Nail That Job Interview / Asteroid Physics / Better Pizza Through Chemistry

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.

Seven exercises to improve your Applications and Interviews. – Nail that job, with this no sweat workout. @warwickuni @_feedspot

The Physics of Smashing a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid – NASA will soon release the results of its DART mission to find out whether crashing a probe into a space rock can deflect it. Here’s how they’ll do the math. @rjallain @WIRED

Better Pizza Through Chemistry – If you have six minutes you and your kids can make better pizza. @rmbyrne @reinpk


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

YouTube Launches @handles for Channels, Providing Another Way to Promote Your YouTube Presence. Your unique @handle will help people find & interact with you & your YouTube channel. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

Over Seas


Top three undergraduate degrees to study abroad – If you are thinking about what to major in you or your kids need to read this. @ReachIvy

Design Thinking


How to Use Design Sprints, PBL, and Genius Hour to Get Kids Making – Many successful people in this world are self-starters. They build solutions, problem-solve on the fly, and make products that serve thousands and millions of people. @ajjuliani

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

The Glass@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Metallica – Master of Puppets (Piano Cover) – I like this version better than the original. @Gamazda_


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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