Growth Mindset at Home / How COVID-19 and the Flu Are Different / Online Learning Keys / Online Counseling

Working at home
Free Resources for Kids to Develop a Growth Mindset at Home – Mindset Works have collected the most effective and engaging resources to teach a Growth Mindset, something we could all use right now. @Brainology @MindsetWorks

Why The Coronavirus Is More Dangerous, Infectious And More Rapidly Spreading Than The Flu Virus – This is an excellent animation and should work for upper elementary on up. @Maddie_Marshall @B_resnick @voxdotcom

Seven keys to effective online learning – High-quality and engaging online learning programs have a number of common characteristics. @CarolAnnRibeiro

7 Ways To Stay Calm (And Manage Anxiety) While Social Distancing, Sheltering In Place, Or Under Self-Quarantine — Coronavirus (COVID-19) – BetterHelp can match you with a counselor online. @betterhelp

Social/Mobile Media Education

J.K. Rowling creates new Harry Potter site for coronavirus boredom. Parents, teachers, and carers working to keep children amused and interested while we’re on lockdown might need a bit of magic. The link is in the article. @jk_rowling @nypost


How to Create Simple Videos on a Chromebook – No Apps or Extensions Needed. The key points of the video are: How to access the camera on your Chromebook, Where to find your video file, and How to share your video file with students. @rmbyrne


WATCH: What It’s Really Like for Homeschooling During Coronavirus. This is a really cute video where kids interview parents. This is something your kids can do for fun. @emmapattiharris @educationweek

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Thomas Aquinas@tim_fargo

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Horse Goes Through Existential Crisis In This Hilarious Animated Short. This is a wonderful animated diversion for a few minutes. @moonjam @BoingBoing

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

An Emergency Remote Teaching Survey by Dr. Doug Green

Smoothie Basics: Adding Nutrition and Taste to Your Diet Now That You Have More Time at Home by Dr. Doug Green

Slaying Goliath

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

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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