Solving Dyslexia / Creating a Culture of Trust / Over 40? What Not to Do

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The Pandemic Makes Dyslexia a Greater Challenge. But We Know How to Solve It. Looking at the differences in learning lost between two different groups of students, one from Sweden and one from England, may shed light on how best to help students with dyslexia in the United States. @goseimyr @EdSurge

Culture of Trust
Creating a Culture of Trust In Your Classroom: The Twin Pillars of Authenticity and Vulnerability. Living into our values means that we do more than profess our values, we practice them. @aaronschorn @Getting_Smart

Over 40
Over 40? Stop Doing These Things Immediately, Say Experts. Aging naturally comes with compromise. And no one wants to feel limited. However, being realistic about aging can help you embrace it. @EatThisNotThat

Quantum Tech

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Quantum Technology: Current and Future Applications. While quantum technology has been in academia for more than three decades, it’s recently gained the attention of business for commercial applications. @QciQuantum @RebelBrown @chidambara09

Lucid Dreams


Four Techniques To Induce a Lucid Dream With Just Your Mind, According to a Dream Decoder – Lucid dreams that the dreams you have when you know that you are dreaming. @ericapaigesloan @iamwellandgood

Book to Brain


Personalized learning transfer means book to brain knowledge transfer. Book is the transfer source of knowledge and the student’s brain is the transfer target of learning. This is the universal law of the school ecosystem in which the flow of knowledge transfer describes the mechanism of learning transfer. @Learnography @Zeid_factor

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Friend quote@RonAndSandyLee

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas playing “Grand Etang / Hull’s Reel” live on BBC Radio Scotland – I saw these guys in Ithaca, NY last night and they are excellent. If you like this YouTube has lots more. @alasdairfraser @NatalieHaas83


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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