Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Here Are Some Good Ideas Tweets of the Day 8 21 12

Good to listen to effective teachers, look to the future, and consider why things are the way they are.

Three cheers for Donalyn.

1. Books That Build Community

In Rhode Island, Reinventing Summer School to Prevent Kids' Learning Loss

Donalyn Miller

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/book_whisperer/2012/08/books_that_build_community.html 

When is school out? I'm looking forward to summer school.

2. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education/july-dec12/summerschool_08-20.html 

Tech it up.

3. 50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know 

http://edudemic.com/2012/08/50-education-technology-tools-every-teacher-should-know-about/

No, no. No all nighters.

4. High School Daze: The Perils Of Sacrificing Sleep For Late-Night Studying

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/08/21/159435167/high-school-daze-the-perils-of-sacrificing-sleep-for-late-night-studying?utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=20120821

A smile and comradery will do.

Nicholas Provenzano

5.  Four Simple Tips to Start the Year Strong 

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/new-school-year-tips-nick-provenzano?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_content=blog&utm_campaign=newyeartips

How to compete?

6.  Indiana Public Schools Wage Unusual Ad Campaign To Keep Students From Leaving For Private Schools In Voucher Program 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/20/indiana-public-schools-wa_0_n_1813143.html?utm_hp_ref=education&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009 

Wow, how to teach creativity and innovation; lots of higher level thinking.

7.  Mapping The Future Of Education Technology

If it’s true that 65% of today’s grade school students will work in jobs that don’t exist yet, then we better get ready for some drastically different learning environments.

http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680348/mapping-the-future-of-education-technology 



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