Google Hangouts for Canceled Events / Remote Learning Tips / Updated Visme

Google Hangouts
How to Schedule and Host Google Hangouts Meet Events. This would be a great way to host canceled classes or other events online. @rmbyrne

A teacher’s seven tips for remote learning during the coronavirus – Straight from a teacher directly impacted by the coronavirus, these suggestions can help educators prepare themselves and their students for home-based learning. @dgrice @eschoolnews

Visme – The Best Design and Presentation Tool for Non-Designers to create beautiful content. Visme claims to be the world’s most versatile content creation tool, empowering individuals and leading brands to create and present compelling stories in the form of engaging presentations, infographics, documents, videos, graphics and everything in between. It’s free at Visme.Com. @PaymanTaei @VismeApp @ResponaApp

Social/Mobile Media Education

Your Phone Is Covered In Germs. How Can Keep It Clean Without Damaging The Coating? You’re probably using a lot of Purell these days. But what about cleaning your phone? @JoannaStern @kgw @WSJ


Lowering Your Cancer Risk by Donating Blood – Blood donors have the same number of heart attacks as non-donors. They did experience a 37% reduction in overall cancer incidence, and those who developed cancer had a significantly reduced risk of death. @nutrition_facts


Five Questions You Should Ask Your Staff and Students – George Couros shares these questions from his new book Innovate Inside the Box (summarized here)often in finding the strengths, passions, and abilities of students. @gcouros

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Do nice things@LifeWithJohn

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Casio DG-20 Digital Guitar Looks Like Something From A Science Fiction Movie. If you want to strait to the jam, start at 7:00 minutes. @samuraiguit

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts


Transcendence: How Humans Evolved Through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time by Gaia Vince@WanderingGaia.

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

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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