Tech PD Tips / Flipped Failure Lessons / AR vs. VR

Tech PD
Five Tips for Preparing Teachers for New Classroom Tech Tools – Professional development for new IT should keep teachers in mind. @SamMormando @EdTech_K12

Lessons From Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Failures – Finally, you can learn from someone else’s mistakes with this approach to learning. @jryoung @EdSurge @ShakeUpLearning

This Is Augmented Reality, This Is Virtual Reality – If you or your students don’t know the difference Mr. Byrne is here to help. He also previews free apps you can get for each. @rmbyrne @PBSKIDS @googlevr ‏

Social/Mobile Media Education

Should you take a holiday from social media? The more time a young adult uses social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated. @GoogleExpertUK @cue_marketing @NetDoctor


National Geographic Videos for Your Next Lesson – Also be sure to get the free eBook on teaching with VR. @ClassTechTips @NatGeo @multiteach


Summer Bookshelf 2017 – Summer many almost over for some teachers, but it’s never too late to get some of these books. @TeacherToolkit @multiteach

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity. Tom Peters @tom_peters @Ms_Mac4

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Wooden Domino-Laying Machine Is Brilliantly Satisfying. This is pretty ingenious. @MatthiasWandel ‏

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth


Check my post from 6/24/2017 if you want to plan for the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017
How to Photograph an Eclipse@TRVphoto
Teen Driving Basics: What Your New Driver Should Know About Car Maintenance by Mark Conor

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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