Building Your Research Skills / Eight Happiness Factors / Technology-Based Interactive Learning

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention.

Research Skils
Researching is a sought after skill. Here’s how you can build it. stop to consider whether you are researching in the most efficient manner. As a student, in particular, knowing how to research can be invaluable. Here’s how you can learn. @ReachIvy @_feedspot

Happiness Factors@tnvora @MindShiftKQED

Technology Based Interactive Learning – Technology has changed the face of education by offering platforms for teachers to connect with their students more easily and rapidly. @eiindia @_feedspot

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Nine iPhone Settings You Need To Turn Off Now [2022] – If you are not leaving the country do this can help save battery life and lower data cost. @UpPhone_

Floating Island


A floating city in the Maldives begins to take shape. It is not meant as a wild experiment or a futuristic vision: it’s being built as a practical solution to the harsh reality of sea-level rise. If we can’t stop change we must adapt. @nellylew @CNNStyle



Splitting chores can be unfair. Here’s how to do it equitably.. Chores are everyone’s responsibility. Here’s how to get roommates, kids, or partners involved. @allieevolpe @voxdotcom

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Paul Harvey@lawrence_wray

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Some Guy Strapped A Jet Engine To A Longboard And Proceeded To Blast Off Like Wile E. Coyote. There is no detail here. You just get to watch this amazing ride for two minutes. @BobMaddox


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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