Free Screen Recording / Blended Learning in Math / Equitably in “Weed Out” Courses

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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Record your Screen for Free – VEED.IO gives you a quick and easy way to record professional videos and share them instantly. @veedstudio

Blended Learning
Using Blended Learning to Strengthen Math Skills – This effective method allows students to be flexible, develop critical thinking, and use math creatively outside of direct instruction. @nmhollan12 @edutopia

Weed Out
New Effort Hopes to Make ‘Weed-Out’ Courses More Equitable – Some introductory courses have a “weed-out” reputation for narrowing the paths students can take through college. (Organic chemistry, anyone?) This can happen in high school too. @becky_koenig @EdSurge


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How to Keep Photos and Videos From Taking Up Space on Your Phone – Don’t use up precious storage space when you don’t have to. Seeing a memory full message is a real pain. @davidnield @WIRED


How Was the World’s Biggest Dome Built? Florence Cathedral remained without a dome for more than a century, for nobody was capable of building it, until Filippo Brunelleschi presented a promising solution in 1418. @WildAidLatino

Dyslexia Apps


Twenty Useful Apps for Kids with Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities in 2022 – Be sure to share with parents and teachers who work with these kids. @ZephinL @InfoWizcase

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Busting Five common myths about water and hydration – To set the record straight, Life Kit talks to Tamara Hew-Butler, associate professor of exercise and sports science at Wayne State University; Mindy Millard-Stafford, director of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory at Georgia Tech; and Yuki Oka, a professor of biology at Caltech who specializes in thirst. @aaronscottNPR @NPRLifeKit @NPR


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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