Student Game Design / How to Stay Positive / Four Project-Based To Do’s

Student Game Design
When Students Design Their Own Games They Learn Way More Than Coding. There is a need to bridge the gap between what students do at home and what they do at school. @misterwashburn @EdSurge @MissGEnrique @ICTEvangelist

Four Practical Things To Do To Stay Positive – A veteran blogger got the question “how do you stay so positive?” This is his answer. @DariusForoux

4 PB Things
Four Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do – In today’s educational environment, students are expected to collaborate, think critically, and work together. @TeachThought @jlubinsky

Social/Mobile Media Education

How You Can Donate to Rebuild Notre Dame – They have already raised a lot but they will need more. @notredameparis


The Best Hike in Every State – Have you taken the one in your state and neighboring states? @outsidemagazine


Diane Ravitch’s New Book is a Fun and Breezy Romp Through the Maze of School Policy. Imagine you could talk with Diane Ravitch for 10 to 15 minutes every day. That’s kind of what reading her new book. @StevenSinger3 @GetUpStandUp2

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Don’t ask kids what they want to be, ask them what they want to do. Jack Black on “Startalk” with Niel DeGrasse Tyson @TysonNiel @RealTenaciousD @StarTalkRadio

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

My Favorite Riff with Nikki Sixx: Joe Bonamassa. This is an odd couple, but it’s 19 minutes of Nikki Sixx from the Motley Crue talking to Joe Bonamassa while he plays some amazing riffs. @JBONAMASSA @SixxSense @NikkiSixx ‏

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Leadership Mindswith

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

Being Digital 23 Years Later by Nicholas Negroponte

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

Should We Be Teaching Optimism? by Dr. Doug Green

Token Ideas for Guest Speakers by Jenna Smith – If you need a high quality plaque check out EDCO Awards and Specialties.

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

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

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

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