We Need a Strategy / The Google Impact / Passion Projects

We Need a Strategy—Not a Silver Bullet—for Student Success. A liberal arts education can be of value. However, students from lower socioeconomic statuses do not have the financial resources to wait. @ecampusnews @HigherEdSurge

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think – It’s always revealing to watch learners research. When trying to understand complex questions often as part of multi-step projects, they often simply “Google it.” @terryheick @TeachThought @KFelicello @LRobbTeacher @ERobbPrincipal

Passion Projects Ignite Student Interest. There is nothing more exciting than seeing a room full of engaged students trying to figure out what they want to do research about. @mssackstein @edweekteacher

Social/Mobile Media Education

#Satchat: A Great Way for Administrators to Connect. #Satchat is a great example of the power of social media to improve education, and the benefit of expanding an educator’s Personal Learning Network (PLN). @bradmcurrie @TheBradCurrie @edutopia @ToddWhitaker @BethWhitaker2


Six Hacks for Breezing Through the Airport With Kids – Depending on how you prepare and how you spend your time there, an airport can either be a tedious drag, or it could be a true highlight. @momfiles @blm03

The Pyramid


The Pyramid of Myth – Here’s a common representation found by searching google images for “the learning pyramid.” @effortfuleduktr

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Surround Yourself@DeborahKozich

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How The Number Of Daylight Hours Change In The World Every Day, Visualized – Depending on where you live, the hours of daylight you receive can vary greatly throughout the year. @TheHollyHobs

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Wise Guy

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

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom by Shelly Sanchez Terrell

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