Student Mental Health Days / Partner with School Counselor / The Best Board Games

The Case for Student Mental Health Days – Hailey Hardcastle makes a case because her mom gave her three days a semester as long as she kept her grades up when she was growing up. Counselors can check in with students who take these days. @haileyyhood @TEDTalks

Partner with Counsellor
Partnering with YOUR School Counselor – Are you maximizing YOUR relationship with the school counselor? Do you utilize the counselor to support students in the best possible ways? Are you accessing this powerful resource on a regular basis? @HansNAppel @teachbetterteam

The Eight Best Board Games To Keep Us Distracted – Don’t forget MONOPOLY and my summary of Everything I Know About Business I Learned From MONOPOLY: Successful Executives Reveal Strategic Lessons From the World’s Greatest Board Game by Alan Axelrod. @TheGrantBrunner @DrDougGreen

Social/Mobile Media Education

A 17-year-old built one of the most popular coronavirus-tracking websites in the world. With over 30 million visitors a day. He explains why he turned down $8 million to put ads on his site. @MaryMeisenzahl @businessinsider


Eight Industries You Did Not Even Suspect They Would Be Suitable For Iot Technologies Implementation – Quite shortly in the future, businesses in most industries will no longer be able to remain competitive and demanding on the market without smartly connected machines, devices, systems, which are generally called the Internet of Things (IoT). @IoT_Central @KirkDBorne


Zoom fatigue is something the deaf community knows very well. As work and life events go remote, people are increasingly sharing the feeling of “Zoom fatigue.” Little do they know they’re experiencing a sliver of what the deaf and hard of hearing undergo every day. @patrickdehahn @qz

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Deep Love@DeborahKozich

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Someone Plugged AC/DC’s Lyrics Into An Artificial Intelligence Framework And The Result Was An Epic Song About Balls. Looks like AI still has a ways to go. @FunkTurkey

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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