Take Short Breaks / Beginner Data Science Projects / Does AI Create of Destroy Jobs?

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.

Short Breaks
Short Breaks Help Students—and Teachers—Find Their Calm. Simple, quick exercises improve mindfulness, self-regulation, and well-being, for both students and teachers. @edutopia

Data Science
Top 10 Data Science Projects for Beginners – Reading though this list will also help you understand what data science is. @blahblahnats @blahblahnats @TDataScience @Eli_Krumova @SourabhSKatoch

AI & Jobs
Does AI Create or Destroy Jobs? What is the Real Threat to Human Society Over the Coming Decades? Artificial intelligence (AI) will create new job opportunities, not destroy them. AI will displace some jobs but will create new ones. @BBNTimes_en @bimedotcom @DeepLearn007 @andi_staub @mvollmer1 @Shi4Tech @Ym78200 @EvaSmartAI @enilev @tlloydjones @gerald_bader @RagusoSergio @Corix_JC @KanezaDiane @TarakRindani @pchamard

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Guy Cracks Open An iPhone 13 Pro Max And Finds A Few Surprises. Taking one apart isn’t easy, but it’s cool to see how the individual pieces fit together. @ZacksJerryRig


The Science of Cake! – And 83 Other Food Science Lessons – Baking a Cake With Science is a short video that explains to elementary school students how the ingredients in a cake batter work together to when baked in the oven to rise and become a spongey cake. @SciShowKids @rmbyrne

Disruptive Thinkers


Setting the Stage for Current and Future Learner Success – With knowledge readily available and the means to seamlessly engage in digital spaces now the norm, educators need to keep pace and ensure that the strategies they use will serve learners well into the future. @E_Sheninger @LRobbTeacher

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


100 Calories

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

What 100 Calories of Halloween Candy Looks Like. Here’s how to have some of what you’re craving—without wrecking your diet this holiday. @catharob @ConsumerReports


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Suite Talk
180 Moving Forward past the Pandemic with Dr. Doug Green – On October 4, 2021, I was Kim Mattina’s guest on her weekly show. Please join us for a discussion on what we can gain from our pandemic experiences as educators.

The Future of Smart

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

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
Listen 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

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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