Updated August 5, 2021 SD

Amplifying Optimism in Education, Podcast.

Mindfulness Is a Technology

Mindfulness strategies can have a positive impact on your work and your team, as Michael Carson, host of the Amplifying Optimism in Education podcast shares in a bonus episode specifically for the ATLIS 2021: Undaunted Retreat. Learn about the science behind practical strategies for de-stressing on the job and even experiment with guided practices that focus on the self-diagnostics and systems processes, as well as non-stop demands, that inform the day-to-day realities of school technologists.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Emma Dorn et al., "Back to School: A Framework for Remote and Hybrid Learning," McKinsey & Co., 31 August 2020.
Educating All Learners Alliance, Resource Library.

Education Week, Coronavirus and Schools

Getting Smart, Getting Through Series.
Johns Hopkins University eSchool+ Initiative, Analysis of School Reopening Plans.
Kari Leibowitz and 
Suniya S. Luthar and Skyler H. Mendes, Trauma-informed Schools: Supporting Educators as They Support the Children, April 2020.
McKinsey & Co., The Path to the Next Normal: Leading with Resolve through the Coronavirus Pandemic, May 2020.
Mental Health Foundation, 5 Ways to Wellbeing: A Best Practice Guide, PDF, New Zealand.

New Mentor, Coronavirus Tips and Resources for Mentoring.
Liv O'Neil, "numb," YouTube, 17 June 2020, Student project.

The Parabola Project

School Reopening Readiness Guide: This evidence-informed guide is intended to assist school leaders in developing, evaluating, and executing operational plans for reopening schools, as well as in assessing readiness to implement these plans. 
Practitioner Toolkit: How to Build a Mask Culture: This resource aims to help educators consider how to best help students adjust to and sustain mask-wearing. 
Practitioner Toolkit: Learning Together In Socially Distanced Classrooms: This resource aims to help educators consider how to support small-group, collaborative, and one-to-one learning while physically distancing.

Susan Pollak, "Do You Have Zoom Apnea?" Ten Percent Happier, 14 July 2020.
A.C. Shilton, "Three Stretches to Tend to the Aches and Pains of Working From Home," New York Times, 19 May 2020.
Eric Tucker, Erin Mote, and Arthi Krishnaswami, "Educating All Learners Alliance Launches Flagship Site, Shares Personas Educators Can Use to Understand Students' Lived Experience During COVID-19," Getting Smart, 9 September 2020.
Jeff Wilser, "The Pandemic of Work-from-Home Injuries,New York Times, 4 September 2020.
Zachary Yorke, "The Science of Why Remote Meetings Don't Feel the Same," Google, The Keyword, 24 April 2020.


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