Managing Your Time / Red Hot Jobs / Beware of Flushing

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Time is fleeting. Here’s how to stay on track with New Year’s goals. As we all dive into the new year with fresh resolutions, psychologists say managing our time is the place to start. @AubreyNPR @NPR

In NYC, these job areas are red hot — and training is available, too. Which jobs are hot where you live? @actbrilliant @nypost

Toilets spew invisible aerosol plumes with every flush – here’s the proof captured by lasers. Don’t flush and then pull up your pants. Pull up your pants, then flush and leave at the same time. @Salon

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Someone Unearthed These AT&T Advertisements From 1993 Predicting The Future Of Technology, And It’s Amazing How Much They Got Right. @ATT


How Brutal Were Aztec Punishments, Really? This is not for everyone. I think high school on up would work. Let me know what you think. @Nutty_History



The Secret to High Performing Teams, Embrace Failure. How you handle failure, what you learn from it and what you do next determines whether you can turn that failure into success. @VentureBeat

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Fear@ThisIsSethsBlog @bmoore_20

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

A bunch of retired seniors in their 60s, 70s and 80s, were asked about their biggest mistakes and regrets, and later offered life advice so that other people can avoid them. This all sounds like good advice to me and I’m in this age group. @Sprouht_


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Kids Who Aren'T Assholes

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

Can You Learn to Be Lucky? Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Staff

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

180 Moving Forward past the Pandemic with Dr. Doug Green – On October 4, 2021, I was Kim Mattina’s guest on her weekly show. Please join us for a discussion on what we can gain from our pandemic experiences as educators.

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Sibony, & Cass Sunstein

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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