13-Yr-Old Bull Rider / 20 21st Century Techs / Restful Sleep Tips

13-yr-old bull rider
Meet Najiah Knight, the 13-Year-Old Girl Upending the World of Professional Bull Riding. At 4-foot-10 and 70 pounds, Najiah is a Native American of Paiute and Klamath ancestry who hails from tiny Arlington, Oregon. This might inspire some girls you know. @speedist @voguemagazine

20 technologies that defined the first 20 years of the 21st Century – They have brought with them new ways of connecting, consuming and getting around, while also raising fresh Doomsday concerns. @ADCuthbertson @_andrew_griffin @ChuckDBrooks @asokan_telecom @mclynd @diioannid

Seven Tips For Quality Restful Sleep – When you sleep your brain repairs itself. If you aren’t getting good sleep you need to take some action. @EclecticEvelyn

Social/Mobile Media Education

How Facebook Is Killing Comedy – Comedy websites are scaling back, shutting down, or restructuring their business model away from original online content. @sarahaswell


The Mathematical Bridge of Cambridge – Lots of student activities involve designing and building bridges. This is an interesting math lesson. @AmusingPlanet


Breathing Life into the Curriculum – Any definition of curriculum…must offer much more than a statement about the knowledge-content or merely the subjects which schooling is to ‘teach’ or transmit. @MrPranPatel @DrMLWhite

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Spontaniety quote

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Watch How These Special ‘Shoes’ Prevent Vehicles From Squishing Migrating Crabs On Christmas Island. As millions of Christmas Island red crabs mass migrate from the interior to the sea, residents have found creative ways to prevent them from being run over. @BoingBoing

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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