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Ten Ways to Give a Better Lecture – In essence, make it more like a TED Talk. @cultofpedagogy

A Doctor Explains How Every Bone In The Body Breaks, Using Examples From ‘John Wick.’ This is a great biology lesson for upper elementary on up. The host covers every bone in the human body. @stablekneez @JohnWickMovie @WIRED

More's Law
Is Moore’s Law Really Dead? A postmortem on “Cramming More Components Onto Integrated Circuits”—the most influential article of the 20th century. @page88 @WIRED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Pinkcast 4.29. This is how to how to take notes and capture ideas like a pro. Here are links to some of the note-taking apps Tiago mentions in the video. @fortelabs @DanielPink



NASA’s Orion spacecraft sends back live views of the moon and the Earth. NASA’s Orion spacecraft made a critical outbound flyby burn to ensure it is placed into orbit around the moon on Monday and, along the way, shared incredible views of Earth and the backside of the moon. @EMSpeck @foxweather



South Korea has almost zero food waste. Here’s what the US can learn. In the US, most food waste ends up in landfills while South Korea recycles close to 100% annually, and its model could illustrate some core principles. @maxsoeunkim @guardian

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

What's Important@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Learn To Solo In 5 Minutes – 6 Note Soloing Technique – Steve Stine Guitar Lesson – Playing lead guitar is easier than you think. This is an outstanding video. @stinemusic


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Kids Who Aren'T Assholes

How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes: Science-Based Strategies for Better Parenting from Tots to Teens by Melinda Wenner Moyer

Critical Issues in Democratic Schooling: Curriculum, Teaching, and Socio-Political Realities by Kenneth Teitelbaum

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 Times 10 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

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 – by Dr Doug Green @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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