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Six Careers for engineering graduates (other than ‘engineer’!) – The logical thinking, practical approach, and analytical skills gained during an engineering degree lend themselves to a wide range of careers in all sorts of industries. @INTOStudy

Owning a Car
The True Costs of Owning a Car – A Lesson Plan for High School Students – This is a great real-world problem that all kids should try before they think about buying a car. @EconEdLink @rmbyrne

Scuba Science
The Physics of Scuba Diving – Here is a deep dive into the science of staying alive underwater. Time for some real-world physics. @rjallain @WIRED


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk Outlines Roadmap for ‘Twitter 2.0’ in New Slide Deck. Elon Musk has provided some more insight into his evolving plan for Twitter, which will now also see the company embark on a hiring push after firing 65% of its workforce in order to get in more development and engineering talent to help realize Musk’s grand vision. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day


A 10-Minute Recap Of Elon Musk’s Neuralink Event – This short video summaries several areas of brain research. @elonmusk @CNET



Six key elements to build a successful coaching program – When coaching is done right, it works to help support teachers and students, and build stronger districts. @jderoner @TeachBoost @eschoolnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Self Talk


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Rome Italy travel guide – Tips for first-time visitors – I’ve been there twice, most recently in September of 2022 and I find this ten-minute video to contain great advice. I’ve traveled a lot, but I find Rome the best. @BeautyfromItaly @ItalyGuidesit


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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