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Leadership
Strategies for Teaching Students Leadership Skills Leadership skills are essential in every career and setting., but not everyone has to be a leader. @stayinformedg @BASSEYJ72088589 @_feedspot

PBL
Project-Based Learning Does Not Have to Be a 6-8 Week Unit. The problem with these projects can be the recipe-like nature that happened when students began handing things in. @ajjuliani

iOS
The Top New Features in Apple’s iOS and iPadOS 16 – The latest versions for iPhones and iPads are now available, complete with a revamped lock screen, editable Messages, and Safety Check. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED @Apple

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Top Five Tips for Creating Instructional Videos – Over the years Richard Byrne has made more than 1,000 videos for his YouTube channel and nearly as many for his students. Here are five tips that he figured out along the way. @rmbyrne

Learning

Slavery – Summary on a Map – This animation charts slavery from 10,000 years ago to modern times where today there are more slaves than ever. @mbates_design Geo History YouTube

Math

Leadership/Parenting

Math scores mark historic declines across the country during COVID pandemic. Eighth-grade math scores plummeted in all states but Utah, where they held steady — with nearly four in 10 students in that age group performing below basic achievement levels in math, the NAEP report found. @cayla_bam @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Driving@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Why is it so hard to cure the common cold? This is an excellent TED Ed video for middle school on up. @TED_ED @antonbogaty @TheRealNeekola

Jooble

Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Ken's Book
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

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 – 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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