PBL vs. CBL / Driving Metacognitive Thinking / Björk on Creativity

What’s the Difference Between Project- and Challenge-Based Learning? Do you know what Challenge-Based Learning is? @stephenoonoo @EdSurge @AnthonyStogni

Four Strategies Designed to Drive Metacognitive Thinking – Metacognition is defined as thinking about one’s thinking or learning. Are your kids doing any? @iamDrWill @Catlin_Tucker

Björk on creativity as an ongoing experiment – I’ve been a fan for a long time. This is one very creative artist. @bjork @thecreativeindp ‏@Julez_Norton

Social/Mobile Media Education

How to Start Guest Blogging When You Are Completely Unknown – The benefits of guest posting are many – you tap into other people’s traffic, you cultivate relationships with other bloggers in your sphere, and you build a good reputation. @jeffbullas

Goat Fund Me


To Prevent Fires, One California Town Says ‘Goat Fund Me.’ Realizing its predicament, Nevada City has launched a crowdfunding campaign to pay goats to clear brush at the edges of town. @mrMattSimon @WIREDScience @vtitunik


Introducing the One-Sentence Lesson Plan. Let’s be honest. Who’s got time to write full lesson plans? For every class? @EngNorman @cultofpedagogy @WickedEdTech

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Unused Creativity@MoniseLSeward

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Travel, Casually Explained – As someone who likes to travel to other countires I found this interesting and clever. @CasuallyE ‏

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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