Your Brain’s Superpowers / Better Future Work / Suez Canal Blockage

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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Brain's Superpowers
The Four Brain Superpowers You Need to Be a Successful Leader, According to Neuroscience. Leaders who understand how brains work can make themselves and their teams more nimble, innovative, and resilient.
@LeighEBuchanan @Inc @jeffcotrupe

Future Work
Five ways the future of work can make our lives better – This year has taught us all valuable lessons that will shape the future of work in profound ways – from finding new ways to connect virtually, to leading with empathy. @hyder_brent @wef @Damien_CABADI @HaroldSinnott @salesforce

Here’s The 1,312-Foot-Long Container Ship That’s Blocking The Suez Canal. Anyone studying the Middle East can use this as a resource. @SCMPNews

AI Courses

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

18 Best Artificial Intelligence Courses Online 2021 – Looking for Artificial Intelligence Tutorial to learn introduction to artificial intelligence? Grab the list of Best Artificial Intelligence Courses Online, Tutorials, and Training are offered by a number of massive open online course (MOOC) providers like Udemy, Coursera, and edX. @Jadirectivestwt @bexxmodd


This Timelapse Of Ants Eating Away At A Tangerine Slice Is Both Gross And Engrossing. Watch 50 hours of action in less that three minutes. @TEMP0NAUT


Three Questions to Ask Your Community as a School Administrator – I think it is imperative to get student feedback but to do “what is best for students,” you have to make sure that staff has their needs met. @gcouros @theRealKiyosaki

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Success quote@BillMoore20

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Is Why You Don’t See That Many Dick Pics On Dating Apps. It seems that they use AI to spot suspected Not Safe For Work (NSFW) pics that humans then review. @ChalupaBatmanGG @Kippoapp


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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