3 Modes of Thinking / Dynamic Learning / Apple’s New Stuff

Modes of thinking
Three Modes Of Thinking: Lateral, Divergent & Convergent Thought – All teachers and students should understand this. @TeachThought @Rdene915

Dynamic Learning
How to Push the Boundaries of School with Dynamic Learning – Does your classroom offer one-and-done types of learning activities, or does the learning grow, inspire, and evolve throughout the year and beyond? @ShakeUpLearning @thinkm2

Just The Good Stuff From Apple’s WWDC Keynote – I watched the two-plus hour keynote but you don’t have to. @da_fallon

Social/Mobile Media Education

Arizona State Accelerates Progress With Adaptive Active Courses. The math team got rid of non-credit developmental courses and developed a model of blended learning which replaces lecture-style classes with collaborative, activity-based work where students access the online course materials. @tvanderark @forbes @ecampusnews @mhhighered @ASU

Learning

A Surefire Guide To Falling Asleep In Just Two Minutes – Since we know how important sleep is for learning, here are tips for getting some. @AsapSCIENCE

Leadership/Parenting

Start Classroom Management From a Place of Love, Not a Place of Power. What is the biggest classroom-management mistake you ever made, and what did you learn from it? @Larryferlazzo @educationweek

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Seeds you plant@ElysiaSkye

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Arkansas Family Uses 10,000 Sandbags To Protect Their House From Floods. If you have ever wondered if sandbags work, this is proof. @MarcWBIR @WBIR

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Leadership Mindswith

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

Wise Guy: Lessons From a Life by Guy Kawasaki

From Teacher to Leader: Finding Your Way as a First-Time Leader—Without Losing Your Mind by Starr Sackstein

Being Digital 23 Years Later by Nicholas Negroponte

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

Should We Be Teaching Optimism? by Dr. Doug Green

Token Ideas for Guest Speakers by Jenna Smith – If you need a high quality plaque check out EDCO Awards and Specialties.

Get It Done: The 21-day Mind Hack System to Double Your Productivity and Finish What You Start by Michael Mackintosh

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

Seven Things That Can Spoil Your Relationship with the Students by Kate Khom

Hacking Project-Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom by Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy

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