How Teaching Should Change / Hidden Potential by Adam Grant / Advocate for student equity & belonging

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How Teaching Should Change, According to a Nobel-Prize-Winning Physicist – I listened to this podcast and recommend it for all teachers and administrators. @EdSurge @jryoung

Hidden Potential

Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things by Adam Grant – “I read [it] in one sitting, loved it, and have been thinking about it ever since…This is Adam Grant’s finest work—it will inspire you.”—Malcolm Gladwell @AdamMGrant @Wharton @Gladwell

How a true teacher hero advocates for student equity and belonging – Learn how this eSN K-12 Hero Awards Winner ensures that each and every student feels they have a place in school. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Cyberbullying: How to identify and handle online harassment. Almost half of U.S. students report they were bullied in some way online during the pandemic lockdown. @allconnect


How The Mississippi River Started – This is a great geography lesson for kids of any age. @JohnSnellFox8 @TomWVUE



Blue state suspends basic skills graduation requirement again, citing harm to students of color. This is from the conservative New York Post. I think, however, this could be a good topic for a discussion in a social studies or English class. @TheHannahRay @nypost @FoxNews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

10 Beatles Songs That Paul McCartney Hated – If you are a Beatles fan you will like this. @musicbox_usa


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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