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Strategic Walking by Dr. Doug Green – Walking is great exercise. Here are some guidelines to follow that make walking a safer experience. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

Team Quizzes: A Low-Risk, High-Yield Strategy – Quizzes in small groups can be a low-risk, high-yield learning strategy that also fosters collaboration skills in high school students. Jay Schauer via @edutopia

The School as a Whole Community Resource – The collaboration between schools and communities holds immense potential to enrich student learning while benefiting the community at large. Also see my summary of School-Linked Services.@MaryRuppenthal @Getting_Smart


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Millions of Workers Are Training AI Models for Pennies. From the Philippines to Colombia, low-paid workers label training data for AI models used by the likes of Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. @rowe_niamh @WIRED


How to Use AI to Create Fun Review Games – We know that retrieval of things we recently learned is a great way to enforce learning. You can also use Google’s Bard to make quizzes. @rmbyrne @Quizalizeapp



Five strategies to ignite student engagement – At its heart, student engagement is about tapping into students’ innate curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking skills. @jmacpherson4 @we_are_vaei

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Béla Fleck – Wheels Up (Live) – This is six+ minutes of Bela playing with some other first class musicians. @belafleckbanjo @SierraDawnHull @MCFlamekeeper @JustinMoses2


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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