Good Blended Learning / 10,000 Hour Myth / Trade People Need

Good Blended Learning
What Separates a Good Blended Learning Program From a Bad One? Any school that has or is considering a 1:1 program should read this. @beccarecco @EdSurge @DrKatrinaKeene @LakotaSuper

The “10,000-Hour” Myth: Why Deliberate Practice Isn’t Enough to Succeed – This contains a great story about Yo-Yo Ma. @melissa_jydl @TheMissionHQ

After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople. Are the wrong kids being pushed to go to college at your high school? @MattKrupnick @hechingerreport @finleyjd @tom_peters

Social/Mobile Media Education

Extending Classroom Management Online – Here are nine suggestions to help you provide online learners with class norms and expectations and a sense of community. @tweenteacher @edutopia


This Indoor Farm Is Trying To Revolutionize The Growing Process In Sweden. Indoor farming has become far more popular as technology has become even more precise. Large amounts of produce is grown in urban environments with minimal space and much less water. @alutkin @GreenMatters @PopulationEd @wef


Five Ways to Prep Your Kids for Daylight Saving Time – You don’t have to change bedtime one hour all at once. @DinaRothPort @parentsmagazine @james_minter

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Love Your Work@8Amber8

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Making Pottery Is Child’s Play For These Fast-Learning Kids. You might want to look for local pottery lessons rather than trying this at home. @HihoKids

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

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Rocket Science Book

Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science, It’s Way More Complex: What’s Wrong with Education and How to Fix Some of It by Doug Green

Treating ADHD with Music Therapy by Charles Carpenter

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

3 Ways Schools Can Use SMS to Reach Students During the Holidays by Ken Rhie

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

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomesby Yong Zhao & Friends

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

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