Misunderstood Multiple Intelligence / Learn Coding / Stephen King’s Reading List

October 19th, 2018

MI 2.0
Start with checking out the misunderstanding of multiple intelligence theory. Then it’s a site for learning python and a reading list for writers from Stephen King. On to making digital tools more effective, some amazing snapshots from Google Earth, competencies for teaching empathy, a Shania Twain quote, and totally waterproof earbuds.

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Better PBL Ideas / Better Multiple Choice Tests / Innovative Leader Traits

October 17th, 2018

Better PBL Ideas
If you are doing PBL or considering it, here are some ideas. Then it’s how to make better multiple choice tests and the traits of innovative leaders. On to a better way to integrate technology, future skills for your kids, the station rotation model, a Dr. Beth Holland quote, and some amazing rope jumping.

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Code Breaker: Increase Creativity, Remix Assessment, and Develop a Class of Coder Ninjas! by Brian Aspinall

October 16th, 2018
Code Breaker

Code Breaker: Increase Creativity, Remix Assessment, and Develop a Class of Coder Ninjas! by Brian Aspinall shares his experiences and those of some colleagues in the process of teaching coding from kindergarten to high school. It deals with computational thinking which is a fundamental skill at the heart of engineering and mathematics. It includes coding and much more, and can even happen without technology. Make sure your school has a few copies.

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Cirque du Soleil Lessons / Key Listening Skill / VR Tour Creator

October 15th, 2018

Cirque du Soleil
Start with reasons to take your kids to Cirque du Soleil. Then it’s an easy way to be a better listener and a VR tour creator. On to text messaging tools to reach parents and students, a list of burgers from best to worst, how to build student rapport, a David Geurin quote, and a very muddy cross country race.

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Teaching Empathy / Learner Experience Design / PBL & MakerSpaces

October 13th, 2018

Teaching Empathy
Start with the idea of teaching empathy. Then it’s learner experience design and using PBL to make makerspaces thrive. On to using podcasts to teach literacy, Lolly Daskal on body language, a leadership piece by George Couros, another quote from a lady poker champ, and innovative hall passes.

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