Bee-Bot Lessons / It Pays to be Nice / Top Data Visualizations

Five Mathematics Bee-Bot Lesson Ideas For The Classroom – Bee-Bots are a wonderful digital technologies resource to introduce students to coding and computational thinking. @modernteaching @misskyritsis

Why Being Nice to Your Coworkers Is Good For Business – This is a good TED Talk for people of all ages. @PorathC @TEDTalks

The 25 Best Data Visualizations of 2018 – The art of making data beautiful is taking the world by storm. Data visualization experts and artists are creating amazing things in the world of data design every single day. @PaymanTaei @NinjaEconomics

Social/Mobile Media Education

Instagram TV for Teachers: A New Medium for PD and Inspiration – Video is a powerful medium for communicating information—and as teachers know, students love using it. @ClassTechTips @EdSurge @E_Sheninger


A Student’s Perspective on Urban Place-Based Ed – There are many cool studies and fascinating conclusions being made by educators and researchers that show how valuable learning rooted in a specific community truly is. @Getting_Smart @ziegeran


If We Don’t Allow A Redo, What Are We Teaching? One teacher tells parents that their children can rewrite anything, as many times as they want. @KFelicello @PaulEnderle @TeacherAndAdmin

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Be the one@8Amber8

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Check Out This Guy Speedflying Through Italian Mountains. This guy flew through the wind to descend rapidly down the hill. He glided swiftly over the scenic Italian mountains as low as it was possible. @JukinMedia

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Seven Things That Can Spoil Your Relationship with the Students by Kate Khom

Elite Schools

Why Do We Have Elite Schools? Click here for the original post at EdWeek Teacher and consider leaving a comment. @DrDougGreen @MsSackstein @EdWeekTeacher

Hacking PBL

Hacking Project-Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom by Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy

The Gritty Truth of School Transformation: Eight Phases of Growth to Instructional Rigor by Amy M. Dujon

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

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

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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