PBL Conversations / Neuroscience Vocab / Why Opt Out

PBL Conversations
Ten Conversations That Can Start Your Next Project-Based Learning Unit – There are lots of cool resources here. Please share. @johnotterstedt @TeachThought @Rdene915

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know – How many do you know already. Students should know them too. @judywillis @TeachThought @MarcelSchwantes

Why I Opt My Son Out of State Testing – This one mother’s story is something all parents and policymakers should read. @mssackstein @edweekteacher @JensBookPage

Social/Mobile Media Education

Why teachers are turning to Twitter – The main idea is that it can make professional development efficient. I agree. @ConversationUS @DavidGeurin @PhysEdApps

Learning

Why It’s Almost Impossible for Fastballs to Get Any Faster – There is a lot of science and math here for anyone interested in sports. There is some cool VR near the end. @rtg0nzalez @WIRED

Leadership/Parenting

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily. @MarcelSchwantes @Inc

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Stress Quote

@LollyDaskal

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

An Animated Flyover Of The Eight Raging Cyclones At Jupiter’s North Pole – This is extremely cool. You don’t have to be an astronomy fan to enjoy this. @NASA

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

Out of Our Minds

Out of Our Minds: The Power of Being Creative by Sir Ken Robinson

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

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomesby Yong Zhao & Friends

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

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