Where Good Ideas Come From / Reach Your Goals / Top AI Books

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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Steven Johnson
Where Good Ideas Come From – People often credit their ideas to individual “Eureka!” moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascinating tour takes us from the “liquid networks” of London’s coffee houses to Charles Darwin’s long, slow hunch to today’s high-velocity web. @stevenbjohnson @TEDTalks

Five Simple Ways to Stay Focused On Your Goals – If you struggle to reach your goals this advice might help. Also, share with your students. @moretime4u2

Top Books On AI Released In 2020 That One Should Get Their Hands On – After the pandemic, the world is witnessing an accelerated adoption of AI. As this is happening, people find it difficult to comprehend what all this means and how it will affect them. @raibagikashyap @epuujee @Analyticsindiam

Social/Mobile Media Education

Expand Your Audience, Reciprocity in Action With Triberr. Triberr is a sharing platform where users sign up and are either invited to or ask to join tribes of various topics. Within each tribe, users share their blogs through an RSS feed, and then through the power of social networks, blog posts are amplified. @mssackstein @Triberr

DuoLingo

Learning

The Best Language-Learning Software for 2021 – PC Magazine tested all the major apps for learning a language; here are your best picks for studying a new language no matter your budget, prior experience, or goals. @jilleduffy @PCMag @duolingo

Leadership/Parenting

Silos – Overcoming the Enemy of Digital Transformation If organizations need to learn anything today it’s how to overcome silos. Silos are the number one enemy of productivity and competitiveness, especially in digital transformation. @IntelligentMgmt @HaroldSinnott @ingliguori

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Kindness@LifeWithJohn

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Capturing America Through The Lens Of A Trucker, And Other Best Photography Of The Week – Start with some crazy Christmas decorations and move on to photographs that should inspire you and your kids. @pang_chieh @Digg

My Podcast & Recent Book Summaries

No Bullies
Back to School COVID Myths – It’s popular to say that hybrid learning is negatively impacting poor students who generally attend schools with lots of discipline issues. Is it possible that some poor kids who make a serious effort to learn aren’t the big winners? There may be stresses at home, but not many bullies. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

Jabbadu2
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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