5G and IoT / Project-Based Learning Webinar / Black History Resources

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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5G & IoT
What 5G promises for IoT – Right away 5G looks promising for high-density Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, but future releases of the cellular technology have even greater potential. @BobViolino @networkworld @AndyHorvitz @ipfconline1

Unforgettable: How to Craft Meaningful, Memorable Units with Project-Based Learning. Learn what makes project-based learning units unique and the perfect fit for engaging your learners. Explore real PBL units across different subjects and grade levels. Learn what essential elements are needed for a high-performance, meaningful PBL unit students will never forget. @ThePBLN @eduleadership

Black History Month: Teaching the Complete History – Go beyond trauma and struggle to examine the liberation, civic engagement, creativity, and intersecting identities of Black people during Black History Month. @CoshandraD_TT @Tolerance_org @splcenter

Smart Plugs

Social/Mobile Media Education

The Best Smart Plugs to Help Modernize Your Home – An internet-connected plug can give any basic appliance a brain. Here are Wired’s favorites (and a few they don’t like). @medeajulianna @WIRED


Researchers propose AI system that summarizes historical texts. The sheer volume of archives can make interpreting historical text challenging even for experts. @Kyle_L_Wiggers @VentureBeat


How to Create Your Own Online Board Game – Flippity lets you make games, flashcards, and timelines with Google Sheets. Recently, Flippity introduced a new template for making your own online board game through Google Sheets. Your students might want to do this. @rmbyrne @flippitynet

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Top 10 Elon Musk Productivity Secrets for Insane Success | (Elon Musk Work Ethic) – This is a summary of his recent book. Here are the key concepts. @elonmusk


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Cup of Joe
Listine to Dr. Doug on the “Cup of Joe” podcast. I recorded it last week. On it I talk about the many good things I have seen in schools doing hybrid teaching. @PodcastCupOfJoe @DrDougGreen @BrainAwakes

The Hype Machine

The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Out Economy, and Our Health and How We Must Adapt by Sinan Aral @SINANARAL

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

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

Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World by Olga Khazan

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

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

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

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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