Zero Talent Success / Sponge Science / RIP Glenn Campbell

Zero Talent
Eleven Ways You Can Succeed With Zero Talent – Even if you have talent these qualities are necessary. @LollyDaskal @Inc @SitAtTheTable

Thinking of Disinfecting Your Sponge? It’ll Do More Harm Than Good. See if you or your students/kids can figure out why before reading on. @shaunacysays @mental_floss @StumbleUpon

Glenn Campbell Obit – This guy was an amazing musician from a humble background. He backed Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Elvis, Rick Nelson, The Beach Boys, and The Mammas and the Pappas. He was a Beach Boy for a while all before he was famous. His dad was a sharecropper and he was one of 12 kids. This a good read. Enjoy. @GlenCampbell ‏@NewWestTim @nytimes

Social/Mobile Media Education

Four Reasons Not to Be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence – Can you think of any reasons to be afraid? @ismnetinc @juandoming @SpirosMargaris

Learning

This Optical Illusion Is Breaking Our Brains. The Café Wall illusion has been around for a while, but this new version takes the effect to new heights. @martinstaylor

Leadership/Parenting

Digital Transforms K–12 Classroom Collaboration and Culture. Technology is forcing education leaders to rethink everything from floor plans to curriculum. @teachintechgal @CDWCorp’s @VargasJjoel

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

JobsClick here to purchase this print. @Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

We Anonymously Controlled a Sex Toy Through the Tor Network. If you control anything remotely we should have seen this coming. This bit of tech learning is for adults and older students. @josephfcox @noclipper

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

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Grit

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

Glasses

Check my post from 6/24/2017 if you want to plan for the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017
How to Photograph an Eclipse@TRVphoto

Teen Driving Basics: What Your New Driver Should Know About Car Maintenance by Mark Conor

Good Luck Learning a Foreign Language in American Schools – This is my latest post for Starr Sackstein’s Ed Week Teacher blog. I don’t mean it as criticism of foreign language teachers. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

Special Education 2.0: Breaking Taboos to Build a NEW Education Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes by Yong Zhao & Friends

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine’s Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes by Yong Zhao, Gaoming Zhang, Jing Lei, and Wei Qiu

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

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