High-Quality Math Tasks / Apps in 6 Weeks / Robotic Shorts

Online math
Finding High-Quality Math Tasks Online – A guide to finding math work at every level of cognitive demand for elementary students, including problems that push their thinking. @stppLMC @cultofpedagogy @edutopia

6 weels of code
Apple Shows What Chicago Students Can Do With Just Six Weeks of Code. After six weeks students showed off apps they made. @JinSooDHuh @EdSurge @AppleEDU @jimharmon

Scientists develop robotic shorts that make it easier to walk and run. Harvard University researchers have developed a new powered exosuit that can make you feel as much as a dozen pounds lighter when walking or running. @JonPorty @Verge @nick_chater

Social/Mobile Media Education

Six Benefits of Opting for Online Education – Many students are looking for alternatives because conventional education entails higher tuition and limited courses. @Socialbarrel @showmeapp

Learning

Welcome to McDonald’s. Would You Like a Podcast With Those Fries? With podcasts rising in popularity, it’s no surprise that companies are producing their own. What’s more surprising is that people are actually listening to them. @yaffebellany @nytimes

Digital Citizen Examples

Leadership/Parenting

Twenty Examples Of Digital Citizenship – We offer some specific examples of good digital citizenship from communicating with social media with clarity and respect to respecting other’s privacy. @TeachThought @Rdene915

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Mark Twain@BobDuffyROC

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

‘Guitar Hero’ God Takes Things To The Next Level, Quite Literally. This gamer decided he needed to up the ante and give himself his own personal challenge while playing the game. @godvfwine

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Harnassing Tech

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

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

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

Should We Be Teaching Optimism? by Dr. Doug Green

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

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