Create Bold Historical Thinkers / GPT-4, TikTok, & Learning / Blueberries, Diabetes, & DNA

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Turn Students Into Bold Historical Thinkers. By collapsing the distance between historical eras and the present day, we motivate students to ask hard questions and dig deeper into the past. @edutopia @borywrites


Can GPT-4 and TikTok usher in a new learning frontier? From career development to personal enrichment, the integration of AI and TikTok can help create a culture of continuous learning and growth. @eschoolnews

Can Blueberries Help with Diabetes and Repairing DNA? A famous pair of Harvard studies involved so many people over such long a time that they’ve accumulated millions of person-years of data. @nutrition_facts


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Real Risks in Google’s New .Zip and .Mov Domains – While the company’s new top-level domains could be used in phishing attacks, security researchers are divided on how big of a problem they really pose. @lilyhnewman @WIRED



Play Your Dates Right – A History Timeline has many great online game templates for history teachers to use. @classtools @rmbyrne



Poetry is everywhere: Strategies for teaching poetry through music, murals and more. Poetry is a mindfulness practice. @ClintSmithIII @TheAtlantic @MindShiftKQED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets>Future@Leadershipfreak

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Engineering of the Drinking Bird – This is a great science lesson that should grab attention for upper elementary on up. @engineerguytwit


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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