Archive for the ‘Dr. Doug’s Twitter Service’ Category

Be Kinder to Yourself & Caring for Yourself / Pets Reduce Bullying

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Kinder to Yourself
Eight Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself in 2020 – With everything happening all the time, it’s easy to forget to take care of yourself. @TimHerrera @nytimes @alimons

Three Ideas For Taking Care of Yourself – If you don’t take care of yourself you won’t be any good for others. @gcouros @Joe_Castoro

How Pets Can Help Reduce Bullying – Pets and bullying are two topics one would not think to put together, but the fact is, pets can help play a major role in reducing bullying amongst kids. @KirkpatricM @docweighsin @carlaacarlson @LEAD_Coalition @NOH8Campaign

Social/Mobile Media Education

Playlists: A Path to Personalizing Learning. Do you don’t want to waste precious class time talking at students? Do you want to sit next to them and coach them as they develop skills and apply new information and provide real-time feedback? @Catlin_Tucker @taenos99

Learning

Why Do Planes Dump Jet Fuel In Mid-Air? On rare occasions, pilots will dump fuel in mid-air. Why do they do this? @AlexAppolonia @businessinsider @techinsider

Leadership/Parenting

Loop’s launch brings reusable packaging to the world’s biggest brands. A new initiative by a small company has compelled more than two dozen of the world’s biggest brands to begin testing reusable packaging. @makower @GreenBiz @Romdhanifaten @wef

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Opera

@gcouros

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

This Drag Race Between A Tesla Model 3 And A Zero SR/F Electric Motorcycle Is Extremely Fast. There’s so much torque here it shouldn’t be allowed. @InsideEVs

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Inside the Box

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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Bigger Purpose Motivation / AR & VR Apps / AI & Motion Tracking

Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Bigger PUrpose
How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn – Students often say that making money, attaining fame or pursuing a career that they enjoyed were important to them. Many also spoke of wanting to make a positive impact on their community or society. @ingfeichen @MindShiftKQED @verenanz

The Periodic Table Of IOS Apps For AR And VR – Turn your class loose and have them report back after the test an app. @ICTEvangelist @LevackTeachTech @kevinhoneycutt

Lego Finds An Inventive Way to Combine AI and Motion Tracking. The theme park, named Legoland New York Resort will be located in Goshen, New York, which is about 60 miles northwest of New York City and it will open on July 4, 2020. @zivljub @automeme @humanoid_info

AR/VR Tools

Social/Mobile Media Education

Five Worthwhile Augmented and Virtual Reality Tools – Interesting—and free—ways to use AR and VR in the classroom to create engaging learning experiences. @Ms_KatieNieves @edutopia @kevinhoneycutt @ICTEvangelist

Learning

How to Stretch Your Grocery Budget – My favorite is the one that says start a garden. This is a great learning activity for kids. @icsfblog

Leadership/Parenting

Schools Are Deploying Massive Digital Surveillance Systems. The Results Are Alarming. When schools start to look for suspicious social media posting they find a lot of false postives. @BenjaminBHerold @educationweek

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Sophia Lauren

@InterestingFol1

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

The Best Tech Of CES 2019: What Happened Next? Some of it is available and successful. Some not so much. @nickstatt @Verge

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Inside the Box

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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Brain & Art / AI & Talent Acquisition / Photosynthesis Time-Lapse

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Brain & Art
What Happens in Your Brain When You Make Art? It turns out there’s a lot happening in our minds and bodies when we make art. @MalakaGharib @MindShiftKQED

Three AI tips that are crucial to talent acquisition – The role of artificial intelligence in identifying and acquiring talent increased in 2019. And the trend is set to continue through 2020 – and well into the decade beyond that. @Mag_HR @automeme @RoboticsTech1 @GoogleNews

An Absolutely Fascinating Time-Lapse Of Two Years Of Photosynthesis In The US – The annual cycle of plant growth is not a mystery — plants grow in the spring and summer, and then largely stop in the winter. Redditor u/BayesicallyThomas

Social/Mobile Media Education

How to sell your old iPhone And hopefully get a good price for it – This guide can help walk you through that process. @aliya_amn @Verege @nick_chater

Sick Days

Learning

The most common days for people to call in ‘sick’ aren’t what you think. Feeling sick? Maybe just a bit hungover or want to eke out a little bit more of the weekend? Shoot, maybe you just had a whole day off for a holiday and now need time to recover from your family. @FastCompany

Leadership/Parenting

The Innovator’s Mindset (The Podcast) – I’m a big fan of George Couros and his work. Now you can listen to him when you are on the go. Check below for my summary of his most recent book. @gcouros

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Life Instructions@DarrinPeppard

