Social Emotional Book Club / Boost Math Skills / Grapes & Brain Health

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Book Club
How a social emotional learning book club can cut across cliques and connect kids – Kids naturally have emotional responses to what they read. Teachers can tap into that. @KaraNewhouse @Awhitewater @MindShiftKQED

Math Skills
Boost math skills with Eedi! Explore how a combination of chatbots, an online platform and tutors can help to close the math achievement gap. @ClassTechTips

Benefits of Grapes for Brain Health – Anytime to hear about results fro a study you need to know who funded the study. @nutrition_facts


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How Will Twitter Change Under a New CEO? With Musk remaining as both executive chair and CTO, there’s unlikely to be a significant deviation away from his original plans. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson


Did Humans Evolve To Only Eat Plants? Let’s Debunk Some Common Lies About Veganism. The internet is full of people aggressively arguing for and against a vegan diet, but we can actually settle some of these arguments with data. @AsapSCIENCE @BsaGrant

Sp Ed


Special Education Myth Busting – At least 85% of students with disabilities can learn and achieve on grade level. @Think_Inclusion @Getting_Smart

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

What You Know@Gapingvoid

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Zadok the Priest – Handel Electrifies the Coronation!. If you watched the coronation of King Charles III you heard this. It really kicks. via The Music Professor on YouTube


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

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

Critical Issues in Democratic Schooling: Curriculum, Teaching, and Socio-Political Realities by Kenneth Teitelbaum

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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