Mental Health Tips / Windows 365 / Autonomous Vehicle News

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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4 things
Four Things to Do Every Day for Your Mental Health – Make time in your schedule for these core human needs. @DrElizMarkle @GreaterGoodSC @aDolphinCries @dlhampton

Windows 365
Microsoft launches Windows 365 as a simpler option for cloud-based PCs. Windows 365 is a new alternative that requires fewer technical skills and comes with greater controls for administrators. Pricing is also more predictable. @jordannovet @CNBC @RitikaG69283079


Connected autonomous vehicles make intersections safer. Autonomous vehicles are becoming increasingly common across the United States and with them come safety concerns and mixed public perceptions about self-driving automobiles. One of the major worries focuses on the places where the majority of traffic accidents occur — roadway intersections. @asunews @chidambara09 @guidaautonoma

Quantum Computing

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Emerging Paths Of Quantum Computing – The world of computing has witnessed seismic advancements since the invention of the electronic calculator in the 1960s. The past few years in information processing have been especially transformational. @ChuckDBrooks @forbes


Flashback Friday: Controversy Over the Trans Fat Ban – The food industry fought tooth and nail to retain partially hydrogenated oils, even though they were killing 50,000 Americans a year. @nutrition_facts



Online Learning Is Not the Enemy. Remote learning is here to stay so let’s not blame it for everything. @kives @EdSurge

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

6/12 Happiness@themerry_monk

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Watch 12-Year-Old Gui Khury Steal The Show At The X Games With The First 1080 In Competition, And It Made Tony Hawk So Happy. This is less that two minutes so be sure to watch and share with your kids. @TheAthletic @BleacherReport @tonyhawk @XGames


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Weapons of Mass Instruction

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

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

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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