Young Writers Contest / Help With Student Anxiety / Famous People with Asperger’s

MIT Contest
MIT Technology Review young writers essay contest – Win $500 and get your work published in our magazine by telling adults what they need to understand about your generation and technology.
@charlottejee @tanyabasu

Five things to say to students suffering from anxiety – If we really want to support our students’ social and emotional health, we must learn about their fears, struggles, and idiosyncrasies. @RavesiWeinstein @SueTonnesen

Seven famous people who have Asperger’s – “Being different is a superpower” – Greta Thunberg – Share with special people you know. @kaylabreathnach @RSVPMagazine @DisruptedTv @NJAutismThinkT

Social/Mobile Media Education

Email 101 – And Some Time-saving Tips – Be sure to watch the short video “Email Etequette for Students.” @rmbyrne


Here’s A Good Reminder To Never Mess With A Fully-Grown Elephant. Rhinos are not to be tussled with — unless you’re a giant elephant and you want them to get away from your watering hole. @LatestKruger


NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions – Larry Ferlazzo has been writing posts for The New York Times Learning Network for nearly seven years on teaching English Language Learners, and that adds up to a lot of posts! Many include online student interactives and all include multiple teaching ideas. @Larryferlazzo @edublogs

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Marie Currie


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Singing The ‘Friends’ Theme In Minor Key Transforms It Into An Intense Ballad. A “Friends” fan, distraught over the news that his beloved show is leaving Netflix, performs the theme song like it’s an 80s ballad. @chaseholfelder @Patreon

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Harnassing Tech

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

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

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