Dr. Doug is a Guest On The Suite Talk with Kim Mattina

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

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Suite Talk
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 Suite Talk
Also be sure to check out Kim’s Website where you can find cool resources, previous presentations, and information about her sponsors. You can also support her work with a quick Paypal payment. There is a form to fill out if you want to be a guest on the show. You can also become a sponsor and join her community on Facebook.


About Kimberly Mattina – Kim is one of those amazing full-time teachers who has a significant footprint beyond her daily teaching. This is clearly someone you want to connect with. Be sure to follow her on Twitter @The_Tech_Lady.

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Could these AI robots replace farmers and make agriculture more sustainable? Robots powered by artificial intelligence could farm more sustainably than traditional agriculture, claims one Silicon Valley company. @DoloresKatanich @euronews @nigewillson


Vincent Van Gogh’s The Starry Night: Great Art Explained – If you are a Van Gogh fan you will love this and so will your kids/students. @shark_speak @landryst

Great Writing


Formulaic Freedom: Get Students to Abandon Writing Formulas. Great writing instruction, helps students develop their own voices in productive and meaningful ways; it’s challenging and messy for both the writer and the teacher. @mssackstein

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Trick or Treat@Tritemare

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Here’s Is A Comprehensive Breakdown Of Every Aston Martin Car That Appeared In A James Bond Film By The Most Respected Car Expert In The World. If you are any kind on car person you will dig this. @Design_Dr @AstonMartinF1


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast


Noise: A Flaw In Human Judgement by Daniel Kahneman, Oliver Sibony, & Cass Sunstein

Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

Cup of Joe
Listine 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

Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn by Sanjay Sarma with Luke Yoquinto

The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Out Economy, and Our Health and How We Must Adapt by Sinan Aral @SINANARAL

Back to School COVID Myths – It’s popular to say that hybrid learning is negatively impacting poor students who generally attend schools with lots of discipline issues. Is it possible that some poor kids who make a serious effort to learn aren’t the big winners? There may be stresses at home, but not many bullies. @DrDougGreen @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)

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

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