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How Dora Palfi is preparing girls to become tech’s future leaders – Encouraging more girls to study coding and other STEM subjects starts with making these subjects easier for teachers to integrate, FETC speaker says. @dorapalfi @Zalaznick

Student Apps
Best apps for students in 2023 – Before the new semester gets going, take some time and download these apps to make your days go smoother. @StudentUniverse @Harshad_Jadhav_

Six Essential Predictions for the Education Market in 2023 – Coming Financial Pressures, Ongoing Cultural Fights, and Persistent Staffing Woes Will Challenge Companies. @EdWeekSCavanagh @emmakatefittes @EdMarketBrief


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

‘Learning to see and learning to read’: Artificial intelligence enters a new era. For artificial intelligence to realize its potential, computers will need to surpass us at two things that we humans do pretty well: see the world around us and understand our language. @astrogasparini @UCSC_SciCom @Princeton @_FelixHeide_ @ZhongingAlong @danqi_chen @karthik_r_n @prfsanjeevarora @ryan_p_adams @adjiboussodieng @orussakovsky


California faces a double whammy of a bomb cyclone, ‘Pineapple Express’ for ‘brutal’ storm threat. There are two videos here. Start with the second one that features a short explanation of why it’s called the pineapple express. @ScottSeattleWx @FOX13Seattle @FOXWeather



The mindset that brings unlimited willpower – Many people believe willpower is fixed and finite. Yet powerful strategies exist that can help us increase it. @d_a_robson @ZoeLFrancis @PlittyC @BBC


Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Twemty Inspirational Quotes to Start off 2023 – Thank you George Couros for this twenty for the price of one post. @gcouros

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Andy Varipapa’s Bowling Trick Shots From 1948 Stand The Test Of Time. These are amazing. I remember watching this guy bowl on TV when I was growing up in the 1950s. @BowlingCityUae


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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