Effective Math Intervention / Hydroponics at Home / Webb Telescope’s 1st Looks

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.

Math
How to Develop an Effective Math Intervention Program – Engaging students in thought-provoking activities encourage them to grow in their mathematical understanding and identity. @officmrsfreitas @edutopia

Hydroponic
Want to Grow Your Own Food? Try a Hydroponic Garden. Today’s home kits are stylish, smart, and easier to use than ever. Here’s how to get started. I’m doing this to some extent. It’s lots of fun and no doubt good for kids. @witchpagnspirit


What Should the Webb Teloscope Look at First? Share this with your students, especially your female students as the presenter is a peppy woman. @drbecky_

iPod

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Apple discontinues iPod after 20-year run. This iPod Touch was an essentially and iPhone that couldn’t make phone calls. With the music capacity of an iPhone the iPod is just and extra device to carry. @Reuters @ReutersBiz @Breakingviews @nypost

Learning

5 Reasons if You Try to Fight an F-35 You’re Basically Dead This is a fun 10-minute video that shows how the US has developed an amazing fighter jet that it sells for a profit ot our allies. @usmmil

Smart Boards

Leadership/Parenting

A SMART Board Evolution – Make using the SMART Board a natural experience for teachers and students. @ClassTechTips

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Balls

@CBCentral

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The quest to take a picture of the black hole at the center of our own galaxy – Understanding Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, could help us understand how the Milky Way formed, as well as the strange physics that happen in and near black holes. @decohere @UChicago

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Regrets

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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