Students Who Think Different / Metaverse Lerning Benefits / Why the East Part of Cities Are Poorer

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do with Fresh Content Every Weekday and post around 8:00 am eastern US time.

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Teaching Digital Citizenship to Students Who Learn and Think Differently – Make sure all students have a chance to build these essential skills. @CommonSenseEd


Six benefits of immersive learning with the metaverse – The metaverse helps students enjoy more engaging lessons and greater autonomy–and also offers significant accessibility benefits. @eschoolnews @ViewSonic

Why the East Ends of (Most) Cities are Poorer – This is humorous and contains some serious scientific reasoning. @HalfInteresting @skillshare

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

The Happiest Colleges In The US, Based On Students’ Selfies – Using AI to detect students’ smiles in geotagged photos, ranked America’s twenty happiest colleges. Who doesn’t want to go to a happy college? @darcymiajimenez @digg



James Webb Space Telescope captures supernova starts with an explosion of cosmic dust. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope does it again – this time capturing the sights as a star starts to explode. @WeatherHx @foxweather



Memorable Feedback: Lessons from Cognitive Psychology in Retrieval Practice – A wealth of research demonstrates that learning is strengthened during retrieval. @rmcenta @bbrunsm

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

aroon 5 – Memories | One Voice Children’s Choir Cover – Share with your school’s music teachers. I bet your kids can do this. @1VoiceChildrens


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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