AI Fights COVID / Remote PD / AI Misconceptions

Updates on How AI Being Employed to Speed COVID-19 Treatments and Management – Medical researchers are employing AI to search through databases of known drugs to see if any can be associated with a treatment for the new COVID-19 coronavirus. @aiworldexpo @TrippBraden @ipfconline1

Providing New Teachers with Remote PD and Modeling – Here is how one district is supporting new teachers with technology in a new remote learning landscape. @techlearning @Sascha_Zuger

The Most Common Misconceptions About Artificial Intelligence – In a world where big data, automation, and neural networks have become everyday parlance, misconceptions about artificial intelligence and the processes behind it are spreading like wildfire. @automeme @MaisonDuQuernon @MagalySimeon @ChevillonW @ctravier @100drineT

SmartPhone Video Tips

Social/Mobile Media Education

Ten tips for recording better video with your smartphone – See how many you and your kids already know. @elysebetters @Pocketlint @WhisperAmber @always5star


The Seven Best Video Lighting Tips – LIGHTS. CAMERA. ACTION. There’s a reason lights come first in this familiar Hollywood phrase. Because it can make or break your finished product. @bombbomb @WhisperAmber @always5star


Flexible resilience: My manifesto for the coming school year. As we prepare to head into July now, plant the seeds for participating in the reimagining of schools that’s happening in your district. Ensure that your voice is heard and that your school’s plan for the fall is developed with your input and insight. Without support from actual classroom practitioners, the plan is not going to succeed. @Angela_Watson @Gregbagby @cultofpedagogy

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Trust quote


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Fret Zealot Ukulele Teaching Device – If you or your kids want to learn ukulele this can help. @Fret_Zealot

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Boys and SEX

Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves

Reprogramming the American Dream: From Rural America to Silicon Valley – Making AI Serve Us All by Kevin Scott

The Knowledge GAP: The Hidden Cause of America’s Broken Education System and How to Fix It by Natalie Wexler

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

Smoothie Basics: Adding Nutrition and Taste to Your Diet Now That You Have More Time at Home by Dr. Doug Green

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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