Retirement & Your Brain / Google Docs Add-Ons / Learn to Listen Better

Retirement & Your Brain
Think retirement is smooth sailing? A look at its potential effects on the brain. I’m sure that some of my readers are retired or approaching. As a retiree I find this to be good advice. @TEDTalks

Twelve Excellent Add-ons for Google Docs – Google Docs allows you to install Add-ons to extend the capabilities of the program. Here’s how. @ericcurts

How I learned to be better at active listening as a manager – Listening skills are vital for every aspect of your life. How good are yours and your student’s? @mwermuth @buffer @bobby__dodd @CalebCAllen

Social/Mobile Media Education

Ten Ways To Create Contagious Content for Your Social Media Marketing – Share with the people who run you school’s social media effort. @jeffbullas


A guide to TV specials marking Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary – You might want to post this on your school’s website and try to alert students and parents. @StarrMSS @nypost

Challenge Books


Physical and Developmental Challenge Books for Kids – Make sure that your school library has them all. @pragmaticmom @MCChildsBookDay

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Past Future@LifeWithJohn

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Sand artist brings shorelines to life in the most amazing way. This sand art will have you seeing the beach in a new way. Tarain Jehan-Benjamin turns the beaches of Charente-Maritime, France, into magnificent, lifelike creations. @nypost @lucysiegle

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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