Engage With Games / Empathy in Remote Learning / Predicting Cardio Risk with AI

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.

Engage With Games
How to Keep Kids Engaged in School—With Games – Teaching high school class remotely hasn’t been easy, but one teacher has learned a lot about how to use interactive tools to keep students engaged. @EstelleSErasmus @WIRED

Empathy & Remote Learning
Empathetic Remote and Hybrid Learning – Now more than ever, empathy is needed to help everyone get through remote or hybrid learning. @E_Sheninger @marcelamomberg

Cardio & AI
Predicting cardiovascular risk with Artificial Intelligence – An automated Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm is using deep learning to predict damaging cardiovascular events such as heart attacks. @HealthEuropa @bexxmodd @asokan_telecom

Zoom Mistakes

Social/Mobile Media Education

Seven Zoom mistakes you might still be making — and how to raise your video skills – Virtual meetings, speeches, presentations and conferences are, in fact, the new normal. So if that’s the way it’s going to be, let’s do our future audiences a favor and polish up our virtual communication skills. @BriarAGoldberg @TEDTalks


The World’s Top Ten Most Spoken Languages – See if you and your students can guess what they are. @VisualCap @automeme @FrRonconi

10 core values


Four Questions to Support a Student’s Path to Personalized Success – Here are some good questions that we should learn about our students regarding what “success” looks like to them. @gcouros

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Dale Carnegie


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

If Your Apple Watch Were A Person, It’d Be As Annoying As This. We know it means well, but that doesn’t make it any less aggravating. I have an Apple Watch and it really does all of this. I don’t mind, but this is funny. @HoldernessFam @PennHolderness @KimDHolderness


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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