Real-Life Connections / Personalized Learning / Ideas to Reality

Real-Life Connections
How to Use Real-life Connections in the Classroom To Increase Engagement – How would your students rate your ability to engage them in the learning process? @Candace_Davies @the_newteacher

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight? Personalized learning has broad appeal, but may be more revolutionary than we think. @LauraPappano @hechingerreport @NoApp4Pedagogy @thomascmurray

Teachers Have Great Ideas. Here’s How to Turn Them into Reality. For school leaders, it’s not so much about prescribing any particular innovation, but rather providing a space and opportunity for teachers to share ideas and develop them. @JinSooDHuh @EdSurge @DrKatrinaKeene @FANgeopolitics

Social/Mobile Media Education

Seven Apps for Working with Special Needs Students – Employing apps and other digital tools for personalizing your approach is very beneficial. @JRooheart @Getting_Smart


Balance the scales and fight back against negativity. This is good advice for learners of all ages. @moretime4u2


These Six Efficiency Tips Will Help You Decide Which Problems to Tackle<./a> This is aimed at business leaders but also applies to educators. @MurrayNewlands @Ross_Quintana @CaseyMinshew

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Whether you sell insurance or you’re a schoolteacher, obviously you the people you work with can make you more productive or less productive. @johnwilliamsnyt @nytimes

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Kids Interrupt Soccer Training To Practice ‘The Neymar.’ If you are like me you are tired of all the acting at the World Cup. @reddit

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

How to Bake Pie

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

Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children by Yong Zhao

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

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

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

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