In Episode 19 of the EdTech TV Podcast Brent discusses boredom, how it helps shape us, and how our lack of boredom may reduce creativity and innovation. He also talks about using Canned Responses to save time when using Gmail.
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- Teach Like a PIRATE – Dave Burgess (@burgessdave)
- Learn Like a PIRATE – Paul Solarz (@paulsolarz)
- P is for PIRATE – Dave Burgess (@burgessdave) & Shelley Burgess (@burgess_shelley)
- Pure Genius – Don Wettrick (@donwettrick)
- Ditch That Textbook – Matt Miller (@jmattmiller)
- 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom – Alice Keeler (@alicekeeler)
Let’s Do Something Boring
Brent shares some thoughts on the connection between being bored, creativity & innovation.
“Boredom always precedes a period of great creativity.” – Robert M. Pirsig
The value of boredom | Genevieve Bell | TEDxSydney
Canned Responses in Gmail
If you haven’t looked at using Canned Responses, consider using them to help you save time and to help students automatically get documents they may have lost.
Check out this post from The Gooru for more information
If you haven’t had a chance to check them out yet, Future Islands have a great synth-pop sound with a performance art twist.
The live show is said to be outstanding, so if you find yourself with an evening off when Future Islands are in town, make sure to grab your tickets early!
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