Reduce Sugar Intake / STEM + Art / Ditch the SAT

Reduce SUgar Intake
This Is How Much Sugar Your Kids are Consuming (And How To Reduce Sugar Intake) – The sugar industry has used some of the same tricks as the tobacco industry to promote a harmful product. @NewEnglandMomma @rockinmama @CHOCChildrens

40+ Projects that combine STEM with Art! – If your STEM projects don’t have an artistic aspect it’s time to give it a try. @PinkStripeySock @DrJacieMaslyk

Time to Ditch the SAT – Before your kids start the SAT prep game make sure that the colleges they want to apply to require it. Many don’t. @NTampio @GetUpStandUp2 @usnews @USNewsEducation @CollegeBoard

Social/Mobile Media Education

Eleven Clever Ways to Get More Retweets Right Now – Share with business teachers and students you know. @dmboutin @MSocialBusiness @HighInterestGuy

Learning

How to Shake the Blended Learning Blues – In order for one young teacher to get her groove back, she had to go truly blended, giving the laptops a backseat to literature. Here’s what she learned. @Carly_Nations @EdSurge

Leadership/Parenting

Why American Students Haven’t Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years – In the United States test designers give students passages on a variety of topics that may have nothing to do with what they’ve learned in school. @natwexler @TheAtlantic

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

How to give a five-minute presentation: Give a four-minute presentation and take your time. @thisissethsblog

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

A Fascinating Explanation Of How Race Car Drivers Decide Which Line To Take Around A Turn – There is a lot of math and science here as well. @chainbearf1

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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