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Four Ways to Promote Executive Functioning Skills – Middle and high school teachers can build activities that foster students’ executive functioning skills into their daily routines. @RHSGiants411 @edutopia

Best of 2022 – A Calendar of SEL Activities – The website called Kikori provides hundreds of free social-emotional learning activities that you can do with students of all ages. @KikoriApp @rmbyrne

Tom Scott experimented with new 3D tech that allows one to conduct robotic surgery on themselves. They use an MRI to 3D print your guts which they then operate on. This is a great science lesson for middle school on up. @tomscott

Vision Loss

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How to Use Your Smartphone to Cope With Vision Loss – As one with some vision loss, I rely more on my technology than ever. @IamSimonHill @WIRED


The Wilcraft is an ice fishing house on four wheels and was created by a Minnesota man. This is a vehicle that operates on land, in the water, and on ice. It keeps you warm and allows you to move if the fish aren’t biting. @kare11

Online Learning


Five ways to create a stellar online elementary learning program – Starting an online elementary program may feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be–here are some tips to gets yours off the ground. @robinwinderhc @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Six13 – Elton Johnukah Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, hello #Chanukah! Our last homage to a Piano Man went so well we thought we’d celebrate one of our most joyous holidays with a tribute to another timeless entertainer, the great Sir Elton John himself. @Six13Sings @EltonJohn


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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