Student Debt Visualized / Benefits of Boredom / Teaching Kindness

Student Debt
These Visualizations Of The American Student Debt Burden Put Into Context How Outrageous It Is. Forgiving student debt doesn’t help poor people who didn’t go to college at all. @alv9n @voxdotcom

Why Science Says Boredom Is Good for the Brain – This is certainly a different take on boredom. I’m never bored as I take action to avoid it. @stephenoonoo @manoushz @EdSurge @DavidGeurin @cultofpedagogy

How Can We Help Them Learn Kindness? There are tons of great books with the theme of kindness. Here are links to some favorites. @ElemntryMatters


Social/Mobile Media Education

Five Big Tech Trends Decoded – Guest blogger Rodney Laws shares a simple explanation for the 5 major tech trends of 2019 & also talks about what to expect in the future. @KeithKeller


Here’s The Most Effective Way To Get Your Meat Thawed. This is a good and practical science lesson. If water is in short supply where you live the best method may not be for you. @aragusea


Five Reasons You Should Seek Your OWN Student Feedback – If you’ve never asked students for serious, honest feedback, you’re missing something. @cultofpedagogy @jenhegna

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Besides HomeworkLilly Tomlin @Rdene915

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Our Favorite Candid Photographs Of Wild Animals — Taken Via Camera Trap – Camera trap technology has given scientists an unparalleled look into the secret lives of wildlife. Warning: There is a picture of vultures picking over a carcass. @ruhimanek @NatGeo

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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