Community College vs. High School / Arguments Against Innovation / OneNote Class Notebook

CC GRads
Community College Transfers Outperform High Schoolers At Top Colleges, So Why Do We Ignore Them? Community college transfers also outperform transfers from other four-year colleges. @nleesanchez @Forbes @DisruptedTv

Five Arguments Against “Innovation in Education” and How You Might Respond – You will hear arguments such as, “I think innovation is important but what about…(insert curriculum, time, money, lack of funding, standardized tests, and lack of training)? @gcouros @stdulmage

OneNote Class Notebook: A Digital Binder That Will Change the Way You Teach – OneNote Class Notebook is a do it all platform. It’s completely free for educators and it’s available everywhere: Windows, Mac, Chromebooks, iOS and Android devices. @cultofpedagogy @vijaysharma1122

Social/Mobile Media Education

Study links screen time to slower child development. A new Canadian study has linked increased screen time with delayed development in children. @Barnini @FoxNews @JAMAPediatrics

20 Year Price Changes


How Much Prices Have Changed For Different Goods And Services Over The Last 20 Years, Graphed. Note that this inflation calculator shows a 55% increase over the last 20 years. Why is college tuition so high? @Mark_J_Perry @howmuch_net


Gym Class Is So Bad Kids Are Skipping School to Avoid It. P.E. do little to improve physical fitness, but it can also lead to truancy and disciplinary problems. Students use lockerroom where adult supervision is limited, and it facilitates teasing of overweight or unathletic kids. @aliaemily @TheAtlantic

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Love Students@teacher2teacher @thenotoriousmrb

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Dolphins Chase Behind A Man Being Towed Underwater. This tourist in Turks and Caicos has the ride of a lifetime while holding onto a “Subwing,” a towable underwater board.

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

The Formula

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

Code Breaker: Increase Creativity, Remix Assessment, and Develop a Class of Coder Ninjas! by Brian Aspinall

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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