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CTE
Shop class sometimes boosts going to college, Massachusetts study finds. Today, students are actively choosing instead of being passively steered to shop classes, and white students are more likely to opt for a career and technical education high school program than Black students. @jillbarshay @hechingerreport @MindShiftKQED

Reading
How the Science of Reading Helps Navigate Today’s Reading Challenges – Reading teachers should all read this. Please share. @eschoolnews


Blastoff! NASA’s Artemis 1 moon rocket launches on historic first mission – This is the most powerful rocket ever. Elementary students did not see the last space shuttle launch 11 years ago. The solid rocket boosters jettison at the 4:45 mark. @NASA @videofromspace

World Cup

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Snapchat Launches New Features to Celebrate the 2022 World Cup. First up are Snap’s new face-paint-inspired team color Lenses, which provide a simple way to show your support in the app. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

Learning

Six Canned Foods You Should Buy and Six You Shouldn’t – Sardines galore, spaghetti mush, and mercury tuna — which canned foods are worth keeping and which of your preserved favorites get to hit the road to the dumpster? @MashedHQ

Leadership/Parenting

Three tips to help teachers boost creativity in their classrooms – Creativity belongs in all subject areas, and it can come to life in different ways in a second, seventh, or 11th-grade classroom. @ClassTechTips

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Status Quo@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Kids React to AC/DC This is so cute. As a retired elementary principal I love these kids. I’m also a big AC/DC fan. @react

Jooble

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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