Better Field Trip Design / Getting a Summer Job / Billionaires & School Reform

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Field Trip
Getting the Most Out of Museum Field Trips – A plan to give students agency over what they learn while visiting a museum creates a significantly more beneficial experience. @saintfester @edutopia

How to get a summer job as a student – Here are tips for choosing the right summer job, where to find summer jobs, and strategies for applying for a summer job. @KatieHabits @_feedspot

School Reform
Billionaires’ Love Affair with School Reform Beyond the occasional admission of a mistake, foundation officials are unaccountable for their errors. @LarryCuban


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Supercharge Your ChatGPT Prompts With Auto-GPT. The new tool basically transforms ChatGPT into a virtual assistant to help you manage projects, run a marketing campaign, and more. @WIRED @davidnield


The Science of Gardening -As s kid I grew my own garden. It was a great learning experience and I ate stuff I wouldn’t have otherwise eaten because I grew it. @rmbyrne @SciKidsAcademy



Six Truths About Technology in Education – This is A.J. Juliani’s keynote at the University of Pennsylvania Literacy Network’s Winter Symposium. @ajjuliani

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Who pays the lowest taxes in the US? There’s a common myth about who pays their fair share, and who doesn’t. @voxdotcom


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Valedictorians at the Gate: Standing Out, Getting In, and Staying Sane While Applying to College by Becky Munsterer Sabky

Plays Well With Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrongby Eric Barker

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

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 

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

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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