Subjects Kids Like Most / Most Innovative Countries / Maintain Motivation

Subjects Kids Like
Why schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past – Check the chart that shows that computer science and the arts are kids’ favorite subjects. @hadip @Codeorg @Axon_us @Convoyteam @wef @dougpete

South Korea and Sweden are the most innovative countries in the world – The share of new science and engineering graduates has kept the US out of the top ten. @byjohnmckenna @thisisformative @wef

Maintain Motivation

Ten Tips to Maintain Motivation – See if you can apply these tips to yourself, your students, and your children. @jackiearnold @pdiscoveryuk

Social/Mobile Media Education

Have Students Make Lists Before Starting Web Search. A pre-search checklist should include listing what you already know about a topic. @rmbyrne


This Daily Habit Will Make Your Life Better Within a Month. Stop, take a step back from whatever you were doing, and ask yourself how you can improve it. @LollyDaskal


What’s Twice as Important as Technical Skill? The difference between top and average performers isn’t technical skill. @Leadershipfreak

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Tommorow's Changes

@LeadToday @ebahan @larryarceneaux

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Newly Released Image Of Ultima Thule, The Farthest Object Ever Explored, Is Mind-Blowing. Thanks to new scientific data sent from New Horizons. It turns out Ultima Thule looks like one big old space snowman. @planet4589 @Alex_Parker

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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