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Online Learning

Four tips for online learning success in schools – School leaders can use these tips to increase the impact and successful outcome–and fully leverage the power–of virtual learning. @HNga109 @eschoolnews

‘Keep those diaries’: Strategies for centering student voices and improving reflection habits – Preserving memories is important because things that were new and significant eventually become normalized, and it’s easier to forget about them altogether. @NimahGobir @MindShiftKQED

The Problem With Spinning Spacecraft – To send astronauts on long-term space missions, it’ll take rotating habitats to produce artificial gravity. But that’s trickier than you might think. @rjallain @WIRED

Olivia Dunne

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

LSU gymnast Olivia Dunne fires back at New York Times over ‘sex sells’ story. Olivia Dunne, who boasts more than two million Instagram followers, frequently shares photos of herself on the platform, where she can be seen modeling everyday wear, swimsuits, or her LSU leotards. @jmhendricks88 @nypost


Here’s Carl Sagan’s Final Speech From ‘Cosmos,’ On Science And Humanity – This 6:40 minute video should be shown to all science students from middle school on up. @Digg



Tess Talks with Monique McPherson. Monique is a hypnotherapist and the warrior mum of three wonderful boys and two wonderful girls. She specializes in supporting people with weight loss and sugar addiction. @lawrie_dr

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Jeff Beck and ZZ Top do Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons.” “Sixteen Tons” is a song written by Merle Travis about a coal miner based on life in the mines of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Ernie Ford has a number 1 hit with it in 1955. These guys make it seem fresh. @ZZTop @jeffbeckmusic


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Kids Who Aren'T Assholes

How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes: Science-Based Strategies for Better Parenting from Tots to Teens by Melinda Wenner Moyer

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

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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