Empower Difference Making / Special Needs Heroes / Retrieval Practice

December 2nd, 2019

Practice Good
Time to help students become difference makers. Then it’s books featuring kids with special needs and the power of retrieval practice. On to tools for making mind maps, reading to dogs, an educator’s guide to mental health, a learners are not disabled quote, and why there is always room for dessert.

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Sketchnoting / K Teachers Speak Out / Reducing Classroom Stress

December 1st, 2019

Maybe you should let your students try sketchnoting. Then it’s kindergarten teachers speaking out against academics and how to reduce classroom stress. On to productivity apps for teachers, comparing countries with Google Maps, starting high school later in California, a Joyful quote, and Teslas waiting to get charged.

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Successful Online Courses / Knowledge Transfer / Empowering Students

November 28th, 2019

Online Courses
Learn what it takes to make a successful online course. Then it’s systems of knowledge transfer and empowering students. On to web literacy for students, ten symptoms of stress, California schools starting later, a Thanksgiving wish, and a snowman bigger than a house.

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Inquiry Isn’t Fill In the Blank / Learning & Mr. Rogers / Ditching Grades

November 27th, 2019

Start with an update in using inquiry as you teach. Then it’s learning science and Mr. Rogers and why you should ditch grades. On to using memes to spice up lessons, all about blood types, district-wide teaming and dreaming, a relationships quote, and causes of death visualized.

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Saturn’s Rings News / Breakfast & Test Scores / Next Big Innovations

November 26th, 2019

Saturn's RIngs
Are Saturn’s Rings a lot younger than we thought? Then it’s how breakfast improves test scores and the next big innovations. On to online teaching effectiveness, the influence of colors, cultures of accountability, a Fred Rogers quote, and the Chicago School of Rock.

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