Crisis Leader Roles / Evidence-Informed Teaching / Google Maps AR Features

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

Crisis Leader Roles
The Two Roles Leaders Must Play in a Crisis – Great crisis captains need to lead both in the spotlight and behind the scenes. @MITSloan @TrippBraden

Evidence-Informed Teaching – Here’s what you might be doing. A lot of the ideas can be found by reading some of these research summaries. @teacherhead

Google Maps to Gain New ‘Live View’ AR Features. Live View in Google Maps uses your iPhone’s camera and GPS to provide augmented reality directions when you’re walking somewhere, and this week Google announced that it’s enhancing the feature and making it available in additional transit scenarios. @MacRumors @ShellTerrell @talouis

Social/Mobile Media Education

The five apps every Apple TV owner should install – Apple TV supports many of the same apps as your other Apple devices. If you love something on iPhone or iPad, specifically something that relates to watching movies or TV, chances are it’s also available on Apple TV. @mashable @MariosKaratzias


The Most Hyped Technology of Every Year From 2000-2018 – How can we discern the hype from what is commercially viable? @VisualCap @Nicochan33 @RagusoSergio @PawlowskiMario


The World Population in 2100, by country – The global population may start shrinking by 2100. @VisualCap @TrippBraden @HaroldSinnott @wef

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Who we are@StephenRCovey

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

I Want It That Way – The Petersens – The lead singer here is Emit who is not a Peterson. This group has no less than five lead singers and five lead players. You also need to watch Wierd Al’s parody of this song. @thepetersens

Abba – The Last Video (Official Video) – The puppets are a little creepy, but it’s fun to watch. @ABBA

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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