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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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Find a private online tutor to learn anything you need. Find Private Lessons • Homework Help • Any Subject • Any Time • Any Place. Be sure to watch the demo if you need a tutor or want to be one. @tutorocean

Disabled Shoe
Nike’s hands-free shoe is a step forward for inclusive clothing. There are one billion people in the world with some form of disability. Share with disabled people you know. @wef

Strategies for Teaching Students to Estimate – When students practice rounding numbers and estimating answers to problems, these ideas can guide them to get more precise over time. @edutopia

Google Search

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Soon Your Google Searches Can Combine Text and Images. With the help of AI, you’ll be able to take a picture of a shirt, then ask Google to find socks with the same pattern. @kharijohnson @wired



How Project-Based Learning Can Nurture Student Autonomy – . It makes sense, as teachers and parents we’re often hesitant to allow too much freedom and leash to our students and children for fear something terrible may happen. @dperkinsed @TeachThoughtPD @TeachThought

Banned Books


Top 100 Most Banned and Challenged Books: 2010-2019 – The American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) has been documenting attempts to ban books in libraries and schools since 1990. Which books does your school ban? I read several of these in high school. @OIF @WBNG12News

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Songs that will help you identify intervals – This is a great music lesson for young and old songwriters alike. @ToneGym10 @Patreon


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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