Good Teaching Matters / Free Public Transportation? / Las Vegas Bucket List

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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Good Teaching
Researcher Behind ‘10,000-Hour Rule’ Says Good Teaching Matters, Not Just Practice. You’ve probably heard of the 10,000-hour rule, which was popularized by Malcolm Gladwell’s blockbuster book “Outliers.” @jryoung @EdSurge

Public Trans
The Case for Making Public Transit Free Everywhere – From Spain to Germany and Luxembourg to Estonia, more and more countries are experimenting with fare-free transportation. @njkobie @WIRED

Venice
10 Bucket List Ideas for Las Vegas (That Don’t Involve Gambling!) The Neon Museum and the Hoover Dam look like winners to me. @StudentUniverse

Online Dangers

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Online dangers are rampant for kids today. It all starts when a child meets someone online, whether it’s through a gaming platform or a social media platform — or on a communication app such as Google Hangout. @deirdrewrites @FoxNewsDigital @nypost

Wikipedia

Learning

Wikipedia Articles Sway Some Legal Judgments. An experiment shows that overworked judges turn to the crowdsourced encyclopedia for guidance when making legal decisions. @willknight @WIRED

Hands-On

Leadership/Parenting

How hands-on education creates better educators – To become better educators, teachers need the right tools–and the hands-on training–to help them face new and upcoming challenges head-on. @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Compassion@elly_chapple

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Comedian Recreates That Horrifying Realization When You Find Out Someone Forgot To Use Reusable Bags. A roommate fails to use reusable bags, and drama ensues. WARNING: One F-word. @AuntyDonnaBoys

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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