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Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

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Marry Christmas
This is the cover of the Green family Christmas Card. It is my daughter Lena Green’s original art (© 2020) based on the little owl found in the Rockefeller Center tree in New York City. She does graphics for the Tamron Hall show on ABC and freelance art. If you want to draw handsome men check out her DoableGuys.Com. @ValmontGod @DoableGuys @tamronhall @TamronHallShow

Healthcare & Tech
Seven predictions for how technology will shape healthcare in 2021 – From the COVID-19 vaccine to advances in machine learning, AI, improved W-Fi and 5G, and telemedicine, experts expect a move to “patient-centric” health next year. @vmcombs @techrepublic @Nicochan33 @automeme @machine_ml @jmespinar @DeepLearn007

Theater Educators Struggle to Keep Shows Going Amid COVID-19. High school theater troupes around the country are trying to do something that not even Broadway has been able to pull off-host live shows in-person and remotely amid the pandemic. What is your school doing? @C_C_Mitchell @educationweek

Social/Mobile Media Education

Speech-To-Text: Google Speech vs Amazon Transcribe – Here is a quick speech to text comparison of these services that analyzes some features and properties, so you have a clear idea of the pros and cons before you go using one. @automeme @machinelearnTec @humanoid_info

Mt. Everest

Learning

The Growth of Mount Everest – A Math and Geology Lesson – There are multiple links here that math and science teachers can use to create and engaging lesson. It also talks about the career of land surveying. @rmbyrne @NavinSinghKhadk @BBCNews @cbbc @SciShowKids

Leadership/Parenting

2020 Holiday Toys For Active Boys – I would consider giving them to girls as well. @tarametblog @WhisperAmber

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Young Capabilities@Imported_Fun

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff


The World’s First ‘Star Wars’-Inspired Lightsaber Receives Guinness World Records Recognition. The Guinness World Records honored YouTuber the Hacksmith for his engineering skills in coming up with the world’s first retractable lightsaber. @thehacksmith

My Podcast & Recent Book Summaries

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This is my podcast on the Jabbedu Network. Please consider listening and buying my book Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science, It’s Way More Complex. Here’s a free executive summary. @jabbedu @DrDougGreen

The Biggest Bluff

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova

Boys and SEX

Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein

IEP & Section 504 Team Meetings…and the Law by Miriam Kurtzig Freedman

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves (the book can be found here)

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

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

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