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Six Problems with our School System – The traditional system of education was designed in the industrial age and is now outdated and ineffective. @school_next

Building Parent-Teacher Relationships Can Be Hard. Positive Phone Calls Home Can Help. Building positive relationships with each family can lead to a more successful and enjoyable school year. @NimahGobir @MindShiftKQED

NY passes milestone ban on ‘addictive’ social media feeds for children. New York kids’ social media feeds are about to get less “addictive.” What is your state doing? @ByMattTroutman @VaughnEGolden @nypost


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

What to know about iOS 18, Apple’s ‘biggest ever’ iPhone update – Apple’s annual World Wide Developer Conference kicks off on Monday — and the company is expected to roll out a beta version of iOS 18 for select iPhones. @SteinbergBrooke

Devil's Tower


The Ancient Volcano in Wyoming; Devils Tower – This is a great science lesson and it’s also beautiful and amazing. @HubGeology


Why Finland’s schools outperform most others across the developed world – Finland has an economy and a population about the fifth the size of Australia’s. But its schools consistently outperform ours and most others across the developed world. @roblox_ausnews

Inspirational/Funny Tweets


Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

How did ancient civilizations make ice cream? If you want kids to take an interest in history, this just might do it. @TED_ED @Vivid_Vivian


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away by Annie Duke
Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics Grades K-12: 14 Teaching Practices for Enhancing Learning by Peter Liljedahl
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
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

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