Student Innovation Finalists / The Benefits of Beans / Revisiting “The Little Prince”

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Which teams were selected as finalists invited to the Innovation Summit? I was a judge for this event. Check out the kids and their innovations who made the finals. @ConradChallenge

Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease – As a vegan, I rely on a lot of beans for protein. I’m very healthy and never sick. I never took a sick day in my life! @nutrition_facts

Little Prince
Reconnecting With Wisdom From ‘The Little Prince’ – Having had the opportunity to reread the work with her son recently in English, Starr Sackstein has been reminded and moved by the big lessons in the story’s simplicity. @mssackstein


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Twitter Looks to Make TweetDeck a Twitter Blue Exclusive Feature. This is bad news for me as I use Tweetdeck every day. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson


Why The US Doesn’t Use Bidets – We could save a lot of trees if we started to use them. I enjoy using them when I go to Europe. @darcymiajimenez @weird_hist @digg



Teens feel hopeless, and suicidal more than ever, CDC warns. Consider sharing this with your kids and asking them how they feel. @AdrianaDiaz @nypost

Inspirational/Funny TweetsEGO@tim_fargo


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

An ex-Russian spy gives seductive manipulation tips can get you any man. There is some s\psychology here that anyone looking for love can use. @AliiaRoza @nypost


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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