Beer Shaped Civilization / US Population 1492 / Dogs vs. COVID-19

September 25th, 2020

Beer & Civilization
Start with the story of how beer shaped civilization. Then visualize the US population in 1492 and learn how dogs fight COVID-19. On to creating a secure username, the happiest states in the US, overcoming the challenges of AI adoption, a my world quote, and four guitars cover Toto’s “Africa.”

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Dr. Doug Makes The Blog Frog / Top Data Science Influencers

September 24th, 2020

The Blog Frog
Start with checking out The Blog Frog where top blogs in many categories are found, including mine. Then check out the deals at Wikibuy and the top data science influencers. On to new iOS privacy and security features, why election night can last for weeks, handling handoff conversations, a Sophocles quote, and a medieval cover of AC/DC’s Thunderstruck.

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Education as a Resource by Jennifer Smith

September 23rd, 2020

Education as a Resource by Jenna Smith offers several examples of how education along with the discovery and use of information is necessary for the survival of civilization and for enhancing the quality of human life. While no one is an expert in all of the topics mentioned here, they may inspire students to pursue one or any other topic that peaks their interests.

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Is Distance Learning Working / Transparent Interviews / Technology Trends

September 22nd, 2020

Distance Learning
Here’s how you can tell that distance learning is working. Then it’s conducting transparent interviews and what’s in store for technology. On to OneDrive from Microsoft, why we have fall, talking civics in remote classes, a don’t worry quote, and Behemian Rapsody by the Petersons.

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For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too by Christopher Emdin

September 21st, 2020
For White Folks

This is my most read book summary and I think it is timely for our current environment. Enjoy and be sure to get the book.

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too by Christopher Emdin explains how teachers from different cultures can connect and foster success when teaching black students in poor urban schools. While aimed at black cultures found in the inner city, the advice here applies to anyone teaching students from a cultural background that is not their own. In addition to the targeted audience, I strongly recommend this book to all teachers and their administrative leaders. Leaders of teacher preparation programs should also seriously consider this book.

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