More Full-Time Remote Learning? / Free Icebreakers / The Population Bomb That Wasn’t

Here the superintendent of Los Angeles Schools Joins the Rising Wave of Districts Sticking With Full-Time Remote Learning. If your district is thinking of going all remote when schools “open,” you won’t be alone. @MarkALieberman @educationweek

Icebreaker questions to get your conversations going – They are catagorized and come as free pdf files you can download. @rmbyrne @ProductHunt

The population bomb didn’t detonate. Turns out there’s a new problem. When someone tells you that know what’s going to happen in the future you should be skeptical. @SavorTooth @Grist

Social/Mobile Media Education

Social Media’s Latest Copyright Crackdown – It’s vital that your students understand the risks of posting content they didn’t create. @forbes @Twitch @PeterSuciu

Global Mathane Budget


Huge methane spike from last two decades is contributing to climate change. The Global Methane Budget diagram is excellent, but I wonder how accurate the numbers are. They have to be approximations. @MikeWehner @BGR @nypost


Three Types of Learning Crucial for Educators – Time to learn for, about, and with your students along with George Couros. @gcouros

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Best Damn Female Guitarists The World Has to offer – They are all amazing. I can’t pick a forite. @hearsthings

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Grading and the Law

Grading, Reporting, Graduating…and the Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

Boys and SEX

Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein

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

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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