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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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Measuring Teacher Productivity: Fool’s Errand? I certainly think so. @LarryCuban

Two Resources to Help Make Virtual & Hybrid Learning More Equitable & Effective – The Learning Accelerator (TLA), has designed two, freely-available, research-based resources to address this need. @brholland @LearningAccel @rmbyrne

What Adults Don’t Get About Teens, and Digital Life – Well-meaning messages meant to keep teens safe can backfire. The key is to focus on judgment and agency, not rigid rules for screen time. @em_weinstein @carrie_james @WIRED @ProjectZeroHGSE


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Do the pros of banning cellphones in school outweigh the cons? The use of cell phones in schools has become an even thornier issue since the lockdown made the devices the sole method of communication for many students. @Zalaznick @DA_magazine



100 best organization tips for college students – I think this applies to everyone. @KatieHabits



Four Practices for Innovative School Leaders – Dr. Shawn Smith, Chief Innovation Officer at McGraw Hill, provides leadership strategies that are sure to influence change. @MHEducation @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

You Are@marshawright

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

THE WHO *BABA O’RILEY* live in CINCINNATI at TQL Stadium on 5/15/2022 First concert Cincy 43 years. It starts with Pete Towndsand talking and introducing the band. You can go to the 8:30 mark for a very cool violin solo. Ringo Starr’s son Zach is on drums and is very good. Daltry can still sing. @TheWho


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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