History of Israel-Palestine Conflict / Internships Rule / Seaweed In Your Sofa

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History of Israel-Palestine Conflict – I light of the recent violence in this region, everyone from middle school on up should watch this. There may be some bias here, but I can’t detect any. @stoicinvestor_ #Gaza_Strip

Internships Rule at The Met, Where High School is a Matter of ‘Trial and Error.’ This is from an adviser at The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center, a legendary public high school universally known as The Met. @LarryCuban @gtoppo

The ‘Green’ Future of Furniture Is a Sofa Stuffed With Seaweed. Foam rubber—like the filling inside your couch—produces an enormous amount of CO2. A Norwegian company called Agoprene thinks seaweed could be the solution. DELLE CHAN via @WIRED

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

What happens if you don’t put your phone in airplane mode? Right now, invisible signals are flying through the air all around you. Lindsay DeMarchi and #SofiaPashaei via @TED_ED



This Handy Science Trick Will Help You Beat Your Friends In A Bar Bet. Give it a try and share it with science teachers and students you know. @museumofscience



From pencils to pixels: Tech is shaping the future of education – New and advancing technology tools can support the future of education by boosting engagement through interactivity. @eschoolnews @RadixCloud

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Sweet Child O’ Mine Bluegrass Cover | Thunder and Rain – This sarts with the musical hook on a mandolin followed by a great female singer. @erinnpeetlukes


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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