Is Dr. Seuss Racist? / Computational Thinking / Getting Videos Ranked

March 18th, 2019

SEUSS RACIST?
It seems there are some racial aspects in Dr. Seuss’ books. What should teachers do? Then it’s a new approach to computational thinking and getting your videos ranked on YouTube. On to a new Snapchat gaming app, choosing a happy job, the college cheating scandal, a too many blessings quote, and

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Ease Into Projects / Rigged Texas Tests / Extra Credit Downside

March 17th, 2019

Ease Into Projects
If you want to start doing projects try easing into them. Then it’s rigged tests in Texas and the downside of extra credit. On to social media taking over the workplace, differentiating with Google Forms, teaching empathy with podcasts, a doing less quote, and watching hay get bailed.

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Personalizing Learning / Compassion-Based PE / Does Growth Mindset Work?

March 16th, 2019

Personalizing Learning
Here are four ways to tell if your school is personalizing learning. Then it’s compassion-based PE classes and questioning the growth mindset. On to using Grammarly as I do, revision tips, dealing with a procrastinating kid, a live the present quote, and why you should use the crosswalk.

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Raising Nonstarving Artists / All Admissions are Pay-to-Play / Improve Teacher Well-Being

March 14th, 2019

Non Starving Artist
Start with an article I did with my daughter for EdWeek Teacher about a career as an artist. Then it’s pay-to-play in college and how to improve teacher well-being. On to debit cards with fingerprint ID’s, a Leonardo DiCaprio graph, the benefits of lunch, exercise, sleep and clean air for schools, an everything is temporary quote, and a cool soccer trick.

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Edtech & Character Development / School Reimagined / Learner-Center Classrooms

March 13th, 2019

Edtech & Character
It’s time to consider the connection between edtech and character development. Then it’s school reimagined and learner-centered classrooms. On to tools for big data and social media, preparing for the fourth industrial revolution, pairing movies with books, a practice quote, and a Dali/Disney short animation.

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