Plug-and-Play Lesson Plans / Mindset Math Survey / Recycling Like Sweden

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15 Plug-and-Play Lesson Plans from Google – These are perfect for Back-to-School or ANY TIME of year. @ShakeUpLearning

How Our Math Mindsets Survey Helped Ease Students’ Fears Around Learning – This is one way to incorporate student voice. @KatieHale_.

How Sustainable is Sweden? I was just there and was amazed with a visit to a recycling facility. @planet_proof


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Generative AI Boom Could Fuel a New International Arms Race. Two new studies of the potential of text- and image-generating algorithms suggest they could add scary new scale and power to online disinformation campaigns. @willknight @WIRED


3D Printing Houses Can Cut Down Build Times By Six Weeks. These houses are still priced around $500K, but the move to automated construction has a lot of potential to cut costs. @BsaGrant



As more teens overdose on fentanyl, schools face a drug crisis unlike any other. Fentanyl was involved in the vast majority of all teen overdose deaths – 84% – in 2021. @ElissaNadworny @LeeVGaines @MindShiftKQED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How Adopting 80/20 Running Will Help You Exercise Again, Even After Stopping For Years. This rule aims to improve overall running performance and reduce the risk of injuries. @joellealedu


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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