Dyslexia Misconceptions / Injecting Robots / Ai Wins At Bridge

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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Common Misconceptions About Dyslexia – Dismantling tenacious myths about dyslexia—and drawing on evidence-based practices when teaching—can make a powerful difference for students with the condition. @borywrites @edutopia

Robot Vax
You’ll be injecting robots into your bloodstream to fight disease soon. I can’t wait to see what the anti-vaxxers think of this. @mrgreene1977 @thenextweb

AI Bridge
Artificial intelligence beats eight world champions at bridge. Victory marks milestone for AI as bridge requires more human skills than other strategy games. @lfspinney @guardian

Twiter Edits

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Twitter’s long-rumored edit button revealed: Here’s how it works. Tired of having to delete painstakingly formulated Tweets due to minor errors? @wongmjane @jaysullivan @nypost

Robot Pizza


Solving the Tricky Challenges of Robotic Pizza-Making A new technique could enable a robot to manipulate squishy objects like pizza dough or soft materials like clothing. @aczewe @SciTechDaily1 @MIT

Book Study


How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! Book studies are a great way to level up your professional learning. @ShakeUpLearning

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Be Exceptional @tim_fargo

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Ten Siri Tips and Tricks – It Does More Than You Think. – Siri is still not perfect, but it’s better than ever before, and with these 10 Siri Tips and Tricks, you can make sure you’re getting the absolute most out of it. @properhonesttec


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast


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

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)

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