Ask Better Questions / Battery Limits / Self-Esteem Tips

Better Questions
How to Increase Participation by Asking Better Questions – Framing questions the right way—and scaffolding the right kinds of responses—can help teachers avoid blank stares and awkward silences. @edutopia @KimGriesbach @LTC_UD

Will Batteries Power The World? The Limits Of Lithium-ion Batteries – Just how much better can batteries get? @minutephysics @AnkerOfficial

Five Essential Tips for Maintaining High Self-Esteem – This is a very important and much talked about concept. Who doesn’t want high self-esteem? @carthagebuckley

Social/Mobile Media Education

The Supreme Court will hear Google and Oracle’s nearly decade-long copyright fight. This lets Google contest a controversial ruling that could deal a major blow to software development by establishing that companies can deny access to basic code elements through copyright law. @thedextriarchy @verge @Oracle @Google


What Would It Look Like If You Could See Everything In The Night Sky? Be sure to use the four-way control in the upper left to look up. @DJSnM


Resources for Teachers – Here is a list of resources for teachers on a range of subjects, from classroom management and moral support to current trends in education. @edu_degree

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Bar Installs 70+ Big Mouth Billy Bass And Programs Them To Sing Along To Pop Songs. The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club in Chicago installed dozens of Big Mouth Billy Bass and figured out how to get them to sing together to different pop songs. @947wlsfm @elecktra5000

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Inside the Box

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

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

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

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

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