Plan Your Lunar Eclipse Watching / Are EVs Better for the Environment? / Insane Drone Swarm

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.

When Can You See Sunday/Monday’s Total Lunar Eclipse? This site lets you enter your location and then gives you beginning, ending, and maximum times. Get ready to get your kids out of bed if you are lucky enough to see it. Add to the calendar and set your alarm. @timeanddate

Are Electric Cars Worse For The Environment? This seems like a fair comparison. Essentially, it depends where you get your electricity from. @jasonfenske13

China developed a drone swarm that can fly effortlessly through an entire forest. Be sure to watch the short video. It’s insane. @AmeyaPaleja @IntEngineering


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Top 10 Deep Learning Python Courses to Take Up in 2022 – Deep learning Python is trending in the global tech market to transform a business in 2022. @analyticsinme



Mapped: Beer Consumption in the U.S. – When stacked up next to other alcoholic beverages, beer is America’s preferred drink of choice, closely followed by wine and spirits. In fact, it is the fifth most-consumed drink overall in the country, behind coffee, water, soft drinks, and tea. You can roll over this map for details about each state. @VisualCap Victor Dépré

Project Invent


Project Invent and Every Student As An Innovator – Bringing in innovation is such a fun thing to do and you don’t have to have a STEM background for it. @Getting_Smart

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Blowing The Lid on The Biggest Guitar Secret This lesson in expression is good for guitar players at all levels. @Wallimann


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast


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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