Stop Negative Self-Talk / How to Compare / Guide On the Ride

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Stop hurting your own feelings: Tips on quashing negative self-talk – Negative self-talk can get in the way of creating strong relationships with ourselves and others. @NPRLifeKit @MindShiftKQED

Norway and Sweden Compared – This is a brilliant example of how to compare two similar things. @beatmastermatt

Forget Guide on the Side…Students Need a Guide on the Ride. You may have missed it along the way, but your class has a story. You might have been caught up in the everyday grind, or overwhelmed, or possibly just enjoying the moment…but your class and your school have a story. @ajjuliani


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Power of Libraries and Social Media
Many libraries are trying to figure out how to utilize social media best, and the Library of Congress seems to have it figured out. @SJSUiSchool @_feedspot


Lewis & Clark: Explorers of the New Frontier | Full Documentary – If you know a teacher who teaches American History, share this. It’s 43 min long, so it should fit in a secondary class. It’s great for a day when the teacher is out. @biography

The Fibonacci Numbers Hiding in Strange Spaces – Recent explorations of unique geometric worlds reveal perplexing patterns, including the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio. @slomanleila @WIRED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Axis of Awesome – 4 Four Chord Song – This is a funny demonstration how most hit songs only use four chords. WARNING: Get ready for a few f-words. @axisofawesome


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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