Are You Rich? / Remote-Learning Results / Exhausted Teachers

Are You Rich? This Income-Rank Quiz Might Change How You See Yourself. This is fun to play with. Enter your income and metro area to see where you stand. Then change metro to someplace like New York City to see how your rank changes. @nytimes

Remote Learning Exp

America’s great remote-learning experiment: What surveys of teachers and parents tell us about how it went. Classrooms across the nation shuttered as COVID-19 spread across every state–here’s what did and didn’t work in online classrooms. @matt_barnum @claireab320 @Chalkbeat @eschoolnews

Round-the-Clock Communication Is Exhausting Teachers. Not long after schools transitioned to remote learning this spring, teachers started getting messages at all hours of the night. @s_e_schwartz @educationweek

Social/Mobile Media Education

Here’s What Zoom Would’ve Been Like If It Came Out In 1988. I remember my first 300 baud modem in 1982. This shows how far we have come. @KinnaMcInroe @JoLuijten


The Tallest Building In The World From 1901 To 2022, Visualized – Here’s a visualization of the history of the world’s tallest building — and pretty soon the Burj Khalifa will also be dwarfed. This is a cool animation. @FilmcoreLtd


If School Is Not ‘The Real World,’ What Is It? By diminishing the world students currently exist in, we fail to capitalize on a tremendous opportunity of authenticity and transparency. @mssackstein

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Bob Dylan@tim_fargo

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Woman Tracks Her Guitar Playing Progress Month By Month Over Four Years. I’ve played guitar and banjo since the 1960s. I got a big kick out of watching this. @Digg

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Grading and the Law

Grading, Reporting, Graduating…and the Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

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

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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