Choosing Your Adventure / Common Money Mistakes / Science Fiction to Fact

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

Adventure Choice
Design a Choose Your Own Adventure Learning Experience. Teachers are designing learning experiences for a range of learning landscapes. Some are navigating a hybrid schedule that blends synchronous in-class time with asynchronous online time. @verenanz @Catlin_Tucker

The Most Common Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Save Money – This is a good video for you and children of almost any age to watch. You need to get impulse and emotion on your side. @audible_com @betterideas @clason_george

Fiction to Fact
Turning Science Fiction into Science Fact – Technology innovation continues to restructure industries and redefine what’s possible – but how is it reshaping the experiences we want from our interaction with organizations? @TechNative @machinelearnTec

Social/Mobile Media Education

Using Periscope to Improve Student Learning – Watching colleagues teach and students learn is an invaluable way to show new and veteran teachers alternative ways of approaching a classroom environment. @mssackstein


Three Silent Videos About COVID-19 – It’s amazing what a one-minute silent video can do to explain how a virus can be spread, how contact tracing works, and why you should wear a mask. @CommonCraft @rmbyrne


STEM in the time of COVID: How one district keeps innovating in “The Weirds.” Across this district, educators are stepping up to ensure STEM learning is on track and engaging for students. @FrankPileiro @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Open Mind
Go to the Gapingvoid site to buy some cool suff.@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Sh*t That Everyone Says When They Get A Peloton – This guy pretty much sums up the ubiquitous social media posts of Peloton users. @johnbcrist

Recent Book Summaries

The Biggest Bluff

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova

Boys and SEX

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

IEP & Section 504 Team Meetings…and the Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

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

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves (the book can be found here)

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

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