Teach With Minecraft / Build Perseverance / Math Anxiety Ideas

Teach with Minecraft
Ten Tips to Start Teaching With Minecraft – Minecraft promotes student independence and creativity, but it is also an immensely collaborative tool. @johnmillerEDU @MatthewFarber @EdSurge

Building Teamwork and Perseverance in Early Elementary Students with Breakouts – In early grade classrooms many children aren’t reading yet or still struggle with reading, so clues need to be visual or involve audio. @Kschwart @MindShiftKQED @Rdene915

Four Ideas for Overcoming Math Anxiety – This will help you spot it in students and offer some ideas. @Lynch39083

Social/Mobile Media Education

Why Aren’t Schools Using the Apps They Pay For? For technology to work as intended, it must be paired with other critical elements: professional development for teachers, thoughtful implementation and consistent engagement. @ByEmilyTate @EdSurge @NoApp4Pedagogy

How Machines Think


Reading List: Nine Smart Books on Artificial Intelligence – This is a topic that most of us including our students should know more about. @tvanderark @Getting_Smart


Three Things We Should Stop Doing in Professional Development – Although this is focused mainly on what we do as adults in our time together, many of these lessons have applications to the classroom. @gcouros

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Ann Landers@LeadToday

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Kid Absolutely Crushes A Ukulele Cover Of ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ – This is amazing! The kid is from Tiawan. @FengE14

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

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

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

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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