Scott McLeod on Building Capacity / Best Plays for High School / Test Your Mobility

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Dr. Scott McLeod on Leadership for Deeper Learning – Vision is important, but it can’t succeed without capacity building. @mcleod @tvanderark

35 Best Plays for High Schools in 2023: The Ultimate List – I prefer musicals, but some high schools still do plays. This looks like a good list. @stayinformedg

15 Mobility Tests to Make Sure You’re Aging A-Okay – From trunk rotations to ankle flexes, these moves are quick, simple and free to try. @TANNERGARRITY @InsideHook @center4fiction


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Teaching Search Strategies to History Students – Buy this e-book by May 1, 2023 and get into a free webinar with the author on May 2, 2023. @rmbyrne



The War on Passwords Enters a Chaotic New Phase. The transition from traditional logins to cryptographic passkeys is getting messy. But don’t worry—there’s a plan. @lilyhnewman @WIRED

Comp Sci


Four resources to differentiate computer science instruction – Computer science topics offer simple opportunities to differentiate instruction–edtech can make these concepts even more accessible to students. @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Cartoons about Teachers and Students Asking Questions during Lessons – But exactly how many questions do teachers ask? A two-decade-old research article summarized research on teacher questioning. @LarryCuban


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Plays Well
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

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 

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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