Slaying Goliath / How to Keep Going / Essential Leader Skills

Slaying Goliath

Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight To Save America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch – This documents the failures of the “disrupters” of public education—those who wish to privatize the public system—and celebrates the work of grassroots activists resisting the push for charter schools and vouchers at the expense of the nation’s schools. @DianeRavitch @NormScott1

Four Ways to Keep Going When You Feel Like Quitting – Perfectionism will defeat everyone who isn’t perfect. @Leadershipfreak @ziegeran

If Your Potential Managers Don’t Have These 7 Skills, Don’t Promote Them. An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person. @Entrepreneur @GordonTredgold

Biomes and Ecoregions Interactive Map – When you visit the map you can choose to display either ecoregions or biomes. After you make that selection you can then click on any location on the map to discover the ecoregion or biome of that location. Read Richard Byrne’s description. @rmbyrne

Social/Mobile Media Education

New Data: Students Who Read On Tablets Score Poorly In Reading. Research released by the Reboot Foundation sheds new light on the effect of devices on learning. @BouyguesLee @Forbes @StressFreeKids @dlhampton

Elon Musk

Learning

Four AI Predictions And Warnings By Elon Musk – This would be good discussion material for middle school and up. @automeme @elonmusk @AudreyDesisto @sallyeaves @globaliqx @mvollmer1 @stratorob @Ronald_vanLoon

Leadership/Parenting

Facial Recognition Tech Discriminates. Ten Questions to Ask About K-12 Use – Facial recognition technology is on the rise in schools across the country, but a new report from the federal government suggests its accuracy can vary widely depending on race and gender. @MarkALieberman @educationweek

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Watch Growing Up@mrandmecomic

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Watch This Charming Very Short Film Starring A Blowtorch, A Hair Dryer And A Kernel Of Popcorn. This could be fun to try at home, with parent supervision of course. @CrictorFilm

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Teach Like Finland

Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms by Timothy D. Walker

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

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

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. Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

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.

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