Ease Into Projects / Get Students Talking / Credit for Podcasts

Ease into projects
How To Ease Students Into Independent Inquiry Projects – The excerpt below is from the book “Inquiry Mindsets: Nurturing the Dreams, Wonders, and Curiosities of Our Youngest Learners,” by Trevor MacKenzie with Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt. @trev_mackenzie @MindShiftKQED

Six Simple Ways to Get Your Students Talking – But research shows that the more the students speak in the class, the more they learn. @Medium @ShellTerrell

How to Get Credit for Listening to Podcasts – Podcasts are a big part of my daily learning effort. @ShakeUpLearning @8Amber8

Social/Mobile Media Education

17 Hidden iPhone Hacks You Never Knew About – From charging the battery faster to taking a hands-free photo, these are the secret iPhone hacks you wish you knew sooner. @readersdigest


This Video Puts Into Perspective How Terrifyingly Huge Megalodon Were. @CuriosityStream @RealLifeLore101


The Importance of Teaching the Behaviors You Want to See – Telling doesn’t work. Lectures create distance. Complaining doesn’t empower anyone. And rewards and punishments mostly work only to get compliance and not to build better behavioral skills. @DavidGeurin @getwhatugive

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Forgive Yourself@FollowMeToo3

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Get Lost In These Brilliant And Perfect Looping Animations. There is nothing that relaxes the cerebellum like an endlessly looping image that’s both perfectly satisfying and satisfyingly perfect. @tdhooper @lastfm

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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