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Musical Genius Turns Electric Fan Into A Bass Instrument. Who needs a whole band when you can listen to a factory fan pump out all the bass you need? @electronicos_f @Bardivan_Geeves @Davie504bass

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Inside the Box

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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Brain Age vs Chronological Age / One Leadership Word / Social Influence for Good

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Brain Age
How Old Is Your Brain? This AI Can Tell You. Brain age looks at how well your brain is aging relative to how many birthdays you’ve celebrated. @ShellyFan @singularityu @MichelleBxtr

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? It Comes Down to One Word. Topping the necessary skill set of leaders in the digital age is something technology has yet to master. It comes down to one word. @MarcelSchwantes @Inc @SkipPrichard @CABachelder

Using Social Influence for Social Good – What if you could leverage your follower count to do more? What if you could turn influence into positive change? @ThatChristinaG @KeithKeller @CelesteBarber_ @DrLupo @Ninja @Tobi @TeamTreesOfficl

Social/Mobile Media Education

Most Important Facebook Hacks in 2020 – Facebook is rapidly developing. Rumors are swirling that Zuckerberg and his team will soon launch a series of beta tests, including removal of the ‘like’ button. @NovicellUK @mendez_elize @larrykim

Learning

The Distribution Of The World’s Wealth, Visualized – This is also a good geography lesson. @howmuch_net @CreditSuisse

Alp Duez

Leadership/Parenting

Take the Hard Road. What comes easy won’t last long and
what lasts long won’t come easy. @Jeff_Zoul @thomascmurray

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

History Starts Now@BruceVH

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Man Sees Moose Heading Straight Towards Him, Immediately Does The Right Thing. I hope he has his cellphone with him. What would you do? @Ch2KTUU

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Inside the Box

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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Brainpage for Learning / Leadership Commandments / Entrepreneur Questions

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Brainpage
Brainpage makes students intelligent in the learning transfer of classroom. Brainpage module makes students intelligent in the learning transfer of collaborative classroom. @Learnography

Ten Commandments Of Leadership – See how many you and your students can guess. @GordonTredgold

Should I Become An Entrepreneur? Seven Key Questions That Will Make You Think. Becoming an entrepreneur is a life-changing decision. Sometimes it just happens naturally and, before you know it, you’re an entrepreneur. However most times it requires a deep, possibly life-changing self-analysis. @GoncaloTV @Forbes @markITwrite @metasfresh

Understanding Ransomware: How To Prevent Ransomware Attacks. Is your school district prepared? Some districts have been hit. @BootstrapsBiz @Frugal__Finance @wisper_en

Social/Mobile Media Education

Support Small Business@orangeman7

Learning

Why Are People Registering Their Cars In Montana? This video covers a lot of ways you can work around the law where you live. @donutmedia

Add These Two Little Words to Your New Year’s Resolution If You Actually Want It to Succeed. Want to be among the eight percent of people who actually stick with their resolution? Here’s how. @EntryLevelRebel @Inc

Woman Astronaut

Leadership/Parenting

NASA astronaut setting record for longest mission by a woman. Be sure to share with girls and young women you know. @collectSPACE @NASA @EyauukArt @SPACEdotcom

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Pro Wrestler Plays Iron Maiden On The Guitar While Casually Lifting 345-Lbs Weights. No biggie. Just doing sone heavy lifting with some hardcore metal. @rikbugez

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Inside the Box

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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Cheap Water Testing Kits / 6 IT Nightmares / Top Ed Leaders

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Test Kit
Four-Pack Water Testing Kit is Only $24.99. Be sure to get one for you school or for your kids to play with at home.

Six IT nightmares plaguing schools-and 6 solutions to stop them – Share with your administrators and IT staff. @DickCsaplar @eschoolnews

25 Education Leaders to Learn from Today – I follow most of these folks and they are indeed first rate. @edutechchick @MsSackstein @gcouros @scholzet @JoyKirr

Social/Mobile Media Education

Ten Traits Shared by Successful Social Media Entrepreneurs – Share with young entrepreneurs you know. @kimgarst @HuffingtonPost @alvinlindsay21

Learning

Take the Boredom Out of Summer with AVID4 Adventure Camps I would rather send my child to this sort of camp than a computer camp. @BigFitFamily @KickingWKelly

Leadership/Parenting

Student Choice as an instructional strategy – three ways to encourage it – If you want to motivate students try giving them some choice. @Jennifer_Hogan @RickJetter

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Kids jearn better by taking frequent breaks throughout the day. @ShellTerrell See an article about this here. @timdwalk @MindShiftKQED

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Black Sabbath’s ‘Iron Man’ Sounds Creepy As Heck When It’s Played On Harps by Camille and Kennerly the Harp Twins. I love familiar tunes played on non familiar instruments. Also, check out their Sweet Child of Mine@LaughingSquid

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Counting

Counting What Counts: Reframing Education Outcomes by Yong Zhao & Friends

Seven EdTech Tools That Make It Easy to Teach Writing Skills by Lucy Benton

How to Stay Motivated in Online Education by Christina Battons – This is also good general advice for everyone. @battonschristi

Never Send a Human to Do a Machine’s Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes by Yong Zhao, Gaoming Zhang, Jing Lei, and Wei Qiu

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

The drive to fire underperforming teachers will not improve our schools. One of my efforts for @tesusa. @DrDougGreen

Think about how to do it right, rather than do it over @tesusa December 15, 2016.

