TikTok Ruins Teen’s Lives / Work for Tuition / Improve Student Relationships

TikTok location-sharing app aimed at families, is apparently ruining the lives of teenagers. The service allows parents to track their kids’ whereabouts in real-time, among other features. @lmatsakis @vedfelt

These Colleges Will Pay Tuition, but You’ll Work for It. If you’re looking for your entire tuition to be covered and you’re open to an experience that includes mandatory work — one school labels itself “Hard Work U.” @AnnaHelhoski @NerdWallet @DisruptedTv

Ten Ways to Improve Student-Teacher Relationships to Optimize Learning – If you build positive student-teacher relationships, your students will be more likely to pay attention to you, and there will be fewer disruptions. @Candace_Davies @davidtuba10

Social/Mobile Media Education

Hidden Brain – A Podcast for Teachers? It’s about psychology which is a topic that teachers can’t know enough about. @EduWells @NPR @EdTechFam


To Delay Death, Lift Weights. Two new studies remind of us of what we already know but sometimes forget. @sweatscience @outsidemagazine @LoriShemek


Finland, Switzerland, and New Zealand lead the way at teaching skills for the future. Part of the challenge facing educationalists is that technological change will call for skills that fall outside of age-old approaches to curriculum design and teaching. @WEF @KeithKeller @HaroldSinnott

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Bigger Thing@DinnerTableMBA

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Spend More Time Outside—Doctor’s Orders. Spending time in nature as a treatment for everything from chronic stress to hypertension is gaining steam among mainstream docs. But can taking a walk in the park really cure all ills? @cassidyjrandall @outsidemagazine

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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