Automation’s Future / Ditch Timed Tests / Virus Drones

Robot Jobs
Disruption: the Changing Workplace and Future of Automation – Technology has taken centre stage in the success of companies today. @TechNative @JennyHopewell @automeme

Replace timed tests with math fluency. Timed quizzes and tests have been an elementary school staple for decades, but does practicing speed and memorization teach students to truly understand math strategies and concepts? @MsCastillosMath @SmartBrief

China deploys thermal drones to scan villagers for coronavirus from the skies. The operator can identify suspected coronavirus patients in a crowded area through the thermal imaging cameras installed on the unmanned aerial vehicles. @dailystar @evankirstel

Social/Mobile Media Education

Best WordPress Analytics Plugins 2020(Freemium & Premium) – On the lookout for the best WordPress analytics plugin? Wish to know if there are various options for Google Analytics? @shophub1


Moving Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay: Expand the Possibilities of the Genres You Teach. Essay writing should be writing to think. Is it in your classroom? @sshubitz @stenhousepub @BethMooreSchool


Steve Jobs Used PowerPoint, So Can It Really Be All That Horrible? Answer: Yes. Unless you’re putting on a performance, a briefing document is always more efficient and effective. @Sales_Source @Inc

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Blooming FLowers@trev_mackenzie

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Aluminium recycling – How it works by Norsk Hydro – A new technology separates aluminum from aluminum alloys that contain heavier metals. @NorskHydroASA @Umwelt_AT

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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