Self-Worth & Social Media / Discover Your Purpose / Math in Real Life Lessons

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Maintaining Your Self-Worth in the Age of Social Media – Often confused as either self-value or self-esteem, Sam Woolfe from the Healthy Place describes self-worth as the belief that you are valuable and loveable and therefore deserving of respect. @Strong365

How to Discover your Purpose – To discover your purpose is to identify the reason why you were created. @flashlearners

167 Math In “Real Life” Lessons – You will find lessons about how math is used to guide ships and calculating rates of travel in space. @rmbyrne @TED_ED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Review: Sony PSVR 2 – A pricey headset brings a whole new dimension to virtual reality. @LordRavenscraft @WIRED



The Most And Least EV-Friendly Cities In America, Ranked. I drive a plug-in hybrid and have good access to four free chargers one-half mile away. Many condos I have visited have nothing and are just starting to talk about it. @iseecars



THree ways telepractice helps combat burnout in special education – A more holistic approach to education staffing that includes telepractice holds the potential to reduce educator burnout and ease the workforce shortage. @eSN_Laura @VocoVision

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

These Financial Statistics Of The Average Person Are Eye-Opening. This is an excellent video for high school students on up. I’ve always been a saver and never had credit card debt. I now am comfortable in retirement. @Chris_invests


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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