Category Archives: Reads and Tweets

December 10th – 16th Reads and Tweets

  1. Here are some articles and posts that interested me this week…
  2. … and here are some tweets that caught my attention this week.
  3. LeaderQuote
    “One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.” - Leonardo da Vinci
  4. ToddWhitaker
    People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong. – Bill Vaughan
  5. flamesstamp
    Kids don’t stop asking questions because they lose interest. they lose interest because they stop asking questions.”
  6. Inspired_Ones
    Sometimes it is not enough to do our best; we must do what is required. – Winston Churchill
  7. millerg6
    The last wk of school before a break is very stressful 4 some students; especially those who don’t go home 2 a Hallmark Christmas. #hs4
  8. LeaderQuote
    “All through nature, you will find the same law. First the need, then the means. ” - Robert Collier
  9. DanielLFrazier
    Whomever does the most work in the classroom learns the most. Are the students working, or sitting and receiving?
  10. LegendQuotes
    “I have failed many times, but I have never gone into a game expecting myself to fail.” ~ Michael Jordan

December 2nd – 9th Reads and Tweets

  1. Here are some interesting reads from the past week…
  2. … and here are some tweets that caught my eye this week. Enjoy!
  3. DCKyriacou
    “Kids need to know you care before they care what you know.” #njed #edchat #spedchat
  4. ToddWhitaker
    Don’t be so busy looking for problems that you forget to notice the improvement. #Leadership
  5. cybraryman1
    We (teachers/admin/coaches/students/parents) should adopt the need to be constant learners as there is so much new we can explore #educoach
  6. swpax
    What if everyone could just ID their fears, put them right out on the table per se, and then get on with whatever work needs to be done?
  7. Quote_Soup
    There is a difference between knowing the path & walking the path. -Morpheus
  8. kekulicafe
    Encourage the best in people. When someone is on top of their game, support them, let them know it.
  9. ChrisWejr
    RT @RWielgoz: “Most of learning is about talking, most of teaching is about listening” #sd73kohn
  10. pasi_sahlberg
    The key to high quality teaching is to retain teachers in their schools. Remember that it takes 10k hours of practice to get to the top!
  11. tom_peters
    Drop “but” from vocab. Replace with “and.” (But = “Here’s problem with what you said.” “And” = “Brilliant, let me take it a step further.”)

Nov 20 – Dec 1 Reads and Tweets

  1. Here are some reads for the week…

  2. … and here are some tweets that caught my attention.

  3. doctorjeff
    There is *nothing* more magical than that moment when you witness understanding wash over a child. #teacher #edchat #stemchat #gtchat
  4. sheila_bali
    “Creativity is intelligence having fun.”~ Albert Einstein.
  5. PeterCohen21
    @MGeoghegan11 @RickWormeli “Grades are not compensation but should be Communication.” Yes, now let’s convince folks at all levels.
  6. twrightmu
    In Finland, there are no teacher evaluations and no national exams. Wow! They trust teachers after their career preparation. #pdkel12
  7. UngJen
    Take time to listen to your students. We might be the only person in their lives that do.
    #maketodaycount
  8. LeaderQuote
    Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted” -Albert Einstein
  9. ChrisWejr
    “The law of FLOATATION was not discovered thru the contemplation of the sinking of things” T. Troward #schim78 What are we contemplating?

Nov 14th-19th Reads and Tweets

I’m having trouble getting Storify to export to my wordpress, so here’s a link to my “Reads and Tweets” for November 14th-19th.

November 14th-19th Reads and Tweets


Reads and Tweets Nov 9-13

  1. GeeeLouise
    I am concerned about “seagull” PD- someone flies in, drops something off and flies away. #leadership20
  2. LeaderQuote
    Just because something is easy to measure doesn’t mean it’s important -Seth Godin
  3. Joe_Mazza
    The whole word “homework” needs to be blown up. Homework is helping Mom & Dad around the house not no impact academic busy work. #vachat
  4. wmchamberlain
    Grades are for people that are unwilling to spend the time finding out information for themselves.
  5. DCulberhouse
    Communication needs to be like assessment…there should be a variety of methods to support everyone getting the message. #satchat

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