here but I did find it funny. @AklausnerNYPost @nypost

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Seven EdTech Tools That Make It Easy to Teach Writing Skills by Lucy Benton

How to Stay Motivated in Online Education by Christina Battons – This is also good general advice for everyone. @battonschristi

Human

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

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

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

The drive to fire underperforming teachers will not improve our schools. One of my efforts 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

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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