Build Students’ Networks / Summer Learning Tools / Analogies for Critical Thinking

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10 things schools need to do to build students’ networks – What will it take to ensure that all students, especially those furthest from opportunity, are on a path to promising and fulfilling careers? @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

Seven Summer Learning Tools Parents Should Know – Summer is in session but that doesn’t mean that learning needs to stop. @Rdene915 @Getting_Smart

Analogies – Because an analogy is a pattern established by the nature of the relationship between two things, there are an infinite number of analogies. @terryheickedu @TeachThought


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

It’s summer! How to protect your smartphones from overheating – Your smartphone hates the heat. @kimkomando @nypost



Sleeping in on the weekend could be bad for your health. I have always gotten up the same time every day and I never missed a day of work. @brookenkato @nypost


How to Get in the Flow – TED-Ed’s new lesson, How to Enter Flow State, explains why it can be difficult to enter a flow state. @rmbyrne @TED_ED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Woman Turns 600-Square-Feet Tiny Houseboat Into An Affordable Toronto Home With Full Amenities. I would love this. It’s 16 minutes, but you can jump around to see if faster. Joel Leal via @digg


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini@RobertCialdini

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

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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