The Best Gamified Reading App / Is it Lust or Love? / Fun Turkey Facts – Thank a Vet

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Reading Apps
How to Choose the Best Gamified Reading App – What is gamification? In the education space, we use the term gamification to describe the process of turning a traditional learning experience into an activity that feels more like a game. @ClassTechTips

Six signs you’re in lust not love | Under the Covers with Danica Daniel – This looks like good advice for high school students on up. @TheDanicaStar @nypost

Fun Facts About Turkeys – And a Digital Turkey Project – Share this with and elementary teachers and students that you know. @SciShowKids @rmbyrne


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Anti-Bullying Apps Are Popular. But Do They Work? Tech promises to help defeat bullying, but larger and glaringly obvious problems remain. @WIRED @CBWymanWriter


Canada and The United States Compared – This is an excellent lesson for upper elementary on up. Share with social studies teachers and students you know. @beatmastermatt



The Ten Best Paying Jobs in Finance Consumer Services in 2023 – This is a bit long, but it’s something that high school student thinking about a career in finance should read. Parents and teachers can also use this to advise students. @stayinformedg

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

I’ll Fly Away – The Cotton Pickin Kids – This band is composed on six siblings, the oldest of which is only 19 with their dad on bass. They are good and so cute. @vivs1man


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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