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EdSurge Staff Picks for What to Read, Watch and Listen to Over the Holiday Break – EdSurge reporters and editors have been reflecting on the articles, books, and podcasts that have resonated most this year and They’re sharing them with you. @EdSurge

These 20 jobs are most likely to survive a possible recession in 2023. The wave of recent layoffs, particularly in tech, has stoked fears of a possible recession in 2023. @SJEastAfrica @BusinessInsider

How to Make Snow – There are multiple videos here that are good science lessons for upper elementary on up. @SciShow @ACSReactions @rmbyrne


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Professor catches student cheating with ChatGPT: ‘I feel abject terror.’ The weeks-old technology, released by OpenAI and readily available to the public, comes as yet another blow to higher learning, already plagued by rampant cheating. @AMitchReporting @nypost



How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Webcam – Upgrade your Zoom meetings with that snazzy camera in your pocket. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED



This Will Revolutionize Schooling! This is about those rose-colored, feverish innovations that appear time and again, promising to transform teaching practices. @LarryCuban

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Water PArk

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Two Guys Figure Out How To Get The Absolute Maximum Air On A Water Slide Ramp – We’re not quite sure what kind of waterpark allows two people to go down a slide together, but more waterparks should say “screw it” and allow it, because this looks awesome. #PraiseTheCameraMan


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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