In School Girls Rule / 7 Things About Volcanos / Making Tofu From Scratch

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50 years ago, the U.S. government prohibited discrimination in education on the basis of sex. Now, women earn more than 57 percent of all bachelor’s degrees. @becky_koenig @EdSurge

Volcanoes have erupted in Mexico and Italy. Here are 7 things to know about volcanoes. It’s a reminder that volcanoes are beautiful, dangerous, and closer than we may realize. @voxdotcom

Let This Video Of An Old Lady Making Tofu From Scratch Soothe You. Feeling stressed? Want a moment of calm? This sweet old grandma is all the comfort you need in two minutes. @OddlySatisfying @Reddit


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How to Help Students Resist Their Phones and Develop Better Digital Habits – Excessive phone use can lead to depression and poor school performance, but building academic confidence can forge healthier habits. @Mr_Rablin @edutopia


A Comprehensive Look At How Fiber Optic Cables Are Installed In American Neighborhoods – This four-minute video might explain why your residence doesn’t have fiber yet. The splicing process is interesting. @Leif_Maginnis



The 100 greatest children’s books of all time – BBC Culture polled 177 books experts from 56 countries in order to find the greatest children’s books ever. @BBC_Culture

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Someone Replaced ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’ In ‘Dirty Dancing’ With ‘The Muppet Show’ Theme Song And Created A Masterpiece. The climactic dance scene in “Dirty Dancing” is dramatically improved with “The Muppets” theme song. @Pandamoanimum


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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