Rick Steves at Binghamton University / Next Edu-Revolution / COVID Academic Progress

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Rick Steves at Binghamton University (NY) – I’m a member of a campus organization that hosted Rick for a Zoom meeting last night. While I’ve seen tons of his work, I think this is Rick at his best. Check it out and “keep on traveling.” @RickSteves @RickStevesEur @binghamtonu @backupball

The next edu-revolution*: Textbooks! All students should have a ‘decent’ textbook at home for each subject. This article defines decent among other things. @teacherhead @uleadconference

COVID Progress
‘Learning Loss, in General, Is a Misnomer’: Study Shows Kids Made Progress During COVID-19. The amount of progress made was similar to what Renaissance would expect in a non-pandemic year. @s_e_schwartz @educationweek

Clinical Trials

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Future Of Clinical Trials: How AI, Big Tech, & Covid-19 Could Make Drug Development Cheaper, Faster, & More Effective. Testing new drugs is a slow and expensive process. AI has the potential to disrupt clinical trials. @CBinsights @ryantracey



Python is devouring data science. In fact, as a recent Terence Shin analysis of more than 15,000 data scientist job postings suggests, Python adoption keeps growing even as the more specialist R language is in decline. @mjasay @infoworld @HarbRimah



Supporting Social-Emotional Learning and Digital Leadership with Buncee – Social-emotional learning is a hot topic right now and many teachers are scouring the internet for resources to support their students in this way. @JCasaTodd @Buncee @MandyBloomsRaw @Rdene915

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Russell Wilson@AdvFootball

Rolling Stones

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Revisiting the 15 Most Controversial Rolling Stones Songs
– Like a lot of the Stones’ catalog, it’s a relic from another time, full of racism, sexism, and other questionable lyrics that have aged poorly. But like the Stones themselves, it has endured. Go figure. @aahrealbonsters @InsideHook


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Unwind Anxiety

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

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)

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

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