Making a Difference Signs / Flexible Learning Space / EdTech Boosts Achievement

Making a Difference
Twenty Signs You’re Actually Making A Difference As A Teacher – How many do your teachers show? @TeachThought @markbarnes19

Four Reasons to Tackle Flexible Learning Spaces – One principal gave every teacher was given money to spend on furniture for his/her classroom. @RossCoops31⁩ @TheBradCurrie ⁦

Seven Ways Digital Age Techers Use EdTech to Boost Student Achievment – How many are in use at your school? @Lynch39083 @techedvocate

Social/Mobile Media Education

The 5 Types of Blog Posts that Need to Be Part of Your Content. This is aimed at business but applies to teachers and students as well. @ThriveThemes @imobsession

Students Design Ed

Learning

When Students Design Their Education – At Riverside School in India, students graduate prepared to tackle future challenges as citizens in a highly globalized world. @suzieboss @edutopia @oveucsj

Leadership/Parenting

The Failure Movement – Many educators seem to design lessons with the whole purpose being to force kids to fail at something so that they can learn from it. Should we? @eduappsandmore @garybartanus

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Back to school checklist: Reconsider traditional homework; it doesn’t enhance learning. Reconsider traditional grades; learning can’t be measured. Reconsider rules and consequences; carrots and sticks don’t change behavior. Reconsider self-compassion; you deserve it! @markbarnes19

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How Big Apple Is Compared To The Largest Companies In Each Country, Visualized – This is also a very good geography lesson. @Forbes

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Future Driven

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

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

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

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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