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Preventing Polarization: 50 Strategies for Teaching Kids About Empathy, Politics, and Civic Responsibility Kindle Edition – by Michelle Blanchet and Brian Deters – Are you ready to break down conflict and build consensus on polarizing topics? The Kindle edition is currently free. I just ordered the paperback to summarize here. @Educatorslab @markbarnes19

Dropping Out
Top 15 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Dropping Out of College – Many students face challenging situations that make them consider dropping out of college. This is a WINNER! @IvyPanda3

50 Things Every High School Senior Should Try – If you find yourself slacking off and not sure what to do with your time, this list could be helpful. @sstudentsblog


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

AI bot ChatGPT outperforms students on Wharton MBA exam: professor. Christian Terwiesch, an expert on innovation management at the top-tier business school, wrote a paper titled “Would Chat GPT3 Get a Wharton MBA?” @arielzilber @nypost



Should you replace your gas stove with an induction cooktop? Here’s what you need to know Induction stoves are far better than traditional electric ranges—and far less toxic than their gas counterparts. @adele_peters @FastCompany

What Could I Do


Pinkcast 4.31. This is how to solve problems more effectively with one simple change. The study mentioned in this Pink cast is “Does Could Lead to Good? On the Road to Moral Insight,” conducted by Ting Zhang, Joshua D. Margolis, and Francesca Gino. @francescagino @TingZhangUK @jtmargolis @DanielPink

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Google Translate Sings: “You’re Welcome” from Moana (PARODY). @missmalindakat @TxdTranslations @SingKingKaraoke @jmkatzenstein


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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