School Plays & PhDs / Pandemic-Proof Graduations / Q’s for Virtual Leaders

Plays and PhDs
Do School Plays Lead to PhDs? A new report shows a correlation that’s held for decades: People with more education are more involved in the arts. Or is it the other way around? @RTB_Cheerful

Five Ideas for a Pandemic-Proof Graduation – There are lots of cool things being plan and they are much more creative than usual. @SarahDSparks @educationweek

Dog on the Net
Five Questions That (Newly) Virtual Leaders Should Ask Themselves – It is safe to say, that for the first time in the age of technology, ad hoc face-to-face meetings are no longer an option for many people. @MeghanMBiro @HarvardBiz⁩

Zoom Tips

Social/Mobile Media Education

Best Zoom Shortcuts for Teachers – Use Zoom video conferencing to teach more easily with these handy shortcuts. @techlearning @zoom_us


Writing Software: How To Use ProWritingAid To Improve Your Writing And Self-Edit Your Book. We all need to improve our writing craft and working with a professional editor is the best way to do that. (I’m not getting paid to promote this service.) @thecreativepenn


How to Use Kahoot in Google Classroom – This is the time of year when many of us are looking for fun ways to conduct end-of-year review sessions with our students. Playing Kahoot quiz games is one of the most popular means of doing that. @GetKahoot @rmbyrne

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Dreams and Goals


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Diodato – Fai Rumore – Italy 🇮🇹 – Performance in Arena di Verona – If you miss Eurovision this year you don’t have to miss all of the talent. @DiodatoMusic

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

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