Online Resources / YA Novels to Help / Ask Smart Questions

Online Resources
The online resources that make distance learning less distant – Educators can turn to a number of online resources to better connect with their students. @eschoolnews @ArnettTom

22 YA Novels to Help Students Process the Pandemic (or Forget It for a Bit) – A former school librarian shares recent young adult novels to boost kids’ resilience or give them some laughs. A few dystopian picks may provide a new perspective on the current situation. @terrigrief @edutopia

Ask Smart Questions To Solve Your Problems. Questions are the most overlooked tool in just about any area of life. @moretime4u2

Social/Mobile Media Education

Ten Ideas for Building Virtual Tours With Google’s Tour Creator – This looks like something fun for your kids to do at home. @rmbyrne @Google

Read Alongs


Google’s New ‘Read-Along’ App Can Help Elementary School Kids Improve Their Reading Skills. If you’re at home with a little one that’s just starting to learn to read, Google has a new free resource you can use to help them along. @Emily @Lifehacker @TedHiff


Data Lookup: Assess Your School District’s Risk for Budget Cuts. Just enter your district’s name and find out the risk of budget cuts. @emmapattiharris @educationweek

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Anne Frank@tim_fargo

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Guy Holds A Parody Zoom Meeting With His Dogs, And It’s Utterly Delightful. In quarantine, Cotter has been providing us with stellar dog content — really top-notch stuff. @MrAndrewCotter

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

American Dream

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

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

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

Be sure to try the bottom right translate button for your favorite language or one you are trying to learn. If you don’t see it check your adblocking software.

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter Share this page via Google Plus     If you like the summary, buy the book

Leave a Reply