Saharan Dust Plumes / Disrupting Racial Bias / How to Study for a Test

Saharah dust storm
Why Massive Saharan Dust Plumes Are Blowing Into the US – Every summer, an atmospheric event propels desert dust thousands of miles across the Atlantic. This year is particularly bad and timed terribly with Covid-19. @mrMattSimon @wired @rarduengo

How Racial Bias Works and How to Disrupt It – Our brains create categories to make sense of the world, recognize patterns and make quick decisions. But this ability to categorize also exacts a heavy toll in the form of unconscious bias. @TEDTalks @Stanford

How Should I Study for the Test? You need to question your knowledge and plan your studying. @effortfuleduktr

Social/Mobile Media Education

Here’s An Eye-Popping Short Film Composed Entirely Of Optical Illusions. “A Mind Sang” is a mind-bending animated short film exploring pareidolia — the human phenomenon of seeing familiar patterns in imagery. @MylesHuntArt @StudioCadabra


Air Conditioning Wasn’t Invented to Provide Comfort to Human Beings. Its original purpose was to enable factory processes, but now an ever-larger part of the world’s hottest regions is adopting it. @VaclavSmil @IEEESpectrum


Wake Up To Conscious Leadership. Conscious leadership is becoming an increasingly hot topic in the business press, with much more focus on service, higher purpose, unconscious and soul-based business. @pdiscoveryuk

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Fear quote@tim_fargo

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Watch These Extreme Pogo Stick Riders Perform Death-Defying Stunts In Slow Motion. Is it time to get a pogo stick for your kids? @XpogoTone @GrizzlyBryan

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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