College Free Speech Rankings / Be Productive at Home / Filling Teacher Shortage

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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Free Speech
2022-2023 College Free Speech Rankings – There are over 200 schools ranked here so you can probably see where your alma matter stands. @TheFIREorg

Work at Home
Being Productive at Home: 25 Tips for Students & Remote Workers – The COVID pandemic will eventually pass away, but the enormous societal changes that it has caused are around to stay. @StudyCorgi

Teacher Shortages

Immediate solutions to teacher shortages – Discover how your district can fill critical gaps in the educator workforce with innovative answers. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

Apple Watch

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

All The Important Stuff From Apple’s ‘Far Out’ Event – This contains the full 1:34 minute presentation that I posted yesterday along the easy to digest details if you don’t have time to watch the show, which I found pretty interesting and very well done. @Apple

New Vaccine


How Does a Variant-Specific Covid Booster Work? The latest vaccines are designed to target the currently circulating Omicron variants—and head off a winter surge. @emilylmullin @WEIRD


Learning Personalized Part 3: Reflection and Self-Assessment – Starr Sackstein’s third interview segment with Allison Zmuda clarified how regular reflection and self-evaluation impact students’ connection to learning and ownership of goals. @mssackstein @allison_zmuda

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Rocket Science@Gapingvoid

State Safety

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Safest States in America – TOP Data has identified the safest states in America by comparing all 50 states across 37 relevant metrics. How is your state doing? I was happy to see my state of New York at 14. @TopDataScience


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Ken's Book
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

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 – 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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