The Future of Remote Work / Language Apps Compared / All-In Car Cost

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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Remote Work
The future of remote work, according to six experts – Make the case for working remotely — but not so much that your job gets outsourced. @ranimolla @voxdotcom

The six Best Language Learning Apps in 2022: Duolingo, iTalki, and More – If you aren’t sure which one to use, this should help. I currently have a 700+ day streak in Duolingo Swedish. @RansomPatterson @collegeinfogeek

The All-In Cost of Car Dependency 2022: How Driving Wrecks Your Finances. Do you want to know what you really pay when you drive? It’s a lots more than gas. @Nerd4Cities

BEst Practices

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Nine Best Practices for Creating Handles and Usernames – The team from Brafton share their social media naming tips in this infographic. @MarkWalkerFord @Red_Web_Design @socialmedia2day



Takeaways on Soy and an Edamame Recipes – Edamame is soy in its most whole-food form. The pods containing young soybeans are a snack or starter, first popularized in East Asia. @nutrition_facts



How do you stop cheating students? (Hint: tech isn’t the only answer) Virtual proctoring invites privacy and security concerns that don’t come into play when a teacher monitors a test in person. @NimahGobir @MindShiftKQED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

My Kids@Walt_Jordan

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Sydney McLaughlin Tops Her Own World Record In The 400 Hurdle. Her world record time going over ten hurdles would have finished 7th in the flat 400-meter final. You don’t have to be a track fan to appreciate this. @GoSydGo @NBCSports


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

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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