Connect With the Real World / Win Over Reluctant Readers / A Kindness Passion Project

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

The Twitter names next to each link belong to the authors, publications, and the people who bring them to my attention.

The Knowledge Society on Connecting Students with Real World Problems – The explore stage is essential. Here, prioritize exposure over learning. @tksworldhq @Getting_Smart

Proven classroom strategies for winning over reluctant readers – Creating a lifelong reader begins with our classroom community. @LynneRDorfman @brenkrupp

A Kindness Passion Project for Elementary School – This project integrates technology and SEL to show students that they can add kindness to their communities. @tamaraletter @Edutopia


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The ‘Godfather of AI’ Has a Hopeful Plan for Keeping Future AI Friendly. Geoffrey Hinton left Google so he could speak more freely about AI’s dangers. He argues that building analog computers instead of digital ones might keep the technology more loyal. @StevenLevy @WIRED @geoffreyhinton



The $105 Trillion World Economy, Visualized – With a predicted GDP of $26.9 trillion for 2023, the US remains the world’s largest economy. @darcymiajimenez



Four engaging assessment ideas for middle and high school – Varying assessments can not only engage students, but assist educators in collecting more datapoints on students’ skills that may flourish within different assessment types. @MatthewKlooste1 @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

America’s Favorite Music Genres, Ranked – Where does yours and your kid’s rank? @darcymiajimenez @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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