Five Relationship Essentials / More Positive Language / Leadership Hacks

Relationships Are Important. How Do We Build Them Effectively With Kids? The Search Institute researches relationships and has come up with five key elements that are essential to the type of relationship building that helps kids grow into healthy adults. @Kschwart @MindShiftKQED @SearchInstitute @KentPekel

15 Ways to Bring More Positive Language into Your Classroom and School – n the middle of a chaotic classroom or other stressful situation, it can be hard to find the kind of mindfulness and positive language we hope to model. Here are a few ways. @WeAreTeachers @mrsbeltmann

Seven Leadership Hacks That Are Remarkably Effective – In embodying a set of remarkable qualities, leaders shine bright even when they don’t have to. @bizzwriter @Inc

AI Lifeguard

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Lifeguards to trial new technology to help patrol busy beaches. The pilot uses sensors and closed-circuit TV cameras, powered by artificial intelligence, to count crowds in the water and on the sands, and inside and outside the flags. @juliepower @smh @ryantracey

Social/Mobile Media Education

The Future of Money: AI Investors, Crowdlending, and the Death of Cash – I already pay for just about everything with my Apple Watch. @PeterDiamandis @singularityhub @TamaraMcCleary


Artificial Intelligence – The New Digital Divide? Despite all of AI’s promises, there could be very real and significant consequences—particularly when it comes to digital equity. @tvanderark @Getting_Smart @brholland


Vortex by ClassTools – Create Your Own Sorting Game. Vortex is the latest game template published by ClassTools. It lets you create an online game in which players have to sort words or phrases into up to four categories. @rmbyrne @classtools

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Beautiful World@themerry_monk @Susanjmccann

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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