Change Your Brain / CRISPR for Dummies / PS5 vs. Xbox Series X

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

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention.

Change Your Brain
Four Steps To Take Control Of Your Mind And Change Your Brain – Deceptive brain messages set up a vicious cycle that can take a devastating toll on people’s lives resulting in depression, anxiety, relationship problems, isolation, addictions, unhealthy habits, and more. @dlhampton

CRISPR
What You Need to Know About CRISPR – Should we bring back the wooly mammoth? Or edit a human embryo? Or wipe out an entire species that we consider harmful? There are also lots of subtitles. Choose the language you are trying to learn and select half speed. @FeyScientist @TEDTalks

Game Systems
PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: How They Compare 1 Year Later – Sony and Microsoft have had a year to address supply shortages and improve game libraries for their new consoles. Here’s how they stack up. If you are wondering which one to buy this should help. @nikochina

iPhone hacks

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Ex-Apple store employee reveals secret iPhone tricks. A former Apple employee has highlighted a host of iPhone tips and tricks that you probably didn’t know about. I sure didn’t. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun @nypost @sabbadz

Hunger

Learning

Why Elon Musk is right: World hunger can’t be solved with $6 billion. This is a bit long, but very informative. It seems that starvation mainly happens where there is war. @ShellenbergerMD

Admins Teaching

Leadership/Parenting

Teachers Want Their Administrators to Teach. Here’s Why. Regular connection to the classroom, and to students, can make principals stronger, more empathetic leaders. @Mr_dabreu @mellytheteach @mwriser @Migas4Edu @educationweek

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Unique Child

@JillDuBois22

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

AC/DC – Back In Black on iPhone (GarageBand)

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Suite Talk
180 Moving Forward past the Pandemic with Dr. Doug Green – On October 4, 2021, I was Kim Mattina’s guest on her weekly show. Please join us for a discussion on what we can gain from our pandemic experiences as educators.

The Future of Smart

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

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
Listen 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

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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