Weather Activities / Cool Logic Problem / Thriving Remote Teachers

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

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Weather Activities
Twenty Weather Activities for Kids – Children always get excited about the different weather patterns, but they can get confused. Often, it’s a good idea to use weather activities to help kids understand what is happening. @climacell

Only 36 Percent of People Can Solve This Logic Problem. How About You? This should be a good test for elementary students on up. @katiedupere @preshtalwalkar @PopMech

Thriving Teachers
These teachers aren’t just enduring the remote education era — they’re thriving. Zoom has been a revelation really. It has been amazing and has got us as close as possible to replicating a classroom environment. @lukedormehl @DigitalTrends @juandoming @E_Sheninger

Social/Mobile Media Education

Ten Simple Things That Make A Difference In Remote Learning – Here are ten simple and small ideas that can make a difference in any kid’s remote learning. They have worked in many schools and classrooms around the world. @ajjuliani @AsiaAliHawkins1 @SusanaPhD @edutopia @heyamberrae @thomascmurray

Learning

Five Scary Reasons Why China, Russia & N. Korea Can’t Kill the U S Navy – The United States Navy is the largest and most advanced navy in the world, fielding everything from aircraft carriers and maritime patrol aircraft to submarines, destroyers, and unmanned helicopters. @USNavy

Leadership/Parenting

Nancy Bailey: Business Terms Should Be Expelled from Our Schools. Last year, Nancy Bailey and Diane Ravitch co-authored a glossary of words, terms, and the names of organizations in education today. It is called Edspeak and Doubletalk: A Glossary to Decipher Hypocrisy and Save Public Schooling. @NancyEBailey1 @DianeRavitch

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Micheal Jordan@gary_hensel

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Northwest Passage (Stan Rogers) – The Water Boys (A Cappella Cover) If you like this look for other songs by Stan Rogers. @WaterBoysUW

My Podcast & Recent Book Summaries

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This is my podcast on the Jabbedu Network. Please consider listening and buying my book Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science, It’s Way More Complex. Here’s a free executive summary. @jabbedu @DrDougGreen

The Biggest Bluff

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova

Boys and SEX

Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein

IEP & Section 504 Team Meetings…and the Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves (the book can be found here)

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

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

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