Reform-Driven Policy Logic / Great Science Resources / Discounts For Teachers

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am Eastern US time.

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The Practical Importance of Knowing the Logic of a Reform-Driven Policy: A Primer for Educators. Reform brand names go in and out of style swiftly. @LarryCuban

Eight Great Science Resources – I’m familiar with most of them and they are all good. @TCEA @SciShow @8Amber8

Where to Take Advantage of Discounts for Teachers – Ace the school year with special, teachers-only perks—like cheap software, phone plans, and classroom supplies. @l0uryn @WIRED

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Two Ways to Create Simple and Focused Websites – Why not have your students showcase their work on their own website? @rmbyrne @carrd @Seesaw @spaces_edu


Airline Hub and Route Geography – If you fly at all you will find this interesting. It’s an example of how a big problem gets solved. Geography King via @YouTube



NY schoolchildren can’t read — yet state leaders refuse to act. What’s happening in school district/state? @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D minor on the glass harp – This is insane. I love this piece. It was the first piece in Disney’s “Fantasia.” GlassDou via @YouTUbe


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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