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Inspire Students with AR All Year Long. What if you could help inspire your students to discover exciting careers they never thought possible? @ShakeUpLearning

In-Class Reading
Making In-Class Reading More Engaging in Middle and High School – Deep thinking and active collaboration aren’t mutually exclusive. These strategies extend silent reading by centering student engagement. @MarcusLuther6 @edutopia

Whatever Happened to School Lunches?This is a cool story of the history of school lunches and breakfasts. What does your district do? @LarryCuban


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How AI threatens to make traditional college degree ‘obsolete’ – The golden standard of the bachelor’s degree is in peril as artificial intelligence rapidly advances and employers seek workers who are well-versed in that technology. @brookenkato @nypost


How We Solved the Greatest Riddle In Navigation – I should have learned this in school, but I didn’t. @okaytobesmart



Stop asking for feedback. Start asking for advice. You need someone telling you what they think. It’s not always easy to get. @DanielPink

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Oklahoma State Brass Quintet Does J.S. Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor – If you like this piece, you will love this version. @okstate @messiahph


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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