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Five Top Technology Trends in Special Education – A greater push is underway to better serve students with disabilities using new tools. But experts caution technology can diminish mental processing, which is the foundation for learning over time. @BenjaminBHerold @Ed_Admn @hapara_team

Ten Acts of kindness you can do which don’t cost money – Challenge your kids to see what they can come up with before you share this with them. @carthagebuckley

The Best Starter Apps for New Chromebook Users – If your school uses Chromebooks you should check them out. @Ohthatflo @lifehacker @dougpete @flipboard

Should I Use Twitter

Social/Mobile Media Education

Why a principal should be on Twitter – The biggest challenge Eric Sheninger had to overcome was a fixed mindset regarding how he could use a tool like this to improve his capacity as an educational leader. @E_Sheninger

iPhone Speaker


Five ways to make your iPhone speakers sound louder – Get your kids to try number five as a hands-on project. @@themattelliott @CNET @DanzadanceOrg


Channeling Students’ Passion for Sports Into Social Awareness and Bringing Change. How do you turn a student’s passion into a purpose that serves our global community? @CoachWest @EdSurge @MoreauCatholic

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Make Your Choices Quote@NowakRo

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. 2019 – Check out the methodology. Are there any near you? @Yelp

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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