Students: Customer or Crop? / School Meditation / Tech Projects & Literacy

June 7th, 2019

Meditation in School
Start with my latest post in EdWeek Teacher on treating students like customers. Then it’s meditation in place of discipline and literacy in tech projects. On to some classroom integrated websites, how to make soap, how to deal with jerks at work, a left-behind cartoon, and the invention that won World War II.

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3 Modes of Thinking / Dynamic Learning / Apple’s New Stuff

June 6th, 2019

Modes of thinking
Start with the three modes of thinking. Then it’s pushing dynamin learning and Apple’s new stuff. On to adaptive active courses, a guide to falling asleep, love and classroom management, a seeds you plant quote, and a whole lot of sandbags.

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Why Teachers Matter / Teacher Social-Emotional Learning / Planning Flipped Lessons

June 5th, 2019

Teacher Stats
Start with twelve stats that show why teachers matter. Then it how to teach social-emotional learning and one teacher plans flipped lessons. On to game-based learning for non-traditional students, why you need sleep, successful co-teaching, a Mark Twain quote, and what happens to giant slayers on Jeopardy.

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How to be Miserable / Minecraft to Mixed Reality / Drive Metacognition

June 4th, 2019

How to be Happy
If you know how to be miserable you should have a better chance of being happy. Then it’s from Minecraft to mixed reality and how to drive metacognitive thinking. On to the best new online learning games, measuring distances in Google Maps, the real goal of reading, a 1:1 quote, and what old English may have sounded like.

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Story Power / HS Gaming Program / Classroom Décor Advice

June 3rd, 2019

SM Stories
Start with a post on the power of stories. Then it’s a high school gaming program and classroom decoration advice. On to Facebook as a utility, smart thermostats, what smart leaders do, a Pharrell Williams quote, and how many steps per day you really need.

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