Relationship Mapping / What Happened to Learning Centers? / New Car Battery Approach

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.


Five ways relationship mapping supports your students – Schools can better understand the relationships students have outside of school through a strategy called relationship mapping. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

Learning Centgers
Whatever Happened to Learning Centers? Beginning in the late 1960s and extending through most of the next decade, an innovation swept across American elementary schools called “learning centers.” @LarryCuban

A New Approach to Car Batteries Is About to Transform EVs. Auto companies are designing ways to build a car’s fuel cells into its frame, making electric rides cheaper, roomier, and able to hit ranges of 620 miles. @WIRED

Invasive Apps

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Most And Least Invasive Business Apps, Visualized – The apps you use are collecting more of your data than you realize. @darcymiajimenez @digg


Why is a Circle 360 Degrees, Why Not a Simpler Number, like 100? Math students and teachers need to watch this. @ABCscience



How to Avoid Sleepiness While Studying (13 Ways to Stay Awake and Focused) – You want to master the concepts and get good grades. If you fall asleep while studying, you’ll waste valuable time. Daniel Wong

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Why The World’s Highest Jumping Robot — That Can Leap 110 Feet — Is A Marvel In Engineering, Derek Muller reveals how this robot can jump as high as the Statue Of Liberty’s eye-level. @veritasium


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.

Be sure to try the bottom right translate button for your favorite language or one you are trying to learn. If you don’t see it, check your adblocking software.

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter Share this page via Google Plus     If you like the summary, buy the book

Leave a Reply