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July 29, 2015

Tips to Improve Your Practice

Apps can help build routines until they're automatic

Essential Habits of an Excellent Educator

Start building strong habits now, and you'll reap the benefits all year long.

Culture. Climate. Consistency. Community. Plus passion and vision

4 Essential Elements of School Transformation

Read how one principal used these creative solutions to turn around her school, from one of the lowest to the BEST in the district.

Look outside traditional ed resources in this rising Age of Smart Machines

8 Strategies to Catalyze District-Wide Learning

See why this veteran superintendent supports out-of-the-box thinkers and encourages social media across the district.

Making math fun, Zombie-based learning, the Pirate Teacher, and more

Five-Minute Film Festival: Inspirational Teachers

 VIDEO   Watch these 6 videos that show how educators use zombies, meditation, pirates, and more to inspire life-long learners.

Some suggestions as you gear up for your first weeks on the job

A Letter to My New Principal

 COMMUNITY   What does it take for administrators to support transformational educators? Read this teacher's heartfelt answer.


Meet your new robot friends

Prize: Ozobot Coding Bundle ($249 value!)
Deadline: August 2, 2015

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I had a curious adventure that I want to recreate for Trend Hunters like YOU...

A few years ago, my wife and I visited Stockholm and we wanted to do something a bit more unusual. So instead of going on the regular tours, we got hooked up with itineraries based on the people that might be our soul mates. The result is that we explored the secret hot spots of Sweden recommended by an MTV VJ, a little old lady who loves food and two designers. It was epic and we wanted to recreate that experience for visitors to Trend Hunter's home base:

1. Your "Soul Mate" at Future Festival - We've been working on that same sort of travel itineraries for TORONTO, so that our guests at Future Festival can explore Toronto's most inspiring hideaways. Before you travel here, please shoot us a note about the categories where you are looking for inspiration. From axe throwing to molecular cocktail schools to bohemian retail innovation, we can show you a tour of Toronto that is epic... so, with that said:

2. Visit Our Party & Robot Petting Zoo - Last week, I overviewed the Future Festival workshops and keynotes, but I also wanted to explain our party. We have lined up a celebrity mixologist to create molecular cocktails in Trend Hunter's private bar where you can also test out the latest Virtual Reality (Samsung VR, Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard), play in our Robot Petting Zoo, fly a drone, and meet other innovators from around the world. Plus, there's the 1,000,000 person all-night party:

3. VIDEO The 1,000,000 Person Art Event - Check out the video for Nuit Blanche, which will be on the day after Future Festival. It's a unique and inspiring cultural experience.

Also, shoot me a note if you want to chat about the trend conference, workshops, festival, etc.


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