Help Get STEM Jobs / Yoga in Class / Teach Spelling?

Help Get STEM JObs
How to Help Students Land the STEM Jobs of the Future – For nearly 30 years, the global non-profit FIRST has been getting kids hooked on science and technology through hands-on robotics competitions. @DrKatrinaKeene @johnpearcenews5 @EdSurge

Live Be Yoga: How a “Mindful Minute” in Class Is Transforming the Way Kids Deal with Stress and Anxiety – Can yoga empower kids and teens through movement, meditation, and breath practices? @pragmaticmom @Yoga_Journal

Should you teach spelling? One literacy teacher believes that avoiding spelling is doing the child or young person a complete disservice. @KSChallis @InnovateMySchl @DriverTrust

Social/Mobile Media Education

Good Reminders About Password Security – Make sure your students watch this short [2:51] video. @CommonCraft @rmbyrne

Music Industry Chart


Visualizing 40 Years of Music Industry Sales – This is a good example of data visualization that your students should find interesting. @jeff_desjardins @VisualCap


18 things that leaders of innovative schools do differently – How the leaders in your schools stack up? @mcleod @KRScienceLady @NLearning

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Since you’ll never have enough information to make the best choice, all you can do is make the best of the choice you’ve made. — If you want to improve at predicting the future, start by recognizing how unpredictable it is. @stevenbjohnson @AdamMGrant

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Tourist Experience With A Humpback Whale Is Somewhere Between Amazing And Terrifying. Check out the exact moment an enormous humpback whale leaps out of the water just a few feet from a tourist boat. @Newsflare @VideoElephant

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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