Performance & Rest Time / Best Ed Podcasts / Your Brain on Reading

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Rest Time, The Foundation of Performance – This looks like good advice for you and your kids. @carthagebuckley @moretime4u2

Get Your Learning On with These Top Educational Podcasts. – I wouldn’t miss Freakonomics or Revisionist History. You can find the author’s books summarized here. @alicekeeler @HollyClarkEdu

Your Brain on Reading – Why Your Brain Needs You to Read Every Day – Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. It gives us the freedom to roam the expanse of space, time, history, and offer a deeper view of ideas, concepts, emotions, and body of knowledge. @Alltopstartups @torontolibrary @Medium

Social/Mobile Media Education

Seven Best Practices To Rock Your Instagram Stories – Your kids are more likely to be Instagram users than you are so share this with them. @ana_gotter @DhariLo @kalnerwilliams


Was Steve Jobs Emotionally Intelligent? The Answer May Surprise You. This is some good self-development learning here. @JustinJBariso @Inc @DBaker007 @TrippBraden


How to Respond to Angry Employees – This should also work for angry students and children. @Leadershipfreak @teamleap @wallybock

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Are students in your school talking mostly about their grades or mostly about what they’re learning? Let’s create school environments that shift the conversation. And keep the focus on learning, not grades. @DavidGeurin

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

We Love This Man In A Motion Capture Suit, Walking Around Like A Velociraptor For A ‘Jurassic World’ VR Experience. In VR, this guy’s velociraptor impression looks amazing. In real life, not so much. @VideoElephant

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

How to Bake Pie

How To Bake ∏: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng

If Supporting Student Passion Is So Important, What Do We Do If They Don’t Have Any? This is my latest guest post for Charles Carpenter. @DrDougGreen

You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

Save These Fun Indoor Activities for a Rainy Day by Charles Carpenter

Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children by Yong Zhao

How luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life by Janice Kaplan and Barnaby Marsh

The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Schools Better by Daniel Koretz

Peer Feedback in the Classroom: Empowering Students to be the Experts by Starr Sackstein

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom by Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

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