Teach Your Kid About Money / The Power of Questions / Lesson Introductions

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Teach Kids Money
How to Teach Your Kids About Money – Financial know-how can set your little one up for lifelong well-being. These child-friendly apps can help manage allowances and even create savings goals. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

Great Teaching: The Power of Questioning – All students should be involved in engaging with the teacher-student dialogue with time to think, and not be allowed to hide, dominate, or be overlooked. @teacherhead

Lesson Introductions
18 more ways to introduce your lesson topic – If you want to get your students’ attention here are some can’t miss approaches. @eltplanning @Faten_Romdhani

AI & Diabetes

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence helps spot diabetes risk. Patient charts tell physicians why a patient may be prone to type 2 diabetes. @SanfordHealth @SwissCognitive @UnfoldLabs @HeinzVHoenen

Whales & CO2


Whales are vital to curb climate change – this is the reason why. They are majestic, massive and mysterious – and they could hold a secret for combating climate change. @wef @HaroldSinnott @chboursin @andi_staub @jblefevre60 @kalydeoo @ipfconline1



Showing Gratitude to your team improves performance and production. Are you a grateful person? So, do you show gratitude? Do you share gratitude with your co-workers and teammates or do you believe gratitude is overrated? @RandyLyleClark @TrippBraden

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

I hope we all make it@feelTHEnature_

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Wisdom of Yogi Berra – Famous Quotes – Also see my summary of Yogi’s book When You Come to a Fork in the Road, TAKE IT @YogiBerraMuseum


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Where Good Ideas Come From

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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One Response to “Teach Your Kid About Money / The Power of Questions / Lesson Introductions”

  1. Marvelmama says:

    Thanks for the rundown of interesting blogs, particularly teaching and parenting ones. Gonna follow them right now :)

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