Yong Zhao Looks Forward / Why Drink Tap Water / Masks or Shields?

Hour with Yong
An Hour With Yong Zhao by Dr. Doug Green – These are my take-a-ways from a recent webinar with Yong. If you search “Yong Zhao” on this site you will also find my summaries for several of his fine books. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein @YongZhaoEd

A German Waterworks Marketed Their Bottled Tap Water To The French City Of Evian And Their Reactions Were Priceless. This short video explains why drinking tap water is much better for the environment and just might taste as good. @WaterNotWaste

Are Face Shields Better Than Face Masks For Avoiding The Coronavirus? An infectious disease expert compares the two viral barriers and explains the pros and cons. @iamjohntejada @jiveDurkey @AmeshAA @cheddar

Social/Mobile Media Education

Five predictions for post-COVID learning – States are creating plans for fall as many wonder how COVID-19 has impacted learning as we know it. @ESN_LAURA @eschoolnews


What Would Happen If You Filled A Washing Machine With An Entire Bottle Of Laundry Detergent? The King Of Random hosts live out every kid’s dream and see what happens when you dump the entire bottle of detergent into the wash. @thekingofrandom


Teachers Say They’re More Likely to Leave the Classroom Because of Coronavirus. This is one more piece of bad news. I bet that if a teacher can retire, he or she is much more likely to do so now. @madeline_will @educationweek

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Lewis Carol@Imported_Fun

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Celtica Pipes Rock live at Montelago 2017. Finally a rock band fronted by bagpipes. Also check out CELTICA: Alba`s Shore – This song is sung mostly by the audience in Trieste, Italy. It’s a great place to visit. I was there last September. @CelticaRocks

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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