Viral Infographic Tips / Schools as Museums / Graphic Novels in Class

Infographic Tips
21 Secrets Behind Viral Infographics – 90% of information that’s transmitted to our brains is visual. So it’s not surprising that publishers who use infographics generate more traffic. @jeffbullas

School as Museum
What Schools Can Learn From a Science Museum That Makes Learning Irresistible for Kids – Field trips offer educators an opportunity to experience human-centered learning first-hand. @EdGeeks @EdSurge @HigherEdSurge

Graphic Novels in the Classroom: A Teacher Roundtable – Teachers talked about their own successful practices with graphic novels and shared how the books had transformed reluctant readers into obsessive readers. @cultofpedagogy @mssackstein

Social/Mobile Media Education

Social Media for PR: Effective Strategies That Work – @sophiemarygreen @MSocialBusiness @NealSchaffer


How to Download Thousands of Classic Books and Movies That Just Entered the Public Domain – Classic books by Lewis Carroll, Agatha Christie, Aldous Huxley, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf are now in the public domain. @EmilyPetsko @mental_floss


Can Americans Tell Factual From Opinion Statements in the News? The ability to classify statements as factual or opinion varies widely based on political awareness, digital savviness and trust in news media. @asmitch @gottfriedjeff @pewinternet @elemenous

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

If You Can Choose@gcouros @KWelch7

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How pizza could save the world – Pizza can be thought of as an open-source platform. This is pretty hip. @FastCompany

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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