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This post was first published on November 10, 2022. I didn’t feel well yesterday so here is a good one from the past.

Focus Groups
Six Strategies for Making Focus Groups More Useful for Companies — and for Schools – I used focus groups as part of my dissertation research and found them to be valuable and fun. @alexng_news @EdMarketBrief

Student privacy: Are photos in school Facebook posts putting it at risk? The posts we studied may represent the largest existing collection of publicly accessible, identifiable images of minors. @Zalaznick @DA_magazine

– Storytelling can be an effective way for teachers to make topics like inflation relevant to students. @eschoolnews


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Paige Spiranac has advice for fans getting hit up by fake accounts: ‘Not me’ – This is all good advice if you don’t mind looking at an attractive gold influencer. @jmhendricks88 @nypost



All the Free Resources You Can Find at Your Library – From magazines to music and movies, your local library is a haven for information. Is your family using your local library? @jhpot @WIRED



The Importance of Actionable Feedback Provided and Requested – Of course, no one wants their students to do poorly on any assessment. But what is the actionable thing that can help improve that outcome? @gcouros @Meghan_Lawson

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Dire Straits – Sultans Of Swing – Mark Knofler is an excellent guitarist as this video will attest to. @DireStraits77 @MarkKnopfler


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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