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Traditional Classroom
Ten Practical Ways To Transform The Traditional Classroom – They work in most grade levels, in most schools, in most situations. @ajjuliani

A Great Alternative to Quizlet – It’s a tool that you can use to create flashcards from scratch or by importing a document and letting Knowt automatically generate flashcards for you. @getknowt @rmbyrne

Honors Classes
Honors Classes In High School: All you need to know – The honor classes in high school are academic endeavors that will challenge and help you succeed in college even from your application level. @stayinformedg

Screen Time

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Too much screen time is turning our kids into boring beasts. Your kid is getting way too much screen time, and you know it. It’s time to do something about it. @karol @nypost

Meaningful Learning


The Three pillars of meaningful learning – Students don’t come to classrooms with empty heads–they want learning to be meaningful and relevant to their goals and interests. @JamieGMac @VAInstitute @eschoolnews



Author talked to 70 parents of highly successful adults—here are five phrases they always said to their kids. The things that parents say to their kids can either encourage and give them confidence or lower their self-esteem and hold them back in life. @MargotBisnow @CNBCMakeIt

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Great Work@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Best Damn Female Guitarists The World Has to offer! I love watching ladies rock. @CRAVE_Guitars


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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