Saturn’s Rings News / Breakfast & Test Scores / Next Big Innovations

Saturn's RIngs
Are Saturn’s Rings Really as Young as the Dinosaurs? A surprisingly youthful estimate of the age of the rings has stirred a backlash. At stake is our best clue for understanding where the rings came from in the first place. @SquigglyVolcano @QuantaMagazine @WIREDScience

Students who eat breakfast perform better on standardized tests. A study out of the United Kingdom has found that students who skipped breakfast did not perform as well on standardized tests as those who ate a morning meal. @NewsweekUK @JdelaneyJoAnn @MindShiftKQED

Bill Gates and MIT Have Predicted the World’s Next 10 Big Innovations. Here’s What They All Have in Common. They vary from robot dexterity to vegan burgers and custom cancer vaccines. @SeanWise @Inc @BillGates @MIT @PrincipalVerona

Social/Mobile Media Education

Online Teaching Effectiveness and Principles for Good Practice In Education – Online education changes all components of teaching and learning. @lifelearnersng @AnthonyStogni

Influence of COlors


The Undeniable Influence Of Colors In Marketing (And How To Use Them) – One of the biggest factors in marketing that works to retain attention is the effective use of color. Buyers should know this too. @AyeshaAmbreen @jeffbullas


Cultures of Accountability – To me, the best-run school in a lot of ways is a school where the educators hold each other accountable. I think it always means so much more. @bobby__dodd @Jeff_Zoul

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Fred Rogers@WeinsteinEdu

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Who – A Quick One While He’s Away – Chicago School of Rock – This is a mini rock opera and very innovative in the Who’s pre-Tommy era. @SOR_Chicago @TheWho

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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