Should We Teach Optimism? / Take the Optimism Test / Positive from Negative

January 23rd, 2019
Chomsky Quote

Start with my latest effort for Ed Week Teacher on teaching optimism. Then take Hans Rosling’s factfulness test and an article on negativity and positive change. On to student podcasting projects, careers in accounting, life advice from Tom Brady, Murphy’s laws of warfare, and a cool manatee video.

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Test Prep Service / Molecular Amusement Park / Robots In Class

January 22nd, 2019

My Ivy
Start by checking out a test prep service. Then it’s a molecular amusement park and robots coming to class. On to auditing your browser extensions, how tax brackets work, school cybersecurity threats, a MLK quote, and why government gambling is bad.

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VR Learning / Why Libraries Matter / Tailor Your Videos

January 21st, 2019

VR Learning
We are starting to see more ways to use VR for learning. Then it’s why libraries matter and how to tailor your videos. On to getting more engagement on Twitter, change and emotional intelligence, charts vs. tables, a Super Mario quote, and AI takes on poker.

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Storytelling Is Powerful / Muscle Recovery Tips / Hedonism Reconsidered

January 20th, 2019

Storytelling is Powerful
Start by reconsidering the power of stories thanks to GapingVoid. Then it’s muscle recovery tips and hedonism reconsidered. On to social media predictions for 2019, the highest paying jobs in each state, the five worst education arguments, a Super Mario quote, and an amazing floor exercise routine.

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Token Ideas for Guest Speakers by Jenna Smith

January 18th, 2019

ECCO.Com

Token Ideas for Guest Speakers by Jenna Smith

deals with how groups and organizations can honor guest speakers. She is associated with EDCO Awards & Specialties, which is a manufacturer of corporate recognition items including crystal awards, promotional products and trophies. Be sure to check them out. Thanks Jenna.

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