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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.

4-day week
Why more schools are considering a 4-day week despite some drawbacks – Many schools did go to a four-day week during the pandemic. @NimahGobir @MindShiftKQED

Deep Learning
How Deep is Their Learning? Deeper learning is how the learner applies that instruction. @Getting_Smart

With the tap of an app or click of a link, you and your students can be making videos to tell stories, teach lessons, or to simply entertain. We view the world in “landscape mode,” so record it that way too. @BlueMicrophones @rnbyrne

Make Money

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

16 Legit Ways to Make Money Online – Is one right for you or your kids? @sstudentsblog



When meta-analysis goes wrong – A recent study on homeopathy shows reminds us that meta-analysis – like any study – can look superficially solid yet still produce nonsense. @minzlicht @StuartJRitchie



Podcast: Overthrowing Education – Going Gradeless – Nuts and Bolts – Listen to Starr Sackstein’s conversation with Batsheva Frankel of the Overthrowing Education Podcast and share your thoughts about what you learned or questions you have for a future conversation. @mssackstein @BatshevaFrankel

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Ugly Things@Susansailboat

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

BEST EVER AC-DC impression by Jim Breuer – This guy does “The Hoiey Poiey” AC/DC style. This is a riot. @JimBreuer


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Ken's Book
Critical Issues in Democratic Schooling: Curriculum, Teaching, and Socio-Political Realities by Kenneth Teitelbaum

Can You Learn to Be Lucky? Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Staff

My Post-Pandemic Teaching and Learning Observations by Dr. Doug Green Times 10 Publications

The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward by Daniel Pink

Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers by Jo Boaler

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: 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

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

Back to School COVID Myths – by Dr Doug Green @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.

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