Effective Praise / Student-Made E-Books / French Soccer Machine

Effective Praise
Making Sure Your Praise Is Effective – Research-backed ideas on how to give meaningful praise to inspire and reinforce positive behavior. @finleyt @edutopia @KimGriesbach

Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning – Have students create their own PDF e-books, packaging up some aspect of their learning into a finished digital product they can enjoy and share for years. @cultofpedagogy @TeachFromHere

Why Are So Many World Cup Players From France? This is an excellent social studies lesson that should motivate some students. @swellis_ @JossFong @voxdotcom

Social/Mobile Media Education

20 great podcasts for educators and how to get them – Podcasts are great to listen too while you are exercising or driving. Time to get started. @jmattmiller @Science4UsSays


How Humans Burn Calories, Featuring An Absorbing Tour Of The Human Digestive System. This video features real-life human organs so be prepared. @BBCEarth


How Can I Get My Students to Own Our Classroom Culture? A positive community should be a shared responsibility. @emulvahill @EdSurge @WeAreTeachers

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Drucker on Turbulence@gregmiller68

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

A Very Enjoyable Supercut Of One Man’s Trials And Tribulations Learning To Slack Line – This looks like something your kids can try in your yard. @OwenDaughtery @mikeboydvideo

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

How to Bake Pie

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

Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children by Yong Zhao

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

The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Schools Better by Daniel Koretz

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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