Integrate SEL Into Elementary Math / A More Welcoming Classroom / Reduce Teacher Stress

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Three Activities That Integrate SEL Into Elementary Math – When social and emotional learning is woven into core math curriculum, elementary students can grow in their math skills, social awareness, and emotional literacy—all at the same time. @edutopia

Using Photos to Create a More Welcoming Classroom – By dedicating space to pictures of students learning in your classroom, you help ensure that everyone feels like a part of the group. Rachel Fuhrman via @edutopia

Five strategies to reduce teacher stress and improve retention – Reducing the stress that teachers face is critical in helping them achieve success and ensuring teachers remain in their positions. @eschoolnews @AlKingsley_Edu @NetSupportGroup


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk Announces Grok, a ‘Rebellious’ AI With Few Guardrails. xAI, Elon Musk’s new company, claims to have built a powerful language model with cutting-edge performance in just two months. @willknight @WIRED @elonmusk



How To Fight Cognitive Decline By Weight Training Focused On Strength – Research suggests that getting stronger through resistance training is beneficial for cognitive performance in older adults. @joellealedu



How Artificial Intelligence Can Help HR – I believe that hiring the right people should be the highest priority for education’s leaders. This may help. @FerminTalksWork

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How the USA’s Oldest Guitar Company Makes $2800 Instruments – This is a look into the Martin Guitar Factory in Nazareth, PA. I have been there and I strongly recommend a visit. I am also a proud owner of a Martin Guitar and Ukulele. The ukuleles are made in their Mexican factory. @BusinessInsider @MartinGuitar


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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