Online Exit Tickets / Free Elementary Websites / Inclusive Bathroom Design

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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Three Great Ways to Create Online Exit Ticket Activities – Learn more about Ziplet, Formative, and ClassPoint in the blog posts listed here. @rmbyrne @getziplet @goformative @ClassPointIo

Elem Sites
Ten Great Free Websites for Elementary School – On the hunt for free websites you can use in your elementary classroom? There’s a ton out there, especially for helping kids learn and practice literacy and math skills. @NYSCATE @Storybird @PBSKIDS @ngkteachersuk @RWTnow @LearnZillion @zearned @scratch @Biblionasium

Inclusive and Homelike Bathrooms – Standard toilet room stalls–open at the top and bottom–lack privacy, and are a major cause of anxiety. @Getting_Smart @randyfielding


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Best iPad Accessories – These are some of our favorite stands, cases, keyboards, and Pencils, no matter which iPad you have. @JulianChokkattu @WIERD



How to quickly create narrated videos to share with students, colleagues, and families – Ready to take your video creation to the next level? If you’re looking for a way to add your voice to videos you create for students, it might be easier than you think. @narakeet @ClassTechTips

Science Skills


Seven Quick Tips to Help Your Child Retain Science Skills – This purpose of this article is to enable every parent to help their child retain and grow their science skills. @Talentnook

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Better Leader


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Visualization Of The Scale Of Planets In Our Solar System Might Make You Feel Small And Insignificant. Note that this model also shows relative spin rates. I only wish that it included the other big moons in the solar system. @physicsJ


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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