Decoding the Brain / Independent Learning Strategies / Hands-On Home Activities

Decode the Brain
To Decode the Brain, Scientists Automate the Study of Behavior. Machine learning and deep neural networks can capture and analyze the “language” of animal behavior in ways that go beyond what’s humanly possible. @QuantaMagazine @TrippBraden @ipfconline1

Five strategies for independent learning – When students take ownership of their education, online learning is more likely to succeed. @DennisWPierce @eschoolnews

Six hands-on educational activities using household items – Here’s how teachers (and parents-turned-teachers) can further students’ education away from the screen, using objects like cereal, cards, and paper plates. @BGoerig @eschoolnews

Social/Mobile Media Education

70+ Awesome Apps that Integrate with Google Classroom – Did you know that Google Classroom plays well with others? @ShakeUpLearning @capohanka @specialtechie @jenni_engel


Explore the Royal Academy of Arts in Google’s Arts & Culture Apps. Google’s Arts & Culture site and corresponding apps make it possible for students of all ages to virtually explore thousands of fascinating landmarks and works of art. @artscollegerpg @rmbyrne


Let’s rebuild special education when schools reopen. Warning! There are some radical ideas here that actually make a lot of sense. Anne Delfosse and Miriam Kurtzig Freedman @MiriamKF1 @educationgadfly @OhioGadfly

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Ann Landers


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Most Popular Social Media Platforms By Users From 2002 To 2019, Visualized. See how your favorite has done over the years. Data That Matters via @YouTube

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

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

Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight to Save America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch

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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