Colleges Really Want / Inflation Tips / The Burying Carbon Business

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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What Colleges Want
What College Admissions Officers Really Want Students with evident emotional intelligence, initiative, and grit are much hard to come by. @collegeaveloans @_feedspot

inflation
Five ways to reduce the cost of your commute with inflation skyrocketing – Fortunately, stores like Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale alleviate the cost of gas for consumers by offering members access to the store’s private gas pumps. @MSalemann @nypost

Carbon
The Big Business of Burying Carbon – The porous rock beneath the Gulf Coast launched the petroleum age. Now entrepreneurs want to turn it into a gigantic sponge for storing CO2. @Jeff_Ball @Stanford @WIRED

esports

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The critical link between scholastic esports and career pathways education = Few students will have careers as esports athletes, but all will enter the workforce, applying skills they learned in scholastic esports to any number of careers. @danielrolo @SCCDSB @OntFSEA @eschoolnews

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Learning

How Eliminating Vegetable Oil (AKA the Hateful 8 Seed Oil) Helps Weight Loss – I seems that some vegetable oils are better for you than others. @drcateshanahan

Summer Break

Leadership/Parenting

How to Stay Focused During the Summer Break – Long summer vacations can also lead to forgetting most of what you’ve learned over the past school year. @StudentLifeNet @_feedspot

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Fear@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Roller Coaster Physics – Here is a list of resources for teaching and learning about the physics of roller coasters. @rmbyrne @StoryLandNH @CK12Foundation @TeachEngineer

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Lucky
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 – X!) 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

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

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)

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