PD That Teachers Need / Motivating Millennials / Excess Teacher Responsibilities

PD for Teachers
Professional Development: What Do Educators Really Need? Contrary to the popular perception that teachers have their “summers off,” many teachers take advantage of extra time during the summer to pursue personal and professional development. @Getting_Smart @RACzyz @Rdene915

Three Attractive Leadership Traits That Motivate Millennials – In just a few short years, Millennials – a generation of workers born after 1981 – will surpass Baby Boomers as the largest segment of U.S. employees. By 2025, Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce. @StefaniYorges

Excess Teacher Responsibilities are Stealing Bonding Time with Students Is the first thing students see upon entering the classroom is a head scanning papers or a smiling face? @Bored_Teachers @MoniseLSeward @palan57

Social/Mobile Media Education

Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning. Is your school still in the dark ages of #edtech? @EDmerger @Rdene915

Learning

A step by step guide to solving a Rubik’s Cube – WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez teaches you an 8-step method for solving a Rubik’s cube, based on what he was told by experts. @rtg0nzalez @WIRED

Leadership/Parenting

Explaining the Value of the Liberal Arts – I think you should get the liberal arts done in high school so you can focus on a career in college. @EdSurge @HigherEdSurge

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Frolicking quote@TeachersJourney

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas. I constantly get people who do this kind of work asking to do guest posts to promote their work. @fstockman @CarlosMureithi

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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