First Black Child to Desegregate / The Upside of Climate Change / Virtual Education Keys

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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Ruby was the first Black child to desegregate her school. This is what she learned. This is a story that kids and adults of all races need to hear. @RubyBridges @NPRKelly @mallory_yu @courtneydorning @NPR

Climate gains are an ‘inconvenient truth’ — it’s not all bad news about the environment. This is the other side of climate change that the media doesn’t focus on. If you make energy more expensive, only poor people suffer. Note this guy doesn’t deny that humans are responsible for a warmer climate. His Book. @BjornLomborg @nypost

Five Keys to Success with Virtual Education – Virtual education often meets the needs of students who don’t do well in a traditional school setting. @eschoolnews


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Apple Event 9/7/2022 – The new iPhone, headphones, and watches all look pretty cool. Some of this video is also very cool. I want them all. @Apple


Finland Might Have Solved Nuclear Power’s Biggest Problem. Finland is building the largest and most powerful nuclear reactor in Europe – and may have worked out what to do with spent nuclear fuel once and for all. @TheB1M



School cellphone rules: Why they’re such a difficult call for districts. The use of cellphones in schools has become an even thornier issue since students returned in person. @Zalaznick @DA_magazine

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Be Alive@DeborahDian

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

A Thousand Musicians Rocked ‘Under Pressure’ Harder Than It’s Ever Been Rocked Before. Rockin 1,000, the 1,000-person band from Italy, absolutely crush this live cover of the Queen-Bowie classic. @rockin_1000


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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