Back to School Tech Ready / Apple Apps of the Year / Great Teacher Traits

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Back to school: eight ways to spruce up your tech readiness – As summer enters the home stretch to fall, schools can take measures to ensure their tech tools and priorities are ready to go. @ESN_LAURA @eschoolnews @ryanrismiller

Apple just named its favorite apps and games of the year. The picks include two puzzle games and a meditation app. These choices are based at least in part on the merits of the apps, rather than exclusively on downloads. @kifleswing @businessinsider @TeacherAdvice @calm

Things That Principals Know About Great Teachers – See if you can guess what they are. @SteeleThoughts @GADOEDepSuptSDE

Social/Mobile Media Education

Eight Must Have High School Apps and Tools – How many are being used at your high school? @Lynch39083 @techedvocate


Only One-Eighth of the Ocean is Free of Human Impact. Thirteen percent of the world’s oceans are considered marine wilderness—crucial areas of water mostly undisturbed by humans where biodiversity is able to flourish. @allison_fuisz @InsideNatGeo @NatGeo


ore students are taking AP exams, but researchers don’t know if that helps them. @Chalkbeat @Horizons93 @ModernLearners

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Mediocrity Quote


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

It’s easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why. Check the eating habbits of your family against this. @elizabarclay @juliaoftoronto @voxdotcom

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Future Driven

Future Driven: Will Your Students Thrive In An Unpredictable World? by David Geurin encourages teachers to look to the future as they design lessons to excite their students.

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too by Christopher Emdin

How To Bake ∏: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng

If Supporting Student Passion Is So Important, What Do We Do If They Don’t Have Any? This is my latest guest post for Charles Carpenter. @DrDougGreen

You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

Save These Fun Indoor Activities for a Rainy Day by Charles Carpenter

How luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life by Janice Kaplan and Barnaby Marsh

Peer Feedback in the Classroom: Empowering Students to be the Experts by Starr Sackstein

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom by Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

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