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

Teaching isn’t rocket science, it’s way more complex. This is my latest and one of my best. Hope you like and share. @DrDougGreen @tesusa @davidjmarley

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Christmas Nuggets-Guitar Girls Get Better with Age

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Thanks to all my readers for allowing DrDougGreen.Com to grow well past 100,000 hits a month. These posts are not my usual fair. They are YouTube clips of some amazing females playing guitar. It’s about time more talented ladies invade a mostly male bastion. Click title to see all Nuggets. Merry Christmas, Kwanza, & New Years.

Six-year old plays Sweet Child of Mine on the guitar. Previously posted.

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Comic Books & the Brain / AI K-12 Lessons / Deep vs. Machine Learning

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Comics and the brain
The visual language of comic books can improve brain function. Literary scholars have started to study the unique language of visual narratives and how it influences and informs the way readers understand stories, and how our brains develop and understand codes and language. @MaryWiddicks @qz @MCChildsBookDay @FirstBook

Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education: Lessons for K-12 Tech Leaders – Artificial Intelligence is being cited by some as the next big teaching tool, and a new area of study for students. @AlysonRKlein @educationweek

Deep/Machine Learning
Deep learning vs. machine learning: Understand the differences – Both machine learning and deep learning discover patterns in data, but they involve dramatically different techniques. @meheller @infoworld @automeme @GoogleNews

Social/Mobile Media Education

Google Tour Builder for any Subject – Google Tour Builder allows you and your students to create virtual tours on a map, including locations, images, videos, descriptions, hyperlinks, and more. @ericcurts @ChristinaMLuce

Birds in flight

Learning

How One Photographer Captures the Glory of Birds in Flight – These multiple exposures result in some great art and science. @atlasobscura

Leadership/Parenting

How to create an escape the classroom game – Free lesson examples – Gamification and escape rooms are pretty much the most popular words in education. When hearing the word “game”, students suddenly straighten their backs and stop talking. @lucie_renard @ibookwidgets @Carmen_Restrepo

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Hopes and Dreams@ErmaLuis1

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

George Carlin – National Press Club [complete] – This is amazing. It isn’t short, but he covers a lot of how our language is misused. People on the left and the right should find this interesting. @TheGeorgeCarlin @PressClubDC

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

Inside the Box

Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros with Katie Novak

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

You Are Awesome: 9 Secrets to Getting Stronger and Living an Intentional Life by Neil Pasricha

Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber

The Happy Mind: A Simple Guide to Living a Happier Life Starting Today by Kevin Horsley and Louis Fourie

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead In the New World of Work by D. A. Benton and Kylie Wright-Ford

The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success by Albert-László Barabási

All Children, Including Those with Learning Disabilities, Benefit from the Arts by Lillian Brooks

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Cool Stuff Kids Do Issue

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

I’m a sucker for stories about how students do amazing things. Here we have one has become a go to expert in his field, one who takes on the look of perfect women in magazines, and another college dropout making a bundle. There are more and they are all amazing in their own way.

Tweets Of The Day

A High School Senior Is Also a Keen Student of College Recruiting. When he talks, coaches listen. @NYTimes @DrDougGreen

A Real Girl, 14, Takes a Stand Against the Flawless Faces in Magazines. @DrDougGreen @NYTimes

Meet the 19-Year-Old former Pinterest employee who just got $7M in venture capital funding. @BrettRelander

How a 13-Year-Old’s Startup Might Be Able to Cure Your Hiccups @BrettRelander

13-year-old detects mistake on 6th century Byzantine map at Metropolitan Museum of Art. @iEducator

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Dr. Doug Green Says Hi From the Road to Key West

Monday, February 8th, 2016

What’s the point of being retired if you can’t go to Key West, Florida in February. I’ll post a fresh bunch of Net Nuggets tomorrow so for now, enjoy some of my Book Summaries. They will help you make purchasing decisions or internalize key concepts from books you’ve read. My Net Nugget Archives are also available. They should be very useful for researchers as well. If you just want to be entertained, check out my Humor/Music/Cool Stuff Archives. Joy to you all and God Bless. Dr. Doug

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