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Too Much Personalization
Why Are We Still Personalizing Learning If It’s Not Personal? Is it possible to too much personalization is not good either? @paul_emerich @EdSurge @DrKatrinaKeene @PHausTech

Get Your FREE Copy of The PBL Playbook. We’ve seen what can happen when students are presented with a problem to solve, a challenge to overcome. @ajjuliani @NoApp4Pedagogy

Blend Online and In-class Discussions to Give Every Student a Voice. The act of telling or explaining what they know cements students’ understanding of concepts. @Catlin_Tucker @garybartanus

Social/Mobile Media Education

Apple Watch saves man from hole in his heart. I got mine when my cardiologist suggested a heart monitor. I haven’t worn a watch for decades but I love it. @MikeWehner @BGR @JVJGame @nypost


Watch That Hand: Why Videos May Not Be the Best Medium for Knowledge Retention – I would like to see more studies on this. @journoinred @EdSurge @HigherEdSurge


Three Challenges for the Future of Education – You will have to figure out on your own how to meet these challenges. @gcouros @sarahdateechur

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

How to encourage people to feel powerful: Include them, give authority to make decisions, notice strengths, affirm AND challenge, and connect people with purpose. @Leadershipfreak

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Rubik’s cube, the most popular toy ever, gets redesigned. @kschwabable @FastCoDesign

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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