Librarians Lead Tech Transformation / Build Student Ownership / New Phys Ed Lessons

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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Four ways library media specialists lead digital transformations in districts – Let your library media specialists lead your school’s digital transformation through edtech coordination, motivation, information, and education. @NHSLMA @CSDDoverHigh

Five Ways To Build Student Ownership in the First Month of School – The first month of school sets the tone for the entire year. @ajjuliani

Rhythm Fit – New Lesson Plans from OPEN Phys Ed – For the new school year, OPEN Phys Ed has published a new collection of lesson plans, activities, and videos for K-8 students. @OPENPhysEd @rmbyrne


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

More than 230K Florida Virtual School students resume classes – It’s back to school for thousands of young Floridians who are tackling classes online as students in the Florida Virtual School (FLVS). @juliegargotta @mynews13

Burying Carbon


The Big Business of Burying Carbon – The porous rock beneath the Gulf Coast launched the petroleum age. Now entrepreneurs want to turn it into a gigantic sponge for storing CO2. @Jeff_Ball @Stanford @WIE+RED



The education industry is now the no. 1 target for cyberattacks. Over 80% of malware attacks in the last month targeted the education industry, and the pandemic is the leading cause. @DA_magazine

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Not Adults


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

2020 Branson Show – The Petersens (LIVE) – Can’t get enough of this band. This is a full 1:20 concert, so watch as much as you want. @thepetersens


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

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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