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Manage your e-mail subscriptions: Definitively unsubscribe from the ones you don’t want and combine all the others into a single daily digest
https://unroll.me
Ryman Eco: A font that uses less ink to print
http://www.rymaneco.co.uk

Digital Citizenship Week was last week, but you can still have “the talk”
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/digitalcitizenshipweek/home

What you really need to know about dropping a baby
http://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/a38983/baby-drop-dos-donts/

This is the #1 mistake parents make when arguing with kids (Deny their feelings)
http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2015/10/out-of-control-kids/
A tween impervious to the stink-eye
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2015/10/13/aff10bec-6d2b-11e5-b31c-d80d62b53e28_story.html

Clock management and parenthood: Finding the time to shower, and think
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2015/10/13/clock-management-and-parenthood-finding-the-time-to-shower-and-to-think/

Alfie Kohn’s criticism of the popularization of growth mindset
The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system
http://www.salon.com/2015/08/16/the_education_fad_thats_hurting_our_kids_what_you_need_to_know_about_growth_mindset_theory_and_the_harmful_lessons_it_imparts/
[American RadioWorks] Is the growth mindset craze overblown? Audio
http://www.americanradioworks.org/is-the-growth-mindset-craze-overblown/
Grit isn’t that great
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/10/give-up/410485/

Are College Lectures Unfair?
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/13/opinion/sunday/are-college-lectures-unfair.html
Lecture Me. Really.
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/18/opinion/sunday/lecture-me-really.html?_r=1

[Cult of Pedagogy] Big List of Classroom Discussion Strategies Audio
http://www.cultofpedagogy.com/speaking-listening-techniques/

[American Radioworks] Learning to Breathe Audio
http://www.americanradioworks.org/learning-to-breathe/
[You Are Not So Smart] Michael Taft on Mindfulness Audio
http://youarenotsosmart.com/2015/10/23/yanss-061-how-to-willfully-alter-your-brains-ability-to-willfully-alter-your-brains-abilities/
Can we end the meditation madness?
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/10/opinion/can-we-end-the-meditation-madness.html

[The Economist] Tom Morris on Arthur Miller and modern-day witch hunts Audio
http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2015/10/economist-asks-tom-morris

The Secret History of American Surveillance
https://www.revealnews.org/article/the-secret-history-of-american-surveillance/
Hillary is wrong about Edward Snowden
http://www.newyorker.com/news/john-cassidy/hillary-clinton-is-wrong-about-edward-snowden

Democrats are in denial. Their party is actually in deep trouble.
http://www.vox.com/2015/10/19/9565119/democrats-in-deep-trouble
Why the GOP candidates don’t do substance
http://www.newyorker.com/news/john-cassidy/why-the-g-o-p-candidates-dont-do-substance
Geography, not Voting Rights Act, accounts for most majority-minority districts
http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/geography-not-voting-rights-act-accounts-for-most-majority-minority-districts/

November is Military Families Month
How you can get involved
https://www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces/get-involved
Holiday Mail for Heroes is now being done by local chapters of the Red Cross. Here’s the link for the one around DC. (Deadline Nov 20)
http://www.redcross.org/local/dc/washington/programs-services/holiday-mail-for-heroes

November is also National Diabetes Month
How insulin works Video
http://kidshealth.org/kid/closet/movies/diabetes_movie.html?tracking=79997_A
Don’t forget your flu shots
[Sid the Science Kid] Getting a shot. You can do it! Video

[Sesame Street] Flu prevention tips Video

and Native American Heritage Month
Resources from the National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/history/americanindian/
Resources from the National Archives
http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/native-americans.html
Resources from the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/native-americans/
Educational ideas from the National Endowment of the Humanities
http://edsitement.neh.gov/feature/native-american-heritage-month
Educational ideas from the National History Education Clearinghouse
http://teachinghistory.org/spotlight/native-american

National Museum of the American Indian
http://nmai.si.edu/explore/foreducatorsstudents/
NMAI youtube channel Videos
https://www.youtube.com/user/SmithsonianNMAI
Infinity of Nations exhibit (in New York) and website: Explore Native American culture through select objects
http://www.nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/infinityofnations/culturequest/

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