Students: Customer or Crop? / School Meditation / Tech Projects & Literacy

Are Students Customers or Just a Crop? Although teachers have to be in control in the classroom they can still view students as valuable customers. Enjoy my latest work and leave a comment. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

Meditation in School
School Sends Kids To Meditation Instead Of Detention, With Amazing Results. An elementary school in Baltimore is trying this and it seems to be working. @dederittman

Six Ways Educational Technology Projects Can Improve Children’s Literacy – User-centered design is vital. @wayan_vota @ICT_works @NikPeachey

Social/Mobile Media Education

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning – For those of you using Google Classroom in their instruction, the following is a list of some important websites that are integrated with Classroom. @medkh9 @crewsertech


Man Digs Deep Into How People In Medieval Times Made Soap. In medieval times, people had to make do with the materials they had at hand to wash and sometimes that meant using things like ash. @ModernHistoryTV

Working with jerks


Do you work with a jerk? Here are six things you can do. Even in the best workplaces, rude coworkers may occasionally appear. But you don’t need to smile and suffer in silence. @rohandas @PorathC @TEDTalks

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Left Behind@BruceLesley @leoniehaimson

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Invention That Won World War II – Patented in 1944, the Higgins boat gave the Allies the advantage in amphibious assaults. @dandydave56 @SmithsonianMag

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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