Encourage Girls in STEM / Viral Infographics Secrets / Disarming Conflict

Girls in STEM
How to encourage more girls to pursue science and math careers – Negative stereotypes about girls’ ability can discourage from them pursuing careers in math and science. @MDDelahunty @InspiringSTEM_N @GoogleExpertUK

21 Secrets Behind Viral Infographics – 90% of information that’s transmitted to our brains is visual. This is aimed at business, but it is important for educators. @jeffbullas

Eleven Helpful Phrases for Disarming Conflict – It doesn’t matter if the conflict is with a student, a colleague, or a parent, it’s so important to listen carefully and let the other person know you are listening carefully. @DavidGeurin @ElisaBostwick

Social/Mobile Media Education

A Musician’s Guide to Promoting Music On Twitter – Perhaps musicians and/or groups in your school can use this. @KeithKeller @tweepsmap


Forgery Experts Reveal How They Spot Fake Paintings. Forensics is a hot topic for getting students interested in learning. This might help. @WIRED @tatraas


‘Video game rehab’ is just an excuse for lazy parents. Bloomberg reported on parents seeking out rehab for children addicted to the popular video game Fortnite. @karol @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

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Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Musician Works His Way Up The Ten Levels Of Classical Jazz Guitar, And It’s Incredible. If you play guitar or like guitar music you will like this. @LucasBrar @SwedishKuriboh ‏

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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