National Field Days / Treat Teachers Like Pro Athletes / Insane Kentucky Derby Video

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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Free lessons and access to Open’s National Field Day They also have comprehensive curriculum tools and inspiring professional development. @OPENPhysEd @USGames @BSNSports

What If Teachers Were Treated Like Pro Athletes? Be sure to watch the short Key and Peele video. @KeyAndPeele @MindShiftKQED

This Overhead View Of Rich Strike’s Come-From-Behind Win At The Kentucky Derby Is Absolutely Bonkers. Drones are giving us videos the likes of which we haven’t seen before. Did you get one for your kids yet? @DubaiPlan @Digg

WiFi Router

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Your WiFi router is in the wrong place – six tips to get a better connection right now. If you’re having broadband problems then there’s a strong chance you’ve put your router in the wrong place. @JamieHarrisTech @TheSun @nypost


Bach vs AI: spot the difference – Many people are using AI to create original mush. Starting with Bach makes sense. @theoae



Professional Growth Is From Me, Nowhere Else – I’ve thought for some time that teachers and administrators should be responsible for their own professional growth. @mssackstein

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Nye@RonAndSandyLee @BillNye

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Royal Marines Corps of Drums and Top Secret Drum Corps | The Bands of HM Royal Marines – If you know any percussionists please share this with them. @RMBandService


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast


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

Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn by Sanjay Sarma with Luke Yoquinto

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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