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How to support student agency – This simple strategy makes a huge difference in student learning outcomes–here’s how to leverage it for student success. via Steve Walsh @eschoolnews

Why schoolyards are a critical space for teaching about — and fighting — extreme heat and climate change. Transforming schoolyards into green, shaded spaces fosters STEM learning and empowers students. @NimahGobir @MindShiftKQED

How To Pick The Best Broccoli At The Grocery Store – Broccoli is on of the best foods you can eat. Here are simple tips for buying the best. @fruitnerd


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

ChatGPT Guide for Teachers – OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, just unveiled a new teacher guide. @ShakeUpLearning



The Happiest States In The US, Ranked – WalletHub compared the 50 states on 30 key metrics — from share of adult depression to the average number of work hours — to find out where in the US people are happiest. How happy is your state? @darcymiajimenez @wallethub

Would You Survive Falling Into Piranha-Infested Waters? Kids should find this TED Ed video interesting. @TED_ED @darcymiajimenez digg



Struggling students? Let them fail — and teach them to overcome obstacles. This is an opinion piece from the conservative New York Post. What do you and your kids think? via Jordan Lance @nypost

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Adam Sandler Has An Incredibly Good Axl Rose Impression. This old “Saturday Night Live” sketch parodying “We are the World” as “Musicians for Free-Range Chickens” also has Phil Hartman as Michael McDonald and Dana Carvey. @jaredrusso @digg @SNL


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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