What is inflation? / How to Work While Going to School / Population Change by County

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

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What is inflation? Inflation has a huge impact on our money, and how far it goes. Here’s an overview of what inflation is, how it works and how it impacts you. Kids in middle school on up can handle this. @SaveTheStudent @LB1899 @_feedspot

How to Work While Going to School – How to Work in College does a good job of trying to help viewers understand the importance of scheduling their time and it provides some tips for blocking distractions when it is time to focus on school work. @TheCrashCourse @rmbyrne

DEMOGRAPHICSMapped: A Decade of Population Growth and Decline in U.S. Counties. This map, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, shows a decade of population movement across U.S. counties, painting a detailed picture of U.S. population growth between 2010 and 2020. How is your county doing? @VisualCap @NickRoutley


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Cops Will Be Able to Scan Your Fingerprints With a Phone. Get ready for the rise of contactless fingerprinting, which uses a phone camera to capture your prints. @mattburgess1 @WIRED


Here Are Several Guaranteed Ways To Never Feel Tired Again. If your high school starts early you need to read this. @AsapSCIENCE @khalid48771580

Summaer Learning


How 7 educators are accelerating summer learning – Summer learning doesn’t have to be a drag–here’s how educators are creating engaging and educational programs for their students. @ScienceFellow @julieywilkerson @WilliamGideonJr @HollyJMitchell @cvkhoury @mpitremartin @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The guy who put electric strings on his acoustic guitar. I don’t play as well as this guy, but I want to try this. @igusaseiji


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

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 – X!) 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

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer

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 – It’s popular to say that hybrid learning is negatively impacting poor students who generally attend schools with lots of discipline issues. Is it possible that some poor kids who make a serious effort to learn aren’t the big winners? There may be stresses at home, but not many bullies. @DrDougGreen @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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