Social/Emotional Learning / Online Global High School / Cool Father’s Day Gifts

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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Four engaging strategies that promote student social/emotion learning (SEL) – Opportunities to integrate SEL into the classroom help students gain the creativity, compassion, and grit to succeed. @TerraTarango @eschoolnews @VAInstitute

Sal Khan partners with Arizona State University to Launch New Online Global High School. Khan World School @ ASU Prep will open its virtual doors to enthusiastic 9th-grade students from around the world in August 2022. @Benzinga @SocietyofKhan @ASU

35 Father’s Day Gifts for the Dependable Dad in Your Life – Forget the tie and surprise Dad this year. From mechanical keyboards to electric scooters, we’ve got the best gifts right here. @WIRED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

AI-enabled tech is the key to delivering personalized learning. In order to turn learning loss into learning gain, we need bots that serve as personal tutors. By: Ramesh Balan and Ericka Johnson-Allen @EJohnsonAllen @DA_PapumPare

Music & Brain


How playing an instrument benefits your brain – When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. Your students should watch this. @Grace_OT @TED-Ed

Triple E


Impact of Flipped Classroom Approach on Students’ Learning in Post-Pandemic: A Survey Research on Public Sector Schools – This is a bit long but worth a read if you are considering flipping at your school. @Hindawi

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Take Action@GCouros @melrobbins

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How to Make Homemade Sauerkraut – A Delicious Probiotics Rich Side Dish for Gut Health – I make my own fermented vegetables. They taste good and are high end healthy food. You should put some on every salad. @WorldHealthScot


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

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 – X!) 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

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

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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