Crisis Leadership / Mastering a New Skill / Teacher Collaboration During Pandemic

May 24th, 2020

Crisis Leadership
Start with guiding principles for crisis leadership. Then it’s how to master a new skill and teacher collaboration during a pandemic. On to a who should you tell video, how to overcome challenges, how not to start math class in the fall, a new beginning quote, and the amazing A-10 Warthog.

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Teaching With AR / Future of Healthcare / Master a New Skill

May 23rd, 2020

Teaching with AR
If you want to teach with AR here’s how. Then it’s the possible future of healthcare and how to master a new skill. On to why Zoom is so successful, Crayolas new skin color crayons, dealing with the middle career rut, a laughter quote, and blowing bubbles with molten lava.

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Four Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your College Education by Craig Middleton

May 22nd, 2020
Apple and Books

Four Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your College Education by Craig Middleton offers advice that all high school students should consider. It’s also good for people wishing to change to a career that requires some college. I would add that you should also realize that learning doesn’t end with graduation. In a sense, learning just starts then so do your best to see yourself as a life-long learner.

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Reasons to be Cheerful / Mac vs. Windows / Remote Social-Emotional Learning

May 21st, 2020

Mac vs. Windows
Start with David Byrne’s effort to make us cheerful. Then it’s modern Macs vs. Windows and how to teach social/emotional learning remotely. On to improving communication with students at home, super-spreader events, design projects, a misbehavior quote, and a video lesson for your students.

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Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy by Domingo Morel

May 20th, 2020
Takeover

Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy by Domingo Morel tells the story of how state takeovers of urban school districts have tended to coincide with blacks gaining majorities on urban school boards. While the takeovers are based on poor academic performance and corruption, they don’t seem to improve academic results but they do take political power away from the local community. They also tend to result in a lack of collaboration, which is an essential contributor to school success in general. Although this book takes a political side in this argument, it does make a compelling case.

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