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What Students Really Need to Hear | affectiveliving →

I should remember to share this with my students.

Hilarious SWA Flight attendant- In Mid Life Crisis MUST meet Ellen and Jimmy Fallon!! - YouTube →

Wow, this lady is great! I need to remember her amazing humor-filled informative, yet entertaining instruction for the future! It could be just the thing to get my kids’ attention. Must weave it into my lesson planning, somehow!

Hook for 15 minute segments (Brain Rules, Jon Medina)

Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay →

This speech is heartfelt, honest, and inspiring. I adore how her humility and how real she seems. A beautiful heart in Hollywood? There are at least a few.

Share This With All the Schools, Please →

Brilliant brain-based learning tips to use in the classroom →

Heather Wolpert-Gawron » Tween Brains, Part III: How to Work It Out In The Classroom

Start with the source of a child’s wonder, and watch them bloom

Kids Like to Learn Algebra, if It Comes in the Right App - Wired Science →

Dylan Garity - "Rigged Game" (NPS 2013) →

Kid President's Pep Talk to Teachers and Students! →

"The fact that someone else loves you doesn’t rescue you from the project of loving yourself."


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This song feels like an anthem for my very recent transition to CR :) Adding it to my life’s playlist… (I should really make one of those…)

(Source: Spotify)

Revolutionize Education: 5 Surprising Things Teachers Should Do Now to Save Time Later →


This time of year, you’ll find teacher check-lists galore, but, beyond setting up your room, sending home an introduction letter, and organizing your classroom library, here are five things that you can add to that to-do list that will pay off down the line.

#1: Prep Your…