Fixing Fear of Missing Out (FONO) / High-Dosage Tutoring / They-Them?

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How to Deal with FOMO in College [+Turn It into JOMO] – FOMO: the fear of missing out. FOMO can cause significant stress, especially if a person is prone to anxiety or depression. @CusWriting @JuliaReedWriter

High-dosage tutoring is the best-known strategy for learning loss recovery. Is it actually happening? This federal tutoring campaign is based on some of the best evidence that education researchers have ever found for helping students who are behind grade level. @jillbarshay @hechingerreport @MindShiftKQED

Jeffree Star trashes pronoun culture: ‘They and them is made up s–t’ – This might be something for your students/children to consider and explain why they think the way they do. @SteinbergBrooke @nypost


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

31 new emojis are coming with your iPhone iOS 16.4 upgrade. You’ll soon have more passive-aggressive ways to respond to your boss beyond a thumbs-up with the release of these new emoji. @diazmadriana @nypost

Heat Pumps


Heat Pumps Sell Like Hotcakes on America’s Oil-Rich Frontier. In Alaska, people are flocking to buy electric appliances instead of fuel-guzzling furnaces as oil prices soar and temperatures plummet. @chrisbaraniuk @WIRED


Better Learning Podcast: The Recovering Perfectionist – It is always exciting to have the opportunity to talk about education topics with new folks, and this podcast conversation didn’t disappoint. @mssackstein

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, and Cool Stuff

Zadok the Priest — Choir of Westminster Abbey – The singing starts around 1:25. This is very majestic and is scheduled to be part of King Charles coordination. @finchbrown


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Kids Who Aren'T Assholes

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

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 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

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

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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