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Gesture Power
Here’s why your attitude is more important than your intelligence. When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind. @talentsmarteq @wef @LouisColumbus

No Joke: These Five Comedy Principles Can Improve Your Social Media Marketing. They can help with other parts of your life too. @NiteWrites @toprank @alvinlindsay21

How Seeing and Using Gestures Makes Ideas More Memorable – Whether it’s a lesson in math, foreign language vocabulary or science, the result is the same: kids learn better with gestures. @MindShiftKQED @hechingerreport

Social/Mobile Media Education

Dad and his 2 Sons Shoot Action Movie on iPhone 6. Are you and your kids ready to make a movie too? @momofilmfest @digitalmaverick @sihorrock


Eight Ways to Conquer Self-Doubt – According to the psychotherapist Adam Phillips, self-doubt and anxiety serves an important function. @GordonTredgold


Leadership Contradictions – Be sure to read my comment as I strongly disagree with his first point. @Mann4Edu @Jeff_Zoul

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Learn It AllAlso check out the article this came from. @Leadershipfreak

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How to Land on Mars – This is how NASA’s Insight Martian lander will do it today (11/26/2018). Check the cool video at the bottom. There is also an AR app from the New York Times. @13pt @nytimes

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Elite Schools

Why Do We Have Elite Schools? Click here for the original post at EdWeek Teacher and consider leaving a comment. @DrDougGreen @MsSackstein @EdWeekTeacher

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