Student Tool Kit / Help With Learning at Home / Home Science Labs

Student Toolkit
A student toolkit to help you tackle remote learning written by students for students – Four final year students at Sheffield Hallam University highlight free collaboration tools available and how they can support remote learning. @suebecks @LTHEchat @E_Sheninger

Ten things to help students during the COVID-19 outbreak – As more and more schools close to slow the spread of COVID-19, parents and educators are banding together to help students keep learning. Consider letting students decide what they want to learn. @ESN_LAURA @eschoolnews

Two Collections of Hands-on Science Lessons Students Can Do At Home – At a certain point, students are going to want to do more than just look at their screens and answer questions. @rmbyrne @amptMN

Social/Mobile Media Education

Boston Schools Double Down On Efforts To Get Chromebooks To Students. Over the next few weeks, the district will be moving all of its supplementary learning activities online. To make that shift easier, the school system is distributing about 20,000 Chromebook laptops to any student that needs one. @Jung_Carrie @wburedify @WBUR @CTULocal1

Tomorrow's Jobs


Why It Is Critical to Prepare Now for The Jobs of Tomorrow. A report on the future of jobs predicts an urgent need for all new skills — but we need to start preparing now. @petergasca @Inc @TrippBraden


Tips for Virtual Faculty Meetings with Zoom – How can you keep your staff together and moving forward, even when school is canceled? @eduleadership

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Kid quote@deem_ellen

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Work From Home Zoom Meeting Goes Horribly Awry When One Worker Goes To The Toilet. If you need a little humor, here it is. @Blayofficial

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Slaying Goliath

Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight to Save America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch

Transcendence: How Humans Evolved Through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time by Gaia Vince@WanderingGaia.

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

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

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