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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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Solar Tax Credit
Everything You Need To Know About Solar Tax Credit – Did you know that if half of the roofs in the world were covered in solar panels, we would have enough energy to power the whole world? Instagram renogyofficial

Demystify
Demystifying College for First-Generation Students – Students without a family history of higher education benefit from simple lessons on navigating life in college. @AVID4College @Edutopia


Unpoppable Bubbles – Another Fun Summer Science Lesson – This short video is about how bubbles are made and propose some ideas for making bubble mixtures to test to see if it is possible to make an unpoppable bubble. @SciShowKids @rmbyrne

Instagram

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Instagram Adds New Option to Pin Posts on Your Profile – It’s been in testing for the last few months, Instagram has officially launched its new option to pin posts on your profile, providing another option to control your IG profile display. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

Fats and Oils

Learning

List of Good Fats and Oils versus Bad – This is an extended article that will tell you a lot about which fats are better for you. @drcateshanahan

Screencasting

Leadership/Parenting

20 Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom – Kasey has been keeping a secret! She’s had early access to Google’s brand new Screencast app for Chromebooks. @ShakeUpLearning

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Know Students@teacher2teacher

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Mary Roach: 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm – This is informative and very funny. Parents should watch it prior to sharing with their kids. @mary_roach @TEDTalks

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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