Hybrid Learning, Working or Not? / Be a Mentor, Have a Mentor / Thanksgiving Science

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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Hybrid Learning
How Hybrid Learning Is (and Is Not) Working During COVID-19: 6 Case Studies – Close to two-thirds of district leaders said their school systems are doing hybrid learning, according to an Education Week Research Center survey last month. @MarkALieberman @educationweek

The Importance of Being a Mentor & Having a Mentor – Mentoring is a very important part of what we “engage” in as educators. Whether we serve as a mentor to a colleague or a student, or perhaps we seek out a mentor to help us with challenges or simply to have a system of support in our personal and professional lives, it has a tremendous impact. @Rdene915 @iamDrWill

Three Thanksgiving Science Lessons – Start with pH and potato chemistry. Then it’s turkey and tryptophan and the chemistry of deep-fried turkeys without house fires. @ONUSMACS @rmbyrne

Social/Mobile Media Education

Top 12 Free Video Chat Apps For Android and iOS – Ask twelve students to each check out one and report back. @TechAcrobat @WhisperAmber @always5star

Learning

A healthy mind and body: how important is it to you? The mind is distracted when we’re unhealthy, and we find it hard to concentrate. We’re miserable, unhappy and not very good company. So, who’s to blame? What can we do? What should we do? @themerry_monk

Leadership/Parenting

Creative Writing – an approach for reluctant writers – Students who withdraw from the writing process undoubtedly lack the confidence to write, which is because they lack the tools to do so. @EDmerger

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Seneca@BethFratesMD

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff


Peanuts Gang Singing “Subdivisions” by Rush – Ladies and gentlemen, here’s another Peanuts music parody. Final Cut Pro (AVAILABLE ON MAC COMPUTERS), was used to create this video. @Snoopy @GarrenLazar

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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