Genius Hour Ideas / Tasks Before Apps / Teacher Buy-In for 1:1

September 23rd, 2018

Genius Hour
If you are doing or thinking of doing Genius Hour, check this out. Then it’s tasks before apps and cultivating teacher buy-in for 1:1 learning. On to a new Instagram feature, fostering a growth mindset, differentiating questions, a corrupting students quote, and a teardown of the iPhone XS.

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Students in Your PLN / Parent-Teacher App / Best Audiobook Apps

September 22nd, 2018

Students in your PLN
If your students aren’t part of your personal learning network, you should consider adding them. Then it’s the Klassroom app for parent communication and the best audiobook apps. On to ideas teachers found on Twitter, questions you need to ask before creating a makerspace, connecting parents with edtech, an educational equity quote, and which cars are stolen most often.

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Talking About Grief / What Is 20% Time / 7 Student Questions

September 21st, 2018

Taking About Grief
Talking to grieving students is important. Here are some tips. Then it’s 20% time defined and questions to ask students during observations. On to apps for exploring augmented reality, diverse books for the 2nd and 3rd grade, over-scaffolding students, a student decisions quote, and the Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems.

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Relationships Rule / New Grade Perspective / Best Guessing Strategy

September 20th, 2018

Relationships Rule
Start with the idea that good relationships are the most important thing in any class. Then it’s a new perspective on grades and a cool strategy for guessing on multiple choice tests. On to tips for managing cell phones in class, the hallmarks of effective feedback, rockstar resources, an unhappy quote, watching a pasta chef work.

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Blogging Strategies / Jobs Safe From Robots / 4 EdTech Mistakes

September 19th, 2018

27 Strategies
If you or your students need blogging ideas, here are a bunch. Then it’s jobs that are safe from robots and four common edtech mistakes. On to the benefits of the new iOS, bad habits and how to fix them, school architecture of the future, a who to surround yourself with quote, and animal rescue pictures from Florence.

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