Telescopes of the Future / 28 Life Skills / Teacher-Powered Schools

February 20th, 2017

There are some pretty cool telescopes being developed. Learn about them and what they can do here. Then it’s a nifty life skills infographic and how to make a school more teacher-powered. On to how devices matter, how fiber optics work, biggest teacher mistakes, a George Couros quote, and Wierd Al and freind doing a Tacky video.

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Productive People Traits / Find Anything / We Still Need Libraries

February 19th, 2017

If you want to be more productive, check out these smart things productive people do. Then it’s how to find anything important and why we still need libraries. On to how to practice safe sexting, the benefits of verbal feedback, rules for raising kids, a teacher moral quote, and a new film of Poe’s The Raven.

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Help Kids Create / Side Effects in Education / iPad Recording Booth

February 18th, 2017

Start with an interview with Mitch Resnick on helping kids create. Then it’s Young Zhao on the side effects of programs aimed at test prep and how to make your own iPad recording booth. On to apps for entrepreneurs, virtual field trip ideas, blended learning and equity, an Internet porn/sex ed quote, and some simple but effective cat animations.

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

February 17th, 2017

Start with an inspirational video where famous people explain why coding is cool. Then it’s how Larry Cuban is changing his tune on tech in education and how women and people of color are in demand at tech companies. On to digital tools for teachers, NASA news, using technology in the classroom, a Thomas Jefferson quote, and an amazing guitar duo.

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Teach for Success / Differentiation Tips / Free PDF Converter

February 16th, 2017

Finally, some schools are teaching what kids need to be successful. Is yours? Then it’s differentiated instruction strategies and a free pdf converter. On to crafting engaging content, learning about jet engines, how to make your city more walkable, a self-mockery quote, and Trump on bracketology.

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