Summer Hands-On Activities / Using Selective Attention / Chaotic Times Employee Support

Summer Hands-On
Summer Hands-On Learning Activities for Children – Summer gives opportunities when we can easily connect all we can observe in nature to learning opportunities when children gain new skills and work on developing their cognitive abilities. @MontessoriWrite @NaturesWayMont1 @DisneyDream717

Using Selective Attention in Reinforcement Learning Agents – Inattentional blindness is the psychological phenomenon that causes one to miss things in plain sight and is a consequence of the selective attention that enables you to remain focused on important parts of the world without distraction from irrelevant details. @yujin_tang @GoogleAI @asifrazzaq1988

4 Ways to Support Your Employees During Chaotic Times and Improve Your Leadership With constant change, it’s more vital than ever to not only survive the pandemic but prevail long-term. @MarcelSchwantes @Inc @TalentCulture

Social/Mobile Media Education

AI model uses smartphone location data to predict power grid usage. The AI model performs day-ahead forecasts given smartphone mobility data, weather data, and other variables. @KYLE_L_WIGGERS @VentureBeat @EvanKirstel


The Surprisingly Unique Way That N95 Masks Work In Filtering Particles – This is an excellent science lesson for middle school on up. @minutephysics @brilliantorg


Four ways schools can prepare for the future of e-learning – Learn how one district is prioritizing student learning by focusing on strengthening its approach to e-learning. @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Tim Fargo@muz4now @tim_fargo

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Old Clip Of Cher Performing Every Role From ‘West Side Story’ Is Underrated TV Gold. In case you had any doubts that Cher is the hardest working entertainer in showbiz, please enjoy her one-woman, 13-minute “West Side Story” medley from 1978. @cher

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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