Laptops Spy on Students / Ukrainian Kids Go Online / EV Prices and Ranges

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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Spying
Kids Are Back in Classrooms and Laptops Are Still Spying on Them. As the post-Roe era underscores the risks of digital surveillance, a new survey shows that teens face increased monitoring from teachers—and police. @lapiaenrose @WIRED

Ukraine
Displaced Ukrainian students find education with US online tools. For these kids online education is a big upgrade from nothing, and they are making the most of it. @KirkCarapezza @GBH

EVs
The Cheapest New Electric Cars And Their Range – Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning on purchasing an electric vehicle in the US. @ad_waitt @plugandplayuk

Pills

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Don’t forget your pills! Here’s how to set alarms, notifications, and reminders on your iPhone or Android smartphone. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

Learning

Trigonometry Concepts – Don’t Memorize! Visualize! If you know someone getting ready to take trig please share this. It will make the course much easier. It’s also terrific for review.

projects

Leadership/Parenting

The Simple System For Planning Project-Based Learning Experiences – The textbooks are no longer “good enough”, and the multiple-choice tests are no longer “good enough”, and the lectures are no longer “good enough” for our kids. @ajjuliani

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Selfishness@coachlanceloya

Wierd Galexy

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The James Webb Space Telescope Zeroes In On One Of The Weirdest Galaxies In The Universe. A new image looks at the mysterious Cartwheel Galaxy, some 500 million light-years from Earth. @EdMazza @HuffPost

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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