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Tech Tips

Seven best practices from educators and IT leaders – Educators are always willing to lend a helping hand–here are tips, strategies, and goals from classroom teachers, educators, and IT experts. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

The Best Arena To See A Live NBA Game In, Ranked – This data display is worth a look even if you are not an NBA fan. @jaredrusso @digg

Hawaii’s Forgotten Islands – This nine-minute video helps you understand the geography and the geology of this amazing chain of volcanic islands. It is paradise. @SignoreGalilei


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence Shuts Down Its Namesake News Division. BuzzFeed News, which won a Pulitzer Prize but never made money, is “beginning the process of closing,” the company’s founder, Jonah Peretti, said in a memo to employees. The company’s audience has been described as left-leaning. @BenMullin @katie_robertson @nytimes


How Are The Different Strains Of Weed Different? This Cannabis Scientist Has Answers. This is very interesting. There are lots of good questions and answers. @BsaGrant @WIRED



AI for Educators Membership – Designed for teachers and educators passionate about staying ahead of the curve, this membership offers a unique, curated monthly experience that will keep you up-to-date on the latest AI trends and tools for the classroom. @ClassTechTips

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Concerts Sound A Lot Better Now, And The Explanation Is Simple – This is a good science lesson that music fans will like. @BsaGrant @WIRED


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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