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Master's Degrees
The master’s degrees that give the biggest salary boost—up to 87% more money – If you are thinking of getting a master’s degree check this list first. @ABIGAILJHESS @CNBCMakeIt

Nine Research-Based Teaching Strategies for Your Toolbox – How many are you teachers doing already? @Rdene915 @TCEA

Data Science
Five Tips to Boost Your Data Science Learning – Increase your learning curve by focusing on these 5 things instead of taking more online courses. @TDataScience @BlkHwk0ps @Ronald_vanLoon @Medium


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How to Keep Kids Safe on YouTube in 2021 – YouTube has a couple of solutions — including “Restricted Mode” on conventional YouTube and also the curated YouTube Kids app. @safetydet


Here’s Why America Isn’t Quite Prepared To Let Go Of Fossil Fuels Just Yet. Making clean energy isn’t enough: we also have to move it. Here’s why the U.S. isn’t ready for clean energy. @voxdotcom @mattdunnevt @Maddie_Marshall



Deepen Reflection, Deepen Learning. Student reflection can be THE thing to really change the way we understand student learning. @mssackstein

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Good Things@IMQuotes_Videos

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Mr. Sandman (Cover) by Foxes and Fossils – The fossils are the guys playing the backup track to the singing foxes. I love these guys. @foxesandfossils


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast


Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Sibony, & Cass Sunstein

Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

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
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

Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn by Sanjay Sarma with Luke Yoquinto

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

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)

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

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