Beat the Afternoon Slump / Teacher-Led Stations / Undo Grade Inequities

Afternoon Slump
The Absolute Best Way to Beat a Mid-Afternoon Energy Slump – This recipe for the ultimate coffee nap will get your energy level up and running. @Sales_Source @Inc

Five Ways to Design Your Teacher-led Station – The Station Rotation Model is particularly popular because teachers do not need a device for every student to make it work. @Catlin_Tucker @MrDsengclasss

Three Ways School Leaders Can Undo Grading Inequities – We still see remnants of 19th-century practices in our day-to-day work in secondary settings: namely, A-F grading on the 100-point scale. @PeterMDeWitt @educationweek @jeffreykubiak

Social/Mobile Media Education

Thirty Of The Best Digital Collaboration Tools For Students – We are living in a digital age where students shuffle between smartphones, iPads, and MacBooks. @TeachThought @EDRobertson16


Comparing Countries with Google Maps – Flat maps are never a perfect representation, which can sometimes lead to misunderstandings. Countries far from the equator appear larger than they are. This is fun. @MrDsengclasss @ericcurts


Stop Saying Learning Styles Don’t Work. By ‘learning styles’ we are referring to the idea that there are ‘multiple intelligences.’ @terryheickedu @TeachThought @Rdene915

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

We can only believe@Ranal55

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

A Very Cool Demonstration Of Owls’ Insane Flying Precision – Equipped with excellent eyesight and hearing, they’re astonishingly agile flyers — as this slow motion clip attests. @imgur

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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