AI Goes to School / VR & Healthcare / Do You Know Grades?

May 15th, 2017

AI
Artificial intelligence is at the point where schools need to deal with. What is your school doing? Then it’s virtual reality and healthcare and the low down on grades. On to connecting students beyond technology, more sleep – better grades, strategies for low-income students, a Joe Clark quote, and playing a bass with a Fidget Spinner.

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Prepare for World-Not Tests / Preschool Benefits / Slow Down, Do Less

May 14th, 2017

Tests
Is your school preparing kids for the real world or just for tests? Then it’s the benefits of preschool and why slowing down can be a good idea. On to getting an ed-tech gig, think you think you’re right when you are wrong, the importance of storytelling, a booze traveler quote, and a terrifying croc attack.

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Creativity is Everything / Master Excel / iPad Secrets

May 13th, 2017

KenR
Start with an article by Sir Ken Robinson on why creativity is so important in teaching. Then realize that it’s a really good idea to know Excel if you want to get a job and some iPad secrets you probably don’t know. On to social media manager skills, making B+ students into A students, a strategic presentation technique, a Joe Maden quote, and a FedEx vs UPS employee dance off.

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Use Text Messaging to Connect with Parents and Improve Student Performance by Ken Rhie

May 12th, 2017

Trumpia
Use Text Messaging to Connect with Parents and Improve Student Performance by Ken Rhie gives teachers a way to more effectively and efficiently communicate with parents. It also suggests his product from Trumpia that teachers can use to make this process even easier.

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IKEA Bag Art / What Blocks Success / Mental Strength Criteria

May 10th, 2017

IKEA
So what can you and your kids make out of an IKEA bag? Then it’s time to see if you are blocking your own success and lowering your mental strength. On to AI vs. Social Media, increasing your emotional intelligence, teaching bias and stereotype, a George Couros quote, and a song that will take you back to the 90’s.

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