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Brains and Words
How Our Brains Figure Out What Words Mean Based On How They’re Said. It’s not just what you say that matters. It’s how you say it. @Wes_Kieschnick @MindShiftKQED

Three Good Places to Find Hands-On STEM Lessons – Check out the short videos here. @rmbyrne @RickettsKate

Four Best Practices For Creating Informative Infographics – One of the hardest parts of creating an infographic is identifying a core message to relate back to your audience. This is important in business and education. @NadyaKhoja @msocialbusiness @NealSchaffer

SM Trends

Social/Mobile Media Education

Social media trends that will impact 2019 – This talks about business, but educators and students should be hip to this content. @KeithKeller @Talkwalker


Artificial Intelligence Paradox: As Robots Take Over, People Skills Become More Critical. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are going to dramatically transform the tasks associated with many jobs. @joemckendrick @Forbes @Julez_Norton @TamaraMcCleary


Ego Is the Enemy of Good Leadership. This is also good advice for teachers. Keep your ego out of it. @JackieCarter @RasmusTPP @HarvardBiz @cshislop

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Different Abilities@LeadAndLearn

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

A Breakdown Of How Uber Charges Customers – Uber has gone from telling drivers that they could earn $90,000 a year to promoting the job as the ultimate side hustle instead. So which one is it? A lot of teachers do Uber on the side. @D_Berkey @ringer

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

After the Education Wars

After the Education Wars: How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reform – by Andrea Gabor

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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

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 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.

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

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