How to Help Anxious Children / One Travel Rule to Never Break / How to Start Birding

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How parents can recognize and help a child with anxiety – Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health concern in children. The rates of children with anxiety have been growing dramatically. parentingtranslator on Instagram @MindShiftKQED

A Solo Female Travel Influencer Has One Safety Rule She Never Breaks. You have to read down a ways to find it, but I totally agree, and I’m a single male. @HPUKPersonal

Here’s All the Gear You Need to Start Birding – This seems like a fun hobby for kids and families. SCOTT GILBERTSON via @WIRED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How AI Can Help Students Learn Digital Self-Regulation – Artificial Intelligence (AI) is more than just a buzzword; it’s changing the way we think about what is possible in education. @ClassTechTips @EdTech



The Cities And ZIP Codes That Complain The Most About Their Neighborhoods, Ranked – Many cities in the US offer the 311 phone number as a way for residents to report issues — like graffiti, trash dumping and flooding — in their neighborhood. This is also a cool way to display data. @MoverDB @darcymiajimenez @digg

Kids and News


How to talk to your kids about the war in Israel and what not to tell them – This looks like good advice to me. I don’t think I would let a child watch the news at this time. Although this is from Fox News, I don’t see any bias here. @maurmack @FoxNewsDigital @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Your don’t have to be a Handel fan to enjoy this. Play this for kids who aren’t into classical music yet. @luciehorsch @BojanCicic @AAMorchestra


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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