Posts Tagged ‘science vocabulary’

Critical Thinking Questions / Govt. EVs? Not So EZ / 6-Year-Old Programmer

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

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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Critical Thinking Q's
Ten Types of Questions for Teaching Critical Thinking – How many types are you and your teachers using? @TeachThought @terryheickedu

Govt EVs
Biden Wants the Government to Run on EVs. It Won’t Be Easy. This is interesting. As a renter, I really can’t consider an electric vehicle yet. Note that WIRED trends liberal. @AarianMarshall @WIRED

A six-year-old became the world’s youngest computer programmer. Now 7, Kautilya Katariya set a new Guinness World Record for completing IBM’s AI certification. @EstherShein @techrepublic @nigewillson

Social/Mobile Media Education

What Is The Social Responsibility Of Big Tech? An American Lesson From 2020. – In America there are companies that are a constant presence in all of our lives twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Combined, they literally know everything we’ve purchased, everywhere we’ve been, and everything we want. I’m speaking of course about Amazon, Apple, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft, and Facebook and their social media siblings (Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat). @MMinevich @ForbesTech @Forbes @JOSEPEREZJR01


How to Support Vocabulary Building in Science Classes – With carefully crafted statements that incorporate vocabulary and prompt discussion, students learn scientific terms and concepts more readily. @edutopia


Ten Books Tim Ferriss Thinks You Should Read – These books are filled with new perspectives, new strategies, and new ways to improve your business. And yourself. See my summary ofGrit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth. @JEFF_HADEN @tferriss @Inc @angeladuckw @KinderPediaApp

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Joan Rivers@GordonTredgold

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

THE PERFECT OAHU ITINERARY – 7 DAYS – There is a lot more to see in the Hawaiian Islands, but if you only go to Oahu, here is your to-do list. This is a fun read even if you can’t go there. @travel2next @DisneyDream717 @travel2next


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Cup of Joe
Listine 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

The Hype Machine

The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Out Economy, and Our Health and How We Must Adapt by Sinan Aral @SINANARAL

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

Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World by Olga Khazan

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova

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)

The Knowledge GAP: The Hidden Cause of America’s Broken Education System and How to Fix It by Natalie Wexler

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

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