Stages of Curiosity / US Student Tech Skills / Jetsons’ Predictions

Stages of Curiosity
From Procedural Knowledge To Self Knowledge: The 4 Stages Of Curiosity – Where curiosity comes from isn’t entirely clear. In fact, it isn’t even easy to define. That’s probably because there is no single source for it any more than there is a single source for entertainment, anxiety, or confidence. @terryheickedu

US students show low-to-medium tech skills. How are your students doing? @lrj417 @EdDiveK12 @GillAB31


Twelve Cool Technologies “The Jetsons” Predicted For 2062 That We Have Right Now – But I’m still waiting for my flying car. The futuristic family cartoon The Jetsons premiered in 1962. It was set 100 years in the future in the year 2062. @EmergingEdTech @BryanLMiller

Social/Mobile Media Education

Sixteen Ideas for Student Projects Using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms – Google Drive is far more than a place to store files online. It also includes a suite of versatile creation tools. @cultofpedagogy @marcelamomberg


The Science of Empathy: What Researchers Want Teachers to Know. @sydneyfjohnson @EdSource @EdSurge @HigherEdSurge


Six Ways to Avoid Raising Racist Kids – We need to have clear communication with our kids about race. @parentteendr @PsychToday @WhisperAmber

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Avoid Stress and Worry@NobelPrize

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Combining Coke And Butane Is Like Coke And Mentos On Steroids. The Slow Mo Guys have a whole lot of fun making rockets out of Coke bottles and liquid butane. This is a good physics lesson. @TheSlowMoGuys

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Leaders Eat Last

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

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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

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

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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