School as Disney World / Math Shorts / Screens Go To School

Disney
Your Guide to Running a School Like Disney World – Disney offers magic for all. At Mary Williams Elementary, they strive to create a similarly magical feeling. @TheColon_s @EdSurge @adamsteaching

Math Shorts – 21 Math Lessons from Planet Nutshell – The majority of the videos are designed for third through eighth grade. Each of the videos has a Common Core standard aligned to it. @PlanetNutshell @jmacattak @rmbyrne

Many schools now urge kids to bring their own screens. How else will kids learn how to use their screens for learning? What does your school do? @AP @michaelsmills

Social/Mobile Media Education

A third of Millenials are checking their social media accounts on the toilet. I don’t do this, but I do answer my phone if it rings while I’m taking care of business. @newscomauHQ @GoogleExpertUK @cue_marketing

Learning

Ten Tips to Teach Yourself Design & Boost Your Design Skills – Share with art students and teachers you know. @sawarams @canva

Leadership/Parenting

Encouragers and Inhibitors of Personalized Learning According to Teachers of the Year – I’m a big fan of personalized as opposed to standardized learning. How about you? @Aforbus @knowledgeworks @EdPersonalized

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Not to be occupied and not to exist amount to the same thing. Voltaire @motivational

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Mesmerizing, Color-Shifting Flock Of Birds Looks Like CGI. Can your students explain how this happens? @doodlewhale @Digg

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Glasses

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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