Nurturing Compassion / The Spacing Effect / EdTech Predictions

Nurturing Compassion
Five Ways to Nurture Compassion in Kids – This is excerpted from Creating Compassionate Kids: Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children ©2019 by Shauna Tominey. @ShaunaTominey @MindShiftKQED @Rdene915

The Spacing Effect: How to Improve Learning and Maximize Retention – The spacing effect is a far more effective way to learn and retain information that works with our brain instead of against it. @farnamstreet @mhebern @CandaceMarles

41 edtech predictions for higher ed in 2019 – You would think that someone here would have the proper perdiction. @eSN_Ellen @ecampusnews @ImFutureReady

Social/Mobile Media Education

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Books – Google Books is a powerful book search platform that allows users to search for books and text inside books. @medkh9 @EdTechNerd

Veggies Ranked


Ranking Vegetables By How Healthy They Are – Which ones do you and your kids eat? @WeAreMel @IanLecklitner


When Pushing Boundaries in Math Education, Where Can Teachers Turn For Help and Camaraderie? Twitter can be an invaluable tool for professional development among educators. @KristenLepore @MindShiftKQED @ddmeyer @Desmos

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

On the Path@pdiscoveryuk

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Kayaking Down One Of The World’s Largest Natural Water-Slides Looks Scary As Hell. Pro kayaker Dane Jackson hit 40 MPH dropping down this natural waterslide in California. @danejackson @ViralHog

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Get It Done

Get It Done: The 21-day Mind Hack System to Double Your Productivity and Finish What You Start by Michael Mackintosh

After the Education Wars: How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reform – by Andrea Gabor

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

Elite Schools

Why Do We Have Elite Schools? Click here for the original post at EdWeek Teacher and consider leaving a comment. @DrDougGreen @MsSackstein @EdWeekTeacher

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

The Gritty Truth of School Transformation: Eight Phases of Growth to Instructional Rigor by Amy M. Dujon

Peer Feedback in the Classroom: Empowering Students to be the Experts by Starr Sackstein

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

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