How luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life by Janice Kaplan and Barnaby Marsh

April 18th, 2018
How Luck Happens

How luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life by Janice Kaplan and Barnaby Marsh lays the groundwork for the new field of luck studies. This is a fine piece of qualitative research that can help you and your kids understand how to lead a luckier and happier life. Parents and leaders alike should read this groundbreaking book to help themselves and everyone they touch.

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Reading Test Problems / Why Teach? / Apps for Musicians

April 17th, 2018

Readint Test Problems
Is it time to start testing students on what they should know rather than what they don’t know? I think so. Then it’s reasons why people don’t want to be teachers and apps for musicians. On to sex traffickers using social media, going rogue to teach code, the ugly truth in New York, a Lolly Daskal quote, and bear cubs on a hammock.

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Posture and Health / Teacher Curation Tools / Free Image Sites

April 16th, 2018

Posture and Health
I’ve seen a lot of young people with bad posture. They should know the health impacts and teachers should be good role models. Then it’s curation tools for teachers and free image sites for schools. On to twenty must-follow Twitter feeds, da Vinci’s notebooks online, iPads for school leaders, a J.K. Rowling quote, and a drummer from the Killer’s audience nails it.

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Reduce Sugar Intake / STEM + Art / Ditch the SAT

April 15th, 2018

Reduce SUgar Intake
If your kids drink soda and consume other high sources of sugar, it’s time to do what you can to reduce their intake. Then it’s adding art to STEM projects and why you should ditch the SAT. On to getting more retweets, shaking the blended learning blues, why reading tests suck, a Seth Godin quote, and how to cornere a race car.

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PBL Conversations / Neuroscience Vocab / Why Opt Out

April 14th, 2018

PBL Conversations
If you do project-based learning or are thinking of doing it, this will help. Then it’s neuroscience that you should know and one mom’s reason for opting her son out of state tests. On to why teachers use Twitter, a lesson on fastballs, leadership skills to rave about, a stress quote, and an amazing look at cyclones on Jupiter.

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