Hire Like Steve Jobs / Original Thinker Habits / Learning’s Future

Steve and Bill
Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Warren Buffett All Agree: These 3 Hiring Strategies Will Land You the Best People. I think educators should follow this advice too. @MarcelSchwantes @Inc @BillGates @askwarrenbuffet

The surprising habits of original thinkers – Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies “originals”: thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. @AdamMGrant

Future of Learning
The Future Of Learning? Well, It’s Personal. What if each student had something like a private tutor and more power over what and how they learned? @anya1anya @NPR @JohnFPane @RANDCorporation @DisruptedTv

Social/Mobile Media Education

Ten Top Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels to Boost Elementary Classroom Lessons – With schools leaning toward the use of technology in the classroom, it’s important to model how to use the internet for educational purposes. @AdvocateforEd @lynch39083

Learning

A Good “Ugly” Cry! It’s good for you! I’m sure you’ve all had one of those good crys. The cleansing kind. The kind that makes you feel FREE when you’re done. @ElemntryMatters

Leadership/Parenting

Should cybersecurity be taught in schools? Experts weigh in on whether schools should teach kids the skills they need to safely reap the benefits of the online world. @Juan_Maran @welivesecurity @ChuckDBrooks @PVynckier @mclynd @AlaricAloor @todddlyle @Fogle_S

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Changing Mindset@drkristyandre

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Why Is Mold So Difficult To Kill? There are good molds and bad molds. Mold is also everywhere. This is an excellent science lesson for middle school and up. @SciInsider @KathieTHodge

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Inside the Box

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

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

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

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

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