Successful Habits / 4th Revolution Skills / Foreign Language Resources

Successful Habits
Six Unmistakable Habits That Separate Successful People From Everyone Else – This is good advice for adults and kids. @MarcelSchwantes @Inc @MSchneiderTwts

The Most Important Skills for the 4th Industrial Revolution? Try Ethics and Philosophy. Moral judgment and ethics could be as revolutionary as artificial intelligence in this next revolution. @tonywan @EdSurge @JustinAglio

Five Good Resources for Language Learners – Technology has made it super easy for anyone to start learning a new language from scratch and right from the comfort of their couch. @medkh9 @EdTechNerd

Social/Mobile Media Education

How to Optimize Your Social Media Posts for Search Engines – Today, social media platforms have become a multi-billion dollar industry. @VladRascanu @jeffbullas


Little Red Riding Hood: Three Multicultural Versions – Here are three contemporary versions of Little Red Riding Hood set around the world in Ghana, China, and Cajun Louisiana. @kidworldcitizen @BiculturalMama

Times Got Wrong


What the New York Times got wrong about kids and phones – Articles lacked relevant research, they drew misleading conclusions, and some of the anecdotal evidence they cited contradicted the central hooks of the stories. @anya1anya @jandersonQZ @cjr @nytimes

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Let the Children Play

@pasi_sahlberg @SirKenRobinson @williamdoylenyc

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

New Yorker Tries To Commute To Work By Kayak, Quickly Regrets The Decision. I would love to kayak in the East River, but currents are way to strong. @BuzzFeed

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

Code Breaker

Code Breaker: Increase Creativity, Remix Assessment, and Develop a Class of Coder Ninjas! by Brian Aspinall

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 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

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

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