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Can team teaching break the constraints of conventional schooling? Increasing teacher burnout, coupled with the increasing pressures on those who remain, is a problem we can’t afford to ignore. @ArnettTom @ChristensenInst @eschoolnews

Hybrid learning is here to stay–and so are pandemic technologies. Effective room management and flexible booking options help streamline challenges that come with increased hybrid learning options. MICAH REMLEY via eSchoolMedia

Where You Live Is As Important As What You Eat. Air quality, heat, and food in your neighborhood have a big influence on your health. Future urban design needs to take this into account. @redique @WIRED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

TikTok is Experimenting With 15-Minute Uploads. The formerly short-form video app is experimenting with a new 15-minute upload option, extending on the current 10-minute video limit. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day



Virginia high school student creates soap to fight skin cancer, is awarded $25K: ‘Remarkable effort’. Heman Bekele, who attends W.T. Woodson High School in the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) system, was crowned “America’s Top Young Scientist” and awarded $25,000 after winning this year’s 3M Young Scientist Challenge. @MelissaRudy @FoxNews @nypost



Purposeful play helps kids learn–here’s how to integrate it. Many teachers feel they can’t easily incorporate purposeful play into the classroom–but doing so is surprisingly easy. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets



Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

“Blues is life” for Grammy-winning musician Christone “Kingfish” Ingram. This is great. If you dig blues at all, check it out. Sorry about the commercial. @callmekingfish @60Minutes


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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