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Formative Assessments
Using Popular Apps for Formative Assessment – Adding simple tech options to boost formative assessment activities can help ensure that every student is getting the most from the lesson. @ClassTechTips @edutopia

Scholarship
Searching for Scholarships? Here’s our Winning Strategy. Whether you’ve realized it or not, pretty much everything you do or have done involves some sort of strategy, aka a plan of action. accessscholarships at Instagram @_feedspot

1890's
Are Today’s Children Different than Children in the 1890s? Teachers speak less glowingly, however, of how their attention span is as short as a tweet or how little ones expect the classroom to be just like “Barney and Friend.” @LarryCuban

MacOS

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

All the New Features Coming to Your Mac This Fall – Apple has given a guided tour of macOS 13, which is nicknamed Ventura. Here’s what to expect from the Stage Manager, Messages, and more. @BStoly @WIRED

Learning

The Best Explanation Of Air Conditioning We’ve Ever Heard In Less Than Nine Minutes – This is a good and very practical science lesson for middle school on up. @ThisOldHouse

Discover

Leadership/Parenting

Hawaii’s Kihei Elementary School Selects Discovery Education’s Mystery Science to Support Deeper Student Engagement in the 2022-2023 School Year. Through this new phase of collaboration, educators at Kihei Elementary School will add Mystery Science, an award-winning digital resource for K-5 teachers and students. @KiheiElementary @DiscoveryEd @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Best@DrDougGreen

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Three Men And A Percussionist Perform Epic Cover Of Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ On One Guitar – This is amazing. Watch four guys play one guitar. #BCNGuitarTrio

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Lucky
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 – 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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