Academic Innovation Habits / Retirement and Your Brain / Recording Oral Bios

Innovation Habits
The Seven Habits of Successful Academic-Innovation Leaders – But investing in innovation as an organizational function won’t amount to much unless the leaders charged with driving innovation are able to thrive. @strategyforedu @EdSurge

Is retirement bad for your brain? Ross Andel at TEDxFulbrightCanberra Instead of thinking of retirement as a permanent holiday, it might be more helpful to perceive it as a time of personal renaissance. @TEDx @TEDTalks

A Great Guide to Capturing Oral Biographies – My 4th graders did this and it was very powerful. Give it a try. @rmbyrne

Social/Mobile Media Education

Four Ideas to Help You Start a Blog and Write Consistently – As we hope for our students, consumption should not be the only focus, but creation as well. If you are looking to read, how will you connect the information you consume and dig deeper? @gcouros


The States with the Worst Eating and Exercise Habits in America. Guess where you state falls before you look. Click here to check your BMI. @CDCgov


Rest time: the foundation of performance. Does your time management plan build in time for rest and fun? @moretime4u2

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Clive Thomposn@gcouros

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How Many Of Each Caffeinated Drink You Can Safely Have On A Daily Basis, Visualized – The Mayo Clinic says to be safe, you should cap your caffeine intake to a 400mg daily maximum. Here is how much of each drink you need to get there. @RedditorYT ‏@analyticreport

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Leadership Mindswith

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

Wise Guy: Lessons From a Life by Guy Kawasaki

From Teacher to Leader: Finding Your Way as a First-Time Leader—Without Losing Your Mind by Starr Sackstein

Being Digital 23 Years Later by Nicholas Negroponte

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

Should We Be Teaching Optimism? by Dr. Doug Green

Token Ideas for Guest Speakers by Jenna Smith – If you need a high quality plaque check out EDCO Awards and Specialties.

Get It Done: The 21-day Mind Hack System to Double Your Productivity and Finish What You Start by Michael Mackintosh

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

Seven Things That Can Spoil Your Relationship with the Students by Kate Khom

Hacking Project-Based Learning: 10 Easy Steps to PBL and Inquiry in the Classroom by Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy

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