You know the old adage, "a good teacher is a lot like a DJ." No? Haven't heard of that one? Well, Gary Abud makes a strong case in a new TEDx Talk on what educators can learn from DJs. We popped the link and video below.
In other news, Facebook pioneer Mark Zuckerberg recently devoted $20 million to putting faster internet in schools. Good for you, Mark Zuckerberg. You go, Mark Zuckerberg.
We have that article and quality reads on personalized learning and organized digital students below in our weekly edtech picks. Have a great weekend, everyone.
What Educators Can Learn From DJs | Gary Abud, TEDxDetroit
Mark Zuckerberg Gives $20 Million to Help Schools Get Faster Internet | The New York Times Bits Blog
Do custom-fit lessons help students succeed? | The Hechinger Report
14 Productivity Habits of Highly Organized Digital Students | Daily Genius
Are We Getting Smarter about Ed Tech? | Edutopia
Public-University Group Expands ‘Personalized Learning’ Efforts | Chronicle of Higher Education