Fixed VS. Growth Mindset / Summer Science Lessons / Real Blended Learning

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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Fixed VS. Growth: How Your Mindset Dictates Your Success – How important is our mindset? Can it determine our success? Well, it depends on what kind of mindset you have. Also, see my summary of Carol Dweck’s Mindset. @business_essay_

Science Lab
Fun Science Lessons for Students and Parents to do This Summer – Discovery Education and 3M host the Young Scientist Lab in which you will find science experiments that students can complete at home with the help of their parents. @DiscoveryEd @rmbyrne

Catlin Tucker: How Blended Learning Can Transform Your School’s Learning Experience – If we are going to attract and retain high-quality teachers to this profession, we need to help them approach this work differently. Blended learning offers a viable path forward. @Catlin_Tucker @ajjuliani


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

YouTube Launches New Process to Connect Your Mobile Device with Your TV Viewing Experience. YouTube’s rolling out a new feature that will enable users to connect their TV viewing experience to their mobile device so that you can watch content on the big screen while exploring video comments, recommendations, and more from your mobile app. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson


What would happen if you didn’t drink water? Water is essentially everywhere in our world, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? @TED_ED @byeolbeats @DBG_Bishop



We can’t continue to educate the same way and expect better results. We can radically improve the way we solve society’s problems, and it starts with empowering our students to think. Anyone can learn the skills to shift their mind to resourceful states, and educators are in the unique position to provide those skills to students. @weisburghm @pilotED_Schools

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Let’s Get Our Shit Together—Literally. It’s time to build the Poop Ark, a centralized collection of the entire animal kingdom’s feces, for research, de-extinction, and more. @JRMorber @WIRED


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

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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