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73 Questions With A Former IVY LEAGUE ADMISSIONS OFFICER | New York Times Published Author – If you know any high school students or parents of high school kids, be sure to share this. The big takeaway is Do Something that makes you stand out. Middle school students should watch this. CHeck out Becky’s Book Validictorians at the Gate. h3he@domcynthiaa

macOS Ventura: four new productivity toys – macOS 13 Ventura, coming in fall 2022, reinvents a couple of things. With a handful of new tools added to the pack, this release doubles down on productivity. @cleanmymac

6 Canned Foods You Should Buy And 6 You Shouldn’t – I read the ingredients on every label, and as a former chemistry teacher, I know what they are. Sugar has many names like dextrose, glucose, high fructose corn syrup, and sucrose. @MashedHQ

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Absolute Mad Lad Solves 10 Wordle Puzzles In 69 Seconds. Note his unusual starting word. How long does it take you to do ten Wordles? @AndrewYells


The four phases of retirement | Dr. Riley Moynes | TEDxSurrey – Share with anyone you know who is retired or approaching retirement. @TEDxSurrey @TEDTalks


Five ways to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain | Lisa Genova – I would start teaching in middle school how good sleep, a healthy diet, exercise, street control, and cognitive activity can prevent Alzheimer’s. @LisaGenova

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Life And Death of Keith Moon – He may have been the best drummer of his time, but he certainly inspired others who would be considered for this title. @_WeirdHistory_


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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