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Duel Coding
Use ‘Dual Coding’ to Study Twice As Effectively. This proven studying technique involves using two methods at once. @lifehacker @ellefs0n

Seven surprising ways the public library can help you save money – Everyone knows you can save money on books by checking them out at the library instead of buying them. But did you know that libraries can help you save on other things too? @audreynlnguyen @MindShiftKQED

We learn hate for Israel on TikTok and Instagram say young protesters. Young people tearing down posters of Israeli hostages and launching waves of anti-Israel demonstrations say they’re being fueled by thousands of pro-Palestinian videos, mainly on TikTok and Instagram. @DanaKennedyLive @nypost


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Apple issues urgent iPhone update — how and why to install it – Apple recently released a critical update for iPhone 15s — the tech giant’s latest smartphone — following reports of bugs linked to virtual payments and car-related uses. @AMitchReporting @nypost @Apple



Land Navigation at the Sawmill FTX – Why does a tactical competition have a land navigation event? If you can’t get there, nothing else matters. @keith_rutledge



Teaching Students How to Use AI Responsibly Rather than forbid students to use artificial intelligence, an English teacher shows them how they can use it in ways that support their learning. @sscoffield1 @edutopia

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Serve quote@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Classical music’s favorite chord progression = Share with any musicians and music students you know. David Bennett Piano via @YouTube


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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