Amazon to Pay Tuition / The Automotive Future / IBM Quantum Computing Apps

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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Pay Tuition
To Win The War For Talent, Amazon Will Pay ‘Full College Tuition For Frontline Workers.’ The giant online retailer said, “More than 750,000 operations employees in the U.S. are eligible for fully funded college tuition, including the cost of classes, books, and fees.” @wecruitr_io @Forbes

Automotive Future
Why the automotive future is electric – Mainstream EVs will transform the automotive industry and help decarbonize the planet. @McKinsey @bimedotcom @TheAdityaPatro @sallyeaves @mvollmer1 @Fabriziobustama

IBM quantum computing: From healthcare to automotive to energy, real use cases are in play – Companies including Anthem, Daimler-Benz, BP, and ExxonMobil have big plans to deploy IBM quantum computers this decade. @EstherShein @IBM @techrepublic @nigewillson

AI Apps

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Best Productivity Apps Powered by AI You Need in 2021 – AI-powered productivity apps can automate your workload and give you more time for your creative tasks. Here are some of the best ones. @Tamaldas_Ind @iotcybersec24 @Khulood_Almani

Bad Air


Six things you should know about air pollution and your health – Particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, ozone and sulphur dioxide…are some of the pollutants billions of us breathe in every day. @wef @JDWood85 @wattrob

Data Scientist


How To Grow From Non-Coder to Data Scientist in six Months – Here is a complete guide with all required resources. @rsharankumar @TDataScience @chidambara09 @enilev

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Show Up@teachergoals

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Wheels On The Bus (metal cover by Leo Moracchioli) – Ask your kids which version they like best. @FrogLeapStudios @LydiaThespian


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast


Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Sibony, & Cass Sunstein

Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

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

Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn by Sanjay Sarma with Luke Yoquinto

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

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)

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

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