Reading Science / Remote Instruction: Boon, Bust, or the Future / HPV Vaccine for Boys

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Teacher helps implement the science of reading ‘one bite at a time.’ Indiana is in the midst of a statewide push to train more teachers in the science of reading with the goal of improving literacy rates. @eschoolnews @Chalkbeat

Covid School Closures and Reliance on Remote Instruction: Boon, Bust, or a Peek into the Future? The recent UNESCO report on the widespread use of computers during school closures across the globe takes a position seldom heard in the U.S. @LarryCuban

This Vaccine Protects Against Cancer—but Not Enough Boys Are Getting It. The HPV vaccine can effectively prevent a range of cancers if administered at the right age. But boys still can’t access it in most countries. @gracefbrowne @WIRED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Chromebook Accessibility Tools for ALL Learners – Discover the art of tailoring Chromebook accessibility tools to your needs. @specialtechie @ShakeUpLearning



Viagra could slash risk of Alzheimer’s disease by 60%. Is it time to ask your doctor about this? Also, check on any side effects. @SteinbergBrooke @nypost



Three best practices to create a STEM-focused school – An educator shares tips and strategies to help students build STEM skills for career and life. @CLF_CLF

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

“Cliffs of Dover”-(Eric Johnson) Acoustic Bluegrass Version By Aaron Jaxon – This is insane. Here is the original. @aaronjaxonband @EJUpClose


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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