Changing Kids’ Brains / The PBL Roller Coaster / A 3D Printed Tank

Teachers and Brains
I’m a Neuroscientist. Here’s How Teachers Change Kids’ Brains. While we often don’t
think of ourselves as brain changers, when we teach we have an enormous impact on our students’ cognitive development. @TeachFromHere @jhlavacs @EdSurge

Project Based Learning is a Roller Coaster. One of the most challenging aspects has been using project-based learning to integrate curriculum. @Catlin_Tucker @stppLMC

Man 3D-Prints A Tank Because Human Ingenuity Knows No Bounds. It’s not full sized, but it is definitely a tank. @HansPederSahl

Social/Mobile Media Education

The Sweven Types Of Tweets You Must Send Every Day – A real pro gives good advice. @MarcGuberti



NASA captures incredible ‘dragon’ aurora over Iceland. The natural phenomenon is caused by particles emanating from the sun that collide with Earth’s atmosphere to put on a gorgeous light show. @christocarbone @FoxNewsTech @nypost


YOUR KIDS ARE USING TOO MUCH TOOTHPASTE, AND IT’S MAKING THEIR TEETH ALL NASTY-LIKE. This is also a good way to save money. @ianlecklitner

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

angry quote@GordonTredgold

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Animated Chart Of How The Top 15 Brands Have Changed Since 2000 Is Wild. It lasts 5:42, but I found it mesmerizing. @mathew1tbooth

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Teacher to Leader

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

Why Do We Have Elite Schools? Dr. Doug Green

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

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom by Shelly Sanchez Terrell

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