Expanding What Teachers Do / Things to Say More / The Physics of Simone Biles

Edtech Expands
How Edtech Can Expand What Teachers Do – Education technology has the capacity to increase what a teacher can accomplish in the course of a day’s work. @Kareemfarah23 @edutopia @JasonElsom @Eduporium

Ten Things Every Educator Should Say More Often – In a previous post, David Geurin shared eight things a successful educator should never say. Here he considers what we should be saying more. @DavidGeurin @KFelicello @DisruptedTv

The Biomechanical Perfection of Simone Biles in Flight – This is an interesting physics lesson here. @jetjocko @Simone_Biles @WIRED @nick_chater

Social/Mobile Media Education

The White House wants to regulate social-media moderation. If enacted, the executive order would vastly expand the Federal Communications Commission’s responsibilities. @charlottejee @techreview @tee62 @jtemple

Learning

Front Lawns Don’t Really Make Sense. How Did Americans Begin Their Obsession With Them? This is an interesting history lesson with grass as the focus. @bottidavid @sameenamin @markscheffler @nytimes

Can't force learning

Leadership/Parenting

Rethinking the Lesson Plan – You can’t mandate learning, but you can create conditions where people are inspired and empowered to learn. @katiemartinedu @KFelicello

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Struggles quote@911Well @HTStelian

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Trailer For Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance’ Is Stunning. The prequel series to Jim Henson’s 1982 movie will be available on Netflix on August 30.
@netflix

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

The Happy Mind
The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

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

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

Should We Be Teaching Optimism? by Dr. Doug Green

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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