Empowering Ambitions / Happiness Prescription / Best 2021 Science Books

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.

Ambitions
Empowering Future Ambitions for Children in Underserved Communities – Bridge Nigeria provides life-changing education and offers the platform that puts children on a pathway to future success, irrespective of their socio-economic background. @vanguardngrnews

Happiness
Ten Happiness Practices a Doctor Prescribes to His Patients – In the face of COVID-19, one doctor is prescribing habits for health and happiness. @leifhass @GreaterGoodSC

Science Books
Are these the best science books of 2021? What do breathing, mushrooms, and stargazing all have in common? Books about them have all made it onto the shortlist for the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2021. @JournoKayleigh @WEF

Robot Trends

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Top Five Robotics Trends for 2022 – Robotics Trends and predictions have been useful in 2021 that have transformed multiple businesses and helped to earn higher profits despite the ongoing pandemic. @analyticsinme

Tweek

Learning

How to Tweak Your Living Space for More HappinessShape tapped wellness pioneers to reveal the easy tweaks they recently made to their space and lifestyles that had big payoffs. @MollLongman @Shape_Magazine

Deep Learning

Leadership/Parenting

How deep learning can improve productivity and boost business – Deep learning neural networks mimic the decision-making processes of the human brain by making a series of calculations to reach a conclusion. @beena_ammanath @KayFButterfield @WEF

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Borders

@cloudpreacher

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Incandescent Bulb Filament In Liquid Nitrogen. Ok kids, why can a bare filament glow in liquid nitrogen burn without destructing? @theactionlabman

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Limitless Mind

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)

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

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