Improve School Sports / Reduce Teacher Stress / TED -ED Videos for Students to Choose

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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Sports
How Can High School Sports Better Serve Students? Despite the growing body of evidence that shows how physical activity is essential for health, well-being, and student engagement, high schools offer fewer opportunities for competition and play today than they did just a few years ago. @LindaFlanagan2 @MindShiftKQED

Teacher Stress
Three Ways Teachers Can Reduce Their Stress Level – Many stressors in education are out of teachers’ control, but there are some steps they can take to keep stress in check. @edutopia

TED-ED
Watch TED-Ed videos – Here are 16 educational videos that teachers of many subjects can use. They are about four minutes long and have subtitles in man languages. Language learners can also run them a half-speed with subtitles. @TED_ED

AI BATTLEFIELD

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

AI could replace human military commanders in making life or death decisions on the battlefield, DARPA suggests. – DARPA is working with decision makers to train algorithms to make decisions. @RyanMorrisonJer @MailOnline

Bilingual

Learning

The benefits of a bilingual brain – Educator Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex and actively engaged. @PenPenChen @TED_ED

Microblogging

Leadership/Parenting

A Microblogging Lesson Idea and Template You Can Customize – When it comes to creating for an audience, a series of short-form posts is super popular — and here is a microblogging lesson idea. @ClassTechTips

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Napoleon@tim_fargo

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Peanut Butter | How It’s Made – I bet your kids will like this. @DiscoveryUK

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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