Inside the Coronavirus / Never Too Late / Hybrid Schedules

Inside COVID
Inside the Coronavirus – These graphics that follow present detailed explanations into how SARS-CoV-2 sneaks inside human cells, makes copies of itself, and bursts out to infiltrate many more cells, widening infection. (Doug: this is beautiful and very detailed. It will work for middle school on up, but you will get a lot more out of it if you have mastered an understanding of the cell’s components and what they do.) @sciam

It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising—You Can Boost Your Muscle Mass at Any Age. Age-related declines in muscle are expected—but that doesn’t mean you can’t significantly slow the process down. @EMillard_Writer @runnersworld @leticarino @jratey

Scheduling the COVID-19 School Year – Hybrid schedules are under consideration in many schools. How about yours? There is also a downloadable guide. @educationweek

Social/Mobile Media Education

The beginners guide to Google Classroom – As the classroom is becoming more and more paperless, teachers have to start finding solutions to hand out assignments, manage their classroom, communicate with students. @lucie_renard @iBookWidgets @ShellTerrell @BrightClassIdea


Video: The Solar System to Scale. Your kids can make their own scale model in the neighborhood. THIS IS INSANE! @GoGoGorosh @NASA @rmbyrne


Our Students Need Sponsors, Not Saviors. Young people learn without and away from “school”. What students need are sponsors- concerted communities of mentors that in various roles and responsibilities invest in the talents and desires of our young people and build their capacity to do great things. @tvanderark @Getting_Smart

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Grass is greener


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Watch A High-Speed Cup-Making Machine Make 130 Paper Cups Per Minute. I’ve always loved watching automated factories in action. @Digg

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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