Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.

This week in the wrap … how to never run out of ideas for teaching, getting students excited about learning science, the benefits of getting out of your comfort zone when it comes to learning, boosting metacognition, a fun free app for learning Common Core math and spelling in grades 1 – 3, and more to explore!
How an award-winning UBC prof gets students excited about science
https://science.ubc.ca/news/how-award-winning-ubc-prof-gets-students-excited-about-science
Project Based Learning prepares students at early age for workforce

‘Project-based learning’ prepares students at early age for workforce

How To Never Run Out Of New Ideas As A Teacher

How To Never Run Out Of New Ideas As A Teacher

Science Has Just Confirmed That If You’re Not Outside Your Comfort Zone, You’re Not Learning
https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/want-to-learn-faster-make-your-life-more-unpredictable.html
Technology Helps Teachers Prevent and Mitigate Bad Behavior in the Classroom
https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2018/08/technology-helps-teachers-prevent-and-mitigate-bad-behavior-classroom
Personalized Learning Top Priority for Tech Usage in K–12
https://thejournal.com/articles/2018/08/13/personalized-learning-top-priority-for-tech-usage-in-k12.aspx
Research Finds Technology Coaches Provide Promising Approach to Closing the Digital Divide
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/research-finds-technology-coaches-provide-promising-approach-to-closing-the-digital-divide-1027453963
Add Music to Play Continuously in a Google Slides Presentation
https://www.freetech4teachers.com/2018/08/add-music-to-play-continuously-in.html
Enrollment Is Down at Teacher Colleges. So They’re Trying to Change
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/08/09/enrollment-is-down-at-teacher-colleges-so.html
Digital Promise, with help from Google, coaches teachers on tech. Nonprofit project to expand from 50 to 80 schools across 5 states next year. 
https://edscoop.com/dynamic-learning-project-digital-promise-personalized-learning 
Seeking a Middle Ground Between Publishers and OER
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/08/15/courseware-platform-seeks-middle-ground-between-publishers-and
Five Ways to Boost Metacognition In the Classroom 

Five Ways to Boost Metacognition In the Classroom

Fun looking app covers Math (Common Core fully covered) and Spelling for grade levels 1, 2 and 3, and it is entirely FREE for 2018-2019 school year!
http://learnia.lol/index.html
 

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