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Some Schools Are Prioritizing More Sleep for Kids. Is It Making a Difference? Despite public skepticism about changing school start times, evidence from schools that have made the plunge seems clear: It leads to better rested, more motivated students. @borywrites @edutopia

The Ultimate Guide to Using Grants to Fund New Technology for K-12 Schools – At first glance, choosing to revitalize your school district by adopting new educational technology can feel like an insurmountable hill to climb. @OtusK12 @_feedspot

Teaching Writing In An Artificial Intelligence World – A Master Course from John Warner @biblioracle @ajjuliani

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Instagram Tests New Memories Prompts to Re-Ignite User Engagement. Instagram’s trying out a new way to prompt users to re-share their old posts, with a ‘Memory’ Story prompt now showing up in some users’ feeds. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day


Geddy Lee on How He Became the Bassist for Rush | The Big Interview – The lesson here is that if you find something your are good at you should run with it. @rushtheband



Five math resources to boost student inquiry – When students are truly engaged in inquiry, they are able to construct deep knowledge and understanding rather than just passively receiving information. @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Hugh Jackman Explains Why He Turned Down The Chance To Be James Bond. – I saw Hugh in “The Music Man.” In my view, he is the best when it comes to singing, dancing, and acting. @RealHughJackman @HowardStern


